Flying Space A – On a Cargo Plane


We recently flew Space-A and it was our first time flying Space A on a cargo plane. I think this is an opportunity that many military families are hesitant to take advantage of because it is outside their ‘comfort zone’ because it’s not like flying on a ‘normal’ commercial plane. Don’t get me wrong you can also fly on a ‘normal’ commercial plane flying Space-A if you use the Rotator but there are [Read more...]

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Back in Germany!

We are back in Germany!

Sorry last week I didn’t get any posts up but the week did not go as planned. We flew back to Atlanta/Alabama on Tuesday and were planning on staying in Alabama until Saturday but as with the nature of flying Space-A we had to leave early. So on Thursday (a few days before I was ready!) we had to say ‘see you later’ to Boo and drive to SC to catch a hop the next day. That in [Read more...]

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Our Wild July – 2014


Hey y’all! I’m still here just slacked on posting this week but for good reason. If you’ve been following me on Instagram or Twitter then you know that we have been back in the States since the 3rd of July. We’re here for several reasons, the main one being to bring Boo back to the States for college. We’ve been mentally & emotionally preparing for this since last Oct when we found out that he [Read more...]

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Differences Living In Germany


While it’s always super exciting to move overseas, at least for us, this is our first time we are having to actually live off base and live like the local culture and we’ve found there are quite a few differences! There are many differences living in Germany compared to Stateside life, even more so when you live off base. Living the authentic German lifestyle is very different that living in a house [Read more...]

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Photo Props – Thinking Outside The Box


I shared this a few months ago on Blueberries & Bokah but thought I would share it here for my readers as well :)

Using props is a great way to help give a photo a little extra something. It can be done easily with simple props and pretty inexpensively if you have the right mindset about it. Ever since I started to pursue photography I have started to look at things around me in a different [Read more...]

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10 Tips for Traveling In Germany


Here are 10 tips for traveling in Germany to make it a bit easier!


Rest stop may or may not have toilet paper (like Japan), so bring your own just in case to prevent a ‘learned it the hard way’ lesson! Also let me forewarn you that the seats are made of stainless steel and if you happen to accidentally sit down on one on a cold day your in a for quite the surprise, it’s COLD!! The water was also [Read more...]

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Spartan Up! Book Review


Disclosure: I was provided with a free copy of Spartan Up! for review purposes. No other forms of compensation were received. All opinions are my own and have not been influenced.

I was recently given the opportunity to read Spartan Up! A Take-No-Prisoners Guide To Overcoming Obstacles and Achieving Peak Performance In Life by Joe De Sena. As you may know I’ve been fascinated by the whole Spartan [Read more...]

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June Sponsor Love

June has come and is heading out, July brings lots of changes for our family. Crazy to think that we are about to have a College freshman!

This month I’d like you to meet Megan:


Find her here: Blog Bloglovin Twitter

Megan is a fellow mil-spouse living in Germany!

About Megan:
Hello from Germany! Im Megan over at History and Hockey Sticks! Our family [the fur kid, the husband Chris, and I] just [Read more...]

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Aqua World (Les Thermes) – Strassen, Luxembourg


Last week we wanted to check out a local swimming pool but then realized that it was a German holiday, so it would be crowded. I did some quick research on the Internet and found Aqua World (Les Thermes) in Strassen, Luxembourg so we decided to go check it out. We found this was a GREAT idea because it was not a holiday in Luxembourg and we had the place pretty much to ourselves.


There is a large [Read more...]

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Barefoot Park – Bad Sobernheim, Germany


If you live in Germany you have got to try out a Barefoot Park! Ever since I read about them before moving here I have wanted to try one, and we got to a few weeks ago! We had so much fun, even Bub, who does not like being barefoot ;)

We went to check out the Barefoot Park (Barfußpfad)in Bad Sobernheim, it’s about 1 hour and 30 mins from Spangdahlem and an hour from Ramstein. So we drove up there, [Read more...]

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