So You Got Stationed Overseas: Why you NEED to make TRAVEL a part of your short PCS abroad

Thanks so much to LeAnna Brown for this guest post! Living in Europe for the past five years as a contractor with the US Army, I have had what most people would call a “Dream Life.”  I’ve learned to budget travel and travel hack, so we get to travel extensively and all over the world,… Read More »

Why You Should Live In Military Housing At Least Once

When we went in to talk to a recruiter back in 2005, one of the things he told us that has always stuck with me was the advice to live in Military housing at least once. Being so new to the Military I really didn’t know what to expect. Our first duty station together was… Read More »

A Letter To A New Military Spouse

To the brand new Military Spouse, I know things feels a bit scary right now. Your loving husband has just joined the Military. You might not even know how to feel right now. You are not sure what is going to happen or what the next few years will be like. You agreed that you… Read More »

All The Time He Has Missed During Military Life

15 Months 11 Months 5.5 Months 6.5 Months = 38 months or 3 years, 2 months. This is how long my husband was gone on deployments. This does not count any of the other times he has been gone for non-deployment reasons. WOW! Almost 3.5 years? I can’t even wrap my mind around that. I… Read More »

9 Reasons Why Being A Military Spouse Is Amazing

Growing up, I didn’t think a whole lot about if the person I married in the future would be in the Military or not. I was aware of the Military. My Grandparents had served, my Dad was in the Air Force before he met my mom. My mom even taught at a DOD school in… Read More »

How To Survive The Election When You And Your Friends Don’t Agree

Whether you like it or not, election season is here. Soon, it will be time to vote and with that comes more campaign ads, debates and an increase of political Facebook posts. If you are into politics, this is an exciting time. If you are not, well, sorry, you just have to put up with… Read More »

The Truth About Working From Home

  Working from home can be a great way to make a living but it is not without its challenges. There are a lot of factors to think about when deciding if you want to work for yourself or not. There are a lot of aspects to working from home that need to be thought… Read More »

What You Should Do To Speed Up A Deployment

What You Should Do To Speed Up A Deployment When a deployment first starts and you have the long stretch of days ahead of you, it might seem like you are never going to get to the end. You are sad and trying to get used to your new normal. All you want to do… Read More »

The 3 Ways That Blogging Can Heal Your Heart

The Three Ways That Blogging Can Heal Your Heart I am often heard that if you are going through a difficult time it is best to write about what was going on. Start a journal and just write. Get everything out. I have kept a journal for years and years and this is true. Writing… Read More »

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