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Savings Event on Unlocked Smartphone at Best Buy

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 31, 2016 | Categories: Shopping, Technology

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. An unlocked smartphone savings event is going on right now at Best Buy. If you are in the market for a new smartphone or you have someone on your Christmas list… […]

World Pasta Day – Divertimento e tanto amore!

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 23, 2016 | Categories: Uncategorized
World Pasta Day and what you need to make homemade pasta from scratch...

October 25th is World Pasta Day! For pasta lovers like myself, every day should be pasta day. Really. One of my absolute favorite types of food is Italian cuisine. And any kind of pasta is fine with me. My son is just a spaghetti and mac ‘n cheese type of kid, but I have faith […]

Snickerdoodle Lip Scrub – DIY Beauty

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 14, 2016 | Categories: Beauty, DIY
Snickerdoodle lip scrub. This DIY lip scrub makes a great gift...

Snickerdoodle conjurs up images of delicious cookies… a cookie I happen to enjoy. The next best thing to a snickerdoodle cookie is a DIY lip scrub. I love making homemade scrubs, but haven’t made one specifically for the lips before. This DIY Snickerdoodle Lip Scrub will keep your lips soft and kissable all winter long […]

Updating Your Kitchen for the Holidays?

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 13, 2016 | Categories: Home and Garden
KitchenAid Black Stainless Steel Appliances

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. I’ve been wanting to update my kitchen and fell in love with the new KitchenAid black stainless steel appliances available at Best Buy. Update Your Kitchen for the Holidays I’m a […]

Beyond the Brown Bag—Totes for Lunches

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 12, 2016 | Categories: Fashion
lunch bags for women. No more brown bag with stylish lunch totes

Even if you work in an office with great food facilities, there are many reasons you may want to bring your lunch to the office. You may be on a special diet, want to save money or make the best use of leftovers. It isn’t so uncommon for office workers to bring their own lunch […]

Cinnamon Chai Sugar Scrub – DIY Gifts

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 10, 2016 | Categories: Beauty, DIY

I enjoy making my own DIY beauty products. Firstly, I know what’s in them, meaning, no chemicals and ingredients I can’t even pronounce. And secondly, they’re a whole lot cheaper. Not to mention you can make them look so pretty, which makes them great gift ideas. My most recent DIY is a Cinnamon Chai Sugar […]

Must See Horror Movies for the Big Screen

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 2, 2016 | Categories: Movies, Technology
Epson Ultra Bright Home Theater Projector to watch must see horror movies...

If you know me or have frequented this blog much, you know that I love horror movies. One of the reasons October is my favorite month is because of all the great thrillers and horror movies that are at the movies or on TV. As I was thinking about my favorite horror movies I realized […]

Bloody Bones Sugar Cookies Recipe

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 1, 2016 | Categories: Desserts, Recipes
Bloody bones sugar cookies recipe for Halloween or The Walking Dead Season 7 premiere on October 23rd

Here’s another Halloween dessert recipe that the kids will be sure to love. Adults will too, of course, because who doesn’t love sugar cookies? If you’ve been following my blog lately, you’ll notice that I’ve been following a theme… zombie and/or bones type recipes that will go great for a Halloween party or for the […]

Bloody Bones Cupcakes – Recipe for Halloween

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: | Categories: Desserts, Recipes
Bloody bones cupcakes recipe for Halloween or The Walking Dead

Halloween will be here in just a month. It’s one of our favorite holidays, just because it’s so much fun. Halloween costumes, parties, trick-or-treating to Halloween decorations, crafts, desserts, and food, it’s a great month for creativity… like Bloody Bones cupcakes. October is one of my favorite months of the year not just because of […]