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Movie Night with ACT II Popcorn for Two #PopIntoSAMS #popcorn

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: April 30, 2015 | Categories: Marriage, Recipes, Relationships

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PopIntoSAMS #CollectiveBias We do family movie night most Friday nights. When there’s no school we may even have two family movie nights. Before I had my son, one of my husband’s and my favorite things to do was […]

Celebrating Moms with a Mom’s Week Event with Giveaways & Samples #MomsWeek

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: April 29, 2015 | Categories: Environment, Home and Garden, Reviews, Shopping

Disclosure: I received several promotional items and compensation as an official Mom’s Week Event blogger. 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. I am thrilled to be an official Mom’s Week […]

Moms Rule – New Web Series with Comedian Stephanie Blum #MomsRule #IC

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: April 27, 2015 | Categories: Humor, Parenting, TV

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Moms Rule. I received a promotional item to thank me for my participation. No one can really prepare you for motherhood. No matter how much they share stories and advice… it just cannot prepare you for the actuality of becoming a mom. Sleep […]

We Are All Born With a Purpose, What’s Yours #imbornto #MoDSquad

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: | Categories: Babies, Family and Health

Disclosure: This is a sponsored conversation with TheMotherhood. 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. I am proud to be one of the 39 moms (39 represents the number of weeks […]

The Carry Everything Tote – The Modal Concept Tote from @BestBuy Perfect for Mother’s Day #Modal

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: April 26, 2015 | Categories: Accessories, Fashion, Shopping
Modal Concept Tote bag from Best Buy #Modal

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. Before I became a mom I carried a small purse, if I carried one at all. Then after I had my son, my purse was replaced by a diaper bag. Even […]

MARVEL The Avengers: Age of Ultron Super Heroes Assemble App #AvengersUnite

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: April 24, 2015 | Categories: Apps, Gadgets, Gaming, Movies
MARVEL Avengers: Age of Ultron Super Heroes Assemble App

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #AvengersUnite #CollectiveBias Confession: I quite possibly could be a bigger Avengers fan (especially Thor) than my husband & son (and they are HUGE fans)! It’s true. And before the May 1st release of “The Avengers: Age of Ultron” […]

DriveTime Cancel Anytime Lease is Perfect for Anyone Working in Another State #DriveItForward

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: | Categories: Auto, Financial

Before my husband and I first moved to Tennessee, I stayed in Cincinnati for a few months while he worked here and came home on the weekends. It wasn’t that bad of a drive, but if he had taken the job in California, he would have had to flown to and from CA. If that […]

I’m Getting Summer Ready with Jolen: Bleach to Bare #BleachtoBarewithJolen #GoConfidently

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: April 23, 2015 | Categories: Beauty

Something happens to us women as we get older… hair grows (darker and/or thicker) where it never grew before. Seriously, what is up with that? As much as I hate it, it’s a fact of life, or my life anyway. Just because it’s a fact doesn’t mean I have to like it. And thanks to […]

Tips on becoming a work at home mom… or dad

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: April 22, 2015 | Categories: How To, Tips, Web Sites, Working at Home
how to work from home

  Are you among the millions of moms that dream of a job where you can spend time with your family – while earning money at the same time?  Today more than ever this dream can be a reality.  With today’s economic decline and layoffs, moms are turning to the comfort and convenience of their […]

Slow Cooker Sweet Potato and Sausage Recipe

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: April 21, 2015 | Categories: Food, Recipes
one pot meals slow cooker recipes

One of my favorite vegetables is the sweet potato. It’s a hearty vegetable that has a natural sweetness that lends itself well in recipes. Now that I’m getting ready to plant my garden, I can’t wait to have fresh out of the garden sweet potatoes. Something else I love is easy and delicious. I also […]