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A Season of Change

Posted in Family

Life has turned a bit upside down for the Marine Corps Nomads family as we entered into a huge season of change. From moving to the homestead to sending our girl off to college to being in 3 different locations as a family, this summer has been a true season of change. As we started with all of the changes, I couldn’t help but this of this scripture passage from Ecclesiastes 3: For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven: a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and…

Making Meaningful Moments – Excedrin®Travel Headache Relief Kit

Posted in Family, and Homemaking

Meaningful moments don’t just happen at major events in our lives. They happen every single day. We just need to take the time to notice the little things in life. Putting together a simple travel headache relief kit can help you avoid missing out on these special memories due to a headache.…

Looking Back at 2016

Posted in Family, and Thoughts

It’s always fun to look back at what took place during the year. There were both ups and downs, but I like the remember all of the blessings we encountered along the way. It should be interesting to see what the new year of 2017 has in store for us. January – Shoulder Surgery D’s shoulder surgery was quite the ordeal, but we made it through it. The military hospital really dropped the ball on quite a few things, but the shoulder was repaired which was the main concern. The road to recovery would be a painful, slow process, but…

Starting the Day with Crazy Faith Awakening Coffee

Posted in Reviews

Special thanks to Family Christian for providing a sample of the Crazy Faith Awakening Coffee. Mornings start early at our place. With winter approaching, I head out to feed the animals before the sun even thinks about making an appearance on the horizon. Today, clouds filled the sky blocking out the normal light from the stars and moon. The smell of moisture was in the air. It was the type of morning where you could feel the chill in your bones even if you were all bundled up. My day starts with feeding the animals and quickly switches to preparing…

Thanksgiving: Staying Connected Across the Miles

Posted in Family, and Holidays

One of the difficult things about being a military family is that we’re often away from family for the holidays. It’s always nice when you can find a little ways to stay connected across the miles. Shortly before Thanksgiving, I was contacted by Shari’s Berries to see if I would like to share one of their cheesecake collections with someone as a way to show that I’m thankful for them. There was no obligation to write a review or blog post. I picked the fall collection of chocolate covered strawberries and cheesecake bites for both my family and my sister’s…