January 18, 2017

With the new year comes new budgets and new savings goals, so I thought this would be a good time for me to talk a little bit about…

January 11, 2017

Special thanks to Amanda (The Lady Okie) for the inspiration for this post, who got inspired by Erin. Married Life 2016: Married life was constantly changing. It was easy and…

January 6, 2017

When Audrey filled out this survey, which she got from Jamie, I knew I had to take a stab at it myself. I always see bloggers filling out these…

January 3, 2017

Every December, one of my friends from school makes a list of 10 things she did that year that she had never done before. I’ve known her for…

December 26, 2016

5 years ago today, Nick proposed! Because of Nick’s timeline for work, we already knew when we wanted to get married. We had been dating for 4 years…

December 21, 2016

Mele Kalikimaka! I hope that you enjoy this beautiful week with people you love. I hope that you eat lots of cookies and that you soak in all…

December 3, 2016

I’m writing in the house that I grew up in. I’m home for a quick visit, trying to squeeze in as much of the holidays with my family as…

November 27, 2016

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November 15, 2016

“Well, you signed up for this.” I hate when people say this to me. Usually, it’s when I’m complaining about something the military does. I’m not the only…

November 10, 2016

I don’t feel right posting my regularly scheduled posts without saying something about the election. But I honestly don’t know what to say that hasn’t already been said….