Friday, April 25, 2014

First Things First

  How do you define BEAUTY? What does it take for someone to be BEAUTIFUL? Well, let’s look it up and see!  According to Merriam-Webster online there are a few definitions of beauty.  Here they are… 1. “The quality or aggregate of qualities in a person or thing that gives pleasure to the senses or [...]

Blue Angels Return to an Air Show Near You

I remember the first time I saw the Navy’s Blue Angels at an air show in St. Louis over a 4th of July weekend. I must have been around 15 and was spending the summer visiting my grandparents. It was a pretty amazing experience. Being part of the military lifestyle wasn’t even a thought back then. [...]

Angelique Cabral from FOX TVs ‘Enlisted’, Plus ‘Fashion’ Stars Louise Roe

Updated on March 27, 2014 Join co-hosts Tara Howes and Wendy Poling for an all new show of Military Life Radio | Navy Wife Radio! Featuring: Angelique Cabral, who plays Jill Perez, on FOX TVs hit show ‘ENLISTED’. Angelique joins us LIVE to talk about her role on the show, the training she received and [...]

Meet new blogger Jennifer

February 14, 2014 by  
Filed under A Day in the Life, Bloggers, Favorites, Featured

  Here we grow again! I’d like you to meet Jennifer. She will be joining us here on the blog to share her advice and tips on make-up artistry and more. We met on a local FB group page and for the first time in person at the MOAA Career Spouse Symposium on Feb 12th. [...]

Eye on the Fleet – USS Harry S. Truman

GULF OF OMAN (Feb. 9, 2014) Sailors hose down the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75). Harry S. Truman, flagship for the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group, is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, supporting theater security cooperation efforts and supporting [...]

Facebook Turns 10 Years Old and Creates Personal Lookback Movie

February 4, 2014 by  
Filed under A Day in the Life, Bloggers, Favorites, Featured, Wendy

It is hard to believe that Facebook is celebrating it’s 10th Birthday this year. I can remember back three duty stations ago when my husband was the first person in our home to create a Facebook profile and announce, “I’m Facebooking!” Since then Facebook has allowed us to chat while he was in Afghanistan, share [...]

USS SANTA FE Welcome Home!

PEARL HARBOR (Jan. 28, 2014) Electrician’s Mate 2nd Class Eric Krukowski, assigned to the Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Santa Fe (SSN 763), hugs his wife following the return of the submarine to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam after completing a six-month deployment to the western Pacific Ocean. (U.S Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist [...]

Top Posts of 2013

As we kick off 2014, we thought we share some details to our top posts of 2013 by our spouse bloggers. These do not include posts about Resources, which also tend to be favorites. We’ll do a separate top 3 list highlighting resources. Here are the top 3 posts for 2013 by our milspouse bloggers [...]

It’s Okay to Look Back Before Looking Forward

Originally posted on the USAA Spouse Community Blog: It’s Okay to Look Back Before Looking Forward by Wendy Poling On New Years Eve I hope to be on top of a snow-capped mountain, nestled into a cozy cabin surrounded by loved ones. This year marks the first time in as many as I can remember [...]

Merging Traditions

Congratulations! You made it through the wedding, possibly a PCS, and now you’ve reached your first holiday season as a married couple. You each had traditions for Christmas/Hanukkah/Kwanzaa growing up…and they might be drastically different. What do you do? While every married couple goes through a merging not only of households and property, family traditions [...]

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