Westhouse

The Threat of War:  Fearing the Unkown

The Threat of War: Fearing the Unkown

On the morning of September 11, 2001, I was a senior in high school listening to the morning announcements. I remember the silence that fell over t...
But First, Make Lemonade

But First, Make Lemonade

I love lemonade especially when it's freshly squeezed (and from Chick-fil-A--I'm an Atlanta girl). We talk a lot about how when life gives you lemo...
BLOOM WHEREVER YOU ARE PLANTED

BLOOM WHEREVER YOU ARE PLANTED

The quintessential military spouse admonishment.  It's certainly one of those "if I had a dollar for every time I heard that..." phrases in this co...
5 Things I wish I Knew as a Young Military Spouse

5 Things I wish I Knew as a Young Military Spouse

One of the most common questions I get from younger spouses I meet is "How in the world do you know so much?!  Is there a book or something?!"  For...
PCS Season is Upon Us

PCS Season is Upon Us

 It's almost that time of year again.  The time where our streets are filled with moving trucks, the smell of cardboard fills the air and you start...
Making a House a Home...Again and Again.

Making a House a Home...Again and Again.

  I don't know that I love decorating, but I do love Joanna Gaines.  I sometimes imagine that she, Adele and I are besties and that, on occasion,...
Army wife.  Mom. Business owner.

Army wife. Mom. Business owner.

Army wife.  Mom. Business owner.   Sometimes I just chuckle when I read the last in that thread of titles I've acquired over my last decade of lif...