Last night I was cleaning up the kitchen after dinner when my officer came downstairs, almost ready to leave for work. He handed me his badge with a mourning band pulled over it and asked “can you help me with this?” I pinned it on his uniform with steady hands, gave him a kiss, said … Continue reading the shattering and swelling of my blue heart
I would say Happy Sunday, but it doesn't feel too happy, does it? I know I'm not alone when I say that I've been struggling lately. There's so much darkness out there right now, and so much division-but that is not what this post is about. I’ve seen a lot of posts comparing our black … Continue reading i believe in the good
“So what’s it like being a police wife?” There’s probably quite a few occupations that people ask about that you try to explain but don’t really get until you’re in it. Although it doesn’t pay a salary, being a police wife has proven to be a job all on it’s own. And just like other … Continue reading so what’s it like being a police wife?
Do you remember last year when I made these easy wood gift tag/ornaments (find that post here)? They were so fun to make I decided to take a shot (pun intended) at more thin blue line ornaments this year! I got most of my supplies at Hobby Lobby, and all of their Christmas supplies is … Continue reading easy diy thin blue line ornaments
The holidays are right around the corner! As blue families our holiday season often looks a lot different than others-and that's okay. It just requires a lot of flexibility and grace! Rebecca over at Proud Police Wife just launched a "Holidays with a Hero" pack that has 16 printable pages to help your first responder … Continue reading tips for a special BLUE christmas + a peek inside holidays with a hero
I have a favorite place to have my morning mug of coffee. It’s not in a coffee shop with a fancy latte. It’s not snuggled on my couch, warm and cozy. It’s a half drank cup of lukewarm coffee, in my PJs and bedhead, while standing outside of my officer’s patrol car window just as … Continue reading morning coffee + enjoying the little moments of blue life
Confession time: I have a sweet tooth. Like, a big one. I also enjoy cooking and baking...sometimes. I typically send a plate of whatever treat I've made with my officer to the station...because if not, I'm totally going to eat them all! A lot of the times I make basic cookies or bars, but today … Continue reading thin blue line brownie sandwiches
The sight of this band causes a visceral reaction each and every time I see it. It’s just a few inches of fabric. It weighs practically nothing, could easily get misplaced in the house or the car, and thankfully doesn’t see the light of day all that often. But each time I see it out, … Continue reading the mourning band
Did you catch our FB live with Zanna from Honor the Brave this Wednesday? I got to chat with her about a+g, our experience buying a home with HTB, and the crazy life that is #policewifelife! You can view it here. During our chat Zanna asked me what advice I would give to a brand … Continue reading choosing light in our blue life
Click below for a few of our recent printables! In this home here. Blue family definition here. We Walk This Line Together (Police Wife) here. We Walk This Line Together (Police Husband) here. Joshua 1:9 thin blue line flag here. Psalm 118:6 here. Psalm 91 without border here. Psalm 91 with border and heart here.