Category Archives: Marines

Saving money with home hair cuts (or why sundays is my least favorite day)

Wahl Clippers I usually don’t tell people I cut my husbands hair. If I happen to give him a bad cut I don’t want people to know it was me. And after 6 years of cutting his hair, it happens … Continue reading

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Where now, brown cow?

image has nothing to do with the post, but it goes with my title.  I started writing this post towards the end of August. Things have been a bit “hurry up, and wait” around my house.One thing about the military … Continue reading

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An Update on Me and a Link-up

Things have been a little busy here the last few weeks and blogging has obviously taken a back seat. Our PCS plans have been nothing short of nerve wracking. I’ll elaborate more on this, eventually, but now is not a … Continue reading

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Moving My Military Family (part 1, early preparation)

I can’t wait to cook at sea level again. We are currently at about 6,200 feet, and I have to adjust cooking times, and I burn a lot of things. I can’t even grill right. As I write this I … Continue reading

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Time For Change

With Paul returning to the fleet (regular Marine Corps) in 3.5 months we need to make some changes in our bodies. We have both become lazy and out of shape, and though he isn’t that bad, he needs to be … Continue reading

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Challis 2013

If you want you can read about our previous years (Challis 2011) and (Challis 2012). This was our third, and last year at Challis. Challis is an annual camping trip that “Recruiting Station Salt Lake” (who Paul works under) has … Continue reading

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On the move!

Well we lost the house that we had found, the one that was perfect. But we finally got funding to move so we spent last week on the house hunt again, and we found one. It’s small, smaller than we … Continue reading

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Recruiting Duty

Recruiting Duty is hard on families. That’s no lie. But I can deal with the long hours, the stress, the cranky husband. But we have had to deal with more bullshit in the last two years than the entire 7 … Continue reading

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Wyoming Vacation & Marine Corps Ball

One super upside of Recruiting Duty is the awesome Marine Corps Ball weekend. For the last two years we have had the awesome opportunity of spending the weekend in Jackson Hole, Wy at the Spring Creek Ranch. We are allowed to do … Continue reading

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36 weeks update

(this first part was written Nov 9th, I forgot to post it) Oh, Boy. 36 weeks. I’m starting to get scared. It’s starting to sink in. I’m having a baby. Out of my vag. In roughly 1 month. OMG. I … Continue reading

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