How You Can Become a Military Spouse Blogger

How You Can Become a Military Spouse Blogger

How You Can Become a Military Spouse Blogger * This post contains affiliate links!  We were almost done with our 2nd deployment. It was getting colder in Germany, and I didn’t have that many things to do besides taking care of the kids and the house. For a while, I had wanted to become what I called a “public” blogger. I had been blogging since 2004, but up until that time, my blog was just for friends and family. The blog was just little updates with pictures. I did most of that before Facebook started getting popular. When I realized …

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10 Reasons Why I Love Being A Milspouse Blogger

10 Reasons Why I Love Being A Milspouse Blogger

We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men. ~Herman Melville It wasn’t until 2009 that I realized that there was a Milspouse blogging community. Although I had joined an online forum for Military spouses when my husband joined in 2005, I didn’t realize that there were so many amazing spouses out there writing about the same type of experiences I was having. It was refreshing to see. I started my blog and soon found others and it grew from there. After six years as a Milspouse blogger, there is a lot to love about …

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Power Your Morning And My WAHM Morning Routine

They say that having a good routine is a must if you work from home. This is true. I have a lot to do each day and I want to start things off right. I want to power my morning so I can get through the rest of the day. I usually get up between 4:30-5:00am. It depends on how tired I am. Sometimes I hit the snooze a few times. I get up, feed the dog, take a shower and get myself ready. I want to do all of this before my boys wake up. After that, I make …

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How To Grow Your Twitter Account To 10K Followers

How To Grow Your Twitter Account To 10K Followers

Last week I hit a big goal of mine, 10,000 Twitter followers! This took me about six years. It took a lot of work and time and patience to get there, but I made it. When I first started my blog in 2009, I started a Twitter account mainly for my photography. I didn’t use it for my blog at first. Then, I realized that there were other Military Spouse bloggers that hung out there. That is how I first found the Military spouse community and I am so glad that I did. Twitter is a lot of things but …

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The Truth About Working From Home

  Working from home can be a great way to make a living but it is not without its challenges. There are a lot of factors to think about when deciding if you want to work for yourself or not. There are a lot of aspects to working from home that need to be thought about. Working from home isn’t as simple as just sitting in front of a computer with your pjs on. You Have To Balance Everything When you work outside the home, you still have to balance everything but when your work is in your home, it …

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The 3 Ways That Blogging Can Heal Your Heart

The Three Ways That Blogging Can Heal Your Heart I am often heard that if you are going through a difficult time it is best to write about what was going on. Start a journal and just write. Get everything out. I have kept a journal for years and years and this is true. Writing in the journal helps me feel better and allows me to think about things I would never have thought about before. Blogging is similar in that way. Some people blog for fun but others do it as a way of reaching out, of sharing their …

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See Ya, 2015, 2016 Is Here

  Happy 2016! It’s the first day a new year. A fresh page. I love the feeling you get when a new year starts and the old one becomes just a bunch of memories. 2015 wasn’t the best year. Not at all. Looking back, it was a strange year. It seemed to go by fast overall but there were a lot of days when it just dragged. My husband started a new job right before Christmas last year and it was very difficult for all of us. He was not home as much as we needed him to be. This …

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Top 10 Posts Of 2015

Top 10 Posts Of 2015

It’s that time. We are down to just 2 more days of 2015. Has it been a good year for you? I have to say, I had a pretty difficult 2015. I am excited about 2016. I am excited for new opportunities, more growth and more family time. When it comes to the blog, I wanted to share my top 10 posts of the year. Go check them out if you haven’t already. 5 Great Work at Home Job Ideas– Want to work from home but just not sure what you can do? Here are some ideas. Why You Should …

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Why You Should Start A Blog In The New Year

2016 is almost here! Have you thought about your goals? What about starting that blog you keep thinking about? I have totally been there. For months and months, I thought about starting a blog before I actually did. Then one day, I started a blog and I am so glad I did. Starting a blog can be a great way to have your own place to write, to connect with others and to bring value to people in the world. A lot of people want to start a blog because they feel like they have something to say. Others think that …

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The Art of Work by Jeff Goins Book Review

  Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book free from the publisher through the BookLook Bloggers book review bloggers program. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. affiliate links were also used.  The Art of Work A Proven Path to Discovering What You Were Meant to Do by Jeff Goins I had the opportunity to review the book Art of Work by Jeff Goins. In his book, Jeff Goins explains how to abandon the status quo and live a life that matters with true passion and purpose. Through personal experience, a lot of …

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