The Homes I Have Made

Military Life

Are you a fellow military spouse looking for tips, tricks, and ideas for navigating the military lifestyle? Or perhaps you’re just curious about the nuances of military life?

From navigating deployments and moving insights to traditions, challenges, and opportunities, this collection of posts dives into the lessons I’ve learned and the experiences I’ve had as wife to a US Marine.

How to Declutter Your Entire Home Before a Move

The Complete “Smooth Move” Printable Moving Binder System

Furniture Doesn’t Fit In Your New Home? Clever Solutions For Storing It!

How (& Why) To Color Code Your Moving Boxes

How to Prep Your Home for Professional Packers

Countdown to a Military PCS | Our Moving Timeline

Moving Essentials | What You REALLY Need Moving From One Home to Another

Military Base Housing Versus Living Off Base: How We Decide

Rent Versus Buy: Why We Continue To Rent as a Military Family

Printable Moving Box Labels & Inventories

The Moving Hacks That Made All The Difference In Getting Settled Fast!

How to Find a Good Rental Home From Far Away

Easy Ways to Generate Extra Cash for a Move

10+ Things to Consider When Listing Your Rental Home Online

The BEST Moving Advice From Experienced Military Spouses

Short But Oh So Sweet!

5 Things Worth Investing In When You Move A Lot

Don’t Invest In These Things If You Move A Lot

Lessons Learned from Our Worst Move Yet

How Do You Tell Your Military Journey?

Dealing With Stuff That Doesn’t Fit In the New House

Easy Military Table Centerpieces

Life After Deployment

DIY State Silhouette Artwork

Maintaining Your Identity as a Spouse

Thriving & Surviving Military Life: Making New Friends

Why I Make a Home…Every Time (#loveyourhome)

Our #1 Trick for Getting Settled Fast!

Thriving & Surviving Military Life: Getting Unwanted News

Thriving & Surviving Military Life: Waiting for Orders

Deployment Crafts for Counting Down and Keeping Busy!

A Really Good Day