I love receiving personal mail. Letters, postcards, packages...so long as it is not a dreaded bill, I get a thrill opening up something sent just to me. And Lillie + Pine packages are easily my favorite to receive and open. The...
Romance in real life often looks quite different than it does in the movies and in the romance novels that we love so dearly. Hmmpf. That's an understatement. Don't get me wrong. I'm not a jaded cynic who is reeling from...
This article contains accounts of abuse and domestic violence. Please be advised before reading. Do you know what it's like to hide in fear in a dark room, hoping that the person who claims to love you more than anyone...
Dating your spouse can be hard as kids, work, and the military fills up your time.   They can/will be/are gone a lot, and it can be challenging to keep that connection. Whether you’re quarantining with a spouse returning from training,...
Being in the military is stressful, and being married is stressful. Being married in the military is something only those who experience it know! Let’s be honest: many married people think about divorce at some point or another, military...
My husband and I are admittedly crazy. To be honest, it is really me, in particular. But my husband unabashedly encourages it. Me:  “So, I don’t think I’m going to drop out of the Master’s Program” I said as I was...
As a military spouse and real estate agent, the last several months have been an absolute whirlwind. While most industries have been negatively impacted by COVID-19, real estate has continued to boom through the entire United States as interest rates...
Welcome to our newest series. In "Friday Favorites," our team will share a handful of favorite items. These can range from clothes to beauty products to recipes to books and anything in between.  Our family loves movie night. Savory, buttery...
Welcome to our newest series. In "Friday Favorites," our team will share a handful of favorite items. These can range from clothes to beauty products to recipes to books and anything in between. This week, my newly retired military spouse...
Welcome to our newest series. In "Friday Favorites," our team will share a handful of favorite items. These can range from clothes to beauty products to recipes to books and anything in between. I'm an unabashed pumpkin spice lover. Take...
You may have already heard about the laundry stripping craze that's hitting social media right now. It's not a new concept, but after being contained in their homes for months on end, people have started looking for entertainment in unconventional...
Welcome to our newest series. In "Friday Favorites," our team will share a handful of favorite items. These can range from clothes to beauty products to recipes to books and anything in between. As a person who tries to be...

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Messenger Kids: Keeping Social while Closing the Distance

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A military kid is no stranger to long periods of time away from friends and family and my children are no exception. My oldest is...
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