Happy first day of June and welcome to this month’s edition of Reaching for the Stars!

I hope that you had a great Memorial Day holiday (and an unofficial start to Summer!) Summer is all about adventure and growth. Let’s recap what May’s Goals where before we dive into June’s:

  1. Read 4 books this month – one of those for the Shield Sisters Initiative May Book Club
  2.  Change up the meal planning now that it’s not so cold – less hearty/comfort food
  3. Go for a day trip around town &

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If you aren’t aware, May is Military Appreciation Month – from military children, to Armed Forces day/week, to Memorial Day. The last Monday in May is celebrated as Memorial Day, a day we honor those service men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice and have fallen in the line of duty.

Today especially, but also every day, I would like to thank every single service member who has sacrificed in order so that we (as a nation) doesn’t have to.

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Hello everyone, I hope that you had another great week! It’s that time again for Shining Moments, a weekly roundup of gratitude, awesomeness and reflection.

 

Had not just 1, but 2 guys help me with my car – had a headlight go out and since this car is still so new to me, I had no idea what I was doing lol. Just when I thought I was going to have to call Dad,

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Happy Saturday everyone and Happy Armed Forces Day. Today marks a military holiday of the 3rd Saturday in May (which btw May is Military Month!), where we celebrate our active duty military forces. With Memorial Day right around the corner (where we celebrate our fallen forces), it’s easy to get mixed up.

Armed Forces day = Currently serving = 3rd Saturday of May

Memorial Day = Have died during service = last Monday of May

Veterans Day = Have previously served = November 11th

 

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Hello everyone, I hope that you had another great week! It’s that time again for Shining Moments, a weekly roundup of gratitude, awesomeness and reflection.

Moments of Happiness and Gratitude

Ordered Marcos pizza since wasn’t feeling good and it came within 20 minutes instead of the quoted 1 hour

The 2nd Pizza I ordered (no judgement zone here!) this week TOUCHED. MY. SOUL. It was SO delicious!

Getting blog posts out again is a great feeling

Getting to watch Justice League from RedBox

Having the opportunity to be a Beta Tester in one of Pam Hodges’

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