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20 Ways You Can Save $600 This Year

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: February 29, 2016 | Categories: Financial, Money Talk, Savings
20 ways you can save $600 this year

Is there a place in your budget that can use a little help?  Most of us have weak spots or areas that we just don’t see as an issue.  If you feel like you need to save a little bit more, here are some tips to help you save $600 this year! 20 Ways to […]

Work from Home – How to Make it Work with Kids

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: February 28, 2016 | Categories: How To, Money Talk, Working at Home
Work from home with kids

Are your kids the reason you started working from home or want to work from home? The reason you decided that making a living at home just made more sense when compared with the rising cost of daycare service. All parents agree on one thing: we are the best choice when thinking about who is […]

Free Printable Easter Pillow Box

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: February 26, 2016 | Categories: Freebies, Printables
Free Easter Pillow Box Printable perfect for Easter candy or gifts.

I like giving Easter gifts to my nephews when we meet at my mother-in-law’s on Easter. They’re all getting older now and I don’t want to give them the usual Easter basket fillers, nor do I want to gift wrap their Easter presents. I want something cute, that fits the holiday, but shows that it’s […]

Free Star Wars Inspired Easter Stickers

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: February 25, 2016 | Categories: Arts and Crafts, Freebies, Holidays and Observances, Printables
Star Wars Inspired Free Printable Stickers

As a big Star Wars fan with a son who is even a bigger fan married to a man who is even a BIGGER fan… well, we love all things Star Wars in my home. The most recent movie, Star Wars: The Force Awakens was incredible and has us excited for Star Wars VIII to […]

We Love Our Pet Every Day with Chicken Soup for the Soul #LoveYourPetEveryDay

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: February 24, 2016 | Categories: Dogs, Pets
We show our pet we love him every day!

This post is sponsored by Chicken Soup for The Soul Pet Food and the BlogPaws® Pet Influencer Network. I am being compensated for helping create awareness around the Brand and new product launch, but we only share information we feel is relevant to our readers. Chicken Soup for The Soul is not responsible for the […]

Luxury Rehabs Can Be Beneficial

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: February 19, 2016 | Categories: Family and Health
Luxury rehabs can be very beneficial in recovery

Kicking a drug or alcohol habit is one of the most difficult things for most people to accomplish. It is almost impossible for many people to do it alone. Therefore, they need to put themselves in the best position to succeed. This means surrounding themselves with skilled individuals who are familiar with helping people get […]

Honey Lime Chicken – Easy Iron Skillet Recipe

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: February 17, 2016 | Categories: Recipes
Cast Iron Skillet Honey Lime Chicken

Honey lime chicken, it’s what’s for dinner. Or it was yesterday. I’m all about easy one pan or pot recipes that call for few ingredients. I’m also about delicious, tasty meals.  That’s why I love this honey lime chicken iron skillet recipe… it’s so good! I’ve been looking for chicken recipes, since it’s one meat […]

10 Ways To Make Cash Fast

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: February 15, 2016 | Categories: Financial, Money Talk, Working at Home
ways to make cash fast

How to make cash fast is a question I hear a lot. I see this question on Facebook, in forums, and I’ve received emails from people asking me if I know of ways to make cash fast… especially how to start a blog and make money from blogging. Blogging can earn you an income, but […]

I’m Keeping Up With My Teenager with Osteo Bi-Flex

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: February 12, 2016 | Categories: Health and Beauty, Health and Fitness
keeping up with my teenager

Between working and being a busy mom to a teenage boy, it’s nice to get a helping hand from brands like today’s sponsors Osteo Bi-Flex® Ease. The options expressed in this post are my own. I am in no way affiliated with Osteo Bi-Flex® and do not earn a commission or percent of sales. Three weeks […]

6 Easy Ways to Spend Quality Time with Your Kids

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: February 9, 2016 | Categories: Family, Parenting
easy ways to spend quality time with your kids

Quality time with your kids really isn’t difficult. The time you spend with your children is precious and it will have a direct impact on what kind of person they become as an adult. Since most parents don’t have a lot of time to relax and spend time with their kids between work, school and […]