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belVita Breakfast Biscuits for Busy Moms

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: January 3, 2017 | Categories: Food

One of my goals for the New Year is to eat breakfast. I’m guilty of skipping breakfast because I’m so busy. Being a busy mom, I’m bad about putting everything and everyone else before me. Thankfully, belVita Biscuits makes an excellent grab & go breakfast. Now I can grab belVita Biscuits as I’m going out […]

Lettuce Wraps for a Low Carb Diet

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: July 18, 2016 | Categories: Food, Health and Fitness, How To, Weight Loss
Lettuce wraps for a low carb lunch

Recently, I’ve been eating a high protein, lower-carb diet. I’m not doing a “low-carb” diet, just cutting back on the carbs a bit, while amping up the protein. I love lettuce wraps and they’re perfect for not only a low carb lunch, but a low calorie lunch, too. One way for me to cut down […]

Dog Treats Tailored for Your Furry Friends

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: June 29, 2016 | Categories: Dogs, Pets
Dog treats that promote a healthy lifestyle like TopDogDinners Herbal Dog Treats

Our pup is a member of our family, so it’s important that what we feed him is good for him. I really appreciate brands like today’s sponsor, TopDogFoods, who make dog treats with our dog’s health in mind. Just like people, not every dog is alike. Of course there’s different dog breeds (to be exact) […]

Heart Health and MironovaEGT+

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: March 18, 2016 | Categories: Health and Fitness
Heart health with MironovaEGT+ #DustTheRustOff

Disclosure: I received compensation for this post 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. Isn’t it funny how when you’re young you think you’re invincible. Even as we get older […]

Spring Clean Your Health with These Tips

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: March 15, 2016 | Categories: Health and Fitness
Take "me" time for yourself Nature Made

This post was sponsored by Nature Made® as a part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. This past Sunday, time changed and I couldn’t be happier about more daylight in the evening. And with spring officially starting next Sunday, I’m getting in the spring cleaning mood.  I’ve also been thinking more about just spring […]

20 Delicious and Healthy Dinner Recipes for the New Year

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: January 4, 2016 | Categories: Baking and Cooking, Food, Health and Fitness, Recipes
Healthy Dinner Recipes

Healthy dinner recipes are on my list of goals starting off this new year. I find it easy to eat light and healthy for breakfast and lunch, but dinner time is more difficult for some reason. I think it’s because I’m always in a rush in the mornings so I eat a banana or a […]

10 Healthy Lifestyle Hacks for Busy Moms #Just10

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 4, 2015 | Categories: Health and Fitness
Nature Made and yoga is good for decluttering your mind

I decided last Christmas that I had to lose weight, watch my cholesterol (at my last physical it was borderline), get healthier, and live a better example for my son. No more excuses. All moms are busy, I had to quit using that as my excuse. I’m too busy to do this. I’m too busy […]

Quick, Healthy, and Delicious Grilled Chicken Salad for an #EverydayEffortless Meal

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: September 28, 2015 | Categories: Baking and Cooking, Food, Recipes

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Tyson®. The opinions and text are all mine.   What a week! It was no different than any other week, really, and I’m sure most of you can relate… making breakfast, preparing lunches, running kids to and from school. While the kids are at […]

Easy, Healthy, Delicious Smoked Sausage, White Beans, Kale Soup Recipe

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: March 17, 2015 | Categories: Food, Recipes

spon: I’m required to disclose a relationship between our site and Hillshire. This could include Hillshire providing us w/content, product, access or other forms of payment. I, like so many busy moms, am always looking for easy recipes. As much as I want/need easy, I don’t want to sacrifice healthy, delicious, and hearty, though. Easy […]

Losing Weight and Getting Immune Support Are My Goals For The New Year

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: January 23, 2015 | Categories: Health and Fitness
Supporting your health with Ester-C Vitamin C #24HourEsterC #CollectiveBias

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias and its Advertiser. All thoughts and opinions are mine and mine alone and should not be construed as medical advice. #24HourEsterC #CollectiveBias I can’t believe another year has come to a close. I know it’s a cliché, but time really does fly, doesn’t it? 2014 was a […]