expectations and adventures

expectations and adventures

I’m quickly discovering that no deployment is created equal and, as we’re embarking on an entirely different journey this time, I need to manage my expectations. I have big goals for this deployment. There’s no…

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expectations and adventures
embracing the deployment denial bliss

embracing the deployment denial bliss

Well, we made it to Friday, folks, and that means we’ve made it a whole 4+ days without our favorite soldier home with us here. Adjusting to deployment life is hard. You have day one,…

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embracing the deployment denial bliss

Well, we made it to Friday, folks, and that means we’ve made it a whole 4+ days without our favorite soldier home with us here. Adjusting to deployment life is hard. You have day one,…

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sh*t spencer says: volume 4

sh*t spencer says: volume 4

First and foremost, I want to thank everyone so much for their sweet words and well-wishes on my last post. Any deployment or tumultuous time in the military life is hard, but having an incredible…

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sh*t spencer says: volume 4
this is day one

this is day one

Today is officially day one of Ryan’s deployment, and I have to thank you all for bearing with me these last few tumultuous weeks. As any military spouse can attest, those days and weeks leading…

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this is day one

Today is officially day one of Ryan’s deployment, and I have to thank you all for bearing with me these last few tumultuous weeks. As any military spouse can attest, those days and weeks leading…

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finding our sunny side

finding our sunny side

You know those weeks that fly by but seem to crawl at a snail’s pace, as well? It’s been one of those weeks around here. We learned at the end of last week that Ryan’s…

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finding our sunny side

You know those weeks that fly by but seem to crawl at a snail’s pace, as well? It’s been one of those weeks around here. We learned at the end of last week that Ryan’s…

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flirting with “murphy”

flirting with “murphy”

It doesn’t matter what branch of service someone is in; if you mention “Murphy” to any military spouse, I guarantee they’ll cringe. There’s an unwritten rule that if a deployment or separation is coming or…

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