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Cyber Monday-Week

Black Friday is over but Cyber Monday is here (more like cyber week for my shop).  My son fell ill after Thanksgiving so it's been a rough weekend.  But the start of a new week always means it's time to start over and hope for the best.

I posted some new bracelets on my shop site and they were priced at $12.00 but this week I've decided to slash the price 30% so now they are $8.40!  Also I have a new coupon code for my customers to use DECEMBER2013 will get you another 20% off anything.  WOW.  Deals right?

Check out the bracelets:

"Move and the way will open"

"I have loved you at your darkest Romans 5:8"

"life is a balance of holding on and letting go"

"what you seek is seeking you"

I guess I was very inspired by Rumi quotes this weekend since I used two of them here.  You can pick different color ribbons that I sell at my shop as well.  What do you think?  Enjoy the discounts!

Thanks for reading!
Xoxo, Yolanda

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