Tag: Army Mom

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: 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!

Sharing Spouses’ Stories: #TheDependas

#TheDependas is more than a name friends, and spending the time to sit and chat with the two military spouses behind the comical videos has helped me check my own assumptions.

Leavenworth Series: Harbor Lights Coffee House and Cafe

As I quietly step out of the Café, Mrs. Garner calls me by name and gives me a friendly smile and wave–I need to get better at doing the same–I’m always growing!

Leavenworth Series: Kansas Country Store

She pauses for a moment to reflect on her gratitude for the folks from Fort Leavenworth who worked hard to help her and her husband clean-up after the 2005 flood.

Leavenworth Series: Parks and Recreation

Here are a few of my drive-by finds. Please note, this is not an exhaustive list of parks in Leavenworth, KS.

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: 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.

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