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Must Have Items for Your Annual Spring Cleaning

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: March 25, 2016 | Categories: Around The house, Home and Garden
Spring Cleaning must have items #SpringClean16

As a busy mom trying to juggle all the things we have to do, it’s nice to get a helping hand from brands like today’s sponsors Kimberly-Clark and The Motherhood. They want to help moms get their spring cleaning done quickly and efficiently so we have more time to spend with our families. Spring has finally […]

What No One Tells You About Parenthood

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: March 23, 2016 | Categories: Parenting
What no one tells you about parenthood

When you are expecting your first child, you read all of the books about pregnancy, like “What to Expect When Your Expecting“, babies, and even toddlers. You glean information that is helpful to prepare you for the adventure of parenthood, but there are just some things nobody tells you anything about. As a matter of […]

Vote for Your Favorite Pizza in the Papa Murphy’s Bracket Competition

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: March 22, 2016 | Categories: Contests, Family, Food
Favorite Pizza from Papa Murphy's #Team425

I was compensated for this review of Papa Murphy’s and their #Team425 Sweepstakes – Vote for your favorite pizza bracket competition. All opinions and statements remain 100% my own. I will only endorse companies, products and services that I believe, based on my own experiences, are worthy of endorsement. If there’s one thing my family loves, […]

Every Young Athlete Can Reach Their Full Potential

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: March 21, 2016 | Categories: Children, Family
We're all just a kid Powerade

This is a sponsored post with SheSpeaks and Powerade. 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. We gave our son every opportunity we could when he was younger to try different […]

Heart Health and MironovaEGT+

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: March 18, 2016 | Categories: Health and Fitness
Heart health with MironovaEGT+ #DustTheRustOff

Disclosure: I received compensation for this post but 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. Isn’t it funny how when you’re young you think you’re invincible. Even as we get older […]

Spring Clean Your Health with These Tips

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: March 15, 2016 | Categories: Health and Fitness
Take "me" time for yourself Nature Made

This post was sponsored by Nature Made® as a part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. This past Sunday, time changed and I couldn’t be happier about more daylight in the evening. And with spring officially starting next Sunday, I’m getting in the spring cleaning mood.  I’ve also been thinking more about just spring […]

Make Monday a Manwich Sloppy Joe 3-Way #ManwichMonday

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: March 14, 2016 | Categories: Food, Recipes
Make it a #ManwichMonday #NationalSloppyJoeDay

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Manwich for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Do you spend Sunday evenings dreading Monday? The word ‘Monday’ is enough to make some people cringe. It is the dreaded day that starts off each new work day for many of us. I must admit, […]

20 Original Spinach Recipes Roundup

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: March 8, 2016 | Categories: Recipes
20 Original Spinach Recipes Roundup

Ahhh spinach… the vegetable kids love to hate! I don’t know what it is about spinach, maybe the way it sounds? The green color? I do know it’s such a versatile vegetable and I love cooking with it, so I try to use it as much as I can. Spinach recipes that are kid-friendly are […]

Drop Your Pants for #Underwareness, Free Sample & Giveaway

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: March 7, 2016 | Categories: Health and Fitness, Women
Yoga meditations beginners can do...

Oh My! That’s right, Drop your pants, get a FREE sample, and enter to win, oh my! This is a win-win post all around. The Drop Your Pants for Underwareness Movement through Depend, a social movement and charitable cause to break down the bladder leakage stigma, is in its third year. The Drop Your Pants […]

Benefits for American Heroes Foundation

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: March 3, 2016 | Categories: Favorites, Websites
Benefits for American Heroes Foundation

I have the utmost respect and admiration for our Veterans. I don’t think we do enough for our Vets for all they have done or do for us. Their bravery and selflessness is amazing. They deserve any and everything we can do for them to say, “Thank you!” I am thankful for the Veterans in […]