Top Beauty Gifts for Moms

Mom created life from her body. She eats room-temp food on the regular to make sure everyone else is fed first. She loses sleep many...

Best Gifts for Kids in Military Families

Finding the best gifts for kids in military families can be a challenging process because so many kids have their military mamas or daddies...

2018’s Best Luxury Gifts

Aside from the annual birthday ball, there isn't a lot of luxury floating around military life. It's all live in a hotel for three weeks,...

Gifts for New Moms and Babies

If you're shopping for a new parent this holiday season, let's share a moment over how overwhelming the baby-product market is — come on! If you are...

Gifts Military Spouses Will Love

It's that time of year again! The holidays are coming up, and fast. That means it's time to start getting those gifts purchased and...

The Best Gifts for Military Guys

Some of the hardest people to shop for during the holiday season are the men in our lives. Your military guy probably has everything...

Stocking Stuffer Gifts Everyone Will Love

You've got all your big presents purchased, wrapped, and under the tree. You look over at your mantle — oh, who are we kidding, we...

Outfitted: A Running Gear Guide

Everyone says that running is the easiest sport to pick up because all you have to do is just throw on a pair of...

Rewearing a Ball Gown — Yay or Nay?

Ball season is here! Don’t run, don’t hide. It’s not that scary. Sometimes, however, it gets expensive quickly. Tickets to the event, dry cleaning...

Shop Local for Ball Gowns: Featuring Maggie’s Boutique on MCAS Iwakuni

Shopping for a ball gown OCONUS has an added element of suspense. Will it arrive in time? Will it fit, or am I going...

The Ultimate Military Ball Dress Look Book for 2018

One of the best perks of being a military spouse is the time-honored tradition of attending a military ball. Getting all gussied up with...

Baby Blues, Postpartum Depression, and Postpartum Psychosis: What’s the Difference?

Having a baby is supposed to be the most blissful time in a new mom’s life. She brings her sweet cherub into the world...

Surviving Summer Running

While most of us are already starting to check out back-to-school sales, runners know that the summer heat is still reaching its peak. But,...

PCS Workouts to Keep You On Track While You’re On the...

The season of PCS can throw a curveball at your workout routine. You're driving across the country, staying in multiple hotels, and don't have...

Seek Challenging Friends, Be a Challenging Friend

“If it doesn't challenge you, it doesn't change you.” Fred DeVito said that, and like a lot of great quotes, it can apply to...

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....

We Are Not Postpartum Depression. We Are Human.

I've been thinking a lot lately about how far I've come as a mother. After my first daughter was born seven years ago, I...

Yoga During a Move: 5 Poses for Your PCS

Whether you're moving across town, across the country, or across the world, your body is going to feel the effects, but you can still...

When They Leave You: Saying Goodbye to Military Friends

Saying goodbye to military friends may come with the territory, but that doesn't mean we're prepared for every scenario. Sometimes, we are on the...

Building Community as a Military Spouse Wherever You Go

When my husband joined the military, we knew moving around frequently was something our family would have to get used to, and building community...