The Power of Positive Thinking in My Relationship

Having a partner in the army is hard. Having a partner who never talks about their feelings is hard. Having a partner with a Scorpio moon sign is hard. From the amount of complaining I do here on the blog (and in real life too) it can be easy to assume that we are a… Continue reading The Power of Positive Thinking in My Relationship

Thankfulness Thursday!

You know the saying - another day, another dollar. So another week, another thankfulness Thursday post. Without further ado, I present to you seven highlights from my past week. ate three yummy healthy meals went to the Nightcliff Seabreeze Festival watched a movie with my boyfriend went swimming had cuddles with my cat all day… Continue reading Thankfulness Thursday!

Turning 21 and Teppanyaki

Like I've mentioned in a previous post, my partner's birthday was this week, and I think I did a pretty good job of making it a special day for him. I thought I would just make this quick post to share what we did with you - and maybe inspire you to create a special… Continue reading Turning 21 and Teppanyaki

21 Things I Love About My Boyfriend

As you might have guessed from the picture and title of this post, today is my partner's 21st birthday! I am very excited about it, and I have some big plans for us when he finishes work (but I can't tell you yet because he reads my blog), and he even seems a little bit… Continue reading 21 Things I Love About My Boyfriend

When You Need The Support of Your Spouse

At the moment, my partner is asleep. He's been asleep all afternoon, starting when he got home from work and he's still going strong as I'm getting ready for bed. Now I understand why he's tired, I really do. His work has been extra physically demanding this week and the weather has been awful. And… Continue reading When You Need The Support of Your Spouse

On Spending My Mornings Alone

I've always had a dream about the way that my mornings with my partner would look. Sleepily waking each other up, taking turns to make each other coffee, munching on toast and fresh fruit together. But of the two long term relationships of my life, both of my partners have had jobs that started before… Continue reading On Spending My Mornings Alone

The Hardest Part of Being an Army Wife

For me, the hardest part about being an army wife is how hard you have to try. You have to constantly try to be a good partner, to try and look after yourself, to try and be a good friend, to try and get used to life in a new place, to try and put… Continue reading The Hardest Part of Being an Army Wife

How I Met My Army Spouse

When my partner and I talk about how we met, there are two stories we tell. The first is the story we tell to our families, our friends, and generally anyone who asks. It goes like this: We met at a food festival in town. We were both in line for fairy floss but the… Continue reading How I Met My Army Spouse