SYKES Enterprises: Career Opportunities for Military Spouses

Disclaimer: This is a paid post. Blue Star Families recently released survey results showing something that most of us in the military community already knew on an intuitive level; that employment opportunities for spouses is one of our biggest concerns in day-to-day life as a military family. SYKES Enterprises is … Continue reading

Haus der Geschichte der Bundesrepublik Germany

Haus der Geschichte - tank - MilliGFunk

In Bonn, Germany, there’s a museum devoted entirely to Germany from 1945 to present; the Haus der Geschichte der Bundesrepublik Germany. The museum’s permanent exhibition is curated chronologically, and features large and small memorabilia and artifacts that represent Germany over the last 65+ years. The museum was large and well-lit, … Continue reading

A German Thanksgiving

This Thanksgiving will be our first time hosting the holiday meal. Our families are in the US and we’re in Germany, but we were lucky enough to have friends with frequent flier miles who made their way to Deutschland for the week. The highlight of this year’s Thanksgiving is that … Continue reading

Giveaway: World Championship Spartan Race – Win a Race Entry!

Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post. I’m promoting Spartan Race in exchange for a free race entry to give away here on Marrying the Army. All opinions are my own. Between now and December 7th (the giveaway will end on December 6th, and I’ll announce the winner on December 7th), … Continue reading

Baby Shower


You guys, my friends and family are so thoughtful. Seriously, seriously wonderful people. I hope for every new mom out there that your friends and families are even halfway as supportive as mine have been through my pregnancy. I flew to the US in early November for a baby shower, … Continue reading

DIY Changing Pad Cover

Finished DIY Changing Pad Cover

Someday our child will be embarrassed to use or wear anything that I’ve made by hand. Brand names and styles will matter, and hand-sewn will seem backwoods country instead of urban homesteader-chic. Until that day comes, I will embrace DIY! I will buy used. I will repaint and repurpose. I … Continue reading

Happy Halloween from Marrying the Army!

Halloween is a fun time of year, and I’m curious to know what our favorite part is? Is it pumpkin carving? Seeing neighborhood kids in their costumes? Brainstorming your own costumes for you, your spouse, and your kids (or four legged family members)? Our Halloween week has been so busy … Continue reading

Exercising Through Pregnancy: Faith

Exercise Pregnancy Faith

I believe in being my best self. Period. That means more than exercise, of course, which is why today’s post is about the intersection of fitness and faith in my life (and in my pregnancy). Faith has always played an important part in why I run. Long runs bring some … Continue reading

Exercising Through Pregnancy: Empowerment

Exercise Pregnancy Empowerment

I like feeling empowered. I like feeling strong and capable. Pregnancy feels…different. I don’t trust my balance. My joints are loosey-goosey. My body aches, and my once-buff belly now pinches and pulls every time I cough or sneeze as it grows to accommodate my now-melon-sized uterus. And pregnancy boobs? I … Continue reading

Exercising Through Pregnancy: Old Me & New Me

Pregnant - Daydreaming of Sushi and Beer - MilliGFunk

Pregnancy is a hugely personal experience. Every woman’s body and baby (or babies) are different, and what’s right for one woman isn’t necessarily right for other women. This week I want to share why I’ve chosen to exercise through my pregnancy. These posts aren’t about judgment, they’re about sharing my experience … Continue reading

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