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Planning a Decorating Job on a Budget

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: July 15, 2017 | Categories: Home and Garden
Decoraing your home on a budget

Decorating your home is a way to show off your sense of style, but the costs can add up quickly. You can decorate with style for less money by planning your priorities, and with some do-it-yourself projects. Check out these ideas for staying within your budget when decorating your home. Decorating Within Your Budget Many […]

Moving For Work: What You Need to Know

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: July 14, 2017 | Categories: Home and Garden, Tips
Moving for work

When you’re relocating for a job, there are many variables to deal with in a short period of time. How your family will adjust to the new locale, how your budget will be impacted, and what your new home might look like all add some stress to the move. There are also small concerns that […]

Benefits of the LG Front Loading Washer

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: June 9, 2017 | Categories: Home and Garden
Benefits of a front load washer like the LG front load laundry system from Best Buy

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. One of the chores in my home that seems to be never-ending, is laundry. I feel like I’m doing laundry every day.  Every. Single. Day. With the LG front-loading laundry system […]

5 Ways a Mattress Cover Can Improve Sleep

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: April 13, 2017 | Categories: Home and Garden
5 ways a mattress cover improves sleep

You may not give much thought to your mattress outside of when it is time for bed, but the quality of your mattress and how comfortable your bed is can have a considerable impact on your sleep. In fact, some research shows that sleep quality can affect your health on several levels. If you want […]

Save Money, Time, and Space with a Simple Living Portable Clothes Dryer

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: February 22, 2017 | Categories: Home and Garden, Product Reviews
Laundry quote funny Simple Living Portable Clothes Dryer

I received this product free to facilitate a review and provide my honest opinion. 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. A few weeks ago our clothes dryer quit working. There’s […]

The Perfect Bowl of Rice with the Rosewill Rice Cooker

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: December 5, 2016 | Categories: Food, Home and Garden, Reviews
The perfect bowl of rice with the Rosewill Rice Cooker with fuzzy logic technology...

I received a Rosewill Rice Cooker for free for review purposes, 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.   I recently received the RHRC-13001 5.5-Cup Rice Cooker, which made my […]

How to Organize Your Life

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: November 3, 2016 | Categories: Home and Garden, How To
how to organize your life...

Are you leading a chaotic life? Is your world cluttered in such a way that you just cannot think straight? If you have started to lose focus and feel completely unorganized in life then please read on to learn how to organize your life so that you can regain focus, inspiration and live a happier […]

The Importance of Regular Maintenance for Your Swamp Cooler

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: | Categories: Home and Garden
Maintenance on your swamp cooler to keep your hvac / air conditioning heat pump unit wokring...

Evaporative coolers, also commonly called swamp coolers, can be an efficient way to cool your residence. However, to keep them running right year after year, you need to make sure that you have regular maintenance performed. By taking a few simple steps and calling a professional HVAC technician when needed, your unit will provide a […]

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 […]

How to Make Cake Pop Sun Pops

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: July 19, 2016 | Categories: Desserts, DIY, Food, Home and Garden
How to Make Cake Pops

If you’re looking for fun, edible DIY projects during the summer break, here is a easy delicious cake pop idea… Sun pops! The kids will have fun helping you make them and they are awfully darn cute. And what a great way to celebrate a sunny summer than with sun pop cake pops?! How to […]