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Uniquely Wired – Book Review

*This post contains affiliate links. As some of you know, my oldest child displays somewhat mild social and emotional behaviors that place him on the Autism Spectrum. To a casual observer, you may not think there is anything abnormal about him, which is what makes Autism such a tricky phenomenon. To be honest, we have […]

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Real Life

Curing Cupid

*This post contains affiliate links. Most of us love a good love story. As little girls, we dream of being swept of our feet by our own Prince Charming. We are conditioned by the Rom Com genre of movies to think that we meet the one; get swept up in a whirlwind romance; endure some […]

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Friday Faves

Friday Faves – Books Edition

*This post contains affiliate links. Are you ready for the weekend?  This weekend we have rain, rain and more rain in the forecast.  I have a couple of projects at the house I’m planning to work on and JB has an all day birthday party on Saturday. Other than that, I think we’ll be staying put […]

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Home Decor | Home Tour

Multifunctional Home Office

*This post contains affiliate links. Who really uses a formal dining room these days? Not us! We are the antithesis of formal people. I mean, we did a very un-southern thing and didn’t even register for fine china, anything silver or crystal 13 years ago when we got married! Nonetheless, very southern women bought us […]

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Military Life | Real Life

How I Became Married to the Military

During one of his deployments, a General was speaking to a group of soldiers MAJ W was with and made the comment that members of the Armed Services need to “share our story.” I’ve thought about this phrase often as we’ve moved around and encountered people who have very little knowledge of what the day […]

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Home Decor | Real Life

Decorating Roadblocks for Real Moms

I love the thought of living in a beautifully decorated home. I want my house to feel like a ‘warm hug’ for people who walk through the door. Unfortunately, I have a few decorating roadblocks that often hinder me from completing my desired overall look! Maybe you have some of these roadblocks, as well. Children […]

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Real Life

Is It Bedtime, Yet?

As most parents can probably attest, one of the hardest parts of the day is bedtime!!! Good grief! Why is it when I am most exhausted and ready to put on my pajamas and veg with the Netflix controller in  my hand, do my children reach deep into their bag of annoying bedtime stalling tricks? […]

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Healthy Living

Focus on Health

I like to treat each new year like a blank slate, a new beginning. I like to treat my birthday and the first day of school as opportunities for fresh starts, too, because I need more than one major fresh start per year! The turning of the calendar page provides a great opportunity to reflect […]

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2017 in the Rearview

Is there anyone else who was glad to bid 2017 farewell? To say 2017 was an odd and difficult year for me personally would be sugar coating the situation a bit. I should preface all of this by admitting that I am naturally a glass half empty kind of person. The trees often block my […]

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Home Decor | Home Tour

Big Girls…Share a Room

I’m trying to knock out a few decor projects here and there, except I can’t figure out what happened to all this free time I was supposed to have once the kids went to back to school?!? The girls’ room is so cheery and colorful! I’m usually so monochromatic and matchy-matchy in my decorating that […]

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