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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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slow down.

i’m finding it way too easy to get wrapped up in my schedule/my lack of free time/the things that stress me out. i’m exhausted. instead of laying around on my easy days, i took advantage of a (rare!!!) free afternoon

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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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happy military spouse appreication day!

The Silent Ranks   I wear no uniforms, no blues or greens. But, I am in the military, in the ranks rarely seen. I have no rank upon my shoulders. Salutes I do not give. But in the military world

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a few of my favorite things

good morning readers! j and i have been cleaning and re-arranging the house all weekend long! not so fun but the weather was icky so there wasn’t really anything better to do. if you’ve read any of my old posts

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Easter 2013 Recap

what a weekend! this was my first easter away from home. it was strange to be apart from my actual family, but celebrating with my north carolina family was just as good…well almost 🙂 let’s go back through the weekend.

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USMC Birthday Ball!

last night j and i attended the usmc birthday ball. what a night! i was very much dreading going earlier in the day because i chose to wear a short dress and it’s a ball so i expected everyone else

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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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