I'm Kara Lesniak and the handsome man who has swept me off my feet (both literally and figuratively) pictured above is my husband Ben. We are 20 something "outside-of-Philadelphians" who met at the University of Pittsburgh. In October 2011 we began dating, we married in December 2015, and then in March of 2016 the Marine Corps sent us to our first permanent duty station in Okinawa, Japan. We’ve recently relocated to Yorktown, Virginia for another three year Marine Corps assignment and are excited to spend some much needed time stateside! Our most exciting life update as of yet has certainly been the arrival of our first child, Zoe, who joined our family in July of 2019. For the full "how we met" story (let me tell ya, it's a good one) click here.
Our blog consists of our Virginian and Okinawan adventures, travels throughout Asia, all things military life (PCSing/living on base/training exercises/weird things about this lifestyle - you name it), family and baby Zoe updates, and anything else that happens to cross our minds. Please enjoy our personal thoughts, opinions, and plenty of my attempted "artsy" photographs while e figure out this crazy life!
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