Allison Chance

Born and raised in the Sunshine State, Allison Chance has called Florida home her entire life, except for the year and a half the Navy sent her and her family to Hawaii! Allison is a doting mother to her sweet Charlotte Hazel and a supportive wife to her husband, Kyle! Allison attended the University of Florida and loves spending her Saturdays in the SWAMP! Allison is a proud Navy wife and also a REALTOR with Hover Girl Properties, where she gets to help families find their dream home every day! When she isn’t working or chasing her toddler around the house, Allison enjoys blogging, photography, cooking, being active and organizing (yes this is a hobby)!

Doing Laundry Totally Stresses Me Out!

Whether you are a working mom, stay-at-home mom, mom to one or mom to 10, doing laundry is probably one of your least favorite duties. I’ll be honest that at any given time there...

On the Road: Jax to Asheville, NC

My mom, sister, and our children decided to venture to Asheville, North Carolina, last month for a girl’s trip/birthday celebration with the kids. From Jacksonville, the drive was just about seven hours, well more...
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Mourning the End of the Family Halloween Costume 

My daughter and I were out on a girls' shopping trip on Sunday afternoon. The boys were at home doing what they do — watching football and taking a nap. As we were perusing...

Back to School: These Lunch Boxes Are Game Changers

As we prepare to head back to school, whether it be virtual or in-person, one thing we can all agree on is that our kids need to eat lunch — and all the snacks,...
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The Silver Lining of Being Stuck Inside

I admit it, I am guilty of overscheduling my family. We go from one event to the next with little margin for error or being late. Our days and weeks seem to blend together,...
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A Unique Way to Display Your Holiday Cards

Raise your hand if you spent more time than you'd like to admit perfecting your family's holiday card on Shutterfly, Costco, Minted or one of the million photo card sites. Yep, me, too! We...

Helping Those Who Serve: Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society

Even if you have only lived in Jacksonville for a couple of months, you will likely notice a strong military presence here in North Florida. The Jacksonville area is home to three Naval bases,...

Adoption Awareness and Choosing Your Words Wisely

Before I met my friend Jessica, I’ll be honest in that I didn’t know a whole lot about the adoption process, how much money was involved or the heartache that potential parents endured. I...
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‘Boo’ Your Neighbor: A Random Act of Kindness

When we were stationed in Hawaii, we lived in what I will always remember as "the best neighborhood ever." We lived in military housing and it was a very close-knit community with lots of...

6 Must-Haves for Your Toddler’s Busy Bag

Sometimes I think my toddler is the busiest human being on the planet. She literally cannot sit still. My husband says she is just like me — a busy body! So, when you have...

Bye-Bye Crib… Hello, Big Girl Bed!

As moms, I think we all have said this once or twice during our lives: "I'm going to keep my baby in his/her crib for as long as I can (or until they climb...

Conceiving Baby #2: Trying to Control What I Can’t

I will be the first to admit, I’m just a little bit of a control freak. Given the life I live as a military spouse, there are many things that are 100% out of...