After the 2018 peak season I was tired of seeing post after post of my friends and other having a PCS (permanent change of station) experience that was less than stellar. Damages. Loss. Theft. It all happened. So I took to social media with an open letter that turned into a petition and started the... Continue Reading →
As we gear up for another PCS season, the Facebook groups are filled with everyone asking their best, true and tried moving tips. Newbies are worried that two days won’t be enough time to pack, and the seasoned mover is planning a vacation between leaving one post and arriving at another. Here are the best... Continue Reading →
There is that moment of numbness when you first hear it. Deployment. It stings at first, has an ugly look, and then lays its heaviness on you. After a moment of trying to calculate the days, what holidays and birthdays will be missed and when the homecoming might happen, you straighten up. Here we go... Continue Reading →
Bright Copper Kettles and Warm Woolen Mittens, These Are a Few of My Favorite Things! Finding the perfect gift can be so hard sometimes. I break down my favorite things for everyone, and they also support Military Spouse and Veteran Owned Businesses!
When there is a problem, they say go to the source. That’s exactly what I did. I had emailed US Transportation Command (TRANSCOM) Commander, General Lyons. In the email, I had expressed the frustrations felt by families this move season, and that we were all looking for accountability of moving companies and for transparency. I... Continue Reading →
In the military community we always hear about how depression affects the military service members. They come home from deployments, battle tired and worn down. Before long our headlines are filled with how 22 Veterans a day commit suicide due to some form of depression or PTSD. With the recent events of Kate Spade and... Continue Reading →
The timing is always perfect. My spouse leaves for deployment, and everything seems to break. Our dryer stopped working, the car battery died, the dishwasher started leaking, the garbage disposal was clogged, and there was a leak through a jet of our whirlpool bathtub. Thank goodness for an amazing property management company that took care... Continue Reading →