Ways I Try To Live Earth Consciously

Ways I Try To Live Earth Consciously-- Simple but effective ways to live with the earths health in mind | graceandthane.com

This post contains affiliate links. Happy Earth day everyone! It’s raining here in the north country today, and I can’t help but realize how appropriate it is. Excuse me for being a bit melodramatic, but it’s as if the earth is crying. We as humans have not been very kind to our mother earth. Before … [Read more…]

What I’ve Learned From Counting Calories

What I've Learned From Counting Calories-- What I've done wrong and what I've done right

Well I don’t know about you fellow army spouses, but I’ve had quite the experience with the army scheduling moves at the most absolute inconvenient times. This time around, it was shortly after I started counting calories as a way to shed the pounds I’d gained when my soldier came home from his deployment. Right … [Read more…]

8 Easy DIY St. Patrick’s Day Decor Idea’s

8 Easy DIY St. Patrick's Day Decor Idea's-- Bring that shamrock cheer into your house with these easy DIY's! | graceandthane.com

This post contains affiliate links. It’s a beautiful and chilly Sunday morning here in the north country, and I’m a day late on putting this our for y’all! Life’s been very hectic this week, and I just simply lost track of time. I like to think it happens to the best of us. St. Patrick’s … [Read more…]

3 Easy Ways I Stay Within Our Grocery Budget

3 Easy Ways I Stay Within Our Grocery Budget-- They're so simple that even I couldn't believe it took me so long to figure it out. | graceandthane.com

This post contains affiliate links. Happy Saturday everyone! It’s almost that time of the week again to re-up on our grocery supplies! Recently, I’ve changed tactics on how I approach this never-ending task. Some of this you might know about or do these already, but just in case you don’t, I’m going to share the three … [Read more…]

The Key To A Successful Marriage

This post contains affiliate links. As it stands, about half of all marriages end in divorce. The military lifestyle can wreak havoc on a marriage if a good foundation is not set first. Being married to a soldier, and having this be my second marriage, I want this one to be my last. So I’ve gotten … [Read more…]

Why I Hate The Label Stay At Home Mom

Why I Hate The Label Stay At Home Mom- Why this phrase makes me cringe | graceandthane.com

The label “stay at home mom” is one that I do not consider accurately represents us women who are with our kids all day. I absolutely cringe every single time I hear it. Now I’m going to tell you why. I’m a mom of two, and I consider myself incredibly blessed to have the opportunity … [Read more…]

7 DIY Valentine’s Day Decor Idea’s

7 DIY Valentine's Day Decor Idea's-- I turned items I already had on hand into a way to add some valentines love to our house | graceandthane.com

This post contains affiliate links.     I love to celebrate holiday’s, of all kinds! I start the decorating about a month out, and I really like to make as much of our decor as I can. Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, so today I’m going to share a few of those DIY’s with all … [Read more…]

5 Military Care Package Ideas

5 Military Care Package Idea's-- Dress up those boring box flaps into something a little more festive! Includes links to recipes and printables | GraceandThane.com

This post may contain affiliate links, for more information, visit our disclosure policy. My marriage has had a turbulent start to say the least. Six days after our wedding, my husband had to report to Fort Hood while I stayed behind for a month for the packers and movers. After a blissful 4-5 months together, … [Read more…]

DIY Photo Pen Block

DIY Photo Pen Block-- This make's a great gift! | graceandthane.com

The links in this post may be affiliated. I hope you all had a very merry Christmas! I took two weeks off from writing and crafting to enjoy my holiday in Vermont with all of my wonderful in-laws. I feel so very lucky to look forward to, rather than dread, spending time with all of … [Read more…]

Hosting My First Thanksgiving

Hosting My First Thanksgiving-- The first time is always stressful, but oh so rewarding! How did I do?| graceandthane.com

The links in this post may be affilated. I have been enjoying this holiday season so much more than I normally do. This year, our soldier will be home to make them extra special! I finally get to meet my oversea’s and fabulous sister-in-law’s boyfriend, and for the first time, I get to host my … [Read more…]