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4 Ways to Avoid Being a Victim of “Sliding”

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: November 30, 2013 | Categories: Guest Posts, In The News, Information

Guest Post Image Source Sliding is the latest crime craze to hit the country today. Since the robberies take place at gas stations, drivers are on high alert as they gas up their cars at the local pumps. The following are tips on how you can avoid becoming a statistic of this high rate of […]

Elly Mae Clampett Barbie Doll – How did I miss this?

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: December 30, 2011 | Categories: Entertainment, In The News, Random Thoughts and Conversations

I’m a mom to a boy. I guess that explains it. How else could I have missed that there was an Elly Mae Clampett Barbie doll. Me. Barbie loving extraordinaire. I LOVED Barbie as a young girl. I even collected Barbie as an adult. My parents have a huge box of Barbies to attest to […]

Jaycee Dugard featured on TLC tonight

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: November 8, 2009 | Categories: Entertainment, In The News, TV

Technorati Tags: jaycee dugard,tlc,kidnapping,the learning channel,november 8,2009,news Jaycee Dugard Story on TLC TLC, The Learning Channel, will be featurning the Jaycee Dugard story at 9:00 pm EST on November 8, 2009.  The Dugard story on TLC description, It is a story, literally ripped from the headlines: California woman freed after 18 years of captivity. Jaycee […]

Sponge Bob Square Butt Burger King Commercial Has Parents Up In Arms

Burger King's Sponge Bob Square Butt – Full Video I have to admit that I had not seen the entire Sponge Bob Square Butt Burger King commercial.  I walked into the family room the other day and Cody (who is six) was laughing at it.  You have to know that my son thinks butts are […]

Natasha Richardson – Talk and Die Syndrome

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: March 20, 2009 | Categories: Celebrity, Family and Health, In The News

On Monday, Natasha Richardson sustained an epidural hematoma, a type of traumatic head injury, when she fell while taking a skiing lesson at the Mont Tremblant Resort in Quebec, Canada.  Immediately following the fall she experienced what is known as ‘talk and die syndrome’.  On March 18, 2009 she died from the blunt trauma to […]

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month – The Army of Women

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 1, 2008 | Categories: Family and Health, In The News, Web Sites

Dr. Susan Love is making a plea to women, healthy women, that are willing to do whatever it takes to help fight breast cancer.  From the TodayShow.com, a message from Dr. Susan love, MD. The time has come for all women to stand up and say that we are not going to take it anymore!  […]

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Paul Newman… A Hollywood Legend Dead at 83

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: September 27, 2008 | Categories: Entertainment, Favorites, In The News

Cool Hand Luke – No Man Can Eat 50 Eggs Screen legend and philanthropist, Paul Newman, who donated millions to charity, died today, September 27, 2008, from his battle with lung cancer.  Newman's career spanned over five decades.  "Paul Newman's craft was acting. His passion was racing. His love was his family and friends. And […]

PETA Urges Ben and Jerry To Use Human Milk

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: September 24, 2008 | Categories: In The News

Yes, you heard me correctly; PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) sent a letter to Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield, cofounders of Ben & Jerry's Homemade Inc., urging them to replace the cow's milk they use in their ice cream products with human breast milk, according to a statement recently released by a […]

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Where Are All The Mothers?

There has been a change in women over the last three decades.  Mostly good and some bad, as I'm sure some would argue; but one of the biggest changes is in the motherhood department.  Or should I say the lack of motherhood.  According to the U.S. Census Bureau report. "American Community Survey 2006 and 2006 […]

Dennis And Kimberly Quaid On Their Twins Overdose

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: August 24, 2008 | Categories: Family and Health, In The News, TV

    Watch CBS Videos Online Tonight on 60 Minutes, Dennis and Kimberly Quaid speak out about their twins mistakenly overdosed at a Los Angeles hospital in November 2007.   The actor and his wife share their story for the first time on television to draw attention to hospital mistakes that kill as many as […]