Military Spouse Education Benefits

Military Spouse Education Benefits

Did You Know About Military Spouse-Specific Education Benefits? Military spouses are the unsung heroes of the Armed Forces community. While a husband or wife is serving on base, or deployed somewhere around the world, the spouse that is left behind has their own war to fight: they must work their regular job while also taking care of the kids, managing the household, and in many cases, also attending class. That last point is where spouses’ situations can become incredibly difficult. Spouses Continue reading

Staying connected with Vonage #VonageBox

Staying connected with Vonage #VonageBox

(Sponsored)      Lets talk about staying connected.  We have social media, like Facebook Twitter and Pinterest, which are great for sharing little snippets about our day and photos.  But what I am talking about is really connecting.  The kind of connections that happen in a long phone call, or over a cup of coffee.  While there is no replacement for spending time together in person sometimes as military families, that is just not an option.      When we can not get together in Continue reading

Welcome Home: Something good from this weeks chaos

Welcome Home: Something good from this weeks chaos

     This week has been full of surprises from the Federal government shutdowns, which have led to all kinds of chaos for Military families, to unexpected new acquaintances.  But within all the ups and downs one has stood out from them all, a Welcome Home for a friend.  After a 9 month deployment, a friend's family is now all back together again.      I wish I could have been at Ft. Bliss for this welcome home!  But I am so glad that a mutual friend got to enjoy this!  Bonnie got to hug her Hero Continue reading

Colorful Pasta for Family Dinner or Crafting! #MilSpouse

Colorful Pasta for Family Dinner or Crafting! #MilSpouse

Image courtesy of  FreeDigitalPhotos.net     Next week, we will be doing another round of Crafting Around the Country.  Our previous adventure was Tye Dye T-shirts.  We had fun, and it was a great way to be able to do something together even with all of us being thousands of mile apart.       This time we will be creating pasta necklaces, or pasta Christmas tree garland or various other colorful pasta ideas.  There are several ways to get colorful pasta to use for crafting, but most of those are Continue reading

Some Gave All….

Some Gave All….

This summer, we have lost a lot of friends and acquaintances, they are our Heroes. They were protecting our freedoms and fighting for the freedom of others. My heart is heavy, and full of sadness for the families.  Sometimes there are just no words to express how we are feeling..... Continue reading