Motherhood

Our Snowy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving 2019 was our second Thanksgiving in Utah and second away from our family. The miles always seem so much longer during holidays. But we do make the very most of it! We love making our our traditions and enjoying time together. We are so thankful for all of our blessings and thankful to be… Continue reading Our Snowy Thanksgiving

military spouse, Motherhood

Maverick’s Frist Birthday!

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!

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

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, Pregnancy

How I Kept My Husband Involved With My Pregnancy While He Was Away

When I first found out that I was pregnant, Justin was still at training halfway across the country. We were so excited! But at the same time I was also kind of sad because Justin and I weren't together. I took my pregnancy test alone, I went to the doctor alone *except for when my… Continue reading How I Kept My Husband Involved With My Pregnancy While He Was Away

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

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