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Pssst… I have a secret #Purex

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: July 31, 2013 | Categories: Contests
Purex 31 days of fun

This secretive post has been brought to you by Purex…. I love winning things. I mean, who doesn’t? I don’t want to give too much away, but my secret involves Purex and a sweepstakes where YOU can win big prizes, every day in August. I’ll tell you all about it tomorrow. So be sure to […]

Women CAN do pull ups!

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: July 30, 2013 | Categories: Guest Posts, Health and Fitness, Uncategorized, Women
women CAN do pull ups

Guest Post Last year, an article in the New York Times suggested that women can’t do pull ups. Since then, there has been a torrent of indignation about this supposed fact. Crossfit gyms in particular held the study this article was based on in low esteem.  The fact of the matter is that women can […]

5 Must-Have Smartphone Apps for Back-to-School

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: July 29, 2013 | Categories: Apps, Coupons, Education, Guest Posts, iPhone, Parenting, Technology

Guest Post I hate to admit it but Summer in my home is almost over. My 3 kids will be heading back to school in a few short weeks. As we near the back-to-school season I am always looking for article ideas that can help make students lives a little bit easier. Since we live […]

Are Your Children Addicted To Electronics?

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: July 28, 2013 | Categories: Children, Guest Posts, Parenting, Technology
are your children addicted to electronics?

Guest Post It is not uncommon to see a toddler or child with a tablet or some kind of electronic device entertaining them. You see it at dinner, in the store and even in your own homes but how much is too much? It is not terribly wrong to let your kid play some games […]

Kids Lead The Way

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: July 27, 2013 | Categories: Children, Gadgets, Guest Posts, Internet, Parenting, Technology
teens and cell phones

Guest Post Image Source There is no doubt that technology dictates our lives these days. Kids are leading the way. Consumers Ofcom continue to assess how we use technology and their report last year will fuel criticism. It seems young children are introduced to technology at a very early age and some are concerned about […]

Want to Buy a Car Stress Free? 4 Smart Steps to Take

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: July 26, 2013 | Categories: Guest Posts, Tips

Guest Post Image Source Purchasing a car is one of the most stressful and agonizing purchases that you’ll make. Dealing with the dealership or seller can be even more aggravating when it comes time to determining if the car is in excellent shape and haggling over a final price. The following four tips will help […]

At Risk Pregnancy? 5 Steps To Take For A Safe Delivery

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: July 25, 2013 | Categories: Guest Posts, Health and Fitness, Pregnancy
at risk pregnancy 5 steps for a safe delivery

Guest Post Image Source The birth of a child is a defining moment in a mother’s life. There’s no greater joy than seeing a life you’ve created come into the world. For some women, the end of the pregnancy may be triumphant, but the pregnancy itself can be fraught with dangerous trials. Many women have […]

ID Theft And Your Teen: What You Need To Know

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: July 24, 2013 | Categories: Family and Health, Financial, Guest Posts, Information, Parenting

Guest Post Image Source Over the past decade, identity theft has become one of the fastest growing crimes in the country. Thieves use credit card information and social security numbers to have access to existing credit and also to apply for more credit in the name of victims. In fact, the IRS has estimated that […]

5 Healthy Party Food Recipes Your Kids Will Love

Guest Post When you think about party food, “healthy” isn’t the first word that comes to mind. Unhealthy ‘treats’ like pizza, chips, crisps and sweets are the regular birthday bash staples. After all, there is some truth in the argument that the odd day of indulgence keeps life interesting. That said, even on party days […]

Fuel a Better You Sweepstakes with Nutrisystem® #FuelABetterYou #ad

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: July 22, 2013 | Categories: Contests, Health and Fitness, Weight Loss
Nutrisystem Fuel a Better You

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Nutrisystem, Inc. for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. This getting the body I want and the Fuel A Better You Sweepstakes post has been brought to you by Nutrisystem…. If you are a regular reader here, you know I have been on a […]