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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?

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    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!

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    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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