Tag: PCS

We’re PCSing During a Nationwide Housing Shortage

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A PCS usually brings its challenges. Scouting for neighborhoods and desired schools usually hover at the top of the list. But what about a nationwide...
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It’s That Time of Year Again

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It's that time of year again. I'm blowing up the marketplace with items I don't want to be shipped to the next house. My husband's...

I Wasn’t Made for This Life

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“What do you want to be when you grow up?” A question I am almost certain that all of us have been asked at least...
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PCS Season Is The Worst For Everyone This Year

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I recently made and sent out a meme to some friends. Like me and my family, they stayed at our current location during this...

When It’s (Not) PCS Time

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It's PCS season!! I am SO excited! I've looked at different school districts and eyed rentals that are just hitting the market. I checked out...

It’s Texas, Ya’ll: A Guide to Texas for Non-Texans

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Ya’ll. I have lived in Texas for 10 of the 15 years that my husband has been in the Air Force. Turns out there are...

Raising an Orchid Child in the Military

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The symbol of the military child is the dandelion - a flower that can grow in almost any condition and is nearly impossible to...
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Our Family PCS’ed During The Pandemic

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My husband is Army Reserves. For the last 18 months, we have been on active duty orders and stationed in Fort Rucker, Alabama. What...
boxes for moving or a PCS

The Best of Times, the Worst of Times – A Tale...

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You know it well, friends. Your orders are cut. Your new life is just around the corner. You have only a few short months...
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Waiting for a Pineapple Assignment

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Everyone has a "dream base". That one base that seems so unrealistic actually to get, but it is everything you want. For us it was...

My Decorating Style? Call it Military Chic

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My daughter recently asked me what my decorating style is; an odd question since my house had also been her house for eighteen years....

Moving Out of Our Old House and into Our New Lives

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Moving is never easy. Since I’ve done it six times in ten years, I sort of go on auto-pilot: arrange for movers, declutter closets,...