military spouse

Two Tips From My Two Years As a Military Spouse

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

Homemaking, Motherhood, Recipes

Making Homemade Baby Food

Introducing Maverick to food has been such a fun (and very messy) experience.  I knew from the beginning that I wanted to make my own baby food. I love cooking and this allows me to know exactly what I am feeding my little guy! PLUS it's also way cheaper (but not always more convenient) than… Continue reading Making Homemade Baby Food

Maverick, Motherhood, Pregnancy

Maverick is Half a Year Old!

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!

military spouse

What You Should Know When You Get to Your First Base

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

Pregnancy

Halfway there!

(Well... a little over halfway.. since I am 23 weeks now!) Since entering into my second trimester, my energy levels have sky rocketed.. I almost feel the same energy I had before I was pregnant. I can stay up until 10 pm (shocking-I know LOL)  and I have more energy to workout! I try to… Continue reading Halfway there!

Pregnancy

We are Having a BOY!

If you follow me on social media, you may already know that Justin and I are having a BOY! We are so excited and can't wait to welcome Maverick John McCoog in to the world in September. We actually found out that we were having a boy at my last appointment before we left for… Continue reading We are Having a BOY!

Pregnancy

My First Trimester Must Haves

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