Friday, October 31, 2014

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 [...]

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 [...]

Etiquette Tips with Anna Post – Welcome to the New Season of MLR [Podcast]

January 20, 2014 by  
Filed under Bloggers, Featured, Podcast / Radio Show, Wendy

Updated on February 13, 2014 Join co-hosts Tara Howes and Wendy Poling for an all new season of Military Life Radio | Navy Wife Radio! On this episode we welcome special guest Anna Post, great-great-granddaughter of Emily Post, who shares her tips for avoiding flu faux pas and more! Anna is the co-author of Emily Post’s Etiquette, [...]

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 [...]

#XMAS Jammies video of family sure to make you smile

December 18, 2013 by  
Filed under A Day in the Life, Bloggers, Featured, Holidays, Humor, Videos, Wendy

Before the invention of social media, I would type out our annual Christmas letter to keep in touch with our extended family and friends from previous duty stations. The letter would highlight milestones and feature photos of us throughout the year. It was fun to write, but took hours! Are you sending out a Christmas [...]

BAH Rates for 2014 Released – Basic Allowance for Housing

December 17, 2013 by  
Filed under A Day in the Life, Bloggers, Featured, Questions, Resources, Wendy

  The BAH rates for 2014 were released today. To find out your BAH for 2014, visit this official link for the calculator: http://www.defensetravel.dod.mil/site/bahCalc.cfm Keep in mind if your rate happens to go down, you will keep your current rate. The 2014 rate is only for new military families moving into an area. The BAH [...]

WestJet Christmas Miracle [VIDEO]

December 13, 2013 by  
Filed under A Day in the Life, Bloggers, Featured, Holidays, Videos, Wendy

When you think about how much companies will spend on Super Bowl ads this year, I’d say enlisting WestJet’s (Canada’s second largest airline) PR firm would be better spent! The video below tells the story how WestJet employees make the Christmas wishes come true for the passengers of two flights. Yes, while the flights are [...]

Willie and Jep Robertson Join USO Chairman’s Holiday Tour

As if it wasn’t possible to love the Ducks even more, here are Willie and Jep Robertson along with other celebs on this years USO Chairman’s Holiday Tour.   And you know how much we love Georgetown Cupcakes! We’ve had both sisters on the show. This photo with the pink boxes made me smile. The [...]

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