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Colorado Church Group Ski Trip Planning

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: July 16, 2014 | Categories: Entertainment, Family, Travel

Guest Post Planning Colorado church group ski trips is difficult for members of the church to do. Members of the church are not plugged in to the ski community, and a travel agent should be contacted for proper planning of the trip. The travel agent knows how to tailor the trip for the group to […]

7 Reasons My Son Can’t Wait to See The Boxtrolls in Theaters on 9/26/2014 #Boxtrolls #spon

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: June 12, 2014 | Categories: Children, Entertainment, Movies
The Boxtrolls in theaters 9/16/2014 kids movie

This must see trailer of The Boxtrolls and my son’s excitement to see it on 9-26-2014 has been brought to you in partnership with SocialMoms and Focus Features. 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, […]

Best Father’s Day Gift – Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit #JackRyanBluRay #CollectiveBias #shop

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: June 7, 2014 | Categories: Entertainment, Movies, Pop Culture
Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit exclusive Walmart Blue-Ray DVD the best Father's Day gift

I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias and its advertiser. #JackRyanBluRay #CollectiveBias If you’re looking for the best Father’s Day gift for the dad(s) in your life, look no further… Tuesday, 6/10 through Saturday, 6/14 ONLY, […]

Sandestin Wine Festival and My Wine Festival in a Box and #Giveaway #spon #SandestinWineFestival

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: April 4, 2014 | Categories: Entertainment, Travel

This “Me” time enjoying my wine festival in a box is sponsored by Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. 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. Some days I’m so stiff from […]

Catch It All with @BestBuy @BestBuyWOLF #spon #CatchitAll

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: March 23, 2014 | Categories: Entertainment, Internet, iPhone, Technology

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. 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. […]

How to Make Easy Party Decorations With Balloons

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: September 26, 2013 | Categories: Entertainment, Guest Posts, How To

  Transform an average party into something even more special with these decorations with a twist. When throwing a party or a baby shower for a friend or family member, you probably want the decorations to look great while staying within your budget. The best way to do it is to be crafty and creative […]

What to do with your old CDs – musicMagpie to the rescue #sponsored #music

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: August 26, 2013 | Categories: Entertainment, Environment, Frugal Tips, Gaming, Green, Information, Music

This is a sponsored post. 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. I can remember how cool I thought CDs and DVDs were when they first came out(not that they’re still […]

Comcast Xfinity On Demand Makes it a #summerofkids #sponsored @Xfinity_TV

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: August 14, 2013 | Categories: Children, Entertainment, Family and Health
Xfinity On Demand

Comcast Cable Communications Management, LLC, through its contractor, Mom Central Consulting, provided a promotional item as a thank you to the blogger who made this post for participating in this campaign.  The opinions and experiences expressed in this post are solely the bloggers opinions, based on the blogger’s experiences and do not reflect any positions […]

5 Healthy Party Food Recipes Your Kids Will Love

Guest Post When you think about party food, “healthy” isn’t the first word that comes to mind. Unhealthy ‘treats’ like pizza, chips, crisps and sweets are the regular birthday bash staples. After all, there is some truth in the argument that the odd day of indulgence keeps life interesting. That said, even on party days […]

Thought provoking cartoons that your kids should watch

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: March 20, 2013 | Categories: Children, Entertainment, Fun, Parenting, TV
cartoons kids should watch

Guest Post Getting children engaged into the world of education can be a tough challenge. Let’s be frank; they are simply not interested in learning. And, who can blame them? When you are a young kid playing with Tom and Jerry games online seems a lot more appealing than learning your five times table. But […]