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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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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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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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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 little bit of this and a little bit of that

isn’t it amazing how quickly life goes by? it’s been months since i last wrote and so much has happened. i’ll be moving back home (right outside chicago) in the middle of june to finish my associate’s degree. it’s a

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happy thanksgiving!

i am thankful for: my amazing husband, our baby dog, our mint chocolate chip house, my family, our military family, my friends (both near and far), my passions, j’s steady paycheck, education, my newly acquired cooking/baking skills, my wonderfully comfortable

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lately on instagram...
my whole world in a tiny little square.
(been making the furbaby take ridiculous pictures with us since 2012 😂) i used to get so frustrated when leonidas would interrupt my yoga practice...now i welcome him & his kisses! happy belated birthday marines!! and happy veteran's day to my favorite vet. thank you to all who have served/are currently serving! your sacrifices do not go unnoticed & are so very appreciated ❤

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