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Become an Honorary Adviser to Hallmark

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 31, 2015 | Categories: Family

This is a sponsored post. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating. I sometimes feel that sending greeting cards and especially thank you cards, is a lost art, so to speak. With modern day technology, people just email or text their messages. Call me old school, but I still love sending […]

We Made the Move to Grain Free Dog Food with Pinnacle #PinnacleHealthyPets

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 26, 2015 | Categories: Dogs, Pets
Pinnacle grain free LID quality ingredients dog food

This post is sponsored by Pinnacle and the BlogPaws Professional Pet Blogger Network. I am being compensated for helping create awareness about Pinnacle’s Newly Formulated Grain Free Dog Food, but Blog by Donna only shares information we feel is relevant to our readers. Pinnacle is not responsible for the content of this article. 
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How do you spell the “F” word?

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 23, 2015 | Categories: Children, Friday Funnies, Funny, Humor

We all know kids say the darnedest things. There’s been TV shows revolved around just that. I know my son has cracked me up more times than I can count. And usually it’s when he’s just being so matter-of-fact. I do wish I had written down all the zingers he comes up with (and do […]

A Spider named Yeast Infection

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 22, 2015 | Categories: Fun, Humor, Images, Random Thoughts and Conversations
a spider named Yeast Infection

A commercial I saw last night brought back a humorous memory, that I would like to share with you today.  It has to do with the funny, humorous and downright hilarious things that kids can say. My story starts twenty-three years ago when my nephew was three years old.  He is now a twenty-six-year-old young […]

Wild Pursuit Gives Our Dog a Healthy Option for his Wild Side #NaturalBalance

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 21, 2015 | Categories: Animals, Dogs, Pets
Natural Balance Wild Pursuit Healthy Dog Treats

This post is sponsored by Natural Balance and the BlogPaws Professional Pet Blogger Network. I am being compensated for helping create awareness about Natural Balance Wild Pursuit™ or Natural Balance Treats, but Blog by Donna only shares information we feel is relevant to our readers. Natural Balance is not responsible for the content of this […]

I’m Getting Holiday Ready by Taking the RoC Retinol Resolution

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 20, 2015 | Categories: Beauty, Skin Care and Beauty
RoC Retinol Resolution

This post was sponsored by RoC® Skincare as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review.   When someone tells me that they can’t believe I’m 51 or guess my age to be younger than I am, it makes me feel good. Real good! I think most people, […]

Hot Spiced Tea Perfect for the Holidays

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 15, 2015 | Categories: Recipes
hot spiced tea with cinnamon honey star anise orange peel

It’s starting to feel a bit chilly in the mornings here, now. In fact, we have a chance of our first frost of the season this coming Sunday. Don’t get me wrong, I love fall and cooler temperatures, but I don’t like cold. I’m more of a 50s for a low and 70s for a […]

Look Younger with Mira-Skin Ultrasound

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 14, 2015 | Categories: Beauty, Skin Care and Beauty
Mira Skin Ultrasound anti aging spa treatment

This product was given in exchange for an honest review. No other compensation was provided. 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’ve said many times that I loved my forties […]

Cigna and Samahope Want All Women to Have Access to Maternal Health Care

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 10, 2015 | Categories: Health and Fitness, Women
Cigna Foundation Samahope maternal health care

 I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for the Cigna Foundation, in partnership with Samahope. I received a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Photo Credit: Samahope When my husband and I talked about having a child, I never even thought about whether I would have access to maternal health […]

Spin Master Quick Cups Giveaway 3 Grand Prizes & 10 Runner Ups

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 9, 2015 | Categories: Giveaways

This is a sponsored post. All opinions are my own. We love games in our home. Seriously addicted would be more like it, because we have game night every. single. night. Whether it’s all three of us or just my husband and I, we play board games a LOT. I recently heard of Spin Master […]