Summer Bucket List (Free Printable!)

I don’t know about you, but I am definitely ready for summer! This year seems to have really taken it out of me. Between moving back stateside from Germany to Montana, the packing and unpacking, getting settled into a new normal, helping my dad move, and still trying to homeschool […]

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Barbie’s Dreamhouse Gets a Monster High Remodel

(Disclaimer: This post may contain affiliate links. For more information, please see Disclosure Policy.) At some point in the last few years we hit a point where Barbie was out and Monster High was in. Now almost any parent of little girls can attest to the sheer amount of stuff […]

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One year ago and today…

One year ago today, my kids and I were sitting in a gym on a small Army post in Vilseck, Germany awaiting the arrival of our soldier. He was returning from his 4th combat tour and we were elated that he was really coming home to us again. There is […]

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What to do for breakfast when your power is out (or how to BBQ pancakes)

Weekends around here usually involve a homemade breakfast. Well, that tends to be a bit difficult when you wake up to no electricity and you have an electric stove. (Disclaimer- This post may contain affiliate links. For more information, please see Disclosure Policy.) My husband decided that he was making […]

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2015 Scout Show (Billings)

This past weekend, we had the opportunity to attend the 2015 Scout Show here in Billings for our new Tiger Cub Scout. After years of him tagging along to so many of his older sister’s Girl Scout events, it was nice for him to start to have his own scouting […]

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PlayMobil Fun Park (Germany)

  My family loves theme parks. I mean REALLY LOVES! From big amusement parks with huge crazy roller coasters to little play parks without rides, but plenty to climb on. We’ve been to Six Flags (a couple of them), Disneyland, Legoland (California and Germany), various Fairytale Lands, and more. Recently, […]

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Roman Holiday: A Family Vacation to Rome (Part 1)

Arrival and Day 1 in Rome After every deployment, we try to take a nice family vacation to spend time together and reconnect. (The low-pressure, out of routine location helps this process.) For this one, we saved and saved, and saved and saved, all extra money during the deployment to […]

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