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Patriotic Flag Pin Craft in Honor of #USOCarePacks

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, INC. and The Coca-Cola Company, all opinions are mine alone. #USOCarePacks #CollectiveBias There are many opportunities throughout the year for the community to show its love and appreciation for the troops. We are directly and indirectly reminded of their sacrifices on Memorial Day, Flag Day, Independence Day, […]

Honoring Our Heroes with Kleenex and Kroger Stores

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #HonoringOurHeroes #CollectiveBias There has been an explosion of superhero movies during my children’s lifetimes and I love it. However, if you ask my kiddos who their hero is, they will tell you it’s Daddy. As I have shared in the […]

I Did It! Pat’s Run 2013

I have been struggling to get back into running after I developed a knee injury a few years ago and I am pleased to say that I just ran in the 9th Annual Pat’s Run. I have wanted to participate in Pat’s Run for years but always had a reason why I couldn’t. As an Arizona State University alumni and an Army wife, this race holds special meaning to me so I made […]

Our Military Kids and NASCAR, Supporting Military Kids

I recently got this wonderful story sent to me and I wanted to share it with my readers. As an Army Wife this story was particularly touching and I certainly understand what kiddos go through when mommy or daddy is deployed. Check out this touching story. Last Thursday evening, before his race in the Talking Stick Resort 60 at the Phoenix International […]

How To Support Your Friends During Deployment

Chances are that somebody you know has been affected by a military deployment. My own family has been through about a half dozen deployments both inside of and outside of the United States, and if you include our extended family that number more than doubles. Friends of a deployed soldier or military spouse often have no idea how to be supportive and sometimes do […]

Military Families: Save Money at the Commissary

I love shopping at the commissary.  Even though I have to drive for an hour to get there, I try to make it out as often as I can because the prices are unbeatable and I always save money at the commissary. I love the wide selection they have which includes a large range of international items. It is fun to find the German cookies […]

VetTix: A Great Service for Veterans

We are a military family so we know firsthand what sacrifice means. Chances are, with the current global situation, you probably know a veteran or military service member, or are one yourself. There are many wonderful programs designed to help vets today. One of my favorites is Veteran Tickets Foundation, a national non-profit, non-governmental 501c(3) […]