Those are words I never even considered when starting this military spouse journey. The idea of moving during a global pandemic made me queasy- but we had to do it. I had to swallow my fear, trust in God and find a way to keep moving forward. To be honest, it was not as scary… Continue reading PCS-ing During a Pandemic
If you follow us on any of our social media platforms then you heard the amazing news- Justin was accepted to attend Officer Training School! This is a HUGE goal that he has been after since he enlisted in the Air Force and I couldn’t be more proud. So please excuse me while I brag… Continue reading The Next Step in Justin’s Military Career
Wow, what an amazing year it has been. On September 23, 2019 Maverick John McCoog turned ONE! I wanted to share some pictures and memories from his special day. ￼ We celebrated in Victor, Idaho and Jackson, Wyoming for a week with my Dad, Step Mom, Sister and Grandmother. Unfortunately, Justin was away on a… Continue reading Maverick’s Frist Birthday!
This past weekend marked two years since Justin graduated from basic military training and officially became a US Airman (I mean I guess he officially became an Airman when he left for BMT but I feel like graduation made it officially official!) These past two years have been so busy. I feel like so much… Continue reading Two Tips From My Two Years As a Military Spouse
This past weekend, Maverick had his half birthday! I know that it sounds completely cliche, but it's true what they say - TIME FLIES when your babies are little. He has grown so much these past six months both mentally and physically (his cheeks just keep getting more squishable and squishable by the day!) He… Continue reading Maverick is Half a Year Old!
When Justin found out about our first duty station, I immediately went into research mode, gathering every bit of information I could get my hands on. I wanted to know what life on (and around) base was going to be like. So in the interest of spreading the love, I figured I would share a… Continue reading What You Should Know When You Get to Your First Base
This post is a bit overdue (since I am now 18 weeks) but with moving and everything I didn't get a chance to sit down and write this up! Here were my must haves for my first trimester: What To Expect While You're Expecting: The classic, tried and true pregnancy bible. I have been reading… Continue reading My First Trimester Must Haves
My first trimester was surprisingly and THANKFULLY.. okay! I was one of the lucky ones who didn't get morning sickness (#BLESSED.) I can't thank my Mother enough for her genetics. She had three kids and didn't have morning sickness with any of us! My biggest and most frustrating symptom has been exhaustion. Any time that… Continue reading My First Trimester
I am so excited to announce that Justin and I are expecting! We made the announcement to the world on Saturday and I am so excited to finally scream it from the rooftops! It has been my DREAM for to be a mom one day and I am so excited to start this journey. I… Continue reading We are going to have a BABY!
On June 16, 2017, Justin and I officially got married/eloped in a small private ceremony in my grandparents back yard. It was absolutely magical and a day I will never forget. We also planned from the beginning to have a larger wedding with our family and friends later in the year after Justin was finished… Continue reading My Husband Almost Didn’t Make It To Our Wedding