In all the places we’ve lived, I’ve never really been one to join the neighborhood Facebook group. Then we moved overseas and lived off base in a community where I did not speak the language. It was pretty much a...
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. In the last several days, the outrage...
As I write this, I am several weeks into social distancing/quarantine/isolation in response to COVID-19. It is a surreal time to be sure. In fact, time itself has become an abstract concept. As I adapt to my new COVID-19 normal,...
When I was about ten years old I watched a house get taken apart and put on wheels. I watched this from my grandparent's driveway. It was a historical home that for some reason someone decided to take apart and...
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. Typically I catch on to a trend...
If you’re like my family, the winter months are a time for hibernation and family bonding. This year we’re even more reclusive with a raging flu season, a newborn in the house, and our first winter in six years. Let’s...
My daughter recently asked me what my decorating style is; an odd question since my house had also been her house for eighteen years. Someone had asked her the question, and she didn’t know what to say. So she...
If you spend any time on social media, you’ve seen evidence of this month’s greatest controversy. This issue crosses party lines. It affects both rural and urban communities; the coastal elites and the plains of the Midwest; baby boomers...
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. Disclaimer: None of these companies are...
Welcome to our newest series. In "Friday Favorites," our team will share a handful of favorite items. These favorite things can range from clothes to beauty products to recipes to books and anything in between. Disclaimer: None of these companies...
I’ve had natural hair for over a year, which means chemical-free. I haven't had my hair trimmed in about that same amount of time. So one day I made a last-minute decision to try to get a hair appointment....
When you think of fall, you most likely think of the sound of leaves crunching under your feet as you walk, the crisp autumn air, hayrides, and, of course, all things pumpkin. But fall also brings something else; it's...

Military Lifestyle

Meal Trains and the Military: How Food Brings Us ALL Together

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In the decade or so since I’ve been a military spouse, it’s been difficult to effectively relay the ways in which our lives are...