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    The Good Advice Cupcake's New Book Is Filled With Invaluable Life Lessons

    Grab Life By the Balls is an absolute must-read for fans of baked goods and great advice.

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    Hey, you know who has a good handle on life? BuzzFeed's The Good Advice Cupcake! Who could be a better life coach on how to make life sweeter than a character made out of sugar?

    It's true that getting all your advice from a cupcake seems a little unorthodox, but trust me: this dessert is more than just a smiling, sentient baked good. Beneath that raspberry cream filling is a deep pool of knowledge and experience.

    "Experience?" you ask, "what kind of human experiences could a CUPCAKE possibly have?" I get it, skeptical reader. I really do. Sure Cuppy has a job as a naked ice cream taster, naps through house fires, and is close friends with a cookie, but getting through life and making the best of it is a universal experience. Maybe your job is a little less delicious and your friend isn't even edible, but that doesn't mean you can't relate to a very helpful, talking cupcake.

    Now all those sugar cubes of wisdom can be found in the new book, Grab Life by the Balls!


    Look how cute it is! (Please ignore my messy desk.)

    Let's take a look at what kind of important life lessons you can learn from talking desserts:

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    You should always surround yourself with good friends who love and respect you. It's better to curate a close friend group than try to befriend every single person you meet, even if you think a mean doughnut with sunglasses would make a great member of your crew.

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    You should always dress for the job you want, even if that job doesn't exist yet.

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    Cuppy struts naked with a spoon and managed to land a job as a professional couch rester and ice cream taster.

    You should love the body you're in, whether you're a cupcake, muffin, eclair, or just a regular ole' human.

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    Anyway the main point of this book is to remember to frame life in a positive way, or as Cuppy would say: "GRAB LIFE BY THE BALLS!" Everything is so much sweeter when you do.

    Get it from Amazon for $11.70, Barnes & Noble for $11.70, or a local bookseller through Indiebound.

    Also! If you're a huge Good Advice Cupcake fan, you can also sign up for a sweepstakes to get your name and likeness featured in an animated video. As in, YOU and CUPPY existing in the same canon. Wow!

    There are two ways to enter. One: Take a picture of your favorite page of Grab Life by the Balls, post it to Instagram, and then tag @thegoodadvicecupcake and use the hashtag #CuppySweepstakes. Two: Email [email protected] with your complete name, address, city, state, zip code, and email address in the body of the email (no book purchase needed). Submit your entry before November 4 for a chance to win.

    You can read all the rules and details here and GOOD LUCK.

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