10 Tips For Making Your Airport Experience Quick and Easy

There’s nothing fun about the airport when you’re waiting to get to your vacation destination.  You wait all year to have a week (or more, if you’re lucky) off, only to spend 2 hours at the airport, and 3+ hours flying. It’s all fun and games until, suddenly, your luggage is missing or your flight is delayed for 4 hours. Continue reading

A Traveler’s Guide to Bar Harbor

Bar Harbor is a peninsula located in the far northeast of Maine, on Mount Desert Island.  It’s full of rich fishing culture, amazing food, hiking, and much more.  There’s little to be found outside of it, so it’s like a hidden gem to vacationers everywhere.  As a kid my parents took my brother and I here many times, and this year Kyle took me here for my 23rd birthday! Continue reading

5 Mistakes People Make When They Work In a Casual Office

Starting a new job comes with its own set of challenges. From figuring out how early you need to leave to be on time (or early, preferably!) to navigating the work place itself.  The first few weeks are stressful to say the least, and on top of that, you have to worry about what to wear! Continue reading

Dear U.S. Army, Thank You..

Surprised? Don’t be. All around me I see mixed feelings and emotions towards different branches, and it’s really easy to say that we “hate” them sometimes. Either it’s the “hurry up and wait” or the distance, or all the little things that get under our skin. I certainly understand that level of frustration 100%. But lately I’ve been reminded of some of the wonderful things that the Army has done for Kyle and I. Here’s why I’m saying “Thank You”! Continue reading

From Loving a Military Man to Loving a Veteran

Loving a military man is a challenge of its own, one which requires being in a constant state of transition.  But what happens when the routine stops, and the uniform is put away for good?  I know it’s something we all think about, because once you’ve been in this lifestyle for a few years, it’s hard to remember what it was like before the military came along. I vaguely remember a time when we didn’t have uniforms all over the house, and impossible work schedules. When the Army didn’t come first. It can be scary to imagine a life so far from what we’re used to. Continue reading