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Lemon Raspberry Parfait

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: February 29, 2016 | Categories: Desserts, Recipes
Lemon Raspberry Parfait recipe. Perfect dessert for Easter, spring, or summer!

Ready for spring? I sure am! This delicious Lemon Raspberry Parfait is the perfect dessert get me out of the winter doldrums. It would make a great Easter dessert as well, and Easter will be here before you know it! I love individual desserts, it always makes, not just kids, but even adults feel special […]

20 Ways You Can Save $600 This Year

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: | Categories: Financial, Money Talk, Savings
20 ways you can save $600 this year

Is there a place in your budget that can use a little help?  Most of us have weak spots or areas that we just don’t see as an issue.  If you feel like you need to save a little bit more, here are some tips to help you save $600 this year! 20 Ways to […]

Work from Home – How to Make it Work with Kids

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: February 28, 2016 | Categories: How To, Money Talk, Working at Home
Work from home with kids

Are your kids the reason you started working from home or want to work from home? The reason you decided that making a living at home just made more sense when compared with the rising cost of daycare service. All parents agree on one thing: we are the best choice when thinking about who is […]

Free Printable Easter Pillow Box

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: February 26, 2016 | Categories: Freebies, Printables
Free Easter Pillow Box Printable perfect for Easter candy or gifts.

I like giving Easter gifts to my nephews when we meet at my mother-in-law’s on Easter. They’re all getting older now and I don’t want to give them the usual Easter basket fillers, nor do I want to gift wrap their Easter presents. I want something cute, that fits the holiday, but shows that it’s […]

Free Star Wars Inspired Easter Stickers

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: February 25, 2016 | Categories: Arts and Crafts, Freebies, Holidays and Observances, Printables
Star Wars Inspired Free Printable Stickers

As a big Star Wars fan with a son who is even a bigger fan married to a man who is even a BIGGER fan… well, we love all things Star Wars in my home. The most recent movie, Star Wars: The Force Awakens was incredible and has us excited for Star Wars VIII to […]

We Love Our Pet Every Day with Chicken Soup for the Soul #LoveYourPetEveryDay

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: February 24, 2016 | Categories: Dogs, Pets
We show our pet we love him every day!

This post is sponsored by Chicken Soup for The Soul Pet Food and the BlogPaws® Pet Influencer Network. I am being compensated for helping create awareness around the Brand and new product launch, but we only share information we feel is relevant to our readers. Chicken Soup for The Soul is not responsible for the […]

Rosemary Sea Salt Chicken Made in Cast Iron Skillet

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: February 22, 2016 | Categories: Recipes
Rosemary Sea Salt Chicken Cast Iron Skillet Recipe

Rosemary Sea Salt Chicken is so simple and easy to make that you’ll want to make it all the time. It’s simple ingredients, healthy, and made in a cast iron skillet. I love the benefits of using a cast iron skillet to cook in. A cast iron skillet is easy to clean, you get the […]

Vanilla Cappuccino Cupcakes for Your Valentine

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: February 21, 2016 | Categories: Desserts, Recipes
Vanilla Cappuccino Cupcakes for Easter

Who doesn’t love big, fluffy cupcakes? Well, who doesn’t love cupcakes? Period. And if you are a coffee lover or drinker like me, you’ll go crazy over these Vanilla Cappuccino cupcakes I made on Easter. They’re the perfect cupcake for anytime of the year. In fact, I think they would be perfect for Valentine’s Day! […]

Luxury Rehabs Can Be Beneficial

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: February 19, 2016 | Categories: Family and Health
Luxury rehabs can be very beneficial in recovery

Kicking a drug or alcohol habit is one of the most difficult things for most people to accomplish. It is almost impossible for many people to do it alone. Therefore, they need to put themselves in the best position to succeed. This means surrounding themselves with skilled individuals who are familiar with helping people get […]

Honey Lime Chicken – Easy Iron Skillet Recipe

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: February 17, 2016 | Categories: Recipes
Cast Iron Skillet Honey Lime Chicken

Honey lime chicken, it’s what’s for dinner. Or it was yesterday. I’m all about easy one pan or pot recipes that call for few ingredients. I’m also about delicious, tasty meals.  That’s why I love this honey lime chicken iron skillet recipe… it’s so good! I’ve been looking for chicken recipes, since it’s one meat […]