11 November Giveaway!

Hello there! New to The Short Wife? Let me give you a quick run down. My name is Erin, I am a military spouse and that's basically my whole personality. I'm also a dog mom, enjoy cooking and eating, reading multiple books a week, walking, and talking about Mental Health. *GIVEAWAY CLOSED* But that's not…

7 Ways To Manage Anxiety Overwhelm

Imagine this. You start doing chores around your house, maybe vacuuming, cleaning the kitchen or doing laundry. Then, you remember items for your job or your life that need more immediate attention. You have a few more days to do those specific things so you keep putting them off. When it comes time to actually…

Meet The Only Belt You’ll Ever Need: Anson Belts

Do you ever get frustrated with belts not fitting? Not enough holes, maybe too much length? Wish you could change the type of buckle and maybe the color? Well, then do I have the belt for you! *This is a paid sponsored post by Anson Belt &Buckle. However, all words and opinions on the products…

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Anxiety and The Holidays

The holiday seasons. What emotion came to you when reading that? Was it dread, excitement, joy, stress, anxiety, loneliness, fear? Be honest with yourself. It took me a long time to realize that while the holiday season is enjoyable, it's equally anxiety and stress inducing for me. I am not the only one to experience…

10 Things That Helped Me Get Through Deployment

"I don't know how I'm supposed to make it through this 8 month deployment. How am I supposed to live alone? How will I cope each day? How do I do this?!" I repeated the phrase before he left many, MANY, times, usually with tears in my eyes. But now that we are on the…