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 toContinue reading “5 Things That Happen When a Family Member Deploys”

When Your SO Has A Dangerous Job

The military is chalk-full of different job options, also known as MOS’s. The scale pretty much moves from somewhat dangerous, to very dangerous, but almost all of them involve some sort of risk. Even when our significant other is home, the worrying doesn’t stop. We worry when they’re in the field, and we worry when they’re justContinue reading “When Your SO Has A Dangerous Job”

What Fourth of July Means to Us

Among military families, there are some special holidays that we hold near and dear to our hearts. The Fourth of July is certainly one of those days. It’s a day to celebrate the birth of this beautiful, growing nation. A time to look back on the strong men and women of our history who fought forContinue reading “What Fourth of July Means to Us”

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%. ButContinue reading “Dear U.S. Army, Thank You..”

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’sContinue reading “From Loving a Military Man to Loving a Veteran”

When Military Life Catches Up

Hello readers! It’s certainly been a while since I’ve reached out to all of you. To those who kept up with me, thank you! I’ve always shared my own military life, but what many people don’t know is that I come from a family of service members. Everyone in my family with the exception ofContinue reading “When Military Life Catches Up”

Celebrating Our Five-Year Anniversary

This past Saturday, Kyle and I celebrated five full, beautiful years of being together. Five years of so much love, patience, and kindness, that I often look back and get lost in how much has happened.  We have been through so many amazing experiences and changes, all wrapped into the twists and turns of my favorite loveContinue reading “Celebrating Our Five-Year Anniversary”

5 Holiday Gifts For Your Military Man 

 1. Dollar Shave Club | 2. Standard Issue Ballistic M-Frame 2.0 | 3. Combat Pack Tees | 4. Leatherman MUT Multi-Tool | 5. United States Army Zippo It can be really tricky to get creative with holiday gifts, especially when you’re shopping for someone who’s in the military. We all want to find that special surprise that pertains to their serviceContinue reading “5 Holiday Gifts For Your Military Man “