Deployment/PCS Homefront

What Does Deployment Teach Us About Being Self-Reliant?

Maybe it’s the constant separation, the days on end alone, experiencing different parts of the country or even the world, or maybe it’s just a quality we develop after years of being with our service member. We, military spouses, are often viewed by society as non-uniformed heroes. While we may not be rocking the spandex orContinue Reading “What Does Deployment Teach Us About Being Self-Reliant?”

Finance/Money

4th of July Fun on a Budget

Sponsored Content Courtesy of USAA Member Community By: Angela Caban The 4th of July has always been a very special holiday for our household. We are celebrating the birth of our great nation, and as a military family, this has a significant meaning to us. But even though we like to imagine elaborate cookouts – perfectlyContinue Reading “4th of July Fun on a Budget”

Finance/Money

Military Discount Roundup: 18 Summer Saving Ideas

Sponsored Content Courtesy of USAA Community By: Angela Caban It’s the most wonderful time of the year, summer is here! I don’t know about you, but this time of year gets me excited for all the family fun to be had. We recently purchased our first home, which leaves us penny-pinching and scouring the internetContinue Reading “Military Discount Roundup: 18 Summer Saving Ideas”

Homefront National Guard/Reserve

My Military and Civilian Communities

Sponsored content provided courtesy of USAA Community. My husband and I have the best of both worlds. We live surrounded by an incredible civilian community, but also have the love and support of our military family. As an Army National Guard family, it can be difficult to transition from one lifestyle to another, feeling as ifContinue Reading “My Military and Civilian Communities”