Where Can I Buy Balloons and Helium in Germany?

Where Can I Buy Helium and Balloons in Germany?

  View image | gettyimages.com  If your kiddo’s birthday is coming up, you probably want balloons for the party. If you’re asking yourself, “Where can I buy balloons and helium in Germany?” keep reading! Language Barriers — or Lack Thereof First, let’s talk about the language barrier — or lack thereof. Helium … Continue reading

One of My Favorite Procrastinations

View image | gettyimages.com It’s going to be a long time before we own our home. We’ve lived in four homes in four years, and we haven’t owned any of them. While there are perks to living in someone else’s place (something’s broken? call the rental company!), it’s one of … Continue reading

Marathoner to Mommy: What a Difference A Year Makes

Marathoner to Mommy

Today in 2013, I Ran My First Full Marathon Nick was recently home from Afghanistan, we were quickly approaching our first wedding anniversary, and I’d spent the previous 9 months counting down his deployment and running — a lot. Today in 2014, I’m 36 Weeks Pregnant We’re in Germany now, … Continue reading

Wife and War: The Memoir

*** This post was written in trade for a complimentary copy of Amalie Flynn’s ebook, “Wife and War: The Memoir”. All opinions are my own.  *** Many of us in the military spouse community think of ourselves as writers; we write blog posts for our own sites and as guest bloggers. Amelie … 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): October 24, 2011

Last week was rough for all of us in my office, and this week my fiance leaves for another long training exercise – his last one prior to his Afghanistan deployment early next year. I want to start the new week off with the right mindset, which is why today’s … 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

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

GiST: September 19, 2011

My new fiance (in case you missed it, I got engaged less than a month ago) is an Army officer, and I’m struggling to adjust to life on this side of a military relationship. Since I moved to Colorado in mid-August, he and I have been apart more than we’ve … Continue reading

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