Keane Interest: Happy Valentine’s Day 2020 Edition

Happy Valentine's Day everyone! The holiday this year is pretty special for me, since my husband has just returned from a very long deployment! I got my hair color touched up, picked out a new dress, reservations are made a favorite restaurant and there's a bouquet of beef jerky roses on the way (for him, … Continue reading Keane Interest: Happy Valentine’s Day 2020 Edition

10 Ways to Help a Mom When Their Spouse is Deployed

I felt so alone and overwhelmed when my husband was deployed. He was suddenly gone and my world changed and I was the solo one in charge of the house, the yard, the kid, the EVERYTHING. We've been through several deployments before, but this one was different because we had a child and had recently … Continue reading 10 Ways to Help a Mom When Their Spouse is Deployed

Military Wife Life: Christmas with a Husband Deployed

In my 17 years as a military wife, I have spent many a Christmas with my husband deployed. This time it's different, however, because there's a four-year-old little boy just discovering the wonders of the Christmas season and depending on me to channel my inner Santa enough to create a memorable family holiday experience. A … Continue reading Military Wife Life: Christmas with a Husband Deployed

Keeping in Touch During Deployment with the Nixplay Wi-Fi Cloud Frame

My husband is currently deployed, and now that we have a son, I'm always trying to think of ways to keep him a part of our daily lives. The Nixplay Seed Cloud Digital Photo Frame is helping me do that by making "new photos from daddy" a fun part of our day. Nixplay sent me … Continue reading Keeping in Touch During Deployment with the Nixplay Wi-Fi Cloud Frame

Enjoying Life Offline

I haven't posted since last week so figured I'd pop on with a little update. I've just been enjoying life offline and soaking up some family time. I didn't plan ahead, so I didn't have anything scheduled, but I know the blog isn't going anywhere. That's the great thing about blogging...as long as you have … Continue reading Enjoying Life Offline