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Best Summer Cocktails

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: May 31, 2012 | Categories: Guest Posts, Recipes, Summer

Guest Post Image Source With summer around the corner, there is no better way to relax and have fun than with good friends, good conversations and good drinks. With summer comes the best season to enjoy fruity and flavorful cocktails. Some have garnishes, some have a lot of ice, and some simply have a fun […]

Ready For The Three Stooges – WW

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: May 30, 2012 | Categories: Health and Fitness, Photographs, Wordless Wednesday

Tackle It Tuesday: Shooting Stars

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: May 29, 2012 | Categories: Health and Fitness, Tackle It Tuesday, Writing Prompts

Okay, I'm going to try my hand at another haiku. Who knows, maybe I'll pull the poet out of me, yet. If you join in on Tackle It Tuesday, please leave your link so I can go check your "Shooting Star" haiku out! And be sure to link up at Chèvrefeuille's haiku-blog. Now for my […]

How to Avoid the Dangers Lurking in Your Public Pool (Infographic)

I remember going to the public pool as a child and teenager. I loved it. I spent most of the summers of my junior and senior years in high school at our public pool. It was a blast! Of course, kids (even teens) don’t think about the safety and sanitary conditions of a pool. Not […]

Wife Insurance… The Best Decision You’ll Ever Make!

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: | Categories: Funny, Guest Posts, Humor, Satire

Guest Post Of course marrying your wife should be one of the best decisions of your life, guaranteed with a neat and tidy home and perfectly cooked meals every night for the rest of your life. This sounds like the perfect scenario, and in some cases, husbands get just as they deserve and find the […]

10 Words That Describe My Home

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: May 28, 2012 | Categories: Health and Fitness, Home and Garden, Lists, Monday Listicles

Home Sweet Home. Home is where the heart is — are just a couple of sayings that portray my feelings of home. Our homes are more than just a roof over our heads. And it is true, that home is wherever my husband and son are… but our home is special to me. Here's ten […]

Would You Be a SAHM If You Could Afford It?

Guest Post The picture of the ideal housewife, with a baby in one hand, a broom in the other, and dinner boiling on the stove, is a little outdated to say the least. Our parents and grandparents came from a different time when one income was enough to comfortably support a household, and women were […]

Sunday Stealing: Any plans for this weekend?

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: May 27, 2012 | Categories: Health and Fitness, Sunday Stealing

It's Sunday Stealing time again. Today's Part Two questions come from the blog Conversations with an Imaginary Audience. There's 200 questions, so they'll be broken up into parts. Here's to you learning a little bit more about me… Image Source Sunday Stealing: The Imaginary Meme, Part Two 21.Have you felt that life is like being […]

Silent Sunday: The Swing

5 Healthy Lifestyle Changes You Can Make Today

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: May 26, 2012 | Categories: Family and Health, Health and Beauty, Health and Fitness

Guest Post Today's diet and exercise fads aren't exactly a secret, and yet tons of people still refuse to take part in any form of healthy eating habits or exercise regimens. What's the excuse? Some people say they're too busy, others just lack the motivation. But when it comes to certain healthy lifestyle habits, there […]