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The Best Books For Military Wives

The Best Books For The Military Wife Must Read Books For The Military Wife Back in 2004, I married my high school sweetheart. We had dated for four years prior to getting married and thought we had things figured out…

33 Amazing Items To Send In A Military Christmas Care Package

  Having a friend or family member deployed during the holiday’s can be difficult. The easiest way to stay connected during deployment is to send care packages. After thirteen years as an Army wife I can tell you…

Warrior To Business : Guest Post by Cait Elizabeth

  Dan Anton Warrior To Business Guest Post by Cait Elisabeth Caits Cozy Corner     Image: Dan Anton There are hundreds of thousands of military vets out there. Stories to be shared, ears to listen, and to hopefully never…

WHAT THE USO HAS TO OFFER.

The USO is an amazing organization for military families! As a military wife and mom I went years without truly knowing what the USO had to offer me. This past year being an FRG leader for my husbands troop I…

Military Wife/Mom: A Day in the Life

    Military Wife / Mom: A Day in the Life Let me start by saying that I love my family and my life and wouldn’t change any of it. I love being a military wife and am so…

47 Ways to Stay Busy During Deployment

Whether  your spouses deployment is 3 months or 15 months, we all know time can go slowly. Staying busy is key. I’ve always had at least one kid during my husbands deployment so that helped me stay busy…

End Of Deployment Playlist

Before and during a deployment I try to avoid certain types of music. I know it will make me cry. Once we get to about a month left I break out my “Coming Home” playlist. I play it…

Preparing for your first deployment.

Ok, don’t freak out. The deployment you’ve been talking about is getting closer. Personally I have been through 4 deployments ranging from 9 months to 15 months. Here are some tips to survive and prepare in…