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Why Women Should Talk About Finances #OwnMyFuture

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: April 7, 2017 | Categories: Money Talk, Savings
Why Women Should Talk About Finances #OwnMyFuture

Disclosure: This is a sponsored conversation for Prudential. I consider myself a smart woman. A woman who is business savvy. A woman who helps run a household and runs her own blog. Yet, I avoid talking about finances. To be honest, I’m slightly intimidated regarding certain financial topics. I’ve come to realize that when it […]

Staying Active & a #YogaPantChallenge

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: January 25, 2016 | Categories: Health and Fitness
Staying active with Depend Active Fit Briefs #yogapantchallenge

It’s that time of year when everyone makes New Year resolutions, like losing weight or at least attempt to do something that will make them healthier. I don’t do resolutions, but I do set goals. One of my goals for 2016 is to be more active. As you know, it’s easy to start an exercise […]

DIY Body Scrub Gift Ideas Roundup

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: December 22, 2015 | Categories: Beauty, Gift Ideas
24 DIY Sugar Scrub Gift Ideas

Body Scrub gifts are the perfect DIY gifts to give for Christmas. They are something you make yourself and they are all-natural. I love giving sugar scrubs as gifts and love receiving homemade sugar scrubs, too. Here’s one of my favorite DIY body scrubs I made last year… a DIY Brown Sugar Body Scrub that […]

Cigna and Samahope Want All Women to Have Access to Maternal Health Care

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 10, 2015 | Categories: Health and Fitness, Women
Cigna Foundation Samahope maternal health care

 I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for the Cigna Foundation, in partnership with Samahope. I received a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Photo Credit: Samahope When my husband and I talked about having a child, I never even thought about whether I would have access to maternal health […]

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 […]

Is Tom’s of Maine Looking for YOU?

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: September 15, 2015 | Categories: Health and Beauty, Women

This is a sponsored post. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating. Do you have a lot of thoughts and opinions you love to share? Tom’s of Maine is looking for some creative women, like YOU, to help inspire their future products. If you are the primary shopper of your household […]

You Can Dance and Jump and Laugh If You Want To, with Poise Impressa

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: | Categories: Health and Fitness, Women

Ask any woman who has given birth if she has experienced SUI and I’m positive that the vast majority would say, “Yes.” SUI stands for stress urinary incontinence and 35 million women experience SUI, which can be triggered by ordinary day-to-day things like, coughing, sneezing, laughing, and even exercise. We should not have to live […]

Sun Protection This Summer Because I #ChooseSkinHealth with Neutrogena Sun Care

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: June 23, 2015 | Categories: Beauty, Family and Health, Health and Beauty

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Neutrogena. I received samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item to thank me for my participation. I’m dating myself here, but I grew up during a time when women/girls rubbed baby oil all over their bodies and laid out in the […]

Cleavage-Free Halloween Costumes for Women Over Forty #BBNshops

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 17, 2014 | Categories: Fashion, Fun, Holidays and Observances, Women
Cleavage free Halloween costumes

Halloween is a great time to get creative with your Halloween costumes. You can be anything or anyone you want. You can be something or someone you wouldn’t ordinarily be. This doesn’t mean you have to show off everything the good Lord gave you. Personally, I think there comes an age when, showing too much […]

Four Ways to Enjoy a Solo Road Trip

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: July 31, 2014 | Categories: Around Town, Tips, Travel, Women
scenic drives for photos on a solo road trip

Many people think of road trips as the perfect opportunity to spend time with family and friends. But sometimes you might find yourself on the road all alone. It may be such a rare event that you aren’t quite sure how to handle the experience. Sure, you can listen to the radio (I have many […]