Ten Things That Happen When You Go Through the Gate on a Military Base

I could write numerous posts about the life of a Navy wife. In many ways, my life is surprisingly normal. Sure, my husband works for the government under a strict contract and occasionally won't come home for the night, a few weeks, or a few months (although thanks to a ship in dry docks, we … Continue reading Ten Things That Happen When You Go Through the Gate on a Military Base

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Friday Introductions

For today's post, I'm doing something a little different, but hopefully fun. I'm doing Friday introductions! This is usually more of a thing on Instagram, but I thought, why not bring it over to the blogging world? This post originally started as an introduction of my cats, but if I'm introducing the kitties, why not … Continue reading Friday Introductions

The Reality of Life as a Navy Spouse

We all knew the day would come. Even as we spent random evenings together playing games, made Waffle House runs, went to Zumba, took spontaneous trips to Tropical Smoothie, and even helped each other stay awake when switching to and living on the night shift. We knew that these days were not permanent, that we … Continue reading The Reality of Life as a Navy Spouse

Navy Life in Goose Creek, SC

Last week, I wrote a post talking about what to expect when your spouse is in the Navy, going through the nuke pipeline. It can be a doozy of a time (and feel eternal!), but even in the adversity of nuke school, good things can still happen. Shockingly enough, even with the busyness of whichever … Continue reading Navy Life in Goose Creek, SC

Navy Life: So You Married (or are Dating) a Nuke

As a Navy wife, I am a member of multiple Facebook groups for Navy SOs. Some are local to where I am now or where I will be soon. Others are for Navy SOs in general, attracting women from all over the country (and some from all over the world!) to come together, meet each … Continue reading Navy Life: So You Married (or are Dating) a Nuke

Going to Disney on a Navy Budget

At the end of October, my husband and I used one of his four day weekends to take a trip to Disney World. It was a blast and our first real vacation as a married couple. We were so glad we did it. The schedule we're on can get stressful and zombie-like, and the change … Continue reading Going to Disney on a Navy Budget