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3 Simple Things You Can Do To Protect Yourself and Others From the Flu #FightFlu

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: January 29, 2015 | Categories: Health and Fitness

Disclosure: This post is part of the blogger program by The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and The Motherhood, who compensated me for my time. Opinions shared here are 100% my own. The flu has hit hard this year. Where I live was especially hard hit. My family got our flu vaccinations (my […]

Your Body Type Determines What Kind of Shapewear You Need

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: January 27, 2015 | Categories: Fashion, Health and Beauty, Women

We all come in different shapes and sizes, so it goes to reason that our shapewear will come in different shapes and sizes, too. Every woman’s body is beautiful, however, most of us still see imperfections when we look into the mirror, no matter our size. When I was younger I was very skinny and […]

Losing Weight and Getting Immune Support Are My Goals For The New Year

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: January 23, 2015 | Categories: Health and Fitness
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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias and its Advertiser. All thoughts and opinions are mine and mine alone and should not be construed as medical advice. #24HourEsterC #CollectiveBias I can’t believe another year has come to a close. I know it’s a cliché, but time really does fly, doesn’t it? 2014 was a […]

Yet to See “Frozen”? Here’s Five Reasons Why You Should

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: January 22, 2015 | Categories: Children, Entertainment, Movies, Pop Culture

If you’re the sole person on the planet who has yet to see the cinematic masterpiece that is “Frozen,” take whatever it is that’s holding you back and “let it go.” (You know we had to go there.) Since you’re going to be bombarded at every turn with music from the movie and merchandise emblazoned […]

4 Tips for Finding a New Workout Buddy

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: January 21, 2015 | Categories: Health and Fitness

If you are struggling to find the motivation you need to make it through your workouts, do not despair. You may be able to find the motivation and support you need with a workout buddy. Workout partners are great to have because they can help you to overcome challenges that you normally would not be […]

21 Warm You Up Casseroles Perfect for Winter #Foodie

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: January 19, 2015 | Categories: Baking and Cooking, Food

Disclosure: I received compensation for this post but all opinions are 100% my own and may differ from yours. I will only endorse companies, products and services that I believe, based on my own experiences, are worthy of endorsement. Check out Hearty Warm You Up Casseroles for Winter by DonnaChaffins at Foodie.com I love casseroles, […]

New Year’s Resolutions We Should All Try To Keep

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: January 18, 2015 | Categories: Green, Health and Fitness

Have you made your new year’s resolutions yet? The start of a new year provides us with a chance to look at our lives and make positive changes for the coming months. While you may have already made your resolutions, it can be beneficial to make resolutions that are focused on helping others as well […]

These Days, 3D Printers Come in All Shapes and Sizes

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: January 15, 2015 | Categories: Gadgets, Technology

The early days of bulky, boring 3D printers are over. Today’s printing technology can be tweaked to harness more than a hundred different materials, but it all depends on what you’re using it for. The smaller-sized printers are perfect for home use, letting you and your family craft toys, jewelry, household items, and custom accessories […]

Best Buy Education is Your Education Technology Partner

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: January 11, 2015 | Categories: Education

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. Like me, I’m sure you’re familiar with Best Buy stores, but did you know that Best Buy has a direct channel division dedicated to providing end-to-end learning solutions for K-12 […]

Jabra Headphones from Best Buy are perfect for your New Year’s Goals

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: January 5, 2015 | Categories: Health and Fitness

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 we’re already almost a week into 2015? I can’t tell you how excited I am for this new year. It is full of endless possibilities. I have […]