Personalize Your Home With 3 Easy Changes

It’s been almost a year since my son and I moved into our own home. While I love being a homeowner and I am aware of all the advantages of owning a home, I am not thrilled about the added expenses as opposed to being a renter. As a single mom and homeowner, I am making our new house feel like home by personalizing it with what we like and what makes us happy. I surround us with positive art and pictures. Whether you’re a new homeowner or just looking to redecorate, we are excited to share how to personalize your home with 3 easy changes. 

Personalize Your Home With 3 Easy Changes
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When I first moved in to my home, one of the first purchases I made was a welcome mat. I chose a beautiful and simple mat! It was more of a symbol of our safety and freedom! Our home was a new start for my son and myself! 

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We Opened Our Home To A Foster Dog And It Changed Everything

It’s been well over a decade since we’ve had a dog. I grew up with dogs in the house and even had a dog early on in my adult life. Since it’s been years since we’ve had a dog, I was looking to help fill an empty part of heart with a dog. Since I am a single mom living on a fixed income, I knew I couldn’t afford to have a dog. Fostering a dog allows me to care for a dog temporarily and the shelter provides everything needed to care for the animal. We opened our home to a foster dog and it changed everything for us!

We Opened Our Home To A Foster Dog And It Changed Everything
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I had been thinking about being a foster dog mom for months! I found a few local shelters and filled out their forms to be a foster parent. It took a few weeks, but finally heard back from a few. Some require that you attend an orientation, one place offered an online orientation presentation, which was convenient for me. Ultimately, I found a local shelter, filled out their form and joined their Facebook group. One afternoon, they listed a dog that needed a foster home. I left a comment saying I was interested but was sure they had plenty of responses. They responded that they didn’t have any! So, I quickly sent an email expressing my interest. I told them a bit about myself, my schedule, and our household. It took a few weeks and we were finally able to take her home. 

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