$50 Fandango Gift Card Giveaway and Free 12 Strong Sweatshirt

This post is in partnership with Warner Bros. Pictures. I've teamed up with Warn Bros. Pictures to give one lucky winner a: $50 Fandango Gift Card to see 12 Strong and a 12 Strong Sweatshirt Open to US mailing addresses only I don't normally do sponsored giveaways but this one is special because this story is incredible (not to mention Chris Hemsworth is freaken hot).  The book that the VIEW MORE

How To Make Civilian Friends When You’re a Military Family

Before I start, let me make it clear: I love my military friends.  They are more than friends, they are instant family!  They are the people you will always have a connection with, no matter what.  A decade from now even if you don't talk on the regular, you will see them and be able to pick up right where you left off.  The bonds are strong because you go through hell together and can understand VIEW MORE

Pros and Cons of home ownership while in the military

Everyone knows moves are a part of military life.  It's inevitable you will have at least one move in your husband's military career (if you are lucky to move so little) and many, many more depending on the military branch and his career. The access to VA loans makes it extremely easy to get a home loan.  Like, stupid easy.  I've never gotten a conventional loan but from what I've heard, even VIEW MORE

Dependa – Why you aren’t one and you’ll never be one

Have you heard his term being used in reference to a military spouse?  Urban Dictionary says a Dependa is A person who is married to someone in the service who doesn't just depend on their spouse for financial support, but pretty much relies on them for it. They start out all cute and All-American until after the wedding, then it's like cookies, couch and Coach purses. Arguing with other dependas VIEW MORE

6 Ways To Cope When Military Life Makes You Lonely

There is no doubt military life can get lonely.  Not just for our men and women in uniform but for the spouses as well.  With the constant trips they take and deployments, which goes without saying, lots of time is spent apart. This is why our relationships outside of our homes are so important.  The BFF is an essential part of our survival.  There is no better time spent than with someone you VIEW MORE

My Week Be Like-Military Moves

Happy Monday Loves, thanks for coming back for another week in review. It was the last week in February and normal I wouldn't consider it a busy time of year but I feel like a lot happened.  My iPhone pictures say otherwise but I'll recap the best I can.   February 22 It was the last day of Evan's vacation and we got the call to come pick up Calypso's ashes.  I felt all the VIEW MORE

My Week Be Like….Home Vacation Edition

Why does it always amaze me when it's Monday again?  This week sped along because Evan was on vacation and of course that means, I'm in vacation mode too.  2016 seems to be flying by as we are in the last week of February!  I'm hoping and praying for big things in the coming months. How was your week loves?  I hope you were able to spend Valentine's Day with the ones you love. Let's get into my VIEW MORE