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Happy Valentine’s Day!

Initially, I had been brainstorming about cheesy military Valentines to make and share with you for a free download. I came up with the idea too close to Valentine’s Day though. So it’s an idea I tucked away for next year.
My husband came home this week and things have been way hectic. … Continue reading »

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What bugs you?

*Warning not for the squeamish*

When we first moved into our house we had some visitors. I was in the family room and saw three cockroaches crawling on the wall. Three HUGE cockroaches. Needless to say, I was a bit freaked out. I told my husband and he said something like, “well we live in a … Continue reading »

Categories: Hawaii, Pets | 14 Comments

Making Friends

Evidently, I am a bad blogger. I had all of these good intentions to share my process of moving with you all and it just didn’t happen. It was just such a crazy and busy time, plus we had sporadic internet connection.

We are finally settling into our house in Hawaii and the movers … Continue reading »

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Moving Tip: Making a Moving Binder

I am going to start sharing some of your awesome moving tips that were entered in our Moving Tip giveaway last month.

rmparadis and HeatherK both suggested to organize yourself with a moving binder.

rmparadis:

HeatherK:

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How Do You Spell Sergeant?

Nothing like a good homecoming story that warms the heart. I saw this video today and just had to share. A young girl correctly spells the word sergeant at a school spelling be. She is then asked if she knows a sergeant. She replies, “my dad.” The school announces they are going to … Continue reading »

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My Pôpoki

So in my previous post I discuss all of the steps needed to get my cat (pôpoki) to Hawaii. I thought I was on top of the process. I had her microchip implanted:

She had her 2 rabies shots that were given more than 30 days apart. I obtained an original certificate and made … Continue reading »

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Word Board Winner

Wow, thanks for all of you who entered our Moving Tip Giveaway! There were 46 entries!

So the lucky winner of one of these awesome “Home is where the (enter your branch here) sends us” word boards donated by Perfectly Distressed…

…was selected by assigning each tip a number and using random.org to … Continue reading »

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Moving Tip Giveaway

Alright, let’s have another give-away. You are going to like this one! We have a beautiful prize donated by Perfectly Distressed. Check out these awesome “Home is where the (enter your branch here) sends us” word boards. The winner will receive one topper and first duty station. Can we so … Continue reading »

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The Word on Japan

Our next guest blogger is Emily from the blog, “Keeping Time“. She blogs about her family and the many adventures they have experienced from living in Japan to deployments. Today she is sharing her knowledge about the different housing choices for Yokosuka Naval Base. Welcome Emily and thanks for sharing!

Yokosuka Naval … Continue reading »

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Not Deployment Music

On the way to dropping the boys of to school today, I heard the song, “Need You Now”, by Lady Antebellum. I was immediately transported back into time to about a year and a half ago. My hurt all of a sudden had that painful pull to it and I remembered all to … Continue reading »

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