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Meet Me On Monday: Do I have a secret?

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: April 30, 2012 | Categories: Fun, Health and Fitness, Meet Me on Monday

  It's "Meet Me On Monday" time again. I've said it several times, and I'll say it again, I love memes that tell my readers more about me, and where I can learn more about my fellow bloggers. And… sometimes, I learn something new about myself. Every Sunday Never Growing Old will post five get […]

Don’t It Make My Brown Eyes…. Blue

Image Source Yes, "Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue", is a song by Crystal Gayle. It's also what I hope will happen when I try a pair of colored contact lenses in blue. I've always wanted to change my eye color… just to see what I would look like.  I've never worn contact lenses, […]

The ABC’s of Me… (All About Me Sunday Meme)

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: April 29, 2012 | Categories: All About Me Sunday, Fun, Health and Fitness

Image Source If you haven't noticed, I love memes that let readers know more about me and that I can learn more about my fellow bloggers. So when I saw this one on writespell's blog last Monday, I knew I wanted to do it today. So without further ado, The “abc’s” of Me Age: Great, […]

Happy Birthday, Mom

Today is a special day! It's the day I celebrate the most special woman in my life. My Mom. Today is her birthday, and we are seperated by several hundred miles… but she is close to me in memory. In my heart. I admire you Mom, for your strength and selfless heart. You are my […]

If you spend the night at my house…

Today's Sunday Stealing is Part 2 from last Sunday, and comes from a blogger named Silly Dreamer from The Semi Charmed Kind of Life. So without further ado, here's to learning a little more about me… Sunday Stealing: The Semi Charmed Meme, Part Two 21. A better name for me would be: Mrs. Spread Too […]

Poem in Your Pocket Day – April 26, 2012

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: April 26, 2012 | Categories: Books, Education, Holidays and Observances

The concept is simple — pick a favorite poem, fold it up and put it in your pocket. Then throughout the day, share it with your family, friends, co-workers, anyone who will listen. I won't literally have a poem in pocket, though… I will have mine on my iPhone. I love modern day technology. Whether […]

A Little Administrative Professional’s Day Humor

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: April 25, 2012 | Categories: Funny, Holidays and Observances, Humor

I spent several years as a secretary, and in later years, an Administrative Assistant/Professional. I am not saying this was my case but I still thought this was funny. I'm sure many administrative proffesionals do feel this way, though. "My boss frequently gets lost in thought. That's because it's unfamiliar territory." ~annonymous Happy Administrative Professionals […]

Who’s this mysterious dark haired woman? – WW

Sunday we ate at a local chinese restaurant. Good food. Ate too much. 🙂 Anyway, when we got our fortune cookies and my hubby looked at his, he started laughing. He said, "You're going to love it!" Here's what it said:   So, a dark haired woman will soon be giving you a gift. I […]

Tuesday Tunes: Into The Mystic

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: April 24, 2012 | Categories: Health and Fitness, Music, Tuesday Tunes

I came across The Mommy Times' Tuesday Tunes Linky, and thought it was a great meme. Hey, I'm a huge music lover (I do Music Monday and Saturday Songs, when I can), so why not Tuesday Tunes? If you want to share what's on your playlist, be sure to leave your link at The Mommy […]

The Extreme Growth of the App Economy (Infographic)

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: | Categories: Gadgets, Infographs, iPhone, Technology

Being the wife of an app developer, I'm very happy with the growth of the app economy. Our smart phone of choice is the iPhone… just our personal preference, but I just love the advent of the smart phone in general. It truly has revolutionalized the tech industry. The biggest value of the smart phone […]