Category Archives: moving

Tree-up Day and Decorations

The day after Thanksgiving is when we decorate for Christmas. We had good helpers this year! One of my biggest challenges in this Army life is figuring out where our tree and other Christmas decorations will go in each new … Continue reading

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Moving is not always fun

The teens made some really great friends just before we left Germany, making leaving extra hard for them. Parker was ready to get to a new adventure and meet some new friends. Anna is along for any adventure! The first … Continue reading

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Weeks 3 and 4 in NYC!

24th: The view of the bridge from just outside of our house. I walked by the front window and saw that everting looked pink-tinged. Stepped outside to this: 25th: I got Anna’s room mostly done. Bed on the floor so … Continue reading

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Second week in NYC!

The second week we did a little less sight-seeing as we were busy receiving our HHGs but I made it a point to take the kids to the pool every time it was open (and once, when it was not). … Continue reading

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Our first week in NYC!

We hit the ground running. Our household goods were ready for us the day before we flew and the next available date for us to receive them was July 16th – exactly one week after we flew. That was perfect … Continue reading

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Leavin’ on an Airbus 330…

Leaving Germany was so weird this time. There were very few farewells, almost no hugs goodbye. There were people I wanted to visit with one last time but with social distancing in effect I couldn’t. Our bigs were able to … Continue reading

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Corona Days – 25-36

The time capsule continues. Day 25 – April 8 – This non-crafty mom spent time with Parker and Anna making decorations for Easter. I was quite pleased with them and we left them up for an entire month. Around 2:30 … Continue reading

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Red Light! Green Light!

I’m sure you’ve played that game at some point. Well, the whole world has been on Red Light since the end of February or early March, with the exception of essential personnel. And since they came up, might I just … Continue reading

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Unfreeze… (almost)

As of this moment we have been approved to have our HHGS picked up on May 18-20, but we still have to wait for confirmation from the moving company we’ve been assigned. So… we’ve told the boys we’re about 90% … Continue reading

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Corona Days – 19-24

The last update I gave covered Corona-Days 3-18. I was mentally prepared for this experience to last about a month and yet, here we are on day 50 of our stay-at-home order. We are starting to see things in the … Continue reading

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