Relationships Archives - Blog By DonnaBlog By Donna
Home Archive Advertising Privacy Policy Disclosure About Me Contact

Blog By Donna

A Mom Navigating Life

10 Stay at Home Valentine’s Day Date Ideas

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: January 12, 2016 | Categories: Holidays and Observances, Marriage, Relationships
Valentine's Day stay at home date ideas

Valentine’s Day date ideas where my husband and I stay home are on my radar since some of my favorite Valentine’s Day memories are of those spend at home. Even before we had our son, we sometimes stayed home. So I’m always looking for ideas. Even before we had our son, we sometimes stayed home. […]

First Comes Marriage, Then Comes the Honeymoon, Then Comes…

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 6, 2015 | Categories: Infographs, Marriage, Relationships

You’ve planned for months, maybe even years for that special day when you and your love becomes Mr. and Mrs. It’s one of the biggest and most important days of your life. Followed by a romantic honeymoon. Whether it’s for a week or a weekend, somewhere exotic or just a short car drive away, it’s […]

Movie Night with ACT II Popcorn for Two #PopIntoSAMS #popcorn

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: April 30, 2015 | Categories: Marriage, Recipes, Relationships

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PopIntoSAMS #CollectiveBias We do family movie night most Friday nights. When there’s no school we may even have two family movie nights. Before I had my son, one of my husband’s and my favorite things to do was […]

I’m The Best Me I Can Be, Thanks to my Husband #GoodNeighbor #ad

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: August 20, 2014 | Categories: Family, Parenting, Relationships

I’ve always been the type of person that gives 110%. It sometimes leaves me with no time for “me”, though. I know most moms can relate… spreading yourself too thin. Giving all of ourselves for our families and others. Thankfully my husband goes out of his way to make sure I have “me” time. He […]

It’s Not Easy Being a Dad, Show Him You Appreciate Him #spon #WorldsToughestJob

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: June 4, 2014 | Categories: Holidays and Observances, Parenting, Relationships

I partnered with Cardstore from American Greetings and The Motherhood for the #WorldsToughestJob, Dad Casting Father’s Day promotion and was compensated for my involvement. 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. My […]

Opposites Attract – A Match Made in Heaven

This is topic #3 of the 30 Things I Want My Son To Know About Me series. Today’s topic is, “Describe your relationship with your spouse.” This is an easy topic for me, however, my husband is a very private person. So talking about him on my blog isn’t something I do very often. My […]

I’ve Turned Into My Mother and That’s a Good Thing #greatstarts

Well, it finally happened. I’ve turned into my mother. Deep down I’ve known this since I became a mother just over eleven years ago… I just wouldn’t admit it. Which is silly. Because being even just a little bit like my mother is a good thing. In fact, I strive daily to be like my […]

Making Family Memories #Sponsored #Sharewhatsgood #MC

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: September 2, 2013 | Categories: Family and Health, Fun, Inspirational, Photographs, Relationships
Welch's #Sharewhatsgood

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Welch’s. I received product samples to facilitate my review, a gift code to giveaway, and a promotional item as a thank you for participating. One of my family’s all-time favorite things to do is to go hiking and exploring the Great Smoky Mountains. […]

The Dos and Don’ts of Marriage Proposals

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: August 20, 2013 | Categories: Guest Posts, Information, Marriage, Relationships

Guest Post Proposing marriage to your girlfriend is an exciting event for both of you. Delivering the perfect proposal requires planning and forethought. Follow a few of the dos and don’ts of proposing marriage to your future wife. Don’t Propose without a plan. You only have one shot to get this right. Make plans for […]

Celebrating Dads With Oral B #PowerofDad & Giveaway #sponsored

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: June 6, 2013 | Categories: Giveaways, Holidays and Observances, Parenting, Relationships

#spon: I’m required to disclose a relationship between our site and Oral-B. Oral-B may have provided us with content, product, access or other forms of payment. All opinions are my own. As I write this my son is with my husband at a Smokies baseball game. Spending “guy” time together. Spending guy time together is […]