Becoming a Mad Makeup Woman It’s a slow process, really… years in the making. I went from a young girl, who was intimidated by the cosmetic world, to a woman that is fully immersed and thoroughly addicted to it. When my husband joined the Air Force, it was a scary, unknown world that I had [...]
How do you define BEAUTY? What does it take for someone to be BEAUTIFUL? Well, let’s look it up and see! According to Merriam-Webster online there are a few definitions of beauty. Here they are… 1. “The quality or aggregate of qualities in a person or thing that gives pleasure to the senses or [...]
First off, I would like to say thank you to the creators, editors, and followers of MyMilitaryLife for allowing me to be a part of this great group and website. I am so thrilled to be here! We all like a little seasoning in life, right?? Well, I am seasoned! In marriage, military, makeup, life, [...]
If you are new to this military life and your head is spinning trying to get a grasp on things, hang in there.
No matter how big or small the gesture might be, supporting our military is certainly appreciated. I had already known that; but that day, my commitment to helping military members, spouses and families was reaffirmed in a big way.
This past Christmas was the most joyous season yet for me. It was filled with moments of true happiness because it truly is better to give than receive.
I am also grateful for the job that takes him away from us all too often. Silly though that may sound, it’s true. Most of you can relate, I’m sure.
Last night while preparing to greet trick-or-treaters at a friends’ house in a military housing area, my children looked down the street and shouted “DADDY!” I realized they were looking towards a housing office so I assumed they saw another man in blue and became confused, as often kids do when seeing another man in [...]
So many of us have similar stories of working or just starting our days when we heard the news. It was life altering. It still is in so many ways. My heart continues to ache for all those affected. I can clearly remember the moments and the disbelief of it all. I was sitting at [...]
Why, you start doing one of two things (or a combination of both): (1) You bloom where you are planted; and/or (2) You start thinking of where the military will take you next. Me? Well, I’m doing both right now. I’m firmly settling in here, but not too firmly. I’ve got my sights set [...]
PCS Chaos – tears and all. Just another day in the life.