Tag: Military

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!

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: Dad’s Toys

Keep scrolling for a fun shamrock hunt in downtown Leavenworth!

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.

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