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 “Becoming A Better Runner”

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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 “Lessons I’ve Learned Being In a Military Relationship “

How to Make Your Rental More of a Home

Kyle and I have just started out with our house-hunt this past summer, and we waited for a lot of reasons. Continue reading “How to Make Your Rental More of a Home”

Wish List: Fall Edition

Lately I’ve been doing a lot of shopping, or more so window shopping. And with that, I’ve seen so many cute things, some of which I never thought I would want! Some of them are things I’ve been wanting for years, while others are new additions. Here are a few of my wish list items! Continue reading “Wish List: Fall Edition”

The Best Items For Your 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 “The Best Items For Your Care Package”

Fall Date Ideas

Although everyone is dreading the colder weather, fall can be the perfect time to get outside and go on adventures with your favorite person. Maybe even for a first date! Continue reading “Fall Date Ideas”

Fitness Essentials


Running is one of my favorite activities, and over the years I’ve learned a lot about the items that are necessary to become a better runner. I know running is the least favorite for many fitness gurus, but whatever your exercise may be, these items make staying fit a lot more fun! Continue reading “Fitness Essentials”

Staying Connected While Miles Apart

More often than we would like, part of being in a military relationship involves being separated for long periods of time. But there are many fun ways to make it easier on both of you. Continue reading “Staying Connected While Miles Apart”

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 “Four Ways To Wear Your Flannels”

For The Love of Fitness


When Kyle first joined the Army and left for his basic training I thought to myself: this is the perfect time to focus on myself a little bit. I had always been active and athletic, but I had goals that I wasn’t reaching because of my own half-assed attempts. I needed to take a step back, and reevaluate where I was, and where I wanted to be. Continue reading “For The Love of Fitness”