11 May, 2012

2012 Military Spouse Appreciation Day!

Welcome! I'm linking up with http://www.ridingtherollercoaster.com/ and http://household6diva.com/ for this years military spouse appreciation day!

Milspouse Bloghop hosted by Household6Diva & Roller Coaster
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My name is Marcella.
I am married to a United States Marine. We were together for about a year and half, got married, and then he left for boot camp a couple months later. That was almost 8 years ago!



We have a daughter, a son, and dog and have been stationed at two different places so far.
I have always been patriotic and supportive of our military, but there's nothing quite like being right in the middle of it!
We have lived on both coasts and dealt with earthquakes, hurricanes, and tornado's.
I've gotten use to be being 3000 plus miles away from my family and have always understood that supporting my husband is number 1. That means that I miss out on a lot back home and I'm ok with that!
My faith in God is what gets me through the tough times especially in those lonely moments when my husband is deployed and I feel like I just can't do it anymore.



I am a control freak though and that is probably been one of the hardest things for me in this lifestyle. Most of the time, we don't know what is going to happen until just before and I hate not knowing where we're moving or what the plan is! ;)
I love all the opportunities and fun extras that we get to do that we normally wouldn't have gotten to do without being a military family.
It is an adventure!!

24 comments:

  1. I love that last picture! I like to have control over what's going to happen so that's been hard for me too!

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  2. Hi Marcella!

    I'm visiting from the MilSpouse Blog Hop! Happy Military Spouse Appreciation Day to you!

    I am super jealous that you have been to two different duty stations.. That may seem weird, but my husband has been at Fort Campbell since he got out of basic training and we've never been anywhere else.. It would be really nice to get out of here! Haha!

    It's so nice to meet you!

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  3. Stopping by from the blog hop! Your kids are adorable. :)

    Happy Milspouse Appreciation Day!!

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  4. Ever since I got married, I have been learning how to let go of control. Something I need to work on every day! Although, on the other hand, it sure is nice for me to let my husband handle it sometimes. I guess it depends on what it is! I love your dress in the last photo ~ super cute!

    Happy MilSpouse Appreciation Day!

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  5. I am a bit of a control freak too. Works well with my delusion that I can control the Army ;)

    Happy MilSpouse Appreciation Day!

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  6. Happy Milspouse Appreciation Day!

    Sounds like there are quite a few controlling personalities in the milspouse community.. lol Add me to that list!

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  7. happy milspouse appreciation day and thanks for stopping by :)

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  8. Stopping by from the bloghop! I have to ask, if you are 3000 miles from home, where are you? Just asking cause we are in Okinawa.

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  9. The not having control... that was the hardest adjustment for me too. I guess you just learn to roll with it! Happy Mother's day weekend to you too!

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  10. Control freak here too! Lol :P Happy MilSpouse Appreciation Day!!

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  11. Such a handsome family! I'm excited to start following your blog! Happy Mother's Day! ~Allison (at Keep Calm and Soldier On)

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  12. Just wanted to say hi! Oh and did you know that your account isnt set up to receive email replies when you comment on posts? I dont know if that sentence makes sense or not...

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  13. Your kids are super cute! I am a control freak too, that has been the hardest part for me with being married to a soldier. :) I like to plan, and of course I cannot!

    Happy Military Spouse Appreciation Day!!! (Sorry a day late) :)

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  14. Polka Dot Dress.....LOVE! lol. Happy (late) MilSpouse App Day to you too! Happy Moms Day Too!! :)

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  15. Thanks for stopping by on the hop! I miss the PNW everyday of my life as well... someday we'll go back God willing :) Can't wait to read more!

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  16. Great pics!!! Nice to meet you!

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  17. Hurry up and wait is right, and that is so difficult when you're a 'control freak'. So am I, and that was always the hardest. :)

    Visiting from Military Spouse Appreciation hop and now following you. Please stop by and visit when you get a chance. I host Weekend Blog Walk and would love to have you join in. http://www.athometake2.blogspot.com

    Jessica @ At Home Take 2

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  18. Marcella, I too am a Marine wife and a control freak! Sure does make life that much more difficult! But the adventures trul are an amazing opportunity. Nice to meet you!

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  19. Thanks for stopping by my blog and leaving me a comment! Your blog is sweet and I look forward to getting to know you! =)

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  20. I love love love your dress in that last picture. Too stinking cute! Oh and your blog design is awesome. :) This is me just stopping back by to say hello.. even though I am just a tad bit late. Happy Milspo appreciation day, late [even though I feel it should be everyday!!]

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  21. Hello, new follower here! It is so nice to meet you! I just want to say I love, love, love your homecoming dress! Adorable! Also I too am a control freak and I think it really has been my hardest adjustment so far in this lifestyle. Can't wait to read more about you and your family!

    Brittany
    www.talesfromasailorssoulmate.com

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  22. Hmmm, don't know if my first comment went through so I'll post again (feel free to consider me crazy if you get this twice!).

    Thank you so much for joining in on the blog hop! And sorry it took me so long to come and visit. It was great reading your party post and getting to know you a little more. :) Hope you had fun visiting the other ladies on the list and that you had a fabulous Mil Spouse Appreciation Day!!!

    xoxo
    Roller Coaster
    http://www.ridingtherollercoaster.com

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  23. Hi! I am a little late from the BlogHop but I wanted to say that you have a beautiful family! It was nice to meet you! So Happy belated military spouse appreciation day and Mother's Day!!!! Amanda

    mickandmackarmyadventures.blogspot.com

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  24. Hi Marcella! Thanks for stopping by my blog during the hop—sorry it took me so long to get over here...better late than never, though! I LOVE that dress in your last photo! We're currently waiting to find out where we're going next, so I hear ya on trying to be patient when alllll you want to do is plan something!

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