Deployment Homecoming DIY’s

Deployment Homecoming DIY’s

If you are stumbling upon this blog post, it is most likely because someone you love is coming home. home·com·ing noun an instance of returning home. 2. a chance to make a beer cake, or cute sign, shave your legs, and buy sexy lingerie The Beer Cake. 36 bottled beer, two platforms (mine was a [...]

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How To: Military Care Package (Christmas Themed)

How To: Military Care Package (Christmas Themed)

Okay. I have no idea what I'm most happy about: I'm off work the next two days. Elf is playing on the TV right now. I'm on my second beer. I applied for a house this week. My Christmas packages arrived safely to the middle east! I am so excited to FINALLY be sharing the [...]

How To: Military Care Package (Thanksgiving Themed)

How To: Military Care Package (Thanksgiving Themed)

First off, happy Veterans Day! May we be honoring those who have served in the United States Armed Forces not only today, but everyday. Thank you to my father-in-law (Navy) and my cousin's dual military marriage (USAF) along with those currently serving (and will one day be veterans), my husband (USAF) and brother-in-law (ARMY.) May [...]

How To: Military Care Package (Halloween Themed)

How To: Military Care Package (Halloween Themed)

Praise the lamb! My first care package to my deployed Airman arrived safely! This was my first care package I have ever sent anyone, so I was very nervous. If you have a loved one deployed, in school, or just far away, I hope this helps inspire you to send love via care packages! Theme: [...]

Things You Should NEVER Say To A Military Wife… And Things That You Should.

Things You Should NEVER Say To A Military Wife…  And Things That You Should.

Things You Should NEVER Say To A Military Wife... "I could never do it." Really? You could never do it? I'm sure if the one you loved was in uniform, you'd find a way to "do it." Military spouses don't have a special powers, we just are ordinary people who love extraordinarily awesome servicemen. "Deployment will go [...]

Five Things To Know About Long Distance Relationships (Military and Missions)

Five Things To Know About Long Distance Relationships  (Military and Missions)

He's in the military, I am in missions. The questions never end, even so close to the wedding. "Is it difficult?'" "How do you do it?" "Do you guys ever talk?" "Why did you leave him?" or "Why did he leave you?" "What if he finds someone else?" At first it was fun to answer [...]