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For The Love Of Grace – A Hallmark Original Movie

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: August 30, 2008 | Categories: TV, Web Sites

For The Love Of Grace Trailer Tonight on the Hallmark channel you can watch the original movie For The Love Of Grace, starring Mark Consuelos and Chandra West.  For The Love Of Grace synopsis from HallmarkChannel.com says, With a great career, close friends, and an upwardly mobile fiancé, ‘How To’ book writer Grace (Chandra West) […]

Where Are All The Mothers?

There has been a change in women over the last three decades.  Mostly good and some bad, as I'm sure some would argue; but one of the biggest changes is in the motherhood department.  Or should I say the lack of motherhood.  According to the U.S. Census Bureau report. "American Community Survey 2006 and 2006 […]

Survivor: Season 17 Earth’s Last Eden… Gabon Competitors

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: August 28, 2008 | Categories: TV

It's about that time again.  It is hard to believe that this will be season seventeen of Survivor.  I got hooked on Survivor the very first season and will never forget Rudy, Susan and the winner, Richard (the nudist and later tax evader).  Season two was/is my favorite season because a hometown girl Tina Wesson […]

Got Bloat? Things To Avoid…And Things To Do

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: | Categories: Family and Health

If you wake up in the mornings feeling bloated and achy, you may want to try these tips that were discussed by Hoda and Kathie Lee on The Today Show this morning.  Things to do to keep that bloating down are: Eat less salt – salt causes us to retain water. Drink plenty of water […]

America’s Toughest Jobs – Could You Do Them?

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: August 25, 2008 | Categories: TV

  "America's Toughest Jobs" 'America's Toughest Jobs' is a new extreme competition series that will test 13 men and women who venture out of their safe and comfortable careers and are injected into some of the most challenging, dangerous and demanding jobs on earth. Tonight NBC premieres their new show 'America's Toughest Jobs'.  There will […]

Dennis And Kimberly Quaid On Their Twins Overdose

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: August 24, 2008 | Categories: Family and Health, In The News, TV

    Watch CBS Videos Online Tonight on 60 Minutes, Dennis and Kimberly Quaid speak out about their twins mistakenly overdosed at a Los Angeles hospital in November 2007.   The actor and his wife share their story for the first time on television to draw attention to hospital mistakes that kill as many as […]

Dear Prudence Starring Jane Seymour…Prudenceonline.com

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: August 23, 2008 | Categories: Entertainment, TV

You can watch Jane Seymour as Dear Prudence in the new Hallmark Channel movie airing tonight on the Hallmark Channel, at 9 p.m. EST. Seymour, 57, was last seen on Dancing with the Stars, and will always be remembered for her starring role in the series 'Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman'. The cool thing about the […]

Knoxville Tennessee School Shooting Leaves Ryan McDonald Dead – A Mother’s Point Of View

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: August 22, 2008 | Categories: In The News, Random Thoughts and Conversations

Yesterday morning, August 21, 2008, just before school was to start, fifteen year old Ryan McDonald was shot and killed in his high school's cafeteria.  At 8:11 a.m. Jamar Siler, a fifteen year old fellow student at Central High School shot Ryan McDonald in the chest. Central High School is located in North Knox County […]

Dancing With The Stars – Who I Would Like To See Dancing

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: August 21, 2008 | Categories: Entertainment, Fun, TV

On Monday, August 25, 2008, ABC will announce the celebrities for Season Seven of Dancing with the Stars.  There is speculation that Adam West, Lance Bass and Denise Richards to name a few, may be the next celebrity contestants on Dancing with the Stars. This got me to thinking of who I would like to […]

Brenden Adams – The Seven Foot Tall Twelve Year Old

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: August 20, 2008 | Categories: In The News, TV

Young Brenden Adams towers over his entire 6th grade class.  In fact, Brenden Adams towers over his entire school!  On Primetime Medical Mysteries last night they covered a story featuring Brenden, the boy who can't stop growing.  He is a kind and lovable twelve year old; normal in all aspects but one.  And Brenden IS […]