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The Resignation Experience

Resigning from a job, for me, has to be one of the most unpleasant experiences of my professional career. No matter the circumstances – whether I must leave due to circumstances beyond my control (e.g. because my husband joined the Air Force and I love him, duh, so I’ve got to go (also known as…

Combating the Hidden Costs of an Overseas PCS (OCONUS)

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).

Let’s Get Fashionable

Happy Resurrection Sunday! First fashion post here. If you know me well, you know I love fashion. Practical fashion, that is. I love to mix and match thrifted pieces with discount finds to create an ensemble that *looks* luxe. Trust me, I spend very little money. Oddly enough, despite my fashion obsession, I spend very…

Military Spouses’ Dining In – What is it, and How do I Prepare?

This last weekend was Offutt Air Force Base’s first annual Military Spouse’s Dining In, dubbed “Night at the Offys. Have you ever been to a Dining In? Here’s what to expect.