July 4, 2017

I hate asking for help. I hate putting my problems onto other people. I have no problem getting up at 4:00 a.m. to take you to the airport or…

May 12, 2017

The Friday before Mother’s Day is Military Spouse Appreciation Day. That’s today! This day was enacted on May 23, 1984 by President Ronald Reagan as a way to…

April 5, 2017

The submarine birthday ball has always been really special to me for a few reasons. Nick and I went to our first ball together when we had only been…

March 24, 2017

You know I like a good cup of coffee. Or two. Or three. So grab a coffee, a tea, or whatever you’re drinking, and let’s catch up on life. If we were…

March 10, 2017

Living far from home, I’ve connected with a lot of expat bloggers. Even though I’m not an expat and I know it would be much harder to move to…

February 28, 2017

Things are about to get real on my blog today. I’ve talked a little bit about how ever since moving back to Hawaii, life has been great, but…

February 21, 2017

I’m so excited for the submarine birthday ball that’s coming up this spring! My friends and I have been talking about it so much, which has got me…

February 14, 2017

When I was looking for a first anniversary present for Nick, I wanted it to be paper, since that is what the traditional first anniversary present is. I…

February 7, 2017

Today alone, two different people told me that they had never heard my name before. A third person told me that they thought my name was pretty. People ask…

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…