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How to Make Lasting Family Memories in Pigeon Forge

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 2, 2019 | Categories: Travel
family memories

This post is sponsored by Pigeon Forge Department of Tourism. I feel so fortunate to have lived in Knoxville for the last twenty-four-years. We are able to visit Pigeon Forge practically anytime we want. We’ve experienced vacations, weekend getaways, spring breaks, fall breaks, day trips, and staycations, many times over the years in Pigeon Forge. […]

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Snickerdoodle Lip Scrub – DIY Beauty

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: September 30, 2019 | Categories: Beauty, DIY
Snickerdoodle lip scrub. This DIY lip scrub makes a great gift...

Snickerdoodle conjurs up images of delicious cookies… a cookie I happen to enjoy. The next best thing to a snickerdoodle cookie is a DIY lip scrub. I love making homemade scrubs, but haven’t made one specifically for the lips before. This DIY Snickerdoodle Lip Scrub will keep your lips soft and kissable all winter long […]

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5 Tips on Researching Business Competitors

By: Greg Chaffins | Date: | Categories: His Gadgets and Tech
Business Research

This is a sponsored post. All opinions regarding researching business competitors are 100% my own. Having business competitors isn’t always a bad thing. In fact, they can serve as validation that you are in a strong market, a place that you want to be. But even with that said, you will want to always research […]

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Lobster Chowder with Corn and Potatoes Recipe

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: September 26, 2019 | Categories: Recipes
Delicious Lobster Corn Potato Chowder perfect on a cold day...

Lobster chowder is one of my favorite kinds of soup. Chowders are rich and creamy and contain some of my favorite ingredients in soup… corn and potatoes. Of course, chowders usually contain fish or clams, too. I love lobster, so it’s my favorite seafood in a chowder. Lobster Chowder with Corn and Potatoes (printable version) […]

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Bathroom Remodel Can Increase Your Home’s Resale Value

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: | Categories: Home and Garden
bathroom remodel

This is a sponsored post. All opinions regarding how a bathroom remodel can increase the value of your home’s resale value is 100% my own. If you ever plan on selling your home there are a few home improvements you can make to increase your home’s resale value and/or help you sell your home quicker. […]

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Back Pain A.K.A. It Only Hurts When I Breathe

By: Greg Chaffins | Date: September 15, 2019 | Categories: Health and Fitness, His Health and Fitness

This is a sponsored post. All opinions about back pain are 100% my own. The human body is an amazing machine. It can self-replicate, self-heal, and even be fine-tuned to achieve remarkable feats of physical prowess. But it has a flaw if not properly used and maintained. Despite our best efforts, sometimes that flaw will […]

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Wholesome Savings at Whole Foods Stores

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: September 10, 2019 | Categories: Coupons, Deals
wholesome

This post is sponsored by Savings.com. All opinions about wholesome savings at Whole Foods Stores are 100% my own. I will only endorse companies, products and services that I believe, based on my own experiences, are worthy of endorsement. I love shopping at our local Whole Foods store. I love when I can save money […]

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Toasted Corn Macaroni Salad Recipe

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: September 6, 2019 | Categories: Food, Recipes
macaroni salad

Looking for things to do with corn on the cob? Not sure about where you live, but here, corn on the cob is super cheap at the grocery store. Plus, I buy up a bunch at the farmer’s market and freeze some. Frozen corn is a great way to enjoy corn any time of the […]

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Tips To Consider When Selecting a New Healthcare Policy

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: | Categories: Family and Health
healthcare

It can be tough to decide which health insurance plan is right for any individual or family. Even as consumers consider the costs and coverage being offered, many might ignore other important factors that can play a big role in determining the products available. Fortunately, keeping a few things in mind while shopping for a […]

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White Bean and Farro Salad with Red Wine Vinaigrette

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: September 5, 2019 | Categories: Recipes
white bean

It’s back to school time here but even though summer break may be over, the heat of summer is not. So I’m still enjoying salads. I like to incorporate protein in my salads that are plant-based, especially in the summer. I usually opt for vegetarian options like hard-boiled eggs or beans. Sometimes I’ll go with […]

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