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Why Women Make the Best Entrepreneurs

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: April 5, 2018 | Categories: Women
Woman Entrepreneur

The word entrepreneur brings up a vision of success and achievement. While there have been many successful male entrepreneurs over the years, I would like to set the record straight with a simple premise: Women make the best entrepreneurs. And there are plenty of examples to prove it, such as Chrissy Weems. Why is that, […]

Why More Women Are Turning to Freelance Work

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: December 17, 2017 | Categories: Working at Home
5 reasons women turn to freelance work from home jobs

More than 53 Million Americans do some kind of freelance work. Of those that do it full time, 53% are women. The number of women trying freelance work is growing all of the time, as more women see its appeal. This is fantastic. It’s great for the economy, as a vast portion of these women […]

Strength Training: 5 Benefits for Women

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: December 12, 2017 | Categories: Health and Fitness
5 Benefits of Strength Training

When we’re trying to lose weight or improve our fitness, most of us focus our attention on diet and cardio exercise. We go for runs; we swim, we workout in a way that gets our heart racing and the sweat pouring. We avoid strength training. Many of us assume strength training will turn us into […]

Look Younger With These Easy Beauty Tips

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: December 10, 2017 | Categories: Beauty
Easy beauty tips to look younger

Ladies, aging isn’t a bad thing. We are just as beautiful now as when we were when we were in our twenties. But there is still a way to age gracefully. It’s okay to want smoother skin, to want to not look as exhausted as we feel. So let’s look at some quick tips to […]

Be The Woman You’ve Always Wanted To Be

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 25, 2017 | Categories: Health and Beauty
Be the woman you've always wanted to be

Everyone is so self conscious of their image, or even their life. There’s so much competition and people to base your life around that it’s hard to stay focused on what you actually want to be. Celebrities and social media icons have created an illusion of what the perfect woman should be, but behind all […]

Why Women Should Talk About Finances #OwnMyFuture

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: April 7, 2017 | Categories: Money Talk, Savings
Why Women Should Talk About Finances #OwnMyFuture

Disclosure: This is a sponsored conversation for Prudential. I consider myself a smart woman. A woman who is business savvy. A woman who helps run a household and runs her own blog. Yet, I avoid talking about finances. To be honest, I’m slightly intimidated regarding certain financial topics. I’ve come to realize that when it […]

Staying Active & a #YogaPantChallenge

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: January 25, 2016 | Categories: Health and Fitness
Staying active with Depend Active Fit Briefs #yogapantchallenge

It’s that time of year when everyone makes New Year resolutions, like losing weight or at least attempt to do something that will make them healthier. I don’t do resolutions, but I do set goals. One of my goals for 2016 is to be more active. As you know, it’s easy to start an exercise […]

DIY Body Scrub Gift Ideas Roundup

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: December 22, 2015 | Categories: Beauty, Gift Ideas
24 DIY Sugar Scrub Gift Ideas

Body Scrub gifts are the perfect DIY gifts to give for Christmas. They are something you make yourself and they are all-natural. I love giving sugar scrubs as gifts and love receiving homemade sugar scrubs, too. Here’s one of my favorite DIY body scrubs I made last year… a DIY Brown Sugar Body Scrub that […]

Cigna and Samahope Want All Women to Have Access to Maternal Health Care

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 10, 2015 | Categories: Health and Fitness, Women
Cigna Foundation Samahope maternal health care

 I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for the Cigna Foundation, in partnership with Samahope. I received a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Photo Credit: Samahope When my husband and I talked about having a child, I never even thought about whether I would have access to maternal health […]

10 Healthy Lifestyle Hacks for Busy Moms #Just10

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 4, 2015 | Categories: Health and Fitness
Nature Made and yoga is good for decluttering your mind

I decided last Christmas that I had to lose weight, watch my cholesterol (at my last physical it was borderline), get healthier, and live a better example for my son. No more excuses. All moms are busy, I had to quit using that as my excuse. I’m too busy to do this. I’m too busy […]