Working as a Military Spouse

Working as a Military Spouse

Did you keep your job when you got married to a service member? What about after your first PCS? The one after that? When you frequently relocate it can be hard to transition your career from town to town. Some employers are hesitant to hire milspos since they can’t give long term commitments. (Yes this […]

Making Money With Your Hobbies

Making Money With Your Hobbies

I’m sure you’ve heard someone, somewhere say, “No one’s getting rich of the military!” and it’s true. Whether you need a little extra cash some months or just want to save for a rainy day, there are several ways milspouses can do it, without getting a full-time job. Or even a part-time job. Think about […]

How to Gift Experiences Over Toys

How to Gift Experiences Over Toys

Do you give activities as holiday gifts? A few years ago I started hearing about the phenomenon of “giving experiences” and I’m pretty sure it just went in one ear and out the other. Aside from thinking, “That seems strange and I’m not sure how it would even work,” I didn’t think much of it. […]

What’s Your Grocery Shopping Schedule?

What’s your favorite way to grocery shop? Do you have a go-to method?

How often do you go to the grocery store? Everyone has their own method for hitting up the grocery store, and some are more efficient than others! I have a method of madness, but it seems to work for our family. I start with meal planning two weeks at a time. Depending on the length […]

Shopping on Black Friday

Shopping on Black Friday

Black Friday is the nickname for the Friday after Thanksgiving which has become one of the biggest shopping days of the season. This day marking the beginning of the holiday shopping season began in 1952. The term Black Friday only took hold in the last couple of decades, however. Over the past ten years or […]

How to Save When Shopping Online

What’s your favorite way to shop online?

Do you like to shop online? It’s SOO easy to add something to your cart and then have it delivered to the house. It’s even easier when platforms offer apps that send coupons and free shipping — in fact, if you ask most bank accounts, it’s WAYY too easy to shop online. But when done […]