Valerie Breitbach

Hi, there. I’m Valerie Breitbach! I have two daughters, Rosie and Olive, and my husband is active military. While we call Dayton home, we are currently stationed in Pyeongtaek, South Korea for the next two years.

An Ode to My Red Flannel Armchairs 

We're coming out of spring cleaning season and I'm curious, do you have anything in your home that you just cannot stand the sight of but you can never bring yourself to get rid...

Rainy Day Banana Bread {My Mother-In-Law’s Recipe}

April showers bring May flowers... Right? It’s raining today in South Korea, and I wonder if the same proverb rings true on this side of the world. This is my first spring in Asia,...

Self-Care Like my Toddler {Surviving This Season of Motherhood} 

There’s a wave of self-care importance that is flooding my social media feed these days. Everywhere I look there are posts about how vital self-care is. All of a sudden everything is "self-care." It...

The Problem with Pouches

No, I’m not talking about my tummy pouch. I have no problem with that. I’m referring to the ever-so-trendy and convenient fruit pouches designed for toddlers. I’ve recently become a stay-at-home mom and my...