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Tag Archives: outdoors

What Life Over Likes Means to Me + $10K Sweepstakes

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: November 6, 2017 | Categories: Contests, Family
life over likes sweepstakes

This post is sponsored by SheSpeaks/Republic Wireless… What Life Over Likes Means to Me My family is very important to me. Spending time with my family taking in the beautiful landscape that surrounds us brings me even greater joy. I am fortunate to live near the Great Smoky Mountains, as well as many parks and […]

We Are All Explorers with This Great Deal at Sierra Trading Post

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: November 23, 2015 | Categories: Family, Gift Ideas, Outdoors, Shopping
We are all Explorers Sierra Trading Post

This is a sponsored post, but 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, and I wholeheartedly believe We Are All Explorers. One of our favorite things to do as a family is […]

Ready-to-Drink Kool-Aid is a Delicious Fruit Beverage for Our Active Lifestyle #KoolOff #CollectiveBias #shop

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: April 28, 2014 | Categories: Family and Health, Health and Fitness, Outdoors

I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias and its advertiser. #KoolOff #CollectiveBias I am very lucky to live near the Great Smoky Mountains. Which makes us double lucky because we love to hike. I believe that […]

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. […]

Join Me for the National Wildlife Federation Ranger Rick’s Treehouse Twitter Party #RRtreehouse #sponsored

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: May 31, 2013 | Categories: Children, Education, Family and Health, Outdoors, Parenting

This wildlife appreciation and Twitter party announcement has been brought to you by NWF and TheMotherhood… School’s out, school’s out, teacher let the…. my son is officially on summer break. Yay! We so need the break, too. We already have several hikes planned. It’s something we do almost every weekend during the summer. See we […]

Top Five Kids Springtime Craft Ideas!

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: May 4, 2013 | Categories: Arts and Crafts

Guest Post Image by Ryan McFarland Spring bank holidays and half terms can be a stressful period of time when you are trying to find ways of occupying your children. Here are few craft ideas that will help to keep them out of trouble and get them in the springtime mood! Festive Masks Kids love […]

Smoky Mountain Hike – Greenbrier School & Walker Sister’s Cabin #WW #nature

Okay, not so “Wordless” Wednesday… This past Sunday we went on a hike in the Smoky Mountains (so blessed to live so near these beautiful mountains). I’ve actually done this particular hike three times now. Once before Cody, and twice now after having him. Although he was too young to really remember it. The hike […]

Can you spot the little pumpkin? #WW

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 17, 2012 | Categories: Health and Fitness, Photographs, Photography, Wordless Wednesday
Wordless Wednesday cute little pumpkin photo