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Easy DIY Halloween Candlestick Frames

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 29, 2014 | Categories: Arts and Crafts, DIY, Holidays and Observances
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If you’re looking for a last minute Halloween craft idea, these easy DIY Halloween candlestick frames are easy and cheap. If you’re like me and don’t want to spend a lot of money on something you put out for approximately a month a year, these frames are it. You can use them year after year […]

Scrap Paper Egg Cups Craft for Easter

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: March 19, 2014 | Categories: Arts and Crafts, DIY, Fun, Holidays and Observances, How To
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Are you looking for a unique Easter craft? These scrap paper egg cups are the perfect weekend project. Easy and inexpensive to make, these scrap paper egg cups are a great way to add some color and fun to your Easter table. If you are hosting an Easter brunch, or just want some Easter charm […]

Avoid the Winter Blues with BabbaBox

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: January 25, 2013 | Categories: Children, Parenting, Reviews

This has been the coldest, wettest, snowiest, and iciest winter I’ve experienced since living in Knoxville. We’ve lived here for over 15 years and it’s the worst winter, yet. I hope it’s the worst I’ll ever experience. See, I don’t like cold weather. I only like one good snow a year… build a snow wo(man), […]

Crafty Things to Do With Leftover Party Decorations

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: December 9, 2012 | Categories: Frugal Tips, Fun, Guest Posts, How To

Guest Post Image Source Decorating is a must for birthday parties. Using discount party supplies is a great way to save money. Putting up streamers and using balloons with matching plates and cups is part of what makes the party fun. When you have plates, napkins and streamers left over, you might tuck them away […]

Some More Creative Ways To Keep And Display Your Photos

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 21, 2012 | Categories: Guest Posts, How To, Photographs, Photography

Guest Post The job of photos is of course to remind us of happy times gone by and to immortalize moments in our lives, places we’ve been and people we’ve met. Of course though in order for any of this to work we also need to actually look at those pictures, which is unfortunately something […]

How to Use Your Family Photography in a Fun Way

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: September 18, 2012 | Categories: Arts and Crafts, Children, Photography

Guest Post Image Source The task of perfectly capturing your child’s face on film can feel daunting. With their constant movement and running around, you may find it difficult to create the perfect photo to use around your house or as a gift. For family photography that’s fun and fast, many people head to the […]

AstroBrights Making Back-to-School Brighter #goastrobrights

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: August 13, 2012 | Categories: Children, Education, Reviews

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Astrobrights Papers by Neenah Paper for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. If you’ve read any of my recent posts, or tweets, or Facebook status updates, you know that I’m so unhappy about school starting back already. It’s just that I’ve so enjoyed having […]

I’m Having a Big Honkin’ Summer with Target

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: July 8, 2012 | Categories: Children, Family and Health, Fun, Reviews

My favorite season is Summer. It wasn’t always my favorite, but since my son has been in school, it is. Because the summer is when I have him here most every day. I know most parents can’t wait for school to start back, but it always makes me sad. I enjoy every day… every minute […]