Take a peek into my organized, bright, open dining room!

Our Maryland open floor plan dining room was a hub of activity, both an extension of our kitchen and an integral part of our living area. Every family dinner was eaten at this table (other than Movie Night dinners). The kids did crafts here. I set up painting or sewing projects for myself sometimes. Other


Homemaking Organization - Daily Planner Printable download - Grab this PDF and prepare for your awesome day !

Get ready for your day with these printable daily planning sheets! Set your daily Prioritasks (the 3 most important things you need to get done today), track your water intake and exercise, get your daily schedule in the front of your mind, and make sure you don’t forget any important phone calls you need to


7 Ways to Organize Your Home Office (Even if You Don't Have One)

Organizing your home office can seem impossible. I know. If you’re on my email list, you know I used to have a HUGE PROBLEM with it, and that I was a certified Office Supply Hoarder. The thing about home offices is, they’re often hidden behind closed doors. And since they aren’t part of the main


Apr 14 2015
Category: Sponsored

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of California Association of REALTORS®. All opinions are 100% mine. We’re a military family, as you know. We move. A lot. We’ve lived in seven different homes together in four different states. And recently arrived in California for the second time (third California home). (This


3 Morning Routine Mistakes - Are You Sabotaging Your Day?

If I start my morning with a happy, productive hour or two, I know I’ll have an awesome day overall, no matter what happens. It’s just true. If you read blog posts or books about what happy people or successful people do, almost every one of them will tell you that type of person wakes


I’m writing this post while my son is crying in his room, in a time-out because he threw a box at his sister’s head. Seriously.
(Time out in our family isn’t a punishment, but a calm-down period… he was too worked up and upset to even have a conversation, and hitting and flailing, so there was no calmly waiting for him to be ready to talk.)


10 Reasons Why Nurses are So Awesome - share this with all of your nurse friends!

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Johnson & Johnson Family of Consumer Companies. All opinions are 100% mine. I have so many friends who are nurses. It’s one of those professions that travels well, and military wives don’t seem to have much trouble finding nursing jobs when they get to



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