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I have a TRESemmé Saturdate with Beauty at Walgreens #TRESemmeChic #sponsored

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 29, 2013 | Categories: Beauty, Hair, Health and Beauty, Reviews
#TRESemmeChic TRESemme Saturdate at Walgreens

This beautiful and healthy hair post by using TRESemme hair products, is part of a sponsored (plus I received a free TRESemme product) campaign with the Global Influence Network…. I have long hair. I’ve had long hair since my early teens. I wish I had taken better care of my hair when I was younger. […]

How to Pick the Perfect Pageant Dress

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: | Categories: Beauty, Guest Posts
Pageant Gowns formal dresses

Guest Post Pageants are exciting events that, even without the competitive nature of them, are still quite fun. After all, what girl doesn’t like the opportunity to dress up and show off? For pageants in particular, paying careful attention to every aspect of your appearance is of the utmost appearance, because you’ll be judged by […]

Halloween Treats – Spooky, Easy, and Delicious Recipe #TrickUrTreat #shop

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 28, 2013 | Categories: Chocolate, Desserts, Food, Holidays and Observances, Recipes

For Halloween, as part of a sponsored post for Collective Bias®, I made these delicious chocolate cupcakes with a Butterfinger frosting and some spooky eyeballs, using Nestle Crunch bars for dessert to go along with a spooky Tombstone pizza. One of our favorite times of year is Halloween. Yes, I said times, not holiday. Because […]

Have You Tried Arby’s New Smokehouse Brisket Sandwich, Yet? #sponsored

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 25, 2013 | Categories: Food, Restaurants
Arby's new smokehouse brisket

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Arby’s for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. The other day I was hungry. Okay, that’s pretty much three times a day (at least), every day… but this particular day, I was hungry for something special. Something new. Something different. Have you ever done […]

MomFeeds – A New Digital Magazine From Weight Watchers & Giveaway #WWMoms #WWSponsored

Momfeeds digital magazine from weight watchers #WWSponsored

This informative post about Weight Watcher’s new digital magazine, ‘MomFeeds,’ is part of a sponsored post for Weight Watchers and The Motherhood… I use to spend hours perusing magazines. Even as a young girl I loved checking out the latest in my favorite magazines. After reading them I would cut out photos / images of […]

Jennifer Aniston Perfume A Department Store Fragrance For Less #ScentSavings #shop

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 22, 2013 | Categories: Beauty, Fashion, Favorites
Department store perfume at Walmart low prices Jennifer Aniston #cbias #shop #scentsavings

This ‘how to get a department store perfume, like the Jennifer Aniston perfume, for less’, is part of a sponsored post for Collective Bias®. The girly girl (there’s a tomboy inside me, too) in me loves pretty smells. I love the idea of knowing that people around me think I smell good. And especially love […]

A Parent’s Guide: When Bullying Becomes Assault

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 21, 2013 | Categories: Children, Education, Family and Health, Guest Posts, Parenting
bullying

Guest Post Image Source Every mom wants her child to experience a rich, joyful life, and while you can help make this happen, your child will inevitably have hardships. There are times in which they must endure these hardships alone in order to build character. However, there are times when a parent needs to step […]

How Do I Know When My Teen Is Road Ready?

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 18, 2013 | Categories: Parenting
how do i know when my teen is ready to drive

Guest Post Image Source Trusting your teen to drive can be one of your biggest challenges as a parent. While you know that this milestone is necessary for your teenager’s independence, you may also worry that your teenager may become a statistic on the roadways. With more than 3000 teen drivers killed in 2010, you […]

A Short Fall Break – Thank Goodness I Live Near Pigeon Forge @HollywoodWax #WaxFan #sponsored

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 17, 2013 | Categories: Family and Health, Fun, Travel

Our son’s school started fall break today. Yes, it is Thursday. He only gets a two day (okay, four-day counting the weekend) fall break. A Facebook friend called it a “fall blink”… because you blink and it’s over. Just so you know, today there is a 90% chance of rain. It’s a cool, dreary, rainy […]

We Should Be On The Walking Dead #zombies

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 16, 2013 | Categories: Funny, Health and Fitness, Humor, Wordless Wednesday
Walking Dead Zombie

I love ‘The Walking Dead’! I’ve always had an obsession interest in zombies. Five years ago I even wrote about the ‘10 Signs You’re Turning Into a Zombie‘. I also love Pic Monkey to do my photo editing… and they have a Zombie editing tool right now and I am zombifying photos left and right. […]