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Setting Up a Personal Fitness Space in Your Home

It seems as if every January, a large number of people vow to get in better physical shape by making New Year’s resolutions. Most gyms and fitness centers can prove that a bulk of their new membership comes in January but by mid-February, all of those well-laid plans to hit the treadmill and weight equipment […]

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Putting Away and Storing Decor

Fall has faded and the winter holidays are over, too. Now it’s time to think about putting away the seasonal decor for another year until you need them again. Whether you have a PCS on the horizon or are just looking to revamp your organizing system, consider these six tips for putting away and storing […]

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Making a Mission Statement for Your Home

As military service families, we are no strangers to the idea of mission-focused living. It’s what drives the force, guides our day to day activities, and gives us a specific objective to work towards. While a military mission is a living, breathing thing, your home, too,–albeit a static object–might benefit from having its own mission […]

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DIY: Holiday and Winter Decor

No matter where or how you plan to celebrate the holidays this year, part of the joy and fun of this season is found in all of the wonderful decor you can use to enhance your home and enrich your experience. Whether your decor is about to be packed up or recently delivered for a […]

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Home for the Holidays

There’s a wildly popular holiday song that dates back to a 1944 Judy Garland movie called Meet Me in St. Louis. The song is called, “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas.” In it there’s a line that says, “Through the years/We all will be together/If the fates allow/Hang a shining star/Upon the highest bough/And have […]

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Stress-Relieving Tips for the Holiday Season

In a normal year, the holiday season can be full of stressors. In a year of a global pandemic, most all of us are experiencing record-high levels of stress. One way to help manage stress is to remember the acronym B.R.E.A.T.H.E. Boundaries A boundary is something that indicates bounds or limits. One first step to […]

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The Best Time to Put Your Home on the Market

There is a widely held belief that winter and the month of December, specifically, isn’t an ideal time to list your home on the real estate market. Statistically, fewer homes sell in the winter months than in the spring and summer months. Before you write off the end of the year as a no-go for […]

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25 Military, Veteran, or Milspouse Owned Companies to Know About

If you are planning to do any holiday shopping this year for yourself or those you love, and want to support veteran, military, or military spouse owned companies (many of whom give back), this list is a great place to begin. For the Home Feels like Home Interior Design– shoppable mood boards, virtual style consultation, […]

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7 Ways to Give Back This Year

‘Tis the season for giving back! It has been said before that people give with their treasure (money), their talents, and their time. Below are seven ways to give back as a family this year. Give Your Treasures Looking to do something meaningful with that stimulus check you stuffed away back in  March? Have a […]

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How Do I Know If a Charity Organization is Legitimate?

These days, skepticism runs high even when it comes to the motivations for groups that consider themselves charitable organizations or foundations. Accountability and transparency can be hard to come by, but legitimate organizations do exist and it has never been easier to search out not only their missions but also their fiduciary and ethical integrity. […]

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