The Three Things You Need To Be A Military Significant Other

For two years I have had more people than I can count ask me, “How do you do it?” And I have never had an answer. I didn’t really know how, I just did. But after two years of getting asked this question and then asking myself, “Yeah… how the hell do I do this?” […]

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How to Get Back On Your Feet After They Leave

  You’ve just spent this amazing few weeks with your SO filled with lots of love, companionship, laughter, fun-filled plans and parties. Then no sooner do they get back that you find yourself back at the airport waving goodbye with tear-soaked eyes and a snot-filled tissue in your non-waving hand. Then there is the drive […]

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I Didn’t Choose the Military, I Chose Him

Military relationships are not Dear John. It’s not romantic. It’s not wonderful. When you ask a little girl where she sees herself one day, most likely, the answer will not be sleeping in a bed by herself while her husband is fighting a war and her kids are asking where daddy is. Most people already […]

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DIY Pencil Holder for Father’s Day

My parents are the kind of people that literally have everything which makes holidays a bit of a challenge. Gift cards get old. Clothes are boring. And this year for Father’s Day I wanted to do something different. Something hands on and from the heart. My father owns a business and his office is right […]

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Burnt Pineapples and Some Thoughts on Life

  Today is Memorial Day. I love Memorial Day. I love that there is an entire day set aside to being thankful for the ultimate sacrifice that one can give for their country. An entire day to relax and hangout at the pool or have some drinks and burgers with family and friends. I had […]

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Seven Hacks to Healthier, Homecoming-Ready Skin

When I was younger I had horrible skin. Look closely at the pictures above and you can see the splotches all over my chin, forehead and cheeks. We are talking acne, painful and red, and lots of dry, dead skin. ย I remember one time I had a pimple on the edge of my lip that […]

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Reasons Why I’ve Grown To Love Being In A Long Distance Relationship

When I first got into an LDR, I looked at all the downfalls. But over the past year of being a Navy girlfriend I have come to find many reasons why I actually like this kind of lifestyle. Now, I’m not saying I want this kind of relationship forever becauseโ€ฆwellโ€ฆno. I couldn’t do this forever. […]

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