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Join me, a stay-at-home mom and Navy wife, as I chronicle my trials and errors into the domestic domain. I invite you to follow my endeavors in real-food cooking, natural mothering, home decor, crafts, and more.

About Me:

In July of 2007, surrounded by friends and family, I became a brand new wife. After our brief honeymoon, we loaded everything we owned into a truck and carted it to a new home in a new state.

Another month and a half later, we packed up to move again. Any military spouse will understand the complications of living with a guy in uniform. My husband’s Navy career might move us often, but I have quickly become an expert at setting up a household.

Fast forward to 2015… Now we have a sweet kindergartener girl, a precious preschooler boy, one sweet baby boy, and our little family is making our way together as a team.

May our abodes always be joyful!

Our abodes so far:

  • Pensacola, FL
  • Milton, FL
  • Meridian, MS
  • Hanford, CA
  • Lemoore, CA
  • California, MD
  • Ridgecrest, CA

My Top Posts:

If you are new to my site, you might want to start with my most popular posts. Here are my top posts in a few categories:

Grain-Free Recipes:

Recipes (From before we went grain-free):




If You Liked Those, You’ll Love What I’ve Got Next!

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My Contact Information:

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