I Love Moving Comfort

I’m a genuine advocate of Moving Comfort’s sports bras (I don’t run in anything else), but I’ve never tried wearing any of the company’s other women’s athletic apparel. That’s why I’m super-pumped about the Moving Comfort things I found under the Christmas tree this morning. Being stationed at Fort Carson … Continue reading

Brides Across America Part 2: On the News!

Yesterday I shared a blog post about my incredible experience participating in the Brides Across America program at The Wedding Gallery in St. Charles, Missouri. Today I want to share with you some fun links that came from my participation in the program. You see, just as I came out … Continue reading

Brides Across America

Last week I had one of the most touching experiences of my adult life. I was given a beautiful, brand new, free wedding dress — no strings attached — just because I’m a military fiance as part of a program called Brides Across America. In order to qualify, brides can’t yet … Continue reading

Terminology Tuesdays: JRTC

Who’s worn out from trying to decipher Army acronyms? Raise your hands. Who’s tired of asking what Army acronyms stand for, only to be answered in a series of other Army acronyms and jargon you don’t understand? Raise your hands. I didn’t think I was alone. Let’s talk about these acronyms … Continue reading

Time Apart when You're Finally Together

In the short days and weeks we have together in between exercises, long work days and deployments, Nick and I sometimes forget that while we need time together as a couple, we also need time alone to refill our independent fuel tanks. Last weekend, we did our own things almost … Continue reading

Today's Military Wife

Nick and I started our pre-marital counseling with his Army chaplain this week, and so far, we’re both glad that we’ve decided to make time for the sessions. His chaplain is a great resource for us. He has extensive experience ministering to soldiers and their families, and he and his … Continue reading

Making the Most of the Time We Have

When he finally came home for a full month,he’d been gone for more than half the time I’d lived here with him in Colorado. It was hard to open up to him after so many weeks of limited communication at such a critical and transitional time in my life. While … Continue reading

Army Wife Healthy Relocation Tips

Because I’ve moved several times in my adult life for my own education and career, I have become something of an expert at adapting to new towns. My best advice to women who are preparing for a relocation is two-fold: 1. Stay active physically through exercise. 2. Reach out to … Continue reading

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