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How to Survive Your Next Road-Trip

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: July 29, 2015 | Categories: Auto, Family, Travel

This post is sponsored by Chevrolet Traverse. Everyone looks forward to summer vacations. A much-needed break from the day-to-day grind and a time to get away with family is important. However, a road-trip with said family can sometimes be… exhausting. Not to mention stressful. Parents know exactly what I mean. Especially moms. It’s up to […]

Crock Pot Sweet and Sour Meatballs Recipe

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: July 22, 2015 | Categories: Recipes, Slow Cooker Recipes
crock pot sweet and sour meatball recipe

I’m still using my slow cooker this summer and thought I’d share with you this delicious, super easy, and low-cost, crock pot meal…. sweet and sour meatballs.  It’s one of my husband’s favorites.  [yumprint-recipe id=’4′]  Don’t be a slave to the kitchen this summer but still have home cooked meals ready when you are, by […]

I’m Living an Active Life with #Caltrate3in1

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: July 20, 2015 | Categories: Health and Fitness

This fifty-something, early menopausal woman as part of a sponsored post with, Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser, bring you this post. All opinions are mine alone and should not be taken as medical advice. #Caltrate3in1 #CollectiveBias I’m fifty-one. There, I said it. Quite honestly, I say it with pride… and honor. They do say […]

Five Ways Social Media Can Enhance a Business

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: July 16, 2015 | Categories: Information, Social Media, Tips
freelance marketer seo social media consultant

Maintaining an effective internet presence is a fact of life for businesses in today’s world. Embracing the various trends that come and go is vital to keeping the digital presence of a company front and center in the minds of consumers. Social media is one of those trends that has exploded onto the internet, and […]

Are You Trying to Conceive? 6 TTC Tips for Couples #AstroglideTTC

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: July 15, 2015 | Categories: Babies, Health and Fitness, Pregnancy

I never thought I was going to be a mom. Up until my mid-thirties, I really never wanted to have kids. Before you judge me, know that I had several reasons, some selfless, some selfish. I know many women around my age who put off having children until they were older. Many wanting to finish […]

Fashion Trends That Made a Comeback in 2015

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: July 10, 2015 | Categories: Fashion
2015 fashion comeback trend the choker

I love fashion. I love shopping. I love clothes, shoes, bags, jewelery, you name it… anything to do with fashion, I love. There have been some trends over the years that I just didn’t care for, though. Some worse than others, like the bell-bottomed pants. Luckily, this trend was pretty much leaving when I was […]

How Did I Survive Without a Vehicle? #DTChallenge

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: July 8, 2015 | Categories: Auto

  Like me, if you own a car, you probably don’t even think about how you will get to work, or to the store, or get your kids to school. I realize I take having a vehicle for granted. My car is in my garage where it awaits for me to use it anytime I […]

Want to become a part of Weight Watchers Community Awareness Program?

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: July 6, 2015 | Categories: Health and Fitness, Weight Loss
Weight loss, fitness, diet, healthy lifestyle

This is a sponsored post. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating. There are so many options available nowadays for tracking your exercise and food routines, but it’s important you’re getting everything you want in one place. Weight Watchers wants to make sure they do just that for their future members […]

Find The 7th Minion – The Nostalgia of Finding a Prize in Your Cereal Box

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: | Categories: Family, Movies
Finding Minion in cereal box #The7thMinion

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #The7thMinion #CollectiveBias One of my early childhood memories was of going grocery shopping with my mom and getting to choose one box of cereal for the week. It’s the only thing I remember my mom letting my siblings […]

Is Women’s Health Important to You? Join Prestige’s Exclusive Online Community

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: July 2, 2015 | Categories: Family and Health, Health and Fitness, Women
Women's Health

This is a sponsored post. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating. Are you planning on starting a family or already running one? Though we know our children come first, it’s also critical we still look after ourselves when it comes to women’s health.  It’s so easy for us to take […]