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Wishing You a Happy Easter

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: March 31, 2013 | Categories: Health and Fitness, Photographs, Photography, Silent Sunday

I wish each of you a very Happy Easter and Passover!  

Let’s Make Beautiful Music Together with TakeLessons.com Spring Sale #music #ad

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: March 29, 2013 | Categories: Children, Education, Music, Web Sites
takelessons.com

This music inspired article has been brought to you by TakeLessons.com… I am a firm believer that music IS the universal language. I, however, do not possess any musical ability. Except in my own head. I know I can sure put on a great concert while driving in my car. I want my son to […]

Silver Cleaning Tips

sliver cleaning tips

Guest Post Silver is a metal we have used for centuries, known for its elegant look. It has been a part of our dishes, jewelry, myths and legends. The downside of silver is the fact it is a delicate metal, more fragile than other commonly-used ones in our household. It can easily tarnish, which means […]

Elderly Parents and Driving: When It’s Time To Take The Keys

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: March 28, 2013 | Categories: Family and Health, Guest Posts, Health and Fitness
elderly parents and driving

Guest Post Image Source No one looks forward to addressing the fact that their elderly parents should cease driving. It’s a difficult hurdle to cross but, it is an important one. Seniors generally do not wish to give up driving, since it is asking to give up part of their freedom. However, it is necessary […]

Clorox Smart Tube Technology Stops the Waste #sprayeverydrop #ad

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: March 27, 2013 | Categories: Giveaways, Home and Garden, Reviews

This frugal and stop the waste post is brought to you by Clorox and The Motherhood. I have been compensated for my time but as always, my opinions are 100% my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials […]

New #Styling Company, Looksima, Offers Free #Fashion Advice #ad

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: March 26, 2013 | Categories: Beauty, Fashion, Reviews, Web Sites
looksima.com

This fashion post brought to you by the so fashionable people at Looksima.com. Looksima is a new online styling company that offers free personalized fashion advice. After your style has been defined, stylists will make fashion selections for different occasions for you to choose from. Then you can choose what you want by clicking on […]

3 Ways to Secure Your “Nest Egg”

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: March 25, 2013 | Categories: Financial, Guest Posts, Money Talk, Savings
3 ways to secure your nest egg

Guest Post Image Source Most would agree that it has become more challenging than ever for people to save for retirement, let alone grow funds and secure a decent sized nest egg. Because return assumptions have dropped and interest rates are so low, people often need to stretch their available funds in ways that they […]

Carrie Diaries Jackson Pollock Inspired DIY Splatter Bag

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: | Categories: Accessories, Fashion, Guest Posts
Carrie Diaries Jackson Pollock inspired DIY Splatter Bag

Guest Post Since my pregnancy belly started showing, I have not been interest in shopping for clothes as much as usual. Instead, I have been focusing on accessories. After all, I can always re-wear accessories after the baby is born. My interest in splatter bags started months ago when I first saw The Carrie Diaries. […]

Free $10 Gift Card for Educents #educents #dailydeals #educationdiscounts #spon

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: March 24, 2013 | Categories: Education, Parenting

This educational post is brought to you today by Educents.com. As a parent (who happens to have a degree in education) and soon-to-be (year after next) homeschooling Mom, I am always looking for educational resources to help supplement my son’s education. I recently heard about this new startup, Educents! I know many of my readers […]

5 Ways To Speed Up Your Morning Routine

5 ways to speed up your morning routine

Guest Post Early morning starts often involve rushing around at top speed trying to get ready and out of the house without being late for school, college or work. Wouldn’t it be great to start the day relaxed and calm, without turning up to your destination looking disheveled and stressed out? Here are five essential […]