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Cinnamon Chai Sugar Scrub – DIY Gifts

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: September 18, 2017 | Categories: Beauty, DIY

I enjoy making my own DIY beauty products. Firstly, I know what’s in them, meaning, no chemicals and ingredients I can’t even pronounce. Secondly, it fun to experiement and play with natural ingredients you may already have in your pantry. Not to mention you can make them look so pretty, which makes them great gift […]

Snickerdoodle Lip Scrub – DIY Beauty

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: September 14, 2017 | 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 […]

Bloody Bones Sugar Cookies Recipe

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 1, 2016 | Categories: Desserts, Recipes
Bloody bones sugar cookies recipe for Halloween or The Walking Dead Season 7 premiere on October 23rd

Here’s another Halloween dessert recipe that the kids will be sure to love. Adults will too, of course, because who doesn’t love sugar cookies? If you’ve been following my blog lately, you’ll notice that I’ve been following a theme… zombie and/or bones type recipes that will go great for a Halloween party or for the […]

How to Grow Your Blog’s Audience

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: September 19, 2016 | Categories: Blogging Tips
Tips on how to grow your blog audience

Are you looking for ways to turn first time readers into loyal followers? Growing your blog audience will take time and dedication on your part to ensure your reader’s needs are being met. To grow your blog’s readership is easy, but takes time, if you’re willing to invest in it. If you’ve taken the time […]

Give Your Dog Wholesome Treats and #NudgeThemBack

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: July 27, 2016 | Categories: Pets
DIY Dog Toy Tutorial treats

This post is sponsored by Nudges® Dog Treats and the BlogPaws® Pet Influencer Network™. I am being compensated to help create awareness about Nudges Wholesome Dog Treats available at Walmart but we only share information we feel is relevant to our readers. Nudges Dog Treats is not responsible for the content of this article. Our […]

How To Do a Faux Bob – Get a Short Hair Look Without Cutting Your Long Hair #StyleItYourself

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: June 24, 2015 | Categories: Beauty, Hair

  I have always had long hair. I’ve had my hair right at my shoulders a couple of times when I was younger, but my whole life my hair has been long. I’ve entertained the idea of cutting it many times, but always chicken out. Besides, my husband loves my hair… he’s told me that […]

A Pet Door DIY Guide

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: March 10, 2015 | Categories: Animals, DIY, Dogs, Pets

We have been going back and forth for several months now about putting in a pet door for our Baxter. There are times when we are gone for a few hours at a time and having the convenience of a doggie door would be nice. And something that I never even thought of until recently…. […]

Ideas for the Perfect Tablescape this Thanksgiving #BBNshops

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: November 11, 2014 | Categories: Around The house, Home and Garden

I always loved doing a beautiful tablescape for Thanksgiving. The tablescape sets the stage, so to speak, for the Thanksgiving dinner. Think about your turkey and all the fixings on a plain table compared to a tablescape. According to Wictionary a tablescape is, “An artistic arrangement of articles on a table.” It’s more inviting, more […]

DIY Guide: How to Create the Perfect Outdoor Kitchen

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: August 23, 2014 | Categories: Around The house, Home and Garden

My husband and I have been researching what it takes to make the perfect outdoor kitchen. My b-i-l has an amazing outdoor kitchen, which is what inspired us to do an outdoor kitchen ourselves. I’ve always loved the idea of bringing the indoors… outdoors. We already know we have a concrete patio as our base, […]

Build Your Business with eCommerce

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: March 19, 2014 | Categories: How To, Information, Internet, Technology

In today’s fast-paced world, consumers want their products in the quickest, most convenient form. They don’t want a hassle, to spend hours on the phone, or waste time searching through stores when they can get everything they need in one location. That’s why eCommerce is absolutely booming. If you are a savvy entrepreneur with a […]