Category: Military Family

Fayetteville’s Dogwood Festival

Fayetteville Dogwood Festival– check! Every army move our family creates a bucket list of things we want to do during our short time in our new city and state. This PCS move, the Dogwood Festival topped our Fayetteville, NC list and we finally crossed…

Leclair’s General Store: A bright light in Haymount

In French, clair means bright or light. On this rainy day, Leclair’s General Store, nestled in the heart of Fayetteville’s historic Haymount district, was the little ray of light I needed. I’d previously been introduced by another local blogger, @GoFayetteville, but this trip I…

Making the Tar Heel State “Home”

I blinked and here we are, 10 months later and I have far too much updating, so I present the Cliffsnotes version, picking up where I left off… Life has taken our family from Leavenworth, Kansas to the Tar-heel state…helloooo, North Carolina, home of…

Goodbye Kansas!

If I’ll maintain a blog after leaving Kansas is unknown right now, but I hope the information shared about Leavenworth will be helpful to someone headed this way!

Leavenworth Series: Queen’s Pantry Teas

Much like my tea-time with Kathy…these little Leavenworth finds and interactions with other military spouses who have trudged the roads before me are priceless.

Leavenworth Series: Riverfront Community Center

This week I finally wandered around the Riverfront Community Center in Leavenworth, KS, learning its history and current function. If you didn’t already know, the building was a Union Pacific Train Station in the 1800’s, specifically for passengers. The freight train stop was over…

Leavenworth Series: Historic Homes

While running errands, he’s also pointed to the stunning historic homes in the area.  Here’s a sneak peek of some we’ve discovered on our Leavenworth adventures:

Leavenworth Series: PYUR Eats

The opera cake bite was delicious and watching sisters, Gass and Gann cook together, made me miss my own sisters on this calm morning. Moving with the military can certainly give us newfound appreciation for the family and loved ones we have back  home

The Flood’s Purpose

Self-Care. Such an inviting concept, and yet most of us make little time to care for our health and well-being. After a week of cross-country drives with the boys and house hunting with my soldier, we found a home, trekked on back to Kansas,…

Leavenworth Series: Out of the Barn

She explains the building is said to have ghosts and I about froze in my tracks y’all!

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