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By: Donna Chaffins | Date: August 8, 2013 | Categories: Announcements

I have been chosen as one of the top 50 review blogs at Voice Boks – the voice of Parenthood! Yipee!!! I know it sounds cliche, but I truly am honored to be among the other 49 awesome review bloggers. I write about a lot of things here, and reviews are one of my favorite […]

Stop SOPA!

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: January 18, 2012 | Categories: Announcements, Infographs, Internet, Technology

If it's between 8am – 8pm EST on January 18, 2012, you won't even see this. Because I am blacking out Blog by Donna between these hours in protest against SOPA! You can check out this infographic to learn more about this asinine bill. We must NOT let this bill pass! via

Info On The Reebok EasyTone Class Action Settlement

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: November 4, 2011 | Categories: Announcements, Information

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Reebok Settlement for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. If you purchased Reebok toning shoes or apparel from December 5, 2008 through October 12, 2011, you may be eligible to receive payment from this class action settlement. Here's some information regarding the Reebok settlement Below […]

MY Ode to Collective Soul

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: May 27, 2009 | Categories: Announcements, Celebrity, Contests, Music

I am on Twitter and recently I followed the rock band Collective Soul.  So what’s the big deal, you say?  Well not only did they follow me back… they replied to me – little ole ME!  That’s right they will interact with their fans/followers.  I’m writing this because Collective Soul is hosting a blog contest.  […]

Parents Magazine Cutest Kid Contest

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: May 2, 2009 | Categories: Announcements, Contests, Family and Health, Fun, Tips

Do you have the cutest kid?  Is your son or daughter cute enough to grace the cover of Parents Magazine?  I bet he or she is!  I know your adorable little baby, toddler, preschooler or kindergartner is just the kid that could win. The Parents Magazine contest started April 1, 2009 but you have till […]

Bea Arthur Dies at 86 but will always be a ‘Golden Girl’

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: April 25, 2009 | Categories: Announcements, Celebrity, In The News, TV

Bea Arthur most notably famous for her role as Dorothy Zbornak in The Golden Girls died Saturday, April 25, 2009 in Los Angeles, a family spokesman said.  Arthur was 86, spokesman, Dan Watt, told The New York Times. He said she had cancer. I always admired Bea Arthur.  She was such a strong woman… and […]

SMAKNews.com – The New Social Media Site for Women

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: February 25, 2009 | Categories: Announcements, Web Sites

Dear Ladies: We are writing to invite you to visit, explore and JOIN SMAK News – a new online social media site specifically for YOU – located online at http://smaknews.com. It’s completely FREE to join, and it’s a very unique platform… SMAK News is like Digg, Reddit and Mixx with some LiveJournal and BlogHer thrown […]

It’s Official … My Blog Kicks Ass – According to Alltop

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: February 21, 2009 | Categories: Announcements, Social Media, Web Sites

On Wednesday morning I submitted my blog to Alltop and to my surprise they added it Wednesday evening.  However, I wasn’t feeling well and got progressively sicker as the day went on.  In fact, I have the flu plus a sinus infection.  I know.  Ugh!  So here it is three days later and I finally […]

Same Blog… New Look

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 12, 2008 | Categories: Announcements, Random Thoughts and Conversations

To you my faithful readers – you are in the right place.  I decided to do a little "remodeling" so to speak.  My posts have not nor will not change.  I will continue to write about the things that interest me. If you haven’t gathered by now, I have an eclectic personality.  I have many […]

New Pay Calculator For Care.com

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: August 14, 2008 | Categories: Announcements, Family and Health

Care.com the premier source of trustworthy family care options, has announced a new feature that helps parents calculate an appropriate pay rate for their babysitter. The pay calculator allows parents to determine an hourly rate for to pay a babysitter  on where they live, how many children they have and the sitter's level of experience.  […]