Tips for Working at Home During COVID-19

Hi everyone! With COVID-19 putting the country (and world) on high alert, a lot of people are dealing with heightened loads of anxiety and stress. Plus, many people are working from home now, possibly for the first time ever. This is probably causing isolation and loneliness on top of everything else. If you're one of …

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Budget “Haunted Mansion” Guest Bedroom Makeover (Plus Tower Room Updates)

We have been blessed with a beautiful new home with lots of space. The downstairs has an open concept living room, dining room, and massive kitchen. There is also a bathroom and office. The upstairs has a large master with en suite, plus three more bedrooms and a third bathroom. Needless to say we have …

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Tips for Surviving Company Command (For the Spouse)

Company command is definitely one of the most challenging things you will experience in your military life. It really is as bad as everyone says (sorry, just being honest) and there is no way to wiggle out of it if your spouse wants to stay in the full 20. Command is often make or break …

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My Disney Cruise Wedding: If They Care, They Will Come

Here is the “things that went wrong” post that I promised you. This issue is applicable to ALL weddings, it’s just more noticeable when you add a level of complexity: like having a destination wedding. Now be warned, this is a long one so you might want to grab some popcorn. Weddings really show you …

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My Disney Cruise Wedding: Fit For Foodies

One thing you need to know about me: I am a total and complete foodie. I see food as an experience, and I like for every meal to be a culinary journey. Because of my (admittedly pretentious) food preferences, it was really important to me to have food at my wedding that lived up to …

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My Disney Cruise Wedding: Budget-Friendly

Our entire week-long cruise wedding came in at less than $5,000. How, you ask? Well, to start, our DCL wedding package was only $3,000. That included the venues, floral (bouquets and décor), live music, hair and makeup, event coordinators, cake, champagne, officiant, photos, food…everything. Of course, like any wedding, you can pay to upgrade elements …

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