Florida Here We Come

CA to FL

Guys! This year has been crazy already. I feel like it’s already gone by in a blink. I know I’ve been a bit MIA around here and I can contribute that to the wild preparations that are going on around here. You know that the military life has taken us all over the country, well […]

Military Spouse of The Year

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Guys. Something crazy happened. I was nominated for Military Spouse of the Year. It’s an honor, and it’s humbling, and it’s exciting, so naturally I have to share it with you! What is Military Spouse of the Year® (MSOY)?  It’s an award that recognizes military spouses’ important contributions and unwavering commitment to the military community […]

Best Day Ever

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I thought you all might be interested in Matt’s homecoming. I’ve written about deployments before and how hard the waiting can be. But nothing ever compares to the pure JOY of a military homecoming. Every homecoming for us, has been different. This one almost gave me a nervous breakdown. If you have any experience with […]

Fall Garland

Fall Garland with Dollar Store Leaves

Bits of fall are showing up in my house. And I love it. Fall is such a beautiful time of year. Things just seem more cozy don’t you think? I bet it’s cooling off in some of your neck of the woods. Maybe the leaves are changing colors. None of this is happening down here […]

Temporary Wall Treatment Ideas for Renters

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If you’ve been around here awhile then you know we live in military housing. The thing about mil housing is that typically the houses are as basic as it gets. Eggshell white walls, oak cabinetry, cafeteria style tile, brown carpet. The works. But let me tell you, we always rock it. It definitely requires you […]

Office Nook Transformed

Making Home Base Office Nook After

So one of the biggest downers about living in base housing is you really don’t get to pick your floor plan. Sometimes I wish they were completely uniform all across the country. That way you would know what to expect when you arrive at your next duty station. No such luck. When we moved here, […]

My Christmas Tree and Merry Christmas

Christmas Tree Making Home Base Merry Christmas

Hi friends! I know it’s already Christmas Eve but I would love to quickly share my Christmas Tree with you all. Our tree is pretty simple. It’s full of special ornaments that we’ve collected over the last six years. This is the  first time we’ve had a tree in three years so it was thrilling […]