Becoming A Better Runner

Running is something that so many of us want to be good at. But it’s hard. I’ll be the first to say that I’m not an expert on running, or fitness as a whole. I have been a “runner” for my entire life, but it has always been a mental and physical challenge. I push myself to my limit every time I run, despite the faint voice in my head that says, “you’re tired, aren’t you?” It isn’t until my face is bright red and the sweat is dripping down that I allow myself to feel somewhat satisfied. Continue reading

Lessons I’ve Learned Being In a Military Relationship 

Being in a military relationship is unlike any other, and it’s often not what people imagine it to be. When Kyle joined the Army, many of my friends thought, “Okay, no big deal.” But I knew it was a big deal. How could it not be? People assume that it’s romantic and glorious, and it is all of those things. Sometimes. Continue reading

30 Items To Include In Your Next Care Package

Being separated is just one of the many difficult obstacles in a military relationship. But a great way to stay connected with your soldier during training and deployments is through care packages. Sometimes they’re so busy that they can’t find the time to get necessary items, making it extra thoughtful for you to send them right over! Many military families have Christmas through care packages, making them a huge part of the holidays. These care packages can be for more than just the soldiers. It’s also a great way for you to feel like they’re still counting on you, even from far away. Continue reading

Fitness Essentials For Any Workout

While running has always been one of my favorite activities, I’ve always tried to find fitness clothing and accessories that could be versatile for any workout. Over the years, I’ve learned a lot about the items that are necessary to help me become a better runner, and obtain those fitness goals without wasting your money. From yoga to aerobics, these items make staying fit a lot more fun! Continue reading

Staying Connected While Miles Apart

More often than we would like, part of being in a military relationship involves being separated for some period of time. This makes communication a challenge, especially when you’re dealing with time differences. But there are many ways you can remain connected, even when you’re miles apart. Continue reading

Four Ways To Wear Your Flannels

Now that fall is here, it’s the start of a few of my favorite things: fairs, apple picking, Ugg boot wearing, and various flannel outfits. But this year, I’m aiming to change it up a little bit. I love wearing flannels with jeans and boots just as much as everyone else, but that has become the “safe” route to go. Here are some new ideas! Continue reading

My Military Relationship

This picture seems like it was a lifetime ago compared to how far we have come since then. For those of you who are in a military relationship, you have experienced a type of struggle and hardship that few will ever understand. Maybe you’re a blogger, like myself, and are searching for a community. Maybe you’re a military girlfriend or wife searching for answers. I hope I can be that resource for you, as so many have been for me. Continue reading