Halloween, as a mom, is all about dressing up the kids! I love the idea of coordinating family costumes. You know the ones I’m talking about…those adorable families you see all over social media. Where the whole family dresses up like the Mario Bros. clan or the cast of their favorite movie. Some people think… Read More 21 Halloween Costumes for Sisters
Growing up in Florida, I’ve seen my share of orange groves, but never an apple orchard. Those are things of mountains and cool weather, both of which, I know nothing about. Since we are now living in the mountain-y state of North Carolina, I decided that we HAD to pick apples this fall! Unfortunately,… Read More Where to Pick Apples Near Fort Bragg, NC
This step-by-step tutorial teaches you the easiest way to wrap the inside of a box to make the coolest care packages ever!… Read More How to Wrap the Inside of a Box to Make the Coolest Care Package Ever!
Ever felt like you were born in the wrong decade? Like you were made for simpler times, when life moved at a slower pace, neighbors were friendly, and everything was black and white? Well, you can step back into the 1960s and right into Mayberry when you visit the charming North Carolina town of Mount… Read More Our Afternoon in Real-Life Mayberry
Although “make a deployment wall” was number 86 on my Deployment Bucket List, it was the very first item that I completed! The girls and I were excited about making it and couldn’t wait to get started. Before getting started, I googled ‘deployment wall’ images and looked on Pinterest for inspiration. And though I found all kinds of… Read More How to Make a Deployment Wall
Stores sold out of bottled water? Can’t find enough gas to power a go-kart? There must be a hurricane brewing! Born and raised in the panhandle of Florida, hurricanes have been a part of my life since I can remember. So, it blows my mind (no pun intended) when people say they don’t know what… Read More How to Prepare for a Hurricane: Most Thorough List Ever
One of the first things many military wives do after getting orders to a new duty station is look up things to do there. No one likes to sit around bored and after the cost of moving, there’s not always much money to be spent on entertainment. Thankfully, one of the best free/cheap summer activities… Read More Where to Swim Near Fort Bragg: White Lake Edition
Type the phrase “what to do during deployment” into Google and tons interesting ideas pop up. There are lists of self-improvement ideas, advice on what to expect, and things to do to stay busy. It’s no wonder that many military spouses make a deployment bucket list. Some spouses don’t make an actual list, as much… Read More How to Make a Deployment Bucket List