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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 […]

Make Your Guests Feel Welcome with These Guest Bedroom Essentials #BBNshops

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: December 1, 2014 | Categories: Around The house, Home and Garden

Do you have out-of-town guests visiting during the holidays? We can have guests at any given time, but the holidays can bring guests more than any other time of the year. I admit I don’t get many overnight guests, with the exception of my parents, but it’s important to me that my guests feel comfortable. […]

Don’t Run Out of Power This Holiday #PowerTheHolidays

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: November 30, 2014 | Categories: Around The house, Home and Garden

Thank you Duracell and SheSpeaks for sponsoring this conversation. 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 was thinking about all the things we use batteries for, especially around the holidays. […]

Dress Your Home Up in Gold This Holiday Season #BBNshops

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: November 20, 2014 | Categories: Around The house, Home and Garden

I decorate my home up with gold accents all throughout the year, but during the holidays, I decorate with even more gold. The color scheme in my home lends to gold accents, and I’ve always loved how gold adds a warmth and richness to any home decor. I bring out my gold flatware set and […]

Do You Have Good Neighbors? Won’t you #BeMyNeighbor

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: November 18, 2014 | Categories: Around The house, Family

This post is brought to you by the Fred Rogers Company and The Motherhood.  I will only endorse companies, products and services that I believe, based on my own experiences, are worthy of endorsement. We’ve lived in our home for over 16 years now and still as happy as we were the first day we […]

Have a Clean Home in 10 Minutes a Day with Pledge & Windex #instaclean #shop

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: November 14, 2014 | Categories: Around The house, Home and Garden

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CollectiveBias #instaclean Did you know it’s possible to have a clean home in just 10 minutes a day? I know, crazy, right! It’s true, though. If you have a plan and a chore chart along with the right […]

Ideas for the Perfect Tablescape this Thanksgiving #BBNshops

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: November 11, 2014 | Categories: Around The house, Home and Garden

I always loved doing a beautiful tablescape for Thanksgiving. The tablescape sets the stage, so to speak, for the Thanksgiving dinner. Think about your turkey and all the fixings on a plain table compared to a tablescape. According to Wictionary a tablescape is, “An artistic arrangement of articles on a table.” It’s more inviting, more […]

13 Must Have Thanksgiving Cooking Essentials #BBNshops

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: November 9, 2014 | Categories: Around The house, Family, Home and Garden
13 Must Have Thanksgiving Cooking Essentials

Thanksgiving is a time for giving thanks, spending time with family, and eating good food. I’ve noticed more and more, that Thanksgiving is getting ignored, though. You see and hear all about Halloween and soon as Halloween is over… all you see and hear is Christmas. Don’t get me wrong, I love both of those […]

Make Cottonelle Your Cleaner, Fresher Bathroom Routine #coupon #LetsTalkBums

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 27, 2014 | Categories: Around The house, Coupons, Home and Garden

Thank you Cottonelle for sponsoring this conversation and keeping my bum clean. When I find something I really love, I want to share it with my family, friends, and readers. Even if it is something so good part of me wants to keep it all to myself. Seriously though, I really do like to share […]

Carry One Drill For Work

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 16, 2014 | Categories: Around The house, Men & Husbands

Every person who works with power tools every day is weighed down by their power tool options. Like my husband, they have collected so many tools over the years that they cannot easily carry and use each tool for their work. The best thing for a worker to do is purchase something like a Kawasaki […]