Grace in Small Things (GiST): 7/21/2013

Grace in Small Things is all about noticing and expressing thanks for the lots of small things that make our lives brighter, happier, fuller, and all around just…better. But today I’m not writing about small things though — Today’s GiST post is about one woman, her passion for music, and … Continue reading

Grace in Small Things (GiST): 7/14/13

Possibly my shortest-ever GiST post: 1. I’m thankful for my husband, and for the adventures we’ve already taken together. It’s gonna be a good lifetime together when it’s all done and said. 2. I’m so glad for unlimited calling to the USA. Calling our families and friends when we feel … Continue reading

Grace in Small Things (GiST): 6/30/2013

Wow, is it really the end of June already? It seems like our household goods just arrived, and that we just got to Germany. In fact, we’ve been here for almost two months, and our we’ve had our furniture and our vehicle for most of that. The Fourth of July holiday … Continue reading

Grace in Small Things (GiST): 6/23/2013

Gratitude comes in many forms this week. The most significant things are more personal, so I’ll save those for my real-life loved ones. The others cover several aspects of life. 1. A Cup of Coffee There’s nothing like cutting back on a favorite thing to make you really appreciate an … Continue reading

Grace in Small Things (GiST): 6/9/13

There’s so much to be thankful for this week! Mail I received two pieces of mail this week from friends in the U.S. Both of them made me happy, and — I’m not gonna lie — made me feel kind of awesome inside. I’m so lucky to have thoughtful friends … Continue reading

Grace in Small Things (GiST): 6/2/13

Hello, friends, and happy Sunday to you, In case you’re new to Marrying the Army, “Grace in Small Things” is the theme of every Sunday’s blog post here on MTA. GiST was the brainchild of a wise woman: “Schmutzie created Grace in Small Things as a daily reminder to take notice of the … Continue reading

Grace in Small Things (GiST): 5/19/13

Grace is easier to find some days, weeks, and years than it is in others. This week has been a bit of a roller coaster: We moved into our apartment (yay!), but it’s on post when we’d hoped to live off post (boo!). We got our hold baggage (yay!), but … Continue reading

Grace in Small Things (GiST): Mother's Day

For the big things and the small things that our mom has done for my brother and I over the years, I want to dedicate today’s Grace in Small Things post to her. Birthday candles in breakfast treats every year as kids. GiST. Grilled cheese sandwiches and Sesame Street after … Continue reading

Grace in Small Things (GiST): 5/5/13

Happy Cinco de Mayo! Today’s GiST post is a celebration of sorts, although I — unfortunately — can’t offer you a celebratory margarita through my blog. (When someone develops an app for that, I’ll be an early adopter.) We PCS to Germany in less than 72 hours, and the last … Continue reading

Grace in Small Things (GiST): 4/28/13

Once upon a time, on a blog where I built my first personal brand, I dedicated a weekly Grace in Small Things blog post to gratitude. Now I want to carry that tradition over to Marrying the Army. Grace in Small Things is “a daily reminder to take notice of … Continue reading

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