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How to Apply Blush for Your Face Shape

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: February 27, 2015 | Categories: Beauty, Tips

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Unique Ways to Decorate Graduation Caps and Gowns

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: February 20, 2015 | Categories: Education, Fashion, How To

After years of thumbing through textbooks, slaving away over finals, and drinking more coffee than you ever thought possible, it’s finally time to take the next step in life. Graduation is the perfect time for you to showcase to the world your individuality. You’ve worked long, hard hours to get to this point, now have […]

4 Tips to be Prepared for Cold and Flu Season #ReliefIsHere

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: February 17, 2015 | Categories: Family and Health

This is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks/P&G. All opinions are 100% my own. Here in Tennessee we have been hit hard this winter with the flu, as well as bronchitis, stomach bugs, and colds. Every time I’m on Facebook I see something in my stream about someone’s child having the flu. On the local news […]

Workout Clothes You Won’t Hate Wearing

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: | Categories: Fashion, Health and Fitness, Shopping

Guest Post Getting your daily exercise does not always have to be a chore. You are much more likely to find the motivation to workout when you feel cute going to the gym. Ditch those ratty t-shirts and baggy shorts and add some of these trendy items to your sweat-session wardrobe. Neon One of the […]

Top Things to Do With Kids in Paris

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: February 13, 2015 | Categories: Family, Travel

Known around the world as the City of Love, Paris has long proved popular as a romantic holiday destination. It’s also a hit among vacationers who are keen to soak up history and culture while away from home. What’s less well known about the French capital is that it’s a superb spot to take the […]

Treatment Options for Athlete’s Foot

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: February 12, 2015 | Categories: Children, Family and Health, Health and Fitness

Guest Post A parent may feel shocked when they learn that their child has athlete’s foot. However, while the athlete’s foot, also known as tinea, may be temporarily annoying, athlete’s foot is a lot more common than most people think, and it is often very easy to treat. Once it is treated, simple preventative measures […]

6 Smart Ways to Use Your Tax Refund

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: February 11, 2015 | Categories: Financial, Money Talk

It’s that time of year again, no not Valentine’s Day, but…. tax time. If you expect a tax refund, it’s not so bad, though. The only problem you have is figuring out how to spend it. Sure you could go on a shopping spree and/or splurge on something you normally wouldn’t buy, but why not […]

4 Reasons to Consider Attending an International Boarding School

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: February 10, 2015 | Categories: Education, Travel

Guest Post If you’re thinking of attending boarding school or if your parents are thinking of sending you to boarding school, an international boarding school may be a better option that one in the U.S. There are four reasons in particular to consider boarding overseas (or in Canada) rather than stateside. 1. Academics You’re already […]

Manwich Makes My Busy Mondays Easier #ManwichMondays

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: February 9, 2015 | Categories: Family and Health, Food, Home and Garden

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Manwich for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. I sometimes feel overwhelmed. I have just way too many things to do or going on that there really isn’t enough hours in the day to do it all. I know that many parents can relate. […]

Easy Valentine’s Day Party and String Art Craft Tutorial

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: February 6, 2015 | Categories: DIY, Family, Food, Holidays and Observances, Home and Garden, How To

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CapriSunParties #CollectiveBias I’ve never actually had a Valentine’s Day party in my home before, but I think it would be a lot of fun. I decided to give myself a Valentine’s Day party challenge and see what I […]