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In Nursing, Career-Defining Moments Can Come in All Shapes and Sizes

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: November 19, 2015 | Categories: Causes, Random Thoughts and Conversations
Nursing Career Word Cloud

Nurses are truly the unsung heroes of the medical world. Not only do they provide essential medical care to each and every patient who crosses their paths, they also afford that vital human connection that is so important to the healthcare industry. This is especially important for patients facing grave illnesses with little chance of […]

A Spider named Yeast Infection

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 22, 2015 | Categories: Fun, Humor, Images, Random Thoughts and Conversations
a spider named Yeast Infection

A commercial I saw last night brought back a humorous memory, that I would like to share with you today.  It has to do with the funny, humorous and downright hilarious things that kids can say. My story starts twenty-three years ago when my nephew was three years old.  He is now a twenty-six-year-old young […]

5 Trends I Don’t Want to See in 2015

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: December 29, 2014 | Categories: Funny, Humor, Random Thoughts and Conversations
Selfies trend

The year 2015 is almost here and with it, 2014 will be gone. There are several trends that have crept up over the last year that we really don’t need to see more of in 2015. It’s a fresh, new year and it’s time to put a few things to rest and see them no […]

My 10 Pet Peeves

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: May 18, 2014 | Categories: Fun, Health and Fitness, Random Thoughts and Conversations

Today’s topic in the “30 Things I Want My Son To Know About Me” is, “Describe 10 pet peeves you have.” 1.  Drivers that pull out in front of you and then drive slowly. 2.  Drivers that don’t know how to merge. 3.  Drivers that don’t pay attention to their driving. I have had so […]

An Easy Way to Get Auto Insurance Quotes and a Road Trip Checklist #Compare2Win #CollectiveBias #shop

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: May 6, 2014 | Categories: Auto, Money Talk, Random Thoughts and Conversations, Reviews
Compare Auto Insurance at AutoInsurance.com #Compare2Win #collectivebias #shop

I am a member of the Collective Bias Social Fabric® Community.  Collective Bias has provided me with compensation for my time and effort to evaluate this website.  Participation in this program is voluntary. As always, all opinions are 100% my own. #Compare2Win #CollectiveBias I was visiting family the last few days and reminiscing  about old […]

My Most Embarrassing Moment

Describe your most embarrassing moment

Today’s topic in the “30 Things I Want My Son To Know About Me” is, “Describe you most embarrassing moment.” I have had a lot of embarrassing moments. Although, I do NOT embarrass easily, especially when I was younger. It’s a gift, not getting embarrassed easily. It really is. One I wish I still possessed. […]

The AAOS & Auto Alliance and I Want to Stop Distracted Driving #DecideToDrive #CleverGirls #spon

I’ve been noticing more and more distracted drivers while I’ve been driving, lately. I stop at a red light and glance over to the car to my left or right and see them texting or talking on their cell phones. As the light turns green they start back driving while they still appear to be […]

More sleep, softer skin – It’s all about the journey #AveenoDailyChallenge #sponsored #MC

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Aveeno. I received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item to thank me for participating. All opinions are 100% my own and may differ from yours. I will only endorse companies, products and services that I believe, based on […]

10 People Who Have Influenced Me

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: April 27, 2014 | Categories: Health and Fitness, Random Thoughts and Conversations

Since last Sunday was Easter, I took the day off from blogging (or scheduling a post), but glad to get back to this meme. It has been my favorite one to date. Today’s topic in the “30 Things I Want My Son To Know About Me” is, “10 people who have influenced me and how?” […]

My 5 Passions

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: April 13, 2014 | Categories: Fun, Health and Fitness, Random Thoughts and Conversations
what are 5 passions you have

Today’s topic in the “30 Things I Want My Son To Know About Me” is, “What are 5 passions you have?” I thought this question would be tough, but three of the five came to me extremely easily… I had to think a few minutes on the other two. According to the Merriam-Webster, passion is […]