Paper and pencil. Stamp and envelope. Mail it off and wait weeks, sometimes even months for mail to reach our service members somewhere in a far off corner of the world. Gone are the days when our Grandparents would wait by the mailbox for a letter to come back. The rapid development of technology in... Continue Reading →
By Melanie BinversieWait – Hard stop. Organized Chaos and Road Trips can coincide harmoniously in the same vehicle? Even with MY family? How is this even possible? Whether you’re PCSing or driving 1,700 glorious miles to see your inlaws, road trip season is upon us and I am here to help you make it your... 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 →