How The 5 Love Languages Changed My Marriage

How The 5 Love Languages Changed My Marriage | KeatingBartlett.com

A couple of years ago, I made a resolution to take the time to read The 5 Love Languages by Gary Chapman.  If you’ve never heard of the 5 love languages, they are: words of affirmation, acts of service, receiving gifts, quality time, and physical touch (you can take the quiz to find out your love language here). EachRead more

241st Marine Corps Birthday Ball

241st Marine Corps Birthday Ball | Why Hello Lovely

Over the weekend, we celebrated the 241st birthday of the United States Marine Corps. Every year, the Marine Corps hosts their annual birthday ball and this year’s was amazing! I attended my first ball back in 2014 when we were stationed in North Carolina so I was super upset when Zack attended last year inRead more

5 Ways You Can Help Our Military This Holiday Season

5 Ways You Can Help Our Military This Holiday Season | Why Hello Lovely

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #WrapGiveRepeat #CollectiveBias Today I am sharing something super amazing with you all today! With it being the holiday season, it’s the perfect time to give back to others who need it. Being a military spouse and being raised inRead more

8 Ways To Make Friends When You Move Someplace New

8 Ways To Make Friends When You Move Someplace New | Why Hello Lovely

Zack and I have officially been in California for a little over a month now. It’s been a huge adjustment this past month, but we’re finally in a place now where we’re a bit more settled. Zack’s slowly in the process of transitioning to a new platoon which means he’ll be officially back at workRead more

Somewhere Out There…

Somewhere Out There | Keating & Co.

I wasn’t originally planning on doing a blog post today with the holiday. To me, it actually seemed more appropriate not to. But over the course of the weekend, I had a few interactions with other people that I just couldn’t shake. I’ve heard it from a couple people I see throughout the week, I’veRead more

9 Month Check-In

9 Month Check-In | Keating & Co.

First off, can we just give my “baby” sister, Alex a round of applause for my awesome new blog images (pictured above, in my sidebar and in my about me!)? I finally got to upgrade my Nikon this past month so we’ve been out playing with my new lenses this week and I couldn’t loveRead more

We Have Orders!

We finally have orders, my friends!  But first, let me give a little backstory. We already had a bit of a plan in place for when he returns home.  I know it’s not realistic to make plans in the military, but we did.  First, we ideally wanted to stay on the east coast, preferably NorthRead more

5 Unexpected Ways Military Life Has Changed Me

5 Unexpected Ways Military Life Has Changed Me | Keating & Co.

I didn’t know what to expect when I married Zack.  I knew nothing about the military or the lifestyle.  I hadn’t done any previous research on it or asked others for opinions and advice.  Nothing.  I’ve now been a military spouse for about two and a half years now and I’ve learned that being aRead more