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How to Ensure Your Blog Posts Attracts an Audience

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: April 4, 2018 | Categories: Blogging Tips
audience

One of the biggest obstacles, if you’re a blogger, is attracting an audience. As a blogger, there are numerous things that you need to know before you really get rolling with your posts. Everyone wants to have a successful run on the internet, gaining fans and daily readers to tune into what you have to […]

How to Save Money Gardening This Spring

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: March 11, 2018 | Categories: Frugal Tips, Home and Garden
saving money gardening

I don’t know about you, but I am so ready for spring. This has been a cold, rainy, snowy, winter here in East Tennessee. I’m over it. I’m ready for warmer, sunnier days. And I’m ready to start gardening. There are so many things I love about spring. From the longer days to the warmer […]

Spring Cleaning: Fun Ways to Get Your Kids Involved

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: March 6, 2018 | Categories: Home and Garden
Spring cleaning

Now that it is officially spring, it’s time to spring clean your home. I have mixed feelings about spring cleaning… I love the idea of it and enjoy having a clean house of course, but at the same time, it’s a lot of work. I’m exhausted just thinking about it. Spring Cleaning Made Fun Cleaning […]

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Keep Fit Over Weekends with These Tips

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: February 5, 2018 | Categories: Health and Fitness
Tips

Sometimes even the best-laid plans of a woman (and a man) fall apart when it comes to the weekend.  After all, you have worked hard all week to keep fit, and you NEED the weekend to cut loose and recharge. But sometimes that all too short break can be a recipe for disaster. Here are […]

4 Reasons Your Hair Has Stopped Growing

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: November 23, 2017 | Categories: Hair
4 reasons your hair has stopped growing

There’s something wonderful about the idea of having long hair. There are so many hairstyles you can choose, and there’s something inherently feminine and Rapunzel-like about the idea of glorious long hair that falls down your back in a shimmering wave. However, if you have been trying to grow your hair, there may be the […]

Top 7 Tips for New York Tourists

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: November 21, 2017 | Categories: Travel

The iconic draw of New York City is irresistible enough that it brings in some 60 million tourists per year. But the overwhelming size and complexity of NYC also makes it overwhelming to travel to, a virtual “tourist maze” if you try to tackle it alone and without previous experience. Seeing New York is something […]

Planning a Cruise Trip? Five Tips to Help

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: November 17, 2017 | Categories: Travel
Planning a cruise trip? If a cruise vacation in in your plans, check out these tips...

If you have never taken a cruise for your vacation before, preparing for the adventure can be slightly daunting. You want to make sure that everyone in your party has a great time, and that you return from your vacation happy and refreshed. Planning is vital, if you want to have a successful vacation. This […]

10 Tips for Stress-Free Travel with Kids

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: November 7, 2017 | Categories: Travel

Travelling as a family should be great. It’s a chance to get away from it all, reconnect, see the sights and have a fantastic time relaxing and having fun together. But, quite often it just ends up being exceptionally stressful, and you need a holiday to recover from your holiday travel. Traveling with kids can […]

How to Calm the Starting High School Anxiety

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: August 3, 2017 | Categories: Parenting, Shopping
Tips to calm high school anxiety with Back to School at walmart.com #BackToBusiness

  I can’t believe that summer break is over and my son attends freshman orientation tomorrow I think I’m experiencing as much anxiety about it as my son is. I mean… HIGH SCHOOL! Seriously, wasn’t he in Kindergarten just last year? Sigh. My son is starting a new school in a new district, which makes […]

Yoga Meditation Beginners Can Do…

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: January 2, 2017 | Categories: Health and Fitness, How To

Yoga meditation beginners can do is a frequently searched and asked question. Maybe because we think yoga meditation is too intimidating, especially if you’re new to yoga and meditation. This is entirely a misconception; yoga meditation can be helpful to anyone, not just a select demographic. It is a way to clear your mind and […]