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Hi friends, I'm Elizabeth! Just like you, I'm a woman of many different hats--wife, mama (both baby & fur), blogger and storyteller. I have a passion for encouraging other women by sharing our family adventures. Grab a cup of your favorite drink and settle in!
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How to Cope When Your Spouse Has a Dangerous Job

Obviously, my husband's job isn't the only one that is considered dangerous. If your spouse or family member has a dangerous job (whether military, first responder, etc) or you just want a better understanding of the struggle we go through, this post is for you.

When people ask me what my husband does for a living, I have a hard time answering them. I'm very proud of Zach and his job as a US Army infantryman but explaining his job has led to a lot of 'interesting' questions. My current favorites now that he's deployed are "Has he killed anyone?" and "Aren't ... READ the POST

Valentine Love Notes | I Love You Because Prompts

It's almost Valentine's Day and I've been busy dreaming up fun ideas for the husband's Valentine-themed care package. Last year, we went super sappy and created a scavenger hunt complete with cute little rhyming clues on post-its and little gifts throughout the day. Obviously, we can't do that this ... READ the POST

A Review of Home Chef | Deployment Eats 2018

Hey all! I'm excited to start my reviews for the meal subscription boxes I've tried. Just a reminder, that these posts are NOT sponsored; however, if you choose to join any of these services using my affiliate link, I do earn a small commission. Thanks so much for supporting Our Darling Adventure--I truly appreciate each one of you.

Happy Thursday, friends! Thanks so much for your response on my last post--I love hearing from all of you and sharing my heart with you. You might have noticed I've been a bit MIA this week (one of my dear friends is visiting and we've been galivanting around upstate NY these past few days) but I'm ... READ the POST

Setting Family Intentions for 2018

Well, friends, we've almost hit the end of Week 2 of 2018. Can you believe it? Most years I find myself finding that time is going by too fast but this year, I feel like I'm willing the days to fly by. Obviously, it's completely normal to want this deployment to end and have Zach home with us, but ... READ the POST

Why Learning about your Personality Can Benefit Your Marriage + Personality Quiz Date

If you've been reading the blog for awhile or you happen to know me in real life, you might know that I'm an introvert. I'd venture to guess that many of my fellow bloggers would self-identify as introverts as well but did you know that being introverted or extroverted is only one facet of your ... READ the POST