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…

June 29, 2017

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June 10, 2017

Hi, friends! Just popping in to say that my oldest friend, Erinn, is here visiting me. I’ve known her since before I was a year old!! So, I’m…

June 5, 2017

I love reading bloggers’ goals post at the beginning of each month, but I never think that anyone will want to read mine. This month so many bloggers…

June 1, 2017

I remember when Nick and I were dating. He was on his first submarine tour while I was working and building up my resume after graduating from college….

May 30, 2017

I’ve always wanted to attend Lantern Floating Hawaii. Held every year on Memorial Day in Hawaii, it was one of the most beautiful things I’ve ever seen. I…

May 25, 2017

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May 22, 2017

All right friends, it’s time to get some coffee and catch up on a few things! If we were having coffee, we would be back in Hawaii. I would tell…

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…

May 2, 2017

So usually, I write my blog posts ahead of time, go back and edit them, and then schedule them. But today is my birthday and I didn’t have a post…