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Kiss Me by Ed Sheeran #MusicMonday

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: September 23, 2013 | Categories: Health and Fitness, Music, Music Monday

I love Ed Sheeran. LOVE him. His voice is soothing and sexy at the same time. I truly could listen to him all day. When I hear his song ‘Kiss Me’, I always think of my husband. If you aren’t familiar with it take a listen… Do you have a favorite Ed Sheeran song? Donna […]

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 […]

Online Music Lessons Makes for Summertime Fun with TakeLessons.com

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: June 26, 2013 | Categories: Education, Music
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This music inspired post has been brought to you by TakeLessons.com…. If you know me (and my family), you know music is a big part of our lives. I can’t sing, which doesn’t stop me, and I can’t play an instrument, but I love music. It would be an accurate statement to say I NEED […]

Let’s Make Beautiful Music Together with TakeLessons.com Spring Sale #music #ad

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: March 29, 2013 | Categories: Children, Education, Music, Web Sites
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This music inspired article has been brought to you by TakeLessons.com… I am a firm believer that music IS the universal language. I, however, do not possess any musical ability. Except in my own head. I know I can sure put on a great concert while driving in my car. I want my son to […]

Musical Lessons in Childhood – Lifelong Benefit

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: September 23, 2012 | Categories: Children, Guest Posts, Music, Parenting

Guest Post Image Source Did you know that taking music lessons while you’re young can actually strengthen your auditory skills to a great extent? That’s right, various studies have shown that learning to play a musical instrument when we are children may lead to various changes in our brain and its effects can be seen […]

The Top 10 Acoustic Version On Chart Hits

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: July 10, 2012 | Categories: Guest Posts, Music

Guest Post The Top 10 Acoustic Version On Chart Hits In today’s very commercial and competitive music industry it’s hard to stand out, but one thing that still impresses music fans is being able to sing live. It sounds ridiculous, but if you can prove to your fans that you can actually sing and you’re […]

All Aboard my Crazy Train…

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: June 4, 2012 | Categories: Health and Fitness, Music, Music Monday

My theme song for today, Music Monday (Ozzy Osbourne's Crazy Train)… All aboard! Ha ha ha ha ha ha haaaa! Donna ChaffinsDonna is a Content Creator, Marketer, Brand Ambassador, Social Media Consultant, former teacher, wife, and proud mom. Blog by Donna encompasses all that… she writes about family life and being a woman while weaving […]

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Tuesday Tunes: Into The Mystic

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: April 24, 2012 | Categories: Health and Fitness, Music, Tuesday Tunes

I came across The Mommy Times' Tuesday Tunes Linky, and thought it was a great meme. Hey, I'm a huge music lover (I do Music Monday and Saturday Songs, when I can), so why not Tuesday Tunes? If you want to share what's on your playlist, be sure to leave your link at The Mommy […]

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Music Monday: Spread Too Thin

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: April 16, 2012 | Categories: Health and Fitness, Music, Music Monday

For Music Monday, this song just seemed to fit my life… Spread Too Thin by The Dirty Heads. Donna ChaffinsDonna is a Content Creator, Marketer, Brand Ambassador, Social Media Consultant, former teacher, wife, and proud mom. Blog by Donna encompasses all that… she writes about family life and being a woman while weaving in articles […]

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I was Jessie’s Girl – Music Monday

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: April 2, 2012 | Categories: Health and Fitness, Music, Music Monday

I had a HUGE crush on Rick Springfield. I dreamed of being Jessie's Girl, so Rick Springfield wanted me. 🙂 So for today's Music Monday, I take you back to the 80s for Jessie's Girl. Enjoy! Donna ChaffinsDonna is a Content Creator, Marketer, Brand Ambassador, Social Media Consultant, former teacher, wife, and proud mom. Blog […]

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