closing the distance · Military Lifestyle · MILSO

How to Military-Proof the Career you Haven’t Even Started

Being a college student and Navy girlfriend has been great.  However, eventually both of those things will come to an end.  Soon I will be living with my Love (becoming his wife sometime) and I’ll be entering the workforce as a recent grad. With both of those changes coming so soon, here is what I… Continue reading How to Military-Proof the Career you Haven’t Even Started

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

A Day in the Life · Deployment · Military Lifestyle · Self Care

How to be a Mindful MilSO

While busy with life and student teaching, it has been hard to catch a break.  Add on the stress of a deployment, and I was in a rough spot for a few weeks.  However, I found a simple solution right in the progressive classroom that I work at.  Since we are always trying new things… Continue reading How to be a Mindful MilSO

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!