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6 Things New MilSpouses Should Know About the VA Loan

Being new to the military brings a lot of changes, experiences, and opportunities that can be overwhelming. One of those opportunities can be discovering what a VA Loan is all about — how it works, why you might want to get one, and more. If you’re considering securing a VA Loan for your new home, take […]

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“We Time” Is Our “Me Time”

Longing for some time alone, as in… all to yourself? Or quality time spent with the one you love? Not sure what it even feels or looks like anymore? Vicki DeLuzio wonders why “me time” is so elusive for some and yet so available for others. Maybe it feels out of reach because of the responsibilities that […]

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Recipe: Cranberry Orange Muffins

SpouseLink really lucked out! Over the holidays, we came across something fun at a used bookstore: The Military Wives’ Cookbook, by Carolyn Quick Tillery. In it she discusses military family “traditions, recipes, and remembrances” from Colonial times to today. How perfect! So we glanced through the pages and found some really fun quotes, stories and… yes… delicious […]

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Winter Crafts for Kids of All Ages

Stuck indoors? In the winter, dreary frozen rain, deep snowdrifts and everyone gathered together in the house all at once can make the hours you spend at home seem unending. Looking for something to do (other than taking a long winter’s nap)? Here are a few ideas to keep everyone’s hands, minds and time busy. […]

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5 Ways to Warm Up Your Winter

Some winter days can seem cold, stark, inconvenient and very, very long. On the other hand, they can be festive, filled with friendly visits, offer a welcome excuse to enjoy flavorful hearty meals, and inspire projects that add sparkle to your home. To make sure your winter the sparkly kind, we’ve assembled 5 things that […]

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Makeup Tutorial: 3 Stunning Holiday Looks

How glamorous do you want to look for the holidays? We’ve gathered up a few options for you to try this season, from makeup genius Zabrena. She is a wizard at using both high-end and drugstore makeup palettes and tools, blended with her own application techniques to create beautiful looks for any occasion. You can use […]

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3 Handy DIY Gifts for Dad

He’s got your back all year, no matter how far away he is. We’ve gathered together 3 gift ideas that are sure to make him feel warm, cozy and close to home. And you can DIY any of them in less than an afternoon’s worth of time. So, put on your crafty hat and get to […]

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3 Awesome DIY Gifts for Siblings

What do you give to the person (or persons) that slept in the room next to yours throughout your childhood? Well, that depends. Did they pick on you all that time or were they protective and wise? Either way, the time of gift-giving is upon us, so we’ve gathered together 3 DIY gift ideas we think are […]

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3 Thoughtful DIY Gifts for Mom

When’s the last time you told Mom how much you love her? There’s no better way than a present! Actually there is (hugs, etc.), but… if you can make her a fabulous gift that comes from the heart and reflects the time you’ve spent together having a laugh or learning an important life lesson, it can […]

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3 Heartwarming DIY Gifts for Grandparents

What do your grandparents really want from you? Time and love! And you can share that with them even if you’re far away. The gifts you give them that they will cherish the most are the ones that are all about you and your family. We’ve got 3 DIY gift ideas to help you get started […]

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