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Box Tops for Education and Sam’s Club (CLOSED)

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: August 27, 2009 | Categories: Education, Freebies, Giveaways

There is no easier way to help out your child’s school than Box Tops for Education.  You have to buy groceries for your family… so while your shopping look for products that support Box Tops and give money to your school.    I was fortunate to receive a free one-year membership pass to Sam’s Club and […]

Crayola CreativityCast Review

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: August 25, 2009 | Categories: Opinion, Product Reviews, Random Thoughts and Conversations

"This is like my Birthday!" This is what my six-year old son said when we opened up the package from Crayola.  He was thrilled to see all the goodies but noticed that it was addressed to me – so he thought they were mine.  After I told him they were his, he was immediately ecstatic […]

Twitter 5 #FollowFriday for August 21, 2009

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: August 21, 2009 | Categories: Favorites, Health and Fitness, Series, Social Media

I’m excited to share with you this Friday’s #FollowFriday recommendations.  I have some of the most amazing Twitter friends and it’s difficult for me to pick just a few to share with you each Friday.  I do however, enjoy doing my #FollowFriday in a blog post.  It is more personal and gives me the opportunity […]

Crayola Creativity Giveaway – Last Week (CLOSED)

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: August 12, 2009 | Categories: Contests, Education, Fun, Giveaways

The #GNO Twitter parties have been a blast!  I’ve learned some great back to school tips as well as ways that my son can be creative.  Ways for him to release his creative juices. As a reminder, you need to reserve your place at the Twitter party.  Just go to MomItForward and leave a comment […]

Top 5 Twitter #FollowFriday for August 7, 2009

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: August 7, 2009 | Categories: Health and Fitness, Social Media

Yes, it’s Friday!  And that means it’s time for Twitter #FollowFriday.  I love doing my #FollowFriday this way because it takes more time and thought.  Not to mention, I’m sometimes long-winded and need more than 140 characters to tell you why you should follow someone.  This week I bring you five of the best Twitter […]

Crayola Giveaway Week 2 (Closed)

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: August 5, 2009 | Categories: Contests, Education, Freebies, Fun, Giveaways

I had a blast last night at the #GNO #Crayola Twitter Party!  It was my first #gno.  I learned some great tips are how to make starting school easier.  As well as some great ideas to make my son’s first day back to school special. I got a late start putting up the first contest […]

Crayola CreativityCast Giveaway (Closed)

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: August 3, 2009 | Categories: Contests, Education, Fun, Giveaways, Social Media

Just in time for back to school… I am excited to tweet with Crayola about ways to start the new school year off on the right foot.  My son starts back to school in two weeks – where has the summer gone?  It does seem like it flew by.  So I’m looking for ways to […]

Mrs. Washington Goes To Smith premieres on Hallmark

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: August 1, 2009 | Categories: Entertainment, TV

Tonight is the much anticipated Hallmark original movie, Mrs. Washington Goes To Smith. If you are spending a Saturday night at home… there is no better way to spend it than watching a Hallmark channel movie.  Always family friendly – I don’t think they will disappoint with Mrs. Washington Goes To Smith. From hallmark.com, Recently […]