Homecoming is one of the most exciting events for military families. We plan the outfit, we spend hours on the perfect sign with the most creative little phrase we can come up with (thank you, Pinterest). We clean the entire house and do all of the things we said we would do months ago. AndContinue reading “Our Homecoming Story”
Scrolling through my news feed on a Sunday morning, I came across an article about the war in the Middle East. Being a military lifestyle blogger, I follow hundreds of organizations that share these types of articles across every platform, with various viewpoints on the topic. As a military spouse myself, I’ve always tried toContinue reading “One Thing This Military Wife Doesn’t Want To Hear Anymore”
The largest age bracket across all branches of the military are ages 20-24. At that age, not many people know a whole lot about money, let alone how to save. Often times, we learn because we make mistakes. We spend some money on going out to dinner a few days in a row, only toContinue reading “How We Built Our Savings During Deployment”
In the past 5+ years of my husband being in the military, there are few things that surprise me anymore. Most of the big life-changing events that his service has brought on are things that we could see coming. They were on the horizon all along, like a ticking clock in the back of ourContinue reading “5 Things You Understand If Your Spouse Has Deployed”
Just like that, 9 months have come and gone. It’s been about 40 weeks, 270+ days, 3 whole seasons… It feels like it was sunny and 75 just last week. But here we are, and that light at the end of the tunnel is getting so much brighter. With our time winding down, I’ve kickedContinue reading “9 Month Check-In”
The holidays have always been my favorite time of year. From the beautiful lights to the priceless family gatherings, I turn into one of those giddy people that truly sees the “magic” in all of it. My husband and I have always shared this love for the whole season, so with 6,000 miles separating us,Continue reading “How Military Families Deal With Separation During The Holidays”
This check-in is coming a bit late due to Thanksgiving last week, and all the Black Friday craziness. BUT, It’s official: we’ve entered the holiday season! I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving. Part of me is really excited because I absolutely love this time of year. But another part of me is somewhatContinue reading “7 Month Check-In”
WOAHHHH We’re halfway there! Sorry, I had to.
This week officially marks five months since we started this crazy journey. It also marks the change into Fall; another season that I’ll miss sharing with my husband. But I have to admit, it’s exciting to see another season come and go, knowing that we’re only that much closer to homecoming.
I know, we don’t truly wave “Goodbye”. It’s more of “I’ll see you later.” Except we don’t know when later really is. You don’t know any of the details, atleast not the ones you want to know about.