A few weeks ago I found myself in the dimly lit party room of a Norfolk, Virginia restaurant, sipping a Diet Coke, and watching a group of sailors l..
“It’s cheaper to ship our car than it is to ship our dogs,” I relayed to my husband as we finalized preparations for our move overseas. New kennels ..
As a military family, we move…a lot. And moving comes with a long list of expenses–everything from non-essentials while moving, to security and u..
During my 10+ year journey as a military spouse, I have tried to keep the old adage, “bloom where you’re planted,” as my personal motto. And believe..
After 10 years of life as a military spouse, my network of friends has become huge. Everywhere we go, I am able to find a new tribe of friends who h..
As the month of December comes to a close, I think back to the resolutions I have made over the years. I reminisce about the time and place, and the..
The military is steeped with traditions, and honoring the traditions is one of the aspects of military life my family enjoys the most.
We also enjo..
According to Department of Defense’s (DoD) Surface Deployment and Distribution Command, the military moves roughly 530,000 service members and their..
We live in a highly politically correct society. Growing up, Christmas parties were the norm in grade school. Today, you can barely get away with ha..
What is life in the military like? Well, I don’t know. I’m not in the military and neither is my husband. In fact, we are contractors, so when we ha..