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...

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...

5 Yummy School Lunch Ideas That Will Shake Up Your Kids...

This post is sponsored by iHerb. Your kids are headed back to school and that means its time...

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...

Trying All the Commissary Ramen Noodles

Ramen has always been there to carry us through the good and bad times. Broke college student, empty fridge, tired as a mother, or...

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 —...

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....

The Pros and Cons of Living On Base

Even though you’ve just started to really like the people next door, and you finally found a taco place that speaks to...

What to Pack in Your Military Express Shipment + Tips

Ah, PCS. An acronym that every military spouse knows far too well, and yet, it’s never quite mastered. Every move comes with...

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...

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...

15 Best Netflix, Hulu, & Amazon Prime TV Shows to Watch...

You've had a long day with the kids and just want to curl up on the sofa with a glass of liquid...

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...

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...

10 Tips to Break Up the White-Wall Monotony in Base Housing

Few things kill a creative person’s spirit more than the inability to paint or decorate boring white walls. Instead of a quick...

5 Easy and Healthy Kid-Friendly Lunches

After what feels like a 25-hour-long morning, you want your little one to have a nice, healthy lunch, but you also want it to...

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...

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...

Delicious Freezable Breakfast Burritos for Busy Mornings

This post is sponsored by Produce for Kids Ahhh, weekday mornings. You gently open up your eyes...

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...

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...

5 Easy Meal Ideas For PCS Season

So, your spouse has orders overseas and now it's time to get the house packed. Between navigating all of the paperwork, appointments, and timelines...

Five Ways to Make Deployment Dinners Easier

When deployment has got you down the motivation to make elaborate meals is close to nil. Which is why as dinner time...

Puzzle-Piecing Furniture: Making the Perfect Space with What You Have

With every PCS military spouses find themselves asking, "How am I going to make my furniture fit in here?" Sometimes we move to a...

Cook the Perfect Valentine’s Day Dinner

Valentine's Day is one of those fun holidays. It's the kind where you are not obligated to travel far and wide to visit family...

A Robotic Lawn Mower is a Thing and Yes, You Need...

Amazon Prime Day just passed and one of the most popular purchases of the day were robot vacuums. Some days we might...

9 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Cook in Your Air...

A few years ago, the Instant Pot was the hottest thing in the kitchen. Lives were changed with the programmable pressure cooker....

5 Easy & Kid-Friendly Vegan Snacks

If you're a busy parent, chances are that you've fallen victim to giving your child those easy go-to snacks that are packed...

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...

Go-To Camping Meals for the Adventurous Family

It’s a funny thing about nature: No matter what season it is, we can always find solace sitting in a chair, eyes transfixed on...

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...

3 Soup Recipes to Keep You Warm Through Winter

It's winter. And, depending on where you're stationed, it is probably cold, or at least colder than you'd like. For example, 60 degrees and...

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...

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 the Ring of Fire? Here’s What You Need to...

All eyes were on the Hawaiian Islands and their volcanic activity over the summer. In the military community, we look to Hawaii and the...

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...