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Be The Woman You’ve Always Wanted To Be

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 25, 2017 | Categories: Health and Beauty
Be the woman you've always wanted to be

Everyone is so self conscious of their image, or even their life. There’s so much competition and people to base your life around that it’s hard to stay focused on what you actually want to be. Celebrities and social media icons have created an illusion of what the perfect woman should be, but behind all […]

3 Shocking Sunscreen Facts You May Not Know

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: July 19, 2017 | Categories: Health and Beauty

We all know that sunscreen is oh-so-vital for avoiding wrinkles, and even more importantly, reducing the risk of skin cancer. And while some of us may be religious in our use of sunscreen, chances are we are still doing it wrong.Yep. Doing it wrong. Shocking, right? Well, what is even more surprising are these sunscreen […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Your Body Type Determines What Kind of Shapewear You Need

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: January 27, 2015 | Categories: Fashion, Health and Beauty, Women

We all come in different shapes and sizes, so it goes to reason that our shapewear will come in different shapes and sizes, too. Every woman’s body is beautiful, however, most of us still see imperfections when we look into the mirror, no matter our size. When I was younger I was very skinny and […]

Keep the Romance Alive and the Freedom to be Spontaneous Whenever #TheMoodStrikes

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: December 8, 2014 | Categories: Health and Beauty
KY LiquiBeads gives you the freedom to be spontaneous whenever #themoodstrikes #cbias #shop

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #TheMoodStrikes #CollectiveBias I turned fifty this year (I do not feel it at all, by the way) and I can remember when I was in my teens and twenties thinking fifty was old. Boy was I wrong. In […]

Skin Care Routine Perfect for a Tween, Teen, or Even an Adult #ClearasilMom

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: December 6, 2014 | Categories: Beauty, Health and Beauty

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Clearasil. I received product samples to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. I noticed a few months ago that my son who was eleven at the time was getting a pimple popping (no pun […]

How Filtered Water Impacts Health and Beauty

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: November 11, 2014 | Categories: Health and Beauty, Health and Fitness

I think most of us know how important water is to our overall health. I don’t always find it easy to drink water, especially in the fall and winter. I am trying to do better, but I really have to work at it. Women should have 68 ounces of water a day (20 from food […]

After using Living Proof Hair Products for a Month #MC #sponsored

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 26, 2014 | Categories: Hair, Health and Beauty

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Living Proof. I received product samples to facilitate my review and to thank me for my participation. Last month I started using Living Proof hair products and I’ve definitely seen a difference. My hair is more manageable, less frizzy, and softer. I’m also […]