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Faux Bob Tutorial – Short Hair Look With Long Hair

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: August 30, 2018 | Categories: Beauty, Hair

The first time I heard the words faux bob, I was like, “How do you fake short hair?” I have always had long hair. I’ve had my hair right at my shoulders a couple of times when I was younger, but my whole life my hair has been long. I’ve entertained the idea of cutting […]

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Cornerstones of a Good Tech Gadget

By: Greg Chaffins | Date: | Categories: Technology
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When it comes to technology, it’s easy for both companies and consumers to get caught up in the latest gee-whiz gadget features. And for a good reason, since today’s technological marvels just get more powerful with each iteration. But it is crucial that we don’t lose sight of the four cornerstones of a successful technical […]

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Postnatal Planning: Three Areas to Focus On

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: August 29, 2018 | Categories: Parenting

Most expectant moms seek to enjoy every moment of their pregnancy. Delighting in the experience and excitedly anticipating the way that their life will change in just a few short months. As a result, the idea of actively planning for the postnatal period may not seem particularly appealing. Because you want to relax and make […]

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8 Reasons Why Your Family Budget Isn’t Working

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: August 28, 2018 | Categories: Financial, Money Talk
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The most common piece of financial advice that you’ll hear is that you need to have a budget. If you’re not keeping track of your spending and budgeting your money correctly, you’re never going to be in a stable financial position, and you won’t be able to save up money for the future. The problem […]

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Why You Should Get The Flu Vaccine – National Immunization Awareness Month

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: August 26, 2018 | Categories: Health and Fitness
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I’ve never had the flu. *Knocks* wood. My son did get the flu, but because he did get the flu vaccine, he had a mild case that didn’t last long at all. I never got a flu shot before my son was born, but after he came into my life, I knew I wanted to […]

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No Churn Chocolate Ice Cream Recipe

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: August 20, 2018 | Categories: Recipes
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No churn chocolate ice cream is one of our favorite things to make and eat during the summer. Okay, we love ice cream any time of the year, but especially enjoy it during the warmer months. The reason I love no churn ice cream is that it’s so easy to make. After you try his […]

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Worlds #1 Dishwasher Brand: Bosch 100 Series

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: | Categories: Home and Garden
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The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. Last week I told y’all why you need a Bosch dishwasher… Today, I’m telling you that you still need one, but the Bosch 100 Series in particular. What makes Bosch […]

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Why You Should Get The Flu Vaccine – National Immunization Awareness Month

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: August 16, 2018 | Categories: Family and Health

I’ve never had the flu. *Knocks* wood. My son did get the flu, but because he did get the flu vaccine, he had a mild case that didn’t last long at all. I never got a flu shot before my son was born, but after he came into my life, I knew I wanted to […]

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Why You Need a Bosch Dishwasher From Best Buy

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: August 15, 2018 | Categories: Home and Garden
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The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. One of my least favorite chores to do is washing dishes. Just hate it. I think it’s because it seems to be never-ending. If you cook a lot, that’s three […]

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Testing Steroid hormones – What Does it Mean?

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: | Categories: Health and Fitness
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If there is a deficiency in the steroid hormones of your body, it can lead to issues such as increased stress levels, reduced sex drive, and difficulty in conceiving, as well as being potentially connected with more controversial issues such as adrenal fatigue. To address these issues, individuals need to be tested to accurately assess […]

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