CWBN Blog Hop: One Blogger’s Hopes & Dreams for 2018

This month's CWBN blog hop topic is "Our Hopes and Dreams for 2018." In today's piece, I address my hopes and dreams for 2018 - spanning family, career, and personal goals. What goals do you have for 2018?

Taking A Knee to Assess Goals (Day 30)

It is so difficult in today's world to get caught up - in living hectic lives filled with kids' sports, in living lives meant to create memories, in living lives that are more focused on material desires.  It is so hard to take a moment and realign our priorities at times, and sometimes we don't want … Continue reading Taking A Knee to Assess Goals (Day 30)

Life Lessons to Carry On (Day 29)

Today has been a whirlwind of activity.  Since October has flown by, I kind of put the pumpkin patch on the back burner.  Last Sunday, I realized this holiday season is my daughter's round of firsts - first Halloween, first Thanksgiving, first Christmas, and first New Year.  It made me think of a word my … Continue reading Life Lessons to Carry On (Day 29)

Icing on My Cake

Every month I set a blog-related goal.  This month, I had the fancy goal of getting back to my pre-move level of writing, publishing a new post every day Monday through Friday.  I started the month off on the right foot, had done a solid week leading into the month, and started brainstorming topics I wanted to … Continue reading Icing on My Cake

Why I Dislike Purging

Other military families are so much better at the pre-move purge than I.  I have friends who excel at preparing their homes to be packed up - several of them make multiple runs to donation centers, or set up and run yard sales. Even online yard sales get a lot of military-affiliated traffic near PCS season. This … Continue reading Why I Dislike Purging