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10 Reasons Why I Love Living Overseas

I get emails all the time here and there from hundreds of military spouses who are considering making the move overseas. I could go on and on about the positives of overseas life, but let me share my top 10. 10) Disconnecting. In addition to not living in the US, I went without American TV for 4.5… Continue reading 10 Reasons Why I Love Living Overseas

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I Heart Homecomings

I'm not saying that I have it "hard" as a military wife. I mean, I have lived in Southern Spain for the past five years. How could you complain what with all the vino and queso? However, sometimes us military families go through deployments and we all know those are such a pain in the… Continue reading I Heart Homecomings

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Tips to Help You Enjoy Life in Rota

Lately I've been doing a lot of reflecting on our last three years enjoying Rota. Living life from one cafe con leche to the next in the land of siestas, fiestas and flowing Sangria is an absolute dream and our time here has been a whirlwind adventure seemingly similar to a three year long vacation.… Continue reading Tips to Help You Enjoy Life in Rota

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Grazalema: The Hike

This past weekend, I got the hankerin' for a change of scenery. Being Navy, our life usually brings us near the ocean. After almost 8 years of living near the sea, we've grown accustomed to beach life. The sand, sun and tan lines are wonderful, of course, but this Missouri girl sometimes misses spending a day… Continue reading Grazalema: The Hike

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Overseas Housing Poll

Before we moved to Spain, my husband and I weren't really set on where we would settle when we got here; on base housing or finding a home off base. Luckily, we landed ourselves a pretty cozy home off base and couldn't be happier. However, while we lived in Japan we lived in on base… Continue reading Overseas Housing Poll

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Oh, Florida.

We did so much traveling in 2011, brought our kids along and it made for one exciting year. We started out 2011 with a trip to California visiting DisneyLand and SeaWorld, then Minnesota in February to see my sister, moved to Spain in March with trips to Portugal and Barcelona and now here we are… Continue reading Oh, Florida.