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Save Money whilst Earning Cash Rewards

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: July 31, 2012 | Categories: Guest Posts, Money Talk, Shopping
Saving money

Guest Post Earn While Shopping Earning cash rewards is a great way to make a little extra money while purchasing necessities for yourself and your family. Many people choose to shop online, completely unaware that these programs are available there too. However, those who take advantage of the rewards can earn fast money. How the […]

Celebrating National Friendship Day on August 5 with a Giveaway

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: | Categories: Giveaways

National Friendship day is August 5th and So Cal Coupon Mommy, Frugal 4 Four, Zoes Printable Coupons, Pittsburgh Frugal Mom, Blog by Donna and many other pages wanted to celebrate and with two wonderful sponsors, Coppin’s Hallmark and CandyFavorities.com we all were able to bring you a fun giveaway. A giveaway to celebrate a very […]

Six Terrific Educational iOS Apps for K Through 12

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: July 30, 2012 | Categories: Apps, Education, Gadgets, Guest Posts, iPhone, Technology
Wolfram Algebra Course Assistant iPhone iPad App

With the start of the school year just around the corner, thoughts turn to school supplies, clothing and text book rentals. Considering the increasing number of schools that allow sponsored mobile devices, such as iPads, in the classroom, educational apps for iOS devices might seem in order. The six apps below are among the best […]

New York Style Bagel Crisps Review & Sweepstakes

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: July 29, 2012 | Categories: Food, Reviews
New York Style Bagel Pizzas

I recently received a bag of New York Style Bagel Crisps in Roasted Garlic, and a bag of Mini Bagels in BBQ flavor. Yummy! We really enjoyed them. I was more fond of the Mini Bagels, which have a really delicious BBQ flavor. My husband loves the original Bagel Crisps, especially when I put a […]

4 Inexpensive Activities to Provoke Creativity

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: July 28, 2012 | Categories: Guest Posts, Tips

Guest Post Finding an activity that does not hurt your finances is not an endless task. There are plenty of activities around that can inspire you and provoke creativity at the same time. You can partake in these activities alone, with a significant other or a group of friends. Either way, you are sure to […]

Top 5 Unique Spa Experiences

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: July 25, 2012 | Categories: Guest Posts, Health and Beauty

With austerity becoming a global phenomenon, we are having to work harder for less. With all the stress this brings, it is essential to find time to relax. That does not mean more hours sitting in front of the TV with a Chicken Tikka Biryani and a can of something fizzy. For some highly effective […]

Wordless Wednesday: Hummingbird Moth #ww

More beautiful photography by my dear friend, Mary Williamson.  

I’ll Be Your Personal Shopper, CarolinaMomBlogger

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: July 24, 2012 | Categories: Fashion

Fashion for Tammy by blogbydonna featuring rose gold jewelry Okay, this is a selection of a couple of outfits I picked out for Tammy from Carolina Mom Blogger. The only guidelines she gave was no high heels (the shoes on the right have a little kitten heel, and I’d also choose them in a grey […]

4 Fun and Jaw Dropping Beach-Themed Recipes

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: | Categories: Recipes, Summer

Summertime is a great season for parties. Beach-themed parties are always popular, and if you want to impress your guests, you need to use these four beach-themed recipes for all of your food and beverage items. Image Source 1. Peanut Butter Fudge Starfish This is a great addition to any party. Though he may look […]

10 Reasons Why I Love Birthdays

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: July 23, 2012 | Categories: Health and Fitness, Monday Listicles
10 reasons I love birthdays

Today’s Monday Listicles is 10 things about birthdays. Stasha over at The good life made a list of 10 reasons birthdays are no good. I have the opposite take. So for my Monday Listicles, it’s 10 things I love about birthdays: Image Source 1. It’s better than the alternative. 2. My hubby treats me like […]