5 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Date Someone in the Military

Yep, there are reasons why you should walk away from a military relationship. Don't date him or her if you see yourself in these five reasons. #military #milso #militarygirlfriend #navygirlfriend #airforcegirlfriend #marinegirlfriend #armygirlfriend #deployment #ldr #longdistance #longdistancerelationship

Hear this truth:  Military life isn’t for everyone. Some of folks genuinely like it; others put up with it because it is a condition of being attached to the person they love. And I want to be clear: those of us who date or marry someone in the military are no better or worse than […]

Win a Handcrafted Military Ornament!

If you’ve ever been through a military deployment, chances are, you’ve run into Love From Home on Pinterest or Google at least once! I’d like you to meet my friend Ashley– the blogger/crafter/genius behind the gorgeous care packages that have gone viral over the past two years. She and I bonded over care packages and […]

There’s No Place Like Home

John’s homecoming story is long, which is one of the reasons I’ve been having such a hard time putting it into words. It began on Friday, May 30, when I drove to John’s hometown for his side of the family’s bridal shower. Originally, the shower had been planned for Saturday, June 1 but of course, […]

5 Things I’m Glad I Did During Deployment

Down-to-earth suggestions for having a great deployment.

It is very difficult for me to look at this past year and find good from John’s deployment. I’m a very optimistic person, but this deployment has infuriated me for political reasons as well as personal ones. Acknowledging positive outcomes from this year actually feels a little like a betrayal to those feelings and myself. […]


Hi! I am thrilled to be the SITS Girls‘ featured blogger today! I absolutely love the friendships that I’ve cultivated through SITS (you know who you are!). If you are a blogger and haven’t checked out this extraordinary community, you really should! You won’t be disappointed! A special welcome to any SITS-tahs who are in […]