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Tips & Tricks to Make Summer Amazing!

Summer days are finally here, along with heat, humidity, holidays, cookouts, summer camp, PCS moves, festivals, and everything in between. How can you maintain your composure and look and feel fabulous when you feel yourself beginning to melt everytime you step outdoors? How will you reorganize your time when your family’s schedule changes? What will you […]

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Why are adults so weird?!

Remember being a kid? Life seemed so easy. Hours took days (sometimes weeks!) to pass. Every activity you participated in was clear and obvious for the time of year: Spending summer at the pool, riding your bike around the neighborhood, taking a family vacation. Going back to school in the fall and coming up with a costume for […]

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3 Ways to Show Servicemembers You Care

By Lindsay of Uplifting Anchor SpouseLink Guest Blogger As the holidays come and go throughout the year, we know how to support our troops. The routine is established and the major celebrations are taken care of. The lone warriors are adopted for a Thanksgiving meal. Christmas means cookie drives and big unit parties. Deployments equal […]

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Cleanliness… in My House?

By Vicki DeLuzio Guest Blogger Feeling scattered? Messy? Out of control? Welcome to Vicki DeLuzio’s house. Our Surprise, AZ, Mom guest blogger is back to share her tales of woe when it comes to keeping her house and family spotless. Or… maybe not spotless. Get her perspective on the issue below. My house isn’t as clean as […]

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Listen: “Interlude” by London Grammar

Missing someone you care about? Need a good night’s sleep? Just want to slow down life for a while? London Grammar’s peaceful song, Interlude, will do the trick. Its dreamy, hypnotic melody and poignant lyrics are simple and sweet, and well worth a listen. On repeat. This young British trio consists of Hanna Reid, Dan Rothman and […]

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Military Tribute in Song: “Deployed Again”

In celebration of Military Spouse Appreciation Day, May 12, 2017, songwriter Jerry Harrison (Ret. Army Major General) has shared his tribute song, “Deployed Again”, with us. He dedicates it to all military families. Here is what he shared with us about how the song came to be: I recently wrote a song “Deployed Again” as a tribute […]

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RECIPE: Smoky Black-Eyed Pea Hummus

Inviting friends over for… anything… soon? (For Mother’s Day, perhaps?) That’s a good enough reason as any to try this fresh homemade hummus recipe, from Southern Living. But you don’t need to wait for an excuse to throw a party to test this recipe. It also looks like something you could whip up on a Sunday morning […]

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Listen: “Impossible” by James Arthur

Heartbreak and tough times come to us all. Thankfully, music can help turn the tide of emotion from loss to acceptance, especially when the words and melody match the mood and depth of despair you’re feeling. Granted, it’s not a good idea to stay in that place for too long, but sometimes you just need […]

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3 Ways to Get Kids to Skip the Junk Food

Another holiday, another chance to increase your sugar intake. Ugh. Is unhealthy food really a necessity to lure kids into participating in the activities that come their way? Sometimes you might think that, given the snacks that appear at such events. No matter if you’re a MilSpouse trying to raise a happy and healthy military […]

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Can’t Sleep? Blame Your Dinner

Whether you doze off easily only to awaken in the middle of the night and remain restless… or you can’t sleep at all right from the start, the inability to get a good night’s sleep can affect the outcome of your entire day. As a MilSpouse, you can hardly afford that — you’ve got a […]

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