Beach Day Essentials 

Hi everyone! Today I’m sharing a few of my beach day essentials for a day of fun in the sun. There’s a lot to consider when you’re packing for the beach: sun, sand, water, wind, etc. And if you don’t plan accordingly, a beautiful day at the beach can turn into a disaster; sunburns and all.  Here are the items I can’t leave without, as well as a list of extras that you may want to include! Continue reading “Beach Day Essentials “

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6 Signs You’re Working For A Great Company

Choosing a career, and more importantly, a company to spend it with is such a huge decision. If you stood in front of a crowd and asked, “What do you value most when looking for a company to work for?”, you would get a variety of answers. It’s hard to narrow down these characteristics, because they all have different meanings and values to each of us. Continue reading “6 Signs You’re Working For A Great Company”

DIY Patriotic Flower Centerpiece 

If you’re anything like me, than you’re always looking for different ways to decorate your home, and change things up a bit. I get so restless with how things are organized, and I find myself moving everything around and starting from scratch. I swear I rearrange the living room atleast once every three months, just to see what looks better! Continue reading “DIY Patriotic Flower Centerpiece “

4 Ways That Social Media Glorifies Military Relationships

As a blogger, especially one that focuses on the military lifestyle, I’ve always aimed to be nothing but honest. I’ve never wanted to mislead any of my readers, especially those who are here seeking answers and guidance. It’s impossible to find what you’re truly searching for when every post and article points you in a different direction. The most honest information comes from those who have experienced this lifestyle. We didn’t just witness what it’s like; we have lived it.. Continue reading “4 Ways That Social Media Glorifies Military Relationships”

What Freedom Means In The United States Of America

I’ve thought about this a lot lately. I think that to some extent, we all have. The world that we live in is changing, and it’s no longer a choice of whether or not we’re along for the ride. It’s happening; the change is here.  Continue reading “What Freedom Means In The United States Of America”

Fitness Journal Entry Two: Transformation

It’s a common saying that “we all start somewhere.” But it’s hard to grasp every individual fitness/health story. Some people begin this journey because they want to lose weight, or gain muscle. Some people set narrower goals, like running a mile in a certain amount of time. But the true reasons are hidden behind these goals. Continue reading “Fitness Journal Entry Two: Transformation”

The Vows We Make Long Before Marriage

Marriage is seen as one of the biggest commitments that two individuals can make, next to being parents. You stand before each other, vowing to love one another for better or for worse, in sickness and in health, til death do you part. But it’s so much more than those words. It’s patience, sacrifice, and tolerance. It’s unconditional love, and a promise to share your life with someone forever. Continue reading “The Vows We Make Long Before Marriage”

How Do You Say Goodbye

Sitting here, 10 feet away from my older brother, I see a different man than I used to. He was always the quiet one, the soft one, the sensitive one. I always felt older.

But now I feel small, and young; like we’re 5 and 9 again and I’m looking to him for guidance. Like we’re lost somewhere in the woods after exploring for hours, and it feels okay because he always gets us back. Everything is okay because he has the answers. Continue reading “How Do You Say Goodbye”

6 Activities To Boost Your Energy This Summer

Now that summer is in full swing, the weekends are packed with some of my favorite activities: barbecues, beach days, and nights on the town. It’s the busiest time of the year for us, and many others who live in the “Great Northeast”. Why? Well, let’s just say things get a bit chilly towards the end of September. Continue reading “6 Activities To Boost Your Energy This Summer”

5 Things That Happen When a Family Member Deploys

Deployment is complicated to say the least, and it effects every family in a different way. It’s not just a matter of what happens during and after, but all of the “what ifs” that come along with it. It’s hard not to think of the worst possibilities, so the best we can do is prepare for what to expect. Whether it’s a husband, wife, sister, brother, etc., here are the 5 things that happen when a family member deploys. Continue reading “5 Things That Happen When a Family Member Deploys”