We started off strong and organized the drawers, finally!!! Seriously these organizers are SO worth it!! I love being able to see every spice we have in a drawer, right next to the stove top!! And these bamboo organizers are amazing!! Hunter was a big helper!
The days are long but the years are short.. honestly this sentiment is so true. When you’re in the thick of it, you don’t want to hear it, but I’m documenting because I know I’ll look back and wonder where the days went. I’m writing these for us.
We have this ongoing joke in our family about “the round-down” or “the round-up” – basically, we tended to round up or down on things when it’s convenient, and then tease/coax each other for the real date, number, price, etc. Sooo you could say I’ve been doing the round-up with this deployment, oh I made
We’re taking it day by day around here. I watched a show once where the character said you can do anything 10 seconds at a time, it’s totally true. When I feel overwhelmed by the number of days, weeks, months, we have left.. I stop myself and focus on getting through today. Being on this
Deployment was something we were dreading desperately, we knew it was coming but we had gotten comfortable in our lives without it!! The last time Nick deployed, I was a spry 22, pregnant with our Eli, chasing a toddler, and life looked much much different. We’ve cherished the last several years without the burden of
I want to just shout from the rooftops, we are FINALLY moving! Finally settling down somewhere for more than a year! AH! I can still remember the day, 4 years (woah, 4 years…) that we found out Nick was not only selected for STA-21 to transition from Enlisted to Officer, but he was given a
At the bar ready to hear their fate. Then at the tie-cutting ceremony. Today was a complete rush of emotions, I didn’t know it was possible to feel so many about something we already felt peace about! We have honestly been avoiding thinking too much about it because you really just don’t know!! Well, we
Tomorrow, tomorrow Nick finds out what aircraft the Navy wants him to continue onward in training with. Tomorrow decides whether we stay where we are for another 8 months or whether we need to pack our entire house in 2 weeks. Tomorrow decides how the rest of my flyboy’s career will go. And it’s totally