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Healthy Hangover Hacks to Know This Party Season

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: November 3, 2017 | Categories: Tips
If you drink too much at a party, try these hangover hacks...

At this time of year, most people’s social calendars start to dial up a notch. From Halloween parties to the avalanche of catching up for drinks, celebrations, and office or work parties that mark out the party season. Finding yourself drinking more regularly can derail your fitness goals, and at a time when you probably […]

Valentine’s Day Appetizers – Prosciutto Cherry Bites

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: December 29, 2016 | Categories: Recipes
Valentine's Day appetizers are an easy appetizer to make using cherries is this prosciutto cherry bites the perfect party appetizer...

One of my favorite things about the holidays is the food. I especially like to make and try new appetizers. Valentine’s Day appetizers are especially fun because they’re usually easy. I’ve been known to make a meal out of appetizers, too. They’re fun to make and more fun to eat… like these Prosciutto Cherry Bites. […]

Easy Valentine’s Day Party and String Art Craft Tutorial

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: February 6, 2015 | Categories: DIY, Family, Food, Holidays and Observances, Home and Garden, How To

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CapriSunParties #CollectiveBias I’ve never actually had a Valentine’s Day party in my home before, but I think it would be a lot of fun. I decided to give myself a Valentine’s Day party challenge and see what I […]

Raspberry Acai Limeade for a Girls’ Night In #GirlsNightIn

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: May 14, 2014 | Categories: Food, Home and Garden, Recipes
Trop50 Raspberry Acai Limeade recipe for girls' night in #girlsnightin

I love going out with my girl friends, but honestly, it’s hard to find the time to make it happen. All my friends are married with children, like me, and between taking care of our families, our homes, work, volunteering, and extracurricular activities, it’s almost impossible to go out. It’s just simpler and more convenient […]

How to Throw A Safe Summer Party!

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: May 9, 2013 | Categories: Around The house, Family and Health, Fun, Guest Posts
how to throw a safe summer party

Guest Post The best summertime parties always sizzle, and a little preparation goes a long way towards making your soiree a success. Your delicious menu, great drinks and lively entertainment add spice to the festivities. However, don’t overlook a key ingredient: the well-being of friends and family. It’s easy to throw a safe summer party […]

Crafty Things to Do With Leftover Party Decorations

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: December 9, 2012 | Categories: Frugal Tips, Fun, Guest Posts, How To

Guest Post Image Source Decorating is a must for birthday parties. Using discount party supplies is a great way to save money. Putting up streamers and using balloons with matching plates and cups is part of what makes the party fun. When you have plates, napkins and streamers left over, you might tuck them away […]

Find Your Perfect Costume

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 12, 2012 | Categories: Holidays and Observances, Shopping

Image Source It is the time of year again when adults can let down their hair a bit and play dress up. If you are going to a Halloween party this year, you still have time to look for a great costume. Some of the best costumes are made even better with accessories such as […]

Halloween & Thanksgiving Invitations from Tiny Prints

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 7, 2012 | Categories: Holidays and Observances, Reviews, Uncategorized, Web Sites

I love Fall. It’s my favorite season. Now the weather is completely unpredictable here in East Tennessee this time of year, but it is so dang gorgeous here. I love the leaves changing color, cooler weather, football, Halloween, my son’s birthday, and Thanksgiving, in the fall. It’s a great time of year! We (especially my […]