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239th Marine Corps Birthday Ball

sunday j and i attended the 239th marine corps birthday ball. this was the third i’ve gone to and was easily my favorite. first, let’s talk about this dress… i posted this sneak peek on instagram right before we headed out.

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the usmc has my man

i’ve been debating writing this post for a while… i’m still not entirely sure i’m comfortable with sharing because compared to others i have nothing to complain about… but, here we go. j has been in the marine corps for

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snowpocalypse

what the actual hell north carolina? there is a good coat of snow on the ground! i thought we left the cold and snow in chicago! back home, everyone has given my wonderful chicago the less-than-wonderful nickname “chiberia” because it’s

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ooooorah!

today j has been in the usmc for three years. THREE YEARS!!! it feels like just yesterday we said our teary goodbyes before he left for boot camp. what an adventure these last three years have been: -we’ve flown thousands

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weekend in pictures

happy monday! get ready for my weekend recap in: 3 2 1 go!

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officially official

it is officially official. i will be leaving nc on june 15th and will be back in the chicago-land area on the 16th. i am moving back home to finish my associate in arts degree. as of right now, the

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memorial day from a marine wife

today is memorial day. i hope that you’ll take a second from your bbq-ing, drinking and sunning to remember what this day (off of work which is totally bomb!) is really about. i have been married to a marine for

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lately on instagram...
backyard bonfires with my boys ❤ if you know me, one of the best words to describe me is "busy". i spend my days constantly running from one activity to the next. even though i love all that i'm doing, it's still easy to feel burnt out. especially with the holiday season so quickly approaching, i'm making it my intention so slow down. take a few deep breaths. sit and listen to the rain. treat myself to a coffee at my favorite cafe. get to a yoga class. make time to be still. 
you can't pour from an empty cup. how will you fill yours today? all i want to do is love on him but all he wants to do is hunt down the squirrels 😀

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