I Wasn’t Meant to be a Homeowner

I Wasn’t Meant to be a Homeowner

Getting Real with Shadra Bruce It’s a bill of goods we all get sold. Home ownership is the height of the American dream. Once you own a home you have security and a place to call your own. You’ve made it. Well, I own a very beautiful home that has provided...
Family Safety

Family Safety

Recently, a home burned down in our community and left a family homeless and without any of their belongings. It’s heartbreaking when something like that happens, and I am always grateful for the volunteer fire department in our village for their rapid response...
4 Tips for an Organized Playroom

4 Tips for an Organized Playroom

Getting Real with Shadra Bruce Playrooms and children’s bedrooms are the best room in any house. It’s where the magic happens. It’s the room where superheroes live, the place where princesses have their castles, the place where little girls get to...
The Journey to Minimalism: Less is More

The Journey to Minimalism: Less is More

I’ve traveled a lot and moved even more, but the journey to minimalism was the best trip I’ve ever taken. Getting Real with Shadra Bruce When I was young, I collected porcelain dolls. I had tons of them lining the shelves of my bedroom, until I watched a...
Home Buying? This Mom Has Commitment Issues

Home Buying? This Mom Has Commitment Issues

Getting Real with Kira Hazledine Let me start by saying I am very committed to my family. I am happily married to my husband, and plan to be for many years, and I am thrilled with my position as a mom to one little girl and soon-to-arrive little boy. I am committed to...