Military Spouse

The Honor And Importance of Being the Face of the United States of America Military

The Honor And Importance of Being the Face of the United States of America Military

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser Gillette fusion proglide. All opinions are mine alone. #CollectiveBias #SmoothSummer The next time you see a special event taking place in or around DC on the TV I want you to stop a […]

Sharing a Coffee-mate Moment with my All-American Hero

Sharing a Coffee-mate Moment with my All-American Hero

I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias and its advertiser Nestle Coffee-Mate #CollectiveBias #CMSalutingHeroes It’s no secret by now that the military has played a HUGE […]

Freedom

Freedom

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal As a female I’m allowed to vote, allowed to go to college. Across the ocean a woman my same age dares not even voice her opinion on politics, for fear of retribution–she’s […]

How Do They Do It? My insights on military service

How Do They Do It? My insights on military service

 How Do They Do It? My insights on military service “Oh, I admire you so much because I just couldn’t do it” Words that I heard many, many times through my many moves, deployment, and separations from hubby as a military spouse. But you want […]

Dinner with the Smileys

Dinner with the Smileys

Deployments Suck. They really just do. 2011 was the hardest year in my life so far and a large part of that had to do with my husband’s deployment to Cuba when Amber was a toddler and Tyler was a baby. Thankfully he came back […]

Operation Candy Buy Back

Operation Candy Buy Back

{Originally from last year I wanted to re-share this great idea! We’ll be doing it this year!} In the October edition of Fitness Magazine they shared about an awesome program I wanted to share! It’s called Operation Candy Buy Back and you can ship the […]

Oh Say Can You See

Oh Say Can You See

Oh, say, can you see, by the dawn’s early light,as a baby enters this world, gasping and crying for air, the mommy cries too for the daddy who is thousands of miles away and missing this precious moment What so proudly we hail’d at the […]

Making A Rental Feel Like Home

Making A Rental Feel Like Home

When you’ve moved and/or temporarily re-located 8 times in the past 7 years like I have it means one thing–renting is an absolute must. Once you move out of the newly wed stage though, renting can begin to feel like a bummer-especially if you grew […]

There You Go Again ~ Beautiful Military Song

There You Go Again ~ Beautiful Military Song

This song is so beautiful–it made me cry as it brought back so many of my thoughts and actions through Bob’s deployment last year!!!! Here is a little from the artist–which makes it even more beautiful! Aloha!!! I’m an Army wife at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, […]

Armed Forces Day ~ Military Deals, Specials, and Tips to Save

Armed Forces Day ~ Military Deals, Specials, and Tips to Save

A very happy Armed Forces Day! To help celebrate I thought I’d share some *awesome* deals and specials that I’ve come across lately for military as well as some of our own money saving tips. Because I truly believe that everyone who serves their country […]