I feel like I have been on a journey to this very place my entire life. 

In January 2020, I was let go from my retail management position with a severance package. I decided I would take the time on severance to learn and grow myself into entrepreneurship. I never liked working for someone else anyway. I figured I could start all of the things, get a job in April when my severance ran out until it grew into something. 


Then the world came to a screeching halt in March and I kind of panicked. My plan to go back to work slowly unraveled as store after store shut down until further notice. And people were laid off in mass numbers. 


Well, crap. 


Around this time, we started really discussing buying a house. We wanted land somewhere, and I saw great potential in growing the family and life we dreamed of while being able to make a business right at home. This took us an hour away from most of my employment options. 


I thought about looking for a job, but with everything that was going into buying a house, packing, moving, and Andy working second shift, it didn't make sense. When we moved in September, our home was a full-time job. We had purchased 12 acres of property and a 2500 square foot house. Twice the size of the last apartment, and 5 times the size of our first apartment. 

The property was a mess. And the house wasn't in great shape either, but slowly it's coming together. I couldn't imagine doing all of this while working an 8 hour a day job and commuting. 

I feel so blessed to have the opportunity to care for my home full time. I understand it's a life that not everyone is looking to lead. I went from being 2nd in command at my store in my retail job to the CEO of my home overnight... well actually it took me a while to get there. 

The first time I was a full-time homemaker, I was 22, stressed out, and thought I had to be perfect. 

This time around I understood what being a homemaker really meant. We are all homemakers. No matter what our job status. 

As I have focused on learning more about homemaking over the last decade, I am now helping other women iron out the wrinkles in their homemaking routines. As a former Brand Operations Manager, I have a unique perspective on running your home as you would run a business. We are more than Homemakers. We are Home CEOs. 


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