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5 Trends I Don’t Want to See in 2015

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: December 29, 2014 | Categories: Funny, Humor, Random Thoughts and Conversations
Selfies trend

The year 2015 is almost here and with it, 2014 will be gone. There are several trends that have crept up over the last year that we really don’t need to see more of in 2015. It’s a fresh, new year and it’s time to put a few things to rest and see them no […]

Top Five Most Influential Cult TV Shows

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: December 23, 2014 | Categories: Pop Culture, TV

There are shows that have shaped TV, and there are those that have turned into cult followings. Exactly what inspires a show to influence such popularity varies. A group of highly dedicated fans identify (usually ironically) with a show that is considered eccentric, provocative, anti-establishment, or a comedic success. Five of the most influential cult […]

Top 5 Favorite Christmas Songs

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: December 22, 2014 | Categories: Holidays and Observances, Music

I love Christmas songs, carols, holiday songs!  I do however, have a pet peeve about hearing Christmas songs before Thanksgiving is over.  I just don’t want to hear them until the day after Thanksgiving.  It may be just me… like I said it’s a pet peeve. I was thinking about which Christmas carols I enjoyed […]

Meatloaf Muffin Recipe – Comfort Food with Quaker® Life #QuakerUp #LoveMyCereal

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: December 19, 2014 | Categories: Food, Recipes

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and Quaker. All opinions are mine alone. #CollectiveBias #LoveMyCereal #QuakerUp There’s something about colder weather that makes me crave comfort foods. One of my favorite dishes my mom makes is meatloaf… Meatloaf will always bring back memories of childhood, memories of my mom, and the comfort […]

Great holiday gift ideas from Best Buy #HintingSeason @Xbox, @TomTomUSA @Garmin

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: December 18, 2014 | Categories: Shopping

The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. Can you believe Christmas is only a week away? One week! Thank goodness you can get some great gifts from Best Buy. I know my son and husband both want something […]

7 Things Nobody Tells You About Aging

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: | Categories: Funny, Humor, Satire

Growing older is inevitable. No amount of miracle creams, injections, or surgeries can change the fact that our bodies and minds will age. It seems as though there are some things about the aging process that nobody bothers to share with you, because, well…. you need to experience it on your own. Here are 7 […]

Make Best Buy Your Destination for Cameras and Camcorders #CamerasatBestBuy #HintingSeason

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: | Categories: Shopping

The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. With technology today, cameras and camcorders have just gotten better and better. And everyone wants a camera nowadays. I know as a blogger, I’m always taking photos for my blog… and […]

A Canon Makes a Great Gift From Best Buy #CanonatBestBuy #HintingSeason

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: December 15, 2014 | Categories: Shopping

The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. I take a lot of photos not only of my family and for personal use, but also for my blog. I’ve been using my iPhone for several years now, and […]

Stay Warm Inside and Out With These Winter Drinks and Cocktails #Foodie

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: December 14, 2014 | Categories: Recipes

This post is sponsored by Foodie.com. All opinions are my own. Check out Winter Drinks & Cocktails to Warm You Up by DonnaChaffins at Foodie.com This time of year I love drinking hot drinks — I always drink my coffee, but I like to add in something special during the holiday season, especially. I personally […]

My Favorite Gift, Ever and Other Foodie Gift Ideas #YahooStyle

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: December 11, 2014 | Categories: Shopping

I am a HUGE coffee lover. It is my one must have. You can find me with a mug of coffee at any given time. It’s true. C’mon, it’s mainly water, so I’m getting my daily recommended water a day. I love everything about coffee from the taste, the warmth, the smell, and the comfort […]