Veterans Day: Elementary School Style

A few weeks ago I was sitting on the couch, cutting out at least 50 stars from blue construction paper. A week later, little slips of paper came home asking for my second grader to fill out the names, branches, and conflicts the veterans in their family had served in. The teacher sent home 5Continue Reading “Veterans Day: Elementary School Style”

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Travel Safely for Thanksgiving: 4 Tips to Help You Prepare

  Growing up in the northeast meant living close to family, and with that came the big family holiday celebrations. Thanksgiving was one of those holidays that we all celebrated together, at my Grandma’s house in North Jersey. That is until we moved down south to Virginia. If you’ve ever traveled the Turnpike on theContinue Reading “Travel Safely for Thanksgiving: 4 Tips to Help You Prepare”

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Sharing a Cup and a Story with my Veteran

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of The Folgers Coffee Company. The opinions and text are all mine. Remember the jingle, “The best part of waking up … is Folgers in your cup?” Coffee is, by far, the best part about waking up. It’s a well-respected time of the day and itContinue Reading “Sharing a Cup and a Story with my Veteran”


5 Spooky Things about Military Spouse Life

  Murphy knows when to strike, and despite our constant preparedness for him, he still has eerily good timing. Like when the refrigerator broke the day of deployment, or the kids got sick the weekend of staff duty, there are just some things that we can count on. In the spirit of ghosts and goblins,Continue Reading “5 Spooky Things about Military Spouse Life”