February 18. I can’t let this significant day pass without posting this open letter to our friends and family. So much pressure and stress and love went into the moment pictured – MONTHS of all of the above. This ceremony was already planned and deposits were in hand when we said “I do” a few […]
One of the more interesting things I’ve realized as a military spouse is that people automatically assume you and your service member have an inordinate surplus of money, when that couldn’t be further from the truth for many military families. In fact, it only takes the perfect storm of a few factors for a military couple to find themselves drowning in debt – like an unexpected overseas/OCONUS PCS, for example, and the (hopefully temporary) loss of one spouse’s income as a result of the move (where both spouses are employed).