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!

Deployment · Missing Him

Deployment Diaries: Dreaming of You

As many of you know, one of my deployment goals is to write to my Love at least every other day while he’s deployed.  I’ve been successful in this goal for the most part.  Every now and then I’ll miss a day, but other days I practically write a novel to him.  It all balances… Continue reading Deployment Diaries: Dreaming of You

Holidays · new year

Why I’m Welcoming 2017 with Open Arms

Wow, another year has come and gone.  Unfortunately, 2016 has been a tough year for my family.  It took two of my Grandmothers and a beloved pet with it.  Because of this I’m definitely looking forward to a more positive 2017! Here are just a few reasons I’m excited to welcome 2017: Luckily, at some… Continue reading Why I’m Welcoming 2017 with Open Arms

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