Time + Gratitude = Thank You Note

Time + Gratitude = Thank You Note

Time + Gratitude = Thank You Note After attending holiday parties, receiving wonderful gifts, and staying with close friends or family, what do you do? Well, not until recently did I think that you needed to do anything really — that is until I received a few...
Embrace Old and New Traditions This Holiday Season

Embrace Old and New Traditions This Holiday Season

As a relatively new military spouse, I am constantly learning to embrace everything that military life throws my way. One challenge is being away from family around the holidays. It may be hard to adjust and to recreate those memories and traditions that you grew up...
When to Say Yes, How to Say No

When to Say Yes, How to Say No

There was a time when I felt a need to fill every inch of my planner until there was no space left for breathing. Over the past eleven years as a military spouse, I have realized that more often than not military spouses are great at many things. We keep the home...
Surviving COVID Separation in 3 Easy Steps

Surviving COVID Separation in 3 Easy Steps

It would be accurate to say that 2020 has been (and continues to be) an unforeseen, unprecedented, and grueling year for many of us. COVID-19 has morphed ordinary life into a readjustment odyssey without exceptions. Due to this rapidly-growing pandemic, my family...
How to Fuel Your Body Well for Good Gut Health

How to Fuel Your Body Well for Good Gut Health

One popular topic as of late is gut health, specifically in the context of probiotics and prebiotics. Military spouses have to do a lot of research just to figure out day-to-day life when we’re new to an area. Figuring out the nuances of nutrition can be just one more...
My Year of No New Clothes 

My Year of No New Clothes 

It would be so easy to take a year to really and truly assess what I have rather than adding to it with mindless spending. ~Lindsay Williams I made a pact with my bestie to not buy new clothing for one year. Looking through my closet, I have a wardrobe that spans many...