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Brilliant Ads That Work With Their Surroundings

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jlareine:

OMG LOVE THIS S/O to whoever made this

Reblogging again because it’s literal perfection

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"One is loved because one is loved. No reason is needed for loving."

- Paulo Coelho (via purplebuddhaproject)

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your-average-homestuck:

This is how me and my family are living these months.

My mom has a great job but doesn’t make enough to support all five of us. She’s working extra hours but it isn’t enough and with school starting for my brothers and them needing over priced uniforms, we’ve all reached the end of our rope.

On top of this, my mom also has diabetes and sometimes has trouble getting the money for her medication. And as people who have/are dealing with this kind of disease you know that everything is so much more harder for her. When she gets a paper cut it can last a month and when she gets caught in the rain, she is guaranteed to get sick and as she says so many times “[she] cannot afford to get sick”.

Right now we are trying to move from this house into a smaller, more affordable one but the chances of that happening anytime soon are dwindling. In addition to this, my mom wants to visit our sick grandfather in New York who has multiple myeloma. If anyone who has heard of this would know that it affects your organs and there is no cure for it. We are all hoping for one last visit before he passes on.

I’m asking that you please help us. I don’t like this life for my brothers who have to wonder if it was okay that they are ramen for breakfast or that my mother can’t see her father one last time. Anything and everything you donate will be used to help my brothers and mother have an easier more enjoyable life.

I have set up a fundraiser and a paypal on my blog. Again, anything and everything you can spare will be much appreciated and if you cannot donate, please share this so that it gets around.

SIGNAL BOOST THIS PLEASE

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thethirddecade1121:

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micdotcom:

7 facts you may not know about LGBT pride

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THIS IS SO IMPORTANT

QUEER PEOPLE NEED TO KNOW THEIR HISTORY

Funny how people conveniently forget what pride is about in the first place.

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lion:

Mom: Why aren’t you looking for a summer job?

Me: image

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heyfranhey:

Whipped Green Tea & Coconut Oil Moisturizer (Light)

Having scraped out every last bit of coconut oil, it was time to whip up a replacement. A gallon-sized Costco tub is better for hand access but not so much for a tiny bathroom. Which brings us to a perfectly good invention: green lotion. Something that’s totally awesome for your skin.

You might remember green-tea infused oil from this SPF lip balm. I love this stuff. You get the benefits of coconut oil and green tea all in one. Coconut oil hydrates without clogging pores, and green tea can actually reverse sun damage. Whipping it makes a nice frothy texture that’s easier to apply and feels less greasy (if that bothers you). And did I mention that it’s green? No it won’t turn your skin green, but it does make me smile every time I see it.
 
Recipe here.

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Bill Murray Crashes Bachelor Party, Gives Awesome Speech 

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