‘Tis the Season

This last month has been a roller coaster y’all. From a minor scare with Ava to the Marine Corps’ 242nd birthday ball to a short trip back to the United States, we have been all over the place mentally, emotionally, and physically. I hope y’all […]

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My Patron Saint

Before you are confirmed in the Catholic church, you have to decide on a patron saint. Easy enough, right? I mean, there are only over ten thousand to choose from. No big deal. Some people choose their patron saint based off of their career, possible […]

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Okinawa Octoberfest 2017

What’s October without Octoberfest? David and I couldn’t resist checking out the local brewery’s  event and we were not disappointed. The Chatan Fisharina located in American Village hosted the beer extravaganza along with food and merchandise vendors. There were at least 90 different beers available for […]

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Nǐ hǎo from Taiwan!

Holy cow! Things have been so crazy since I last posted at the end of August. David came back from deployment, we attended a memorial for the two Marines we lost, and we took a mini vacation to Taiwan. Such a whirlwind of emotions, but […]

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Let’s Roll

My last post introduced y’all to my favorite ramen hut. Now it’s time to introduce y’all to my favorite sushi place: Okinawa Sushi Bar. Okinawa Sushi Bar is located upstairs and across the hall from the ramen hut I love in American Village. This restaurant […]

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More Ramen Noodles Please

If you enjoy the twenty-seven cent packages of Top Ramen or the noodles in a cup, Japanese ramen will blow your socks off. I absolutely love ramen and this is by far my favorite ramen hut I have gone to, both on the mainland and […]

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G’day Mate! Chapter II

Continued from Chapter I… If you haven’t noticed, David shaved his head and grew a mustache for his deployment. I can’t say I’m a fan, but he’s mighty proud of his hard work. His friends kept cracking jokes that his mustache is just as big […]

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G’day Mate! Chapter I

The last few weeks have been packed with stress, anxiety, and excitement! David is deployed, so handling everything by myself has been a challenge to say the least. Everything that can go wrong will go wrong. But I got to take a mini vacation and […]

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The Military ABCs

This month, I had the pleasure of collaborating with Amy Stratton on a fun post about military life! No matter if you’re overseas like I am or in the United States like Amy, we all experience similar things. We divided the alphabet up between ourselves and came […]

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