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Stock up on Gifts for Upcoming Events with Cardpool #CardOffer317

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: March 17, 2017 | Categories: Money Talk, Savings

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Tatu Digital Media. All opinions are 100% my own and may differ from yours. I will only endorse companies, products and services that I believe, based on my own experiences, are worthy of endorsement.

It will officially be spring in just three days. The season of renewal, of blooming flowers, and upcoming events and holidays.

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In April you have Easter, in May there’s Mother’s Day, Teacher Appreciation, and high school and college graduations. Plus there’s always baby showers and birthdays, of course.

With so many special occasions on the horizon, I like being prepared. An excellent way to do that is to stock up on gifts with Cardpool.

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Starting today, 3/17, thru 3/30 you can save up to 11% on gift cards from these top brands….

Buy before you shop by buying gift cards at a savings and then purchase a gift for an upcoming event.

I know the Starbucks, Apple Store, and Barnes & Noble gift cards will come in handy for some graduation gifts for the graduates on my list.

I’m also going to stock up on the Starbucks and JCPenney (I’ll be prepared for back to school shopping) gift cards at Cardpool for myself.

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Giving Your Dog Vitamins is a Great Way to Promote Good Health #NutriVet

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: March 16, 2017 | Categories: Pets
Nutri-Vet Vitamins Giveaway Graphic

Do you take supplements? I do. I also give my son a daily vitamin. As a member of our family, our dog, Baxter, should also be given the same consideration. So we want to give him dog vitamins to help promote his good health and vitality, just like we do for ourselves. This post is […]

Papa Murphy’s Law Saving Dinnertime and My Sanity on Chaotic Days

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: March 7, 2017 | Categories: Food, Restaurants
Papa Murphy's take 'n' bake pizza

Being a parent is exhausting. Rewarding, but exhausting. Parenting a teenager can be especially draining. That’s why I’m so grateful for brands like today’s sponsor, Papa Murphy’s, for saving dinnertime and keeping us moms (and dads) sane during the busy and chaotic days of life. #PapaMurphysLaw #Ad Between either taking and/or picking my son to […]

Cast Your Favorite Music Anywhere in Your Home with Chromecast Audio

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: March 6, 2017 | Categories: Music, Technology

The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. One thing we do a lot in our home is listening to music. I can’t clean house without music. I need music to motivate me and keep me on task. Recently […]

Save Money, Time, and Space with a Simple Living Portable Clothes Dryer

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: February 22, 2017 | Categories: Home and Garden, Product Reviews
Laundry quote funny Simple Living Portable Clothes Dryer

I received this product free to facilitate a review and provide my honest opinion. All opinions are 100% my own and may differ from yours. I will only endorse companies, products and services that I believe, based on my own experiences, are worthy of endorsement. A few weeks ago our clothes dryer quit working. There’s […]

Meet Dunkin, it’s how we do the OREO Dunk Challenge #OREODunkChallenge

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: February 17, 2017 | Categories: Contests, Family, Food

If you know me and/or my family, you know we are very competitive. We are competitive among each other and as a family. We also love OREO cookies. So when I heard about the OREO Dunk Challenge, I knew we were up for the challenge. Dunking OREO cookies into cold milk? What’s not to love […]

A New Healthy Lifestyle for the New Year with THRIVE

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: February 8, 2017 | Categories: Health and Fitness
Healthy lifestyle with THRIVE experience

My goal for 2017 is to live a healthy lifestyle. I want to lose weight, but my real focus is on getting more sleep, gaining energy, and becoming more flexible and toned. As a fifty-something woman I realize for my health and overall well-being, these things need to be my focus. Thanks to brands like […]

Reliefband Helping This Mom Enjoy Amusement Park Rides

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: January 26, 2017 | Categories: Family and Health
Reliefband for motion sickness relief for amusement park rides

We usually get season passes to a local, and popular, amusement park, but I was debating about doing it this year. I enjoy it the first visit each year, but it becomes progressively less enjoyable when all I do is sit and watch my husband and son ride all the rides because I have motion […]

Growing Up McGhee and Watch & Win Sweepstakes #GrowingUpMcGhee

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: January 25, 2017 | Categories: TV
#GrowingUpMcGhee on UpTV

This post is sponsored by Up TV. All opinions are 100% my own. I am a big Growing Up McGhee fan. I was sad to see season 1 end and have binge watched the entire season again recently in anticipation of the season 2 premiere that aired two weeks ago on January 12th.  I think […]

Deal of the Day: Join Amazon Family 30-Day Free Trial

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: January 13, 2017 | Categories: Bargains and Deals, Deals of the Day

I love Amazon. My husband and I have been Amazon Prime members since its conception. It has saved us so much over the last few years. If you’re a Prime member and shop Amazon often like us, you know exactly what a great deal this is. FYI, there are affiliate links below, and if you […]