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Save Money with Discount Gift Cards

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: August 31, 2012 | Categories: Guest Posts, Shopping

Guest Post Image Source No matter where in the world you live the internet has revolutionised the way in which consumers can shop online. Now more than ever, people have access to hundreds of thousands of website’s which stock more products than any mere high-street store can, which is one of the main reasons as […]

3 Ways to Get your Kids Excited and Prepared for Back-to-School

Guest Post Image Source In my experience, children have mixed feelings about starting the school year after the summer. Some children find school and their classmates so stimulating that they’re bored after a long summer and can’t wait to get started this fall. Others approach August or September with a sense of impending doom. It […]

Whining and Wisdom: Our First Family RV Vacation

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: August 30, 2012 | Categories: Family and Health, Guest Posts, Travel

Guest Post Image Source Whining. Complaining. Unrelenting protests. Why can’t we go back to the beach in Mexico? What about Disneyworld? Why can’t I just stay home? As the mother of a 14 year old daughter and 10 year old son, there are times in every parent’s life that we stop and question our decisions. […]

Back to School: An Education in Saving

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: August 29, 2012 | Categories: Financial, Guest Posts, Money Talk, Savings

Guest Post With the return to school looming for most students in the UK, now is the perfect time to have a look at how you and your child could be saving money for the future. There are two types of savings account designed for children – Junior ISAs and Child Trust Funds – but […]

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3 Easy Ways To Get Work Experience for Teenagers

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: August 28, 2012 | Categories: Financial, Guest Posts, Money Talk

Image Source Are you still attending high school, but you already wish to cast yourself into the world of labor? Would you like to earn a bit of extra money to go out with friends more often, or for other purposes? Well worry no more, because below we list you three easy tips about getting […]

5 Tips For Saving At The Grocery Store

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: August 27, 2012 | Categories: Financial, Guest Posts, Money Talk, Savings
How to save at the grocery store

Guest Post Image Source When it comes to money, it’s important to find ways to save whenever possible. For example, if you’re looking to finance a laptop for your child’s college years, or you’d like to save up enough money for your next vacation, it’s important to find ways to save money. Every day we […]

Apps to Help Children Deal with Social Issues

Guest Post Being a child isn’t always easy, and being a parent can take its toll. Children and parents have so much to deal with every day, and the pressure can be overwhelming. Social issues in particular can be harrowing. Many children have to learn to deal with the issue of divorce or separation. Children […]

Pillsbury Artisan Pizza Crust w/ Whole Grain Review & Giveaway #MyBlogSpark

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: | Categories: Baking and Cooking, Food, Giveaways, Reviews

I live with two males. Two males that would eat pizza every day. Every. Single. Day. I do enjoy pizza, don’t get me wrong… but not like my two guys. So I was excited (well, my husband and son were excited), I was very happy though, to try out Pillsbury’s new Artisan Pizza Crust with […]

Making My Well-Being Top Priority with ‘My Well-Being’

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: | Categories: Health and Fitness, Money Talk, Reviews

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of My Well-Being Powered by Humana for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. I am working hard at putting my overall well-being a top priority in my life. I used to think the term well-being meant health and fitness. But I realize it means much […]