Diaries of a DLI wife: a typical Saturday night
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Diaries of a DLI wife: a typical Saturday night

It’s a typical Saturday night in Monterey, California. Which means it’s been raining for a week and a half straight. I saw the sun briefly on Wednesday, as it was setting through the clouds, and I quickly went into Vitamin D shock. After consulting WebMD, I decided the best recovery route was to sit on … Continue reading »

Red White ‘N’ Valentine’s Day giveaway
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Red White ‘N’ Valentine’s Day giveaway

Last week I came clean about my first real celebration of military spouse life: my secret courthouse marriage. (And a huge thanks to all of you who commented with love and support–it means more than you know.) Next week, Jonathan are I are celebrating another military spouse milestone: our first Valentine’s Day together. Going from … Continue reading »

“Happy new year; you’re still homeless.” Love, The U.S. Army
Army 101 / Coping mechanisms / Finances / PCS / Red White 'N' Bows

“Happy new year; you’re still homeless.” Love, The U.S. Army

On December 31, 2013, I was ready to spend my first New Year’s Eve with my husband. We were both in the same state, both in the same country, and neither of us were preoccupied with deployments or wedding plans or much else, really, other than finally being together, and being a few short days … Continue reading »