So Long and Thanks for All the Fish!

As many of you know, the time has come for me to move on from A Boy, A Girl, and the Marine Corps.  I have loved blogging here, but have found that my new diagnosis and all that comes with it has made this blog feel a little less about my real life. This blog started as a place to for me to cope with a deployment, but as the years have moved on, I find that I blog about military life less and less. I have loved you all so much and hope you will join me on my new journey at It’s Not Me, You Suck.  Same content as here, but with a few more swear words.  Or maybe, more or less that same as that too. I have enjoyed this blogging journey so much and will miss this site.  It will remain live indefinitely for anyone who Continue reading So Long and Thanks for All the Fish!

The Next Best Thing to Winning Diamonds Giveaway!

I’m not a big jewelry wearer.  1. I’m not girly enough to pull of pearls during a weekday and 2. I can’t wear it at my day job so I’m not in the habit of it.  I don’t even wear my wedding ring, but my husband never wears his either, so we are even on that score.  But I will tell you, that not wearing it doesn’t mean I don’t like to own it and I have to say that my friend Melissa at Chrysalis Jewelry makes some truly stunning things and I’m not just saying that because she thinks I’m funny and lets me private messaged her on Facebook to complain about having arthritis… I swear, I’m really not! Her and I have become pals through my blog and I was so excited when she said she’d sponsor this giveaway!  When she sent me the pictures of the piece Continue reading The Next Best Thing to Winning Diamonds Giveaway!

Forgotten Cotton Giveaway!

If you have been following me on Facebook for very long you have probably heard me give many a shout out to my friends at Forgotten Cotton.  I adore their scarves and recently even had them make me a custom item which I can’t rave enough about. As time as moved on and I have continued to pimp their products I have gotten to get to know the owners and am happy to say they are just as cool as they seem like they would be.  Seriously.  They rock.  So, naturally I asked them to participate in my “Give away stuff until I run out of stuff to giveaway extravaganza.” And they said yes!  WHOOHOO!~ Forgotten Cotton is offering up a BEAUTIFUL scarf from their new spring line that I think is beyond gorgeous!  All their products are handmade by the owners and trust me when I say love and Continue reading Forgotten Cotton Giveaway!