Traveling Overseas with Your Military Family’s Pet –

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The seven-part series of posts I wrote for the Automated Housing Referral Network are gradually going live. Each week, AHRN publishes another post on their blog about how to budget for an overseas PCS in the military. The most recent post in the series is all about budgeting to bring … Continue reading

You’ll Have to Read this One to Believe It

You really wouldn’t believe the day we had today. If you’re pressed for time, skip the next four paragraphs (to the place where it says “***the good stuff***”) to get to the good stuff. ***setting the scene*** Our day began at 6:30 a.m., when we woke up in sleeping bags … 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

5 Things I Couldn't PCS Without

1. Starbucks Via instant coffee. I’m not going to lie; I’m a kind of coffee snob. But we’ve slept on the floor since Tuesday, and we’re living out of suitcases until mid-May. I’ll take what I can get. 2. Bubble Wrap. If it’s not for protecting our breakables, it’s for … Continue reading

Pop Tarts for Lunch

I’m not too proud to admit that at 12:30 p.m., we had Pop Tarts for lunch. I fixed a second cup of coffee, and both of us were still in our pajamas. The movers come tomorrow, so we spent our entire morning taking pictures off of the walls, finalizing our suitcases … Continue reading

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