Memorial Day & Military

Happy Memorial Day! For many Americans this weekend is all about time off from work, the lake, grilling out and the ushering in of summer. All of those things are truly fantastic but Memorial Day is a time to remember those thousands of patriots who have stood the line to protect and defend freedom for us and many others. They have faced danger and stood up against evil in the world. As the wife of an Army infantryman this is something that hits close to home. Yes, my husband was deployed to a combat zone(s). We have spent many months apart and made sacrifices but not near as many as countless others. Please thank a vet, if not today then some day because they really don’t ask for much but are grateful to hear that their fellow Americans appreciate their service. In honor or Memorial Day, I thought I would post a picture of my honey in uniform. This my Infantry/Airborne man and of him I am ever so proud!


I’m also linking up with Caitlin at Greater than Rubies for Remix Rewear Restyle today. Since I am keeping that little blue dress from last week {everyone said it was a keeper}, I thought I would post a new way of wearing it. At Greater this week, the challenge is to give life to an old piece. I went to my closet and found a blouse that I thought would make this dress office appropriate. Thankful for yet another outfit that I found right in front of me.


And, finally….since it is Memorial Day, I thought I would share a few photos of my hubby and me. When he returned home after his first deployment we decided to renew our marriage vows. We were celebrating 15 years together and thought this would be a great thing to do after being separated for so many months. Here’s a few highlights. Hope you enjoy!

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The fabulous cake!

Our vows in our own words.

Our vows in our own words.

We did it...again!

We did it…again!

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