Kristy Thurber

Kristy was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska. She was brought up in a Catholic household, attended Catholic schools, played multiple sports and dance. Kristy had a great childhood traveling and hanging outside as most 1970's kids did. Meeting her husband in a local bar in Omaha, they married in 2000 and since then her life has been full speed ahead! Kristy has 2 healthy and unpredictable children that were born in Omaha. They spent most of their childhood there until the family moved to Jacksonville, FL, in 2012. They lived in St. John's County and just loved this area! In 2015, they were transferred, husband's new job, to Tampa, FL, where they currently reside in Odessa, FL. Kristy is a local REALTOR and very busy in her day to day appointments. Between, taking care of her kids and her husband, she has 2 labrador dogs, Bronx and Blue, that are a big part of her life as well.

The Highs and Lows of Moving into a New Home

Recently, my family and I moved into our 6th home in 7 years. Yes, we are crazy and it is mostly due to job transfers in my husband's line of work. I would consider myself...

Is Carbonated Water Just as Healthy as Plain Water?

Does carbonated water really compare to plain water?   I don't drink plain water, therefore; I do drink more soda even though I know how bad it is for me. But as a busy mom,...

A Mom’s Emotional Struggle of Having a College-bound Child

Sitting here thinking about where the time went? I have my first college-bound child. These past few months I have been anticipating this but boy is this hard as she is demanding her independence,...

A Mom’s Guide to Real Estate Trends for 2019

As a mom and realtor, people ask me all of the time what my thoughts are on the real estate market, especially for families in 2019. According to,  2019 will see some shifts...

A Social Experiment: Paying it Forward with a Big, Happy Smile

I drive a lot during the day for my full-time job as a REALTOR. Every day I get up, get ready for the day, and drive myself to Starbucks for my vanilla mocha like...

Fire Prevention – Where There is Smoke, There is Fire

Did you know that October is designated as Fire Safety month in the U.S? October 7-13th is the designated fire prevention week. According to the National Fire Protection Association, "U.S. fire departments responded to...