Renew You in 2018 with the Military Spouse Wellness Summit

​Six months ago I was frantically checking flights and looking at arrangements to see if there was any way I could pull off two, week long trips in the month of October. With three kids, an active duty husband, and living nowhere near family, I was feeling quite stuck. I knew that these events were going to be helpful to me, professionally, but I k...
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No Greater Love - A True Testament to the Bond of Soldiers

Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one's life for one's friends. ~John 15:13 Few can know the feelings of actually being in a situation faced with the decision to sacrifice their life for their friends. Each and every service member has taken on that burden; some have put themselves within the reach of enemy fire time and time agai...
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5 Ways to Celebrate Veteran’s Day Overseas

Even though we do our best to carry grateful, patriotic hearts throughout the year, November 11th is the day we've set aside to thank and honor the men and women who have served in the United States Armed Forces. John F. Kennedy once said, "as we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter the words but...
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5 Reasons to Join Mil Freelance Writers

​So often when we see something we want fixed, we jump right in to fix it. That's what I've done this morning!  I recently attended the Military Influencers Conference in Dallas, Texas and while I haven't written a full recap yet, let me just tell you, it was eye-opening. So many amazing people within our community solving problems and helping...
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3 School Lunches You Can Find in My Freezer

​You all know I'm a fan of freezer meals, right? I rarely cook dinner at dinner time, I love my Instant Pot, and I love having meals available at all times.  While cooking dinner with crazy kids and a toddler in the witching hour is one my least favorite things to do, making school lunches absolutely tops the list of things I dislike. I mean, ...
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Sync with CinchShare

I have been using CinchShare to help make the most of my social media time for just over a year now. I really have enjoyed utilizing this program to schedule Facebook Posts. There are many programs out there that provide this service, and I've tried most of them. Here's why I stick with CinchShare:  It's Quick. It's Easy. With storage that you...
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What’s for Dinner this Week: My Instant Pot Menu

​While I don't technically shop, chop, and prepare meals each week, I do make a meal plan. I stick to it 95% of the time, often swapping Tuesday's meal for Thursday's meal when I decide to be picky. But I make a plan.  This week everyone is home on Monday, Thursday, and Friday. The afternoon and evenings on Tuesday and Wednesday are a little m...
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5 Ways to Face the Overseas Living Funk

You have moved to a foreign country! Getting orders for an overseas duty station means an exciting, different land where unique experiences await. As friends and family find out that you have received a choice location many will get their own travel booked to come see you. Most will be encouraging. Some will be mad you are going so far away. A few ...
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Finally, A Subscription Service for Readers

Sometimes those Instagram ads get you! After scrolling past Book of the Month ads on Facebook and Instagram, I finally clicked it. I'd say it was due to the 30% off special they were running, but I'm sure it was the offer a free tote with the first book. I'm a sucker for tote bags. Before I share my thoughts on BOTM, a monthly subscription service ...
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Rebecca's Guide to Freezer Cooking

I'm certainly not a professional, but I've been doing this for a while and I wanted to take some time to share my top tips for cooking in advance and storing food in your freezer. Recently, I was asked to share my favorite Instant Pot freezer meals with Once a Month Meals, and a bit of my story. Here's what I shared: "I was adamantly opposed to the...
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