27 Life Lessons I’ve Learned by Age 27

Last week I turned 27...and let's just say it wasn't my favorite birthday of all time. This one probably was: Of course, the army has something to do with that — Aaron's been away at a training and we haven't been able to speak, which is always just a bummer. But honestly, that is whatever. … Continue reading 27 Life Lessons I’ve Learned by Age 27

It’s So Damn Hard to Have a Career as a Military Spouse

As an army wife, I've already made plenty of sacrifices. I uprooted my life, left my family and friends, and moved to a city I loathe (sorry, Clarksville) to be with the man I love. I've dealt with a 9-month deployment and a tireless training schedule that means I saw my husband about 8 out of … Continue reading It’s So Damn Hard to Have a Career as a Military Spouse

How To Make Great Friends in A New City Where You Don’t Know Anyone

In October 2016, I uprooted my life in Wilbraham, MA and moved to Clarksville, TN — a city where the one person I knew was deployed half a world away. For most army wives, this is no big deal. But for me, it was a huge deal for two main reasons: First, Aaron and I … Continue reading How To Make Great Friends in A New City Where You Don’t Know Anyone