Army Wife manages time, businesses and family
Posted March 14, 2012
HARKER HEIGHTS, Texas – Most military families are met with the ordinary challenges of everyday civilian families. When you add in deployments and changing installations, you’ve got a situation that most spouses would call challenging. Some spouses, however, thrive under this type of pressure.
Extreme designerPosted On: Wednesday, December 15, 2010
HARKER HEIGHTS — It was a crazy week last week for Lt. Col. Michael Payne, rear detachment commander for the 36th Engineer Brigade at Fort Hood, and his wife Sandee, interior designer and owner of By the Hour Interiors in Harker Heights.
Extreme designer: Local business owner lends her talents to 'Makeover' projectPosted On: Sunday, December 12, 2010
HARKER HEIGHTS — Surrounded by pins and up to their elbows in fabric, By the Hour Interiors owner Sandee Payne and design assistant Megan Manion were caught up in a flurry of activity Wednesday as they work to create items for inclusion in the "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" house under construction in Salado.
Interior decorator’s expert advice available in Harker Heights Posted On: Sunday, September 27, 2009
HARKER HEIGHTS – Interior decorator Sandee Payne came to Central Texas with her soldier husband and a floating career three years ago and correctly identified a market niche. It seems things have been falling into place ever since.
Mastering your bedroom
Posted On: Saturday, August 29, 2009
It is easy to limit your expenditures of time and money to the more visible parts of your home like the living room, kitchen or bathroom. There is more of a sense of urgency to update the public spaces than the private ones. However, the room where you unwind and rest should be your own personal sanctuary and you can create something special on a tiny budget.
Changing paint color can alter a room's look
Posted On: Saturday, August 09, 2008
Lavish home renovations can cost an arm and a leg, but getting that designer feel may be a coat of paint away. Vibrant colors and cool hues could be just the thing to accent a home's decor and change the mood of a room.
A place for everything
Posted On: Saturday, January 12, 2008
HARKER HEIGHTS – For many military families, receiving a permanent change of station notice can be crushing. Just when you've settled into one spot, you find yourself packing up and heading to a new home that could be anywhere from Texas to Germany.
Learn how to achieve your goals in the new year
Posted On: Saturday, December 29, 2007
As the new year approaches, many of us will seize the opportunity to make a fresh start with certain parts of our lives. Some of the most common resolutions are to get organized, volunteer to help with the community, re-organize budgets (especially those who are facing deployment) and of course, the goal everyone aspires to: to get healthy. Here are a few tips from the experts on how to accomplish those goals.