Category: Military Family

Sharing Spouses’ Stories: Friendship through CrossFit

It’s inspiring to see two military spouses working to sharpen each other and support one another during these transitional times.

Leavenworth Series: Sunflower Sisters Vintage

At some point in our conversation, I identify myself as a military spouse and learn that I’m not alone in the room.

Leavenworth Series: Sis’ Sweets

I can think of 100 things to do when I’m too busy to do them but give me a kid-free day off and I don’t know what to do with myself. I grab my camera and drive downtown for more Leavenworth discovering, swinging by Sis’ Sweets this time.

Leavenworth Series: McDevitt and Duffy Corner Market

We miss our family and friends back home, but today Charlie reminds me that it’s about having the right mindset while we’re apart from those we love.

PCSing: 5 First-Steps for Spouses

Waiting for orders, not knowing where you and your family will be headed next, can be a rather stressful time. Then you get that signed RFO and you’re off, searching for everything to make your next Permanent Change of Station (PCS) a smooth transition…

Marriage: Pushing through the “Stuck”

We tied the knot, flew down for the wedding celebration a few months later, and a few weeks later, we both came home with news to share. It went something like this:

Me: I’m pregnant!!!

Him: I’m deploying.

Leavenworth Series: Coffee at Meriwether’s

Whimsical, inspiring, and a great reminder to all military spouses that we can make the military lifestyle work for us anywhere the military takes us.

Thriving over Surviving

Do you want to survive during deployment times and other seasons of change, or do you want to thrive?

Kansas City: Day Trip!

While living in Leavenworth we have taken day trips to Kansas City, MO monthly (do most people know there is a Kansas City outside of Kansas?! You live, you learn.). Here are a few kid-friendly places to explore. Enjoy! Do visit Union Station. Their…

Leavenworth: Hello, Buffalo!

Charming Leavenworth is rich in history, after all, it’s Kansas’ first city and one of the starting points of the Oregon Trail.

Kansas: A Time to Reflect and Connect

What’s helped me? What’s helped others? What would I want other spouses to know when they learn they are moving to the land of Oz, or anywhere else for that matter?

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