Be A Fly On The Wall At This Couple’s Very Last Homecoming

Today’s post is from someone you may be familiar with… Julie has guest posted here before and is a blogger over at Soldier’s Wife Crazy Life. She’s awesome! Today you get a glimpse of her last homecoming as her husband transitioned from active duty to National Guard status. Oh I can’t wait for that day when […]

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Parenting Military Teens: When An Angry Outburst Means Something More

Today’s post is brought to you by my blogger friend Judy, The Direction Diva. I’m excited to have her share her insight with you, as my daughter is just a toddler so we haven’t entered that part of life yet. Guiding teens through the challenges of military life is a high calling for any parent and […]

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7 Easy Ways Military Girlfriends Can Conquer Deployment

I’m excited today to have Pam from The Coastie Couple blog here sharing a guest post! I know I have been pretty silent on the blog… I have been going through a few things which have caused me to pull back from my time working on writing. I will be sharing some of that in […]

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How To Create The Perfect Valentines Day Care Package

Today’s post is from a guest author–Cathleen Karlsson, an editor at SpouseLink.org A Heart (and Care Package) Full of Love It’s coming. You know, Valentine’s Day… that pink-and-red, heart-decorated, rosy bouquet-scented holiday that can make you feel blue when your Valentine isn’t around to celebrate it with you. How can you bridge the distance? Simply get […]

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How To Combat Fear: Two Stories For Military Wives

As a military wife, sometimes I’m afraid that when my husband leaves the house, he won’t be coming back. I have been reading lately all the stories about accidents that happen during military training exercises, and the fears just creep in. Will today be the day that the black car pulls up and the two […]

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Top 7 Absolute Best Restaurants In Newport, RI

One of the biggest things I miss when we PCS (permanent change of station, i.e. move to another city) is the food. Finding a favorite restaurant and then having to leave it is torture! Especially for hubby and I, who are closet foodies. Actually who knows what the term “foodie” even means…? But we do love our date […]

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HappyFitNavyWife’s Top 20 Military Life Posts from 2015

Hi! Today I’m sharing the top 20 most popular posts of the year on the blog — the ones loved by all you wonderful readers who chose to visit me here! A lot happens in a year. When you think back on 2015, what do you think of? Is there an event or theme that comes […]

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21 Delightful Image Quotes For Military Spouse Inspiration

21 Delightful Image Quotes For Military Spouse Inspiration A good quote resonates with the soul. I’ve gathered up a few of my favorite sayings and put them together as inspirational image quotes for military spouses. If you’re a military spouse, significant other, or in a long distance relationship, you’ll find at least a few that touch on your […]

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5 PCS Mistakes To Avoid At All Costs

5 PCS Mistakes To Avoid- “Don’t Do What I Did” Is it normal that I feel like a mother hen when I say, “don’t make the same mistakes I did”? I usually try to be helpful and give PCS tips for what to DO. Today I realized my best advice would be what NOT to […]

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JJ Abrams Honors IKE Crew With “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” Hats

J.J. Abrams Sent Members Of The IKE Crew “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” Hats Along With A Personal Note After Watching Their “Sea Wars: The Ike Awakens” Trailer Star Wars: The Force Awakens has been out for a few days now. (Don’t worry, no spoilers in this article!) But have you seen the trailer for “Sea Wars: […]

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