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Autumn Quotes & Beautiful Fall Photographs

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: November 20, 2018 | Categories: Inspirational, Photographs, Quotes
autumn quote

I love the Fall. The vivid colors of the leaves changing. The crisp feel to the air in the early mornings. The bearable temperatures. Halloween, pumpkins, the movies, and Thanksgiving. Ah, Autumn. I found these beautiful autumn quotes and images (via Unsplash and Pixabay) that aptly describe my feelings about this wonderful season. I hope […]

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Mixbook.com is Making the Holidays Easier with a Black Friday Promotion

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: November 18, 2015 | Categories: Photographs
Mixbook cards, photo books 50% off

One of my favorite things about the holidays is sending cards and giving personalized gifts to those I love. I love getting mail during the holidays and seeing a personalized greeting card from a loved one, too.  So it is with great pleasure that I share this great deal with you from Mixbook.com. Mixbook.com is […]

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I’m Obsessed With The New Internet Sensation Anchr.co #sponsored

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: September 3, 2013 | Categories: Favorites, Images, Internet, Photographs, Photography, Reviews, Social Media, Web Sites

This visually thought-provoking, and slightly addictive post has been brought to you by anchr.co…. If you use the Internet any at all  you know how huge images/photos are on the web. It’s the reason sites like Instagram and Pinterest do so well. In fact, I see more images in my Facebook stream then ever before. […]

Making Family Memories #Sponsored #Sharewhatsgood #MC

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: September 2, 2013 | Categories: Family and Health, Fun, Inspirational, Photographs, Relationships
Welch's #Sharewhatsgood

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Welch’s. I received product samples to facilitate my review, a gift code to giveaway, and a promotional item as a thank you for participating. One of my family’s all-time favorite things to do is to go hiking and exploring the Great Smoky Mountains. […]

Reminds me of Peter Pan – WW

My husband said this photo of our son on the beach made him think of Peter Pan… I agree. “So come with me, where dreams are born, and time is never planned. Just think of happy things, and your heart will fly on wings, forever, in Never Never Land!” ~J.M. Barrie Donna ChaffinsDonna is a […]

Most Common Mistakes You Can Make While Photographing Babies

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: April 19, 2013 | Categories: Guest Posts, How To, Photographs, Photography, Tips

Guest Post Image Source Photographing little babies is a task as challenging as walking into Mordor. It takes a whole different brand of patience, perseverance and resilience to shoot the planet’s most restless beings. Or course, it is a given that the end result is a lifetime of smiley moments. But, in a bid to […]

Wishing You a Happy Easter

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: March 31, 2013 | Categories: Health and Fitness, Photographs, Photography, Silent Sunday

I wish each of you a very Happy Easter and Passover!   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 about the brands and products she […]

I realize how unique my path has been

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: March 10, 2013 | Categories: Photographs, Quotes

I really like this quote –  “I realize how unique my path has been. And I’m thankful for that.” It struck a chord with me. Image Source 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 […]

Crazy Hair Day 2013 – #WW

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: January 30, 2013 | Categories: Fun, Health and Fitness, Photographs, Photography, Wordless Wednesday
Crazy Hair Day idea

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 about the brands and products she and her family love. https://blogbydonna.com

Integrate Photographic Art In Your Home Decor With These 5 Tricks!

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: December 30, 2012 | Categories: Guest Posts, Home and Garden, How To, Photographs, Photography, Tips

Guest Post Even though most of us love to conserve the precious moments of life with photos, the truth is that we often feel hanging these pictures on the walls within a simple frame is just not going to cut it. More often than not they don’t match our modern furniture and the décor we […]