Eating at a Dinner Party When You’re on a Special Diet

You’ve decided to start a new diet. Yes, diet is a four-letter word, so if it makes you feel better, call it a lifestyle....

Cooking For Crowds

Food brings people together, and, as a military family, food is at the center of a lot of our relationships. Cooking for a crowd...

Thanksgiving Side Dishes to Wow a Crowd: Sweet Potato Soufflé

Thanksgiving is fast approaching, and with the holiday season comes a flurry of fall-themed recipes that will no doubt flood the internet. It can be...

No-Fail Potluck Recipes

Do you have an upcoming event that calls for everyone to bring a dish? Stand out from the sea of pasta salads and mac-n-cheese...

Contaminated Water an Ongoing Issue for Military Families — What You...

This post is sponsored by Environmental Labs. All writings and opinions are that of Daily Mom Military. Something is in the water on or around...

5 Favorite Squash and Pumpkin Recipes for Fall

Falling leaves, cardigans, a crisp breeze, pumpkin spice lattes...these are just a few of the signs that autumn is officially here! With the changing of...

Host the Ultimate Tailgate

Tailgating is one of America’s favorite pastimes. People tailgate for little league, tailgate for sporting events, tailgate for concerts, and people even tailgate at...

DIY Halloween Candle Holders

Got baby food jars on hand? Got some colorful tissue paper in the closet? Have you managed to hide at least some of the white...

Southern Shrimp and Grits Recipe

When you think of Southern food, you probably immediately think fried. While you certainly would be correct about that, there are also some interesting...

Healthy Lunch Ideas

Lunch for a mom is hard. Sometimes eating at all during the day is hard. Cue binge eating. Who hasn't eaten an abandoned peanut butter...

Cheddar and Apple Grilled Cheese for a Wholesome, Kid-Friendly Recipe

This post is sponsored by Produce for Kids As moms, our go-to meal plans can kind of get...boring. Now that the school year has begun...

Beer and Wine at Commissaries: No Longer A Myth (Sort Of)

The summer of 2018 will forever be a symbol of progress for military spouses. This is the summer that the commissary people finally talked...

Disaster Prep: 8 Things to Have on Hand

You’ve lived many places. You’ve conquered many things. But, if you’re living in the projected path of a storm (we’re looking at you Florence...

Moving to Wildfire Country? Here’s What You Need to Know.

Are you moving to a dry area where wildfires are a threat? Knowledge is power; here's what you need to know about wildfires and...

4 Recipes To Make The Most Out Of Peach Season

Summer: It's that magical time of the year when the days are longer, the weather is warmer, and many fruits and vegetables are at...

How To Make Perfect Homemade Margaritas

You don’t grow up two hours north of the Texas-Mexico border and not acquire a taste for margaritas. For the beginner margarita drinker, lesson...

The No-Fail Hummus Recipe

It's no secret that a lot of companies put fillers and preservatives in hummus — not something we want to encourage our families to eat...

Moving to Hurricane Territory? Here’s What You Need to Know.

Military families rarely get hometown orders — or even orders to familiar regions of the country. Along with learning the lay of the land —...

Okinawan Taco Rice

If you have been stationed in Okinawa, then you are well aware of the foodie phenomenon called taco rice, a culinary culture clash of...

Staying Fit and Eating Clean During PCS Limbo

Going through a permanent change of station (PCS) is a real pain in the a--. But it’s what military members and their families do....

Recipe Substitutions You Make When the Commissary is Fresh Out

Shopping at the commissary is just one of the many great benefits available to us as military family members, but you’ve probably been there...

DIY Can’t Play Sign

Raise your hand if the neighborhood kids ring your doorbell every seven minutes asking if your kids can come out to play? Keep your...

Meal Train Ideas That Aren’t Lasagna

Meal trains are a genius way to graciously prepare a meal for a new mom, a friend who lost a loved one, or a...

Pinterest Hack: Paint-Be-Gone

For the past two years, my son has insisted on being a firefighter for Halloween. As we were getting closer to Halloween last year,...