counting down · Distance · Future · LDR · Long Distance Relationship · Military Lifestyle · MILSO · Missing Him

The Last Homecoming

Well here we are, another deployment has come and gone.  To be honest, it went a lot quicker than I thought.  Following my Love’s 7-month deployment, he came straight home as soon as he could.  The stars even aligned and it just so happened to be over my spring break (Thank you Navy!).  It was… Continue reading The Last Homecoming

Care Package · Gift Ideas for Him · LDR · Long Distance Relationship · Military Lifestyle · Valentines Day

Valentine Care Package

Alright, I’ll admit, this box is the first one I’m sending later than I planned (the goal is always to get them in the mail before the first of the month), but hopefully the theme will make up for that fact. This month’s care package stumped me.  I mean, I searched Instagram profiles, Pinterest pins,… Continue reading Valentine Care Package

Anniversary · Care Package · Gift Ideas for Him · LDR · Long Distance Relationship · new year

Happy New Year and 2 Year!

January’s care package was to help my Love welcome the new year and celebrate our anniversary from afar! Since I want him to have a happy and HEALTHY 2017, I included a bunch of healthy snacks instead of my usual sugar-ridden surprises.  Since he likes dried fruit, I included some dried pineapple and mangoes.  I… Continue reading Happy New Year and 2 Year!

Christmas · Deployment · Distance · Holidays · LDR · Military Lifestyle · Missing Him

Homesick for the Holidays

At some point in a long distance military relationship, you will find that what you’ve always considered home, is no longer home.  Stay with me, I’ll explain… After spending months apart due to duty, underways, deployments, or life in general, home becomes wherever that other person may be.  For me, Home is currently halfway around the… Continue reading Homesick for the Holidays

Care Package · Deployment · LDR · Military Lifestyle · MILSO

Four Care Package Fails and How to Avoid Them

After nearly 2 years of long distance dating and in the midst of a second deployment, I’d like to think that I’m a Care Package Queen.  But that title didn’t come easy.  In my time as a Navy girlfriend, I have learned quite a bit through good ol’ trial and error.  Here are the fails… Continue reading Four Care Package Fails and How to Avoid Them