How to Incorporate Physical Touch Into Your Long-Distance Relationship

This is not a sponsored post, but it is from my friends at Tangible. They’re a group of Stanford grads who are trying to make long-distance relationships more… well, tangible! I knew you’d want to hear what they have to say!  The Dominant Love Language  Let’s embrace it – physical touch is the dominant love […]

71 Deployment Gift Ideas: What to Give and What to Avoid

When you’re far apart from your sweetie because of deployment, a care package is a great way to ship your love overseas! We compiled a list of 12 deployment gift ideas that spouses and family members can give to their loved one stationed overseas. We also list down things you should avoid giving as deployment […]

15 Care Packages Every New Mom Will Love

A new baby is exciting... and can be a little stressful too. Pamper the new mom in your life with these care package ideas.

Adding a new child to your family can be stressful and joyful, beautiful and frankly a little messy. But most of all, it’s a celebration! You’ll love gifting these care packages every new mom will love! Busy Mom’s Survival Kit It’s the happiest, and busiest, time in the new parents’ lives so far. They’ve got […]

A Step By Step Guide To Creating The Perfect Chemo Care Package

Looking for a way to comfort a friend undergoing chemotherapy treatment?

Getting news about a friend or loved one’s cancer diagnosis can throw anyone for a loop. But what you’re doing now, right here by reading this, is important. You are showing up for your friend and getting the best tips to creating the perfect chemo care package. Keep reading for your step-by-step guide! You’re A […]

The Encouragement Every Military Spouse Needs

Lizann Lightfoot is the writer behind The Seasoned Spouse and is guest posting today! Many military spouses and significant others have written “Open When” letters for their service member before a deployment or a long-distance part of their relationship. An Open When letter is written for a specific moment or event, then sealed in an […]

Your Complete Guide to Cutting Care Package Costs

Save money, cut costs, and shrink your budget with these care package tips. #carepackage #carepackages #mailday #mailcall #happymail #sendmoremail

Deployments suck. And that’s the truth. But what also stinks is the costs associated with shipping care packages. The longer they’re on deployment, the more money and time you spend on care packages. But savvy military spouses know there are hacks and tricks to get those boxes shipped for free (or at least cheaper)! It […]

How to Create a Passover Care Package

I am super excited to share this guest post from my sister, Becky! Today, she’s sharing some great ideas for how to celebrate Passover through a care package.  I love Passover seders. It’s a time of reflection, learning, culture, family and friends rooted deeply in ancient traditions. I’ve celebrated Passover just a handful of times, […]

How to Create a Purim Care Package

I am super excited to share this guest post from my sister, Becky! Today, she’s sharing some great ideas for how to celebrate Purim through a care package.  My husband calls Purim “Jewish Halloween.” We’ve– my Jewish husband and me, a Christian woman– been together for 8 years and celebrate most major Jewish holidays together. […]

11 Amazing Military Graduation Gifts They’re Guaranteed to Adore

Don't be empty-handed. Here are the perfect gifts for each kind of military graduation. #milfam #gift #militaryfamily #milspouse #milso #milspo #militaryspouse #militaryso #milspouses #milsos #army #navy #airforce #marine

I’ve faced down my fair share of military events. But nothing is more daunting than finding the just-right gift to give for a military graduation. About a decade ago, I had the Year of Graduations: OCS, TBS, MOS school. All within about six months. Friend, I was flat gift giving-ed out! However, all of that […]

35 Inventive Care Package Gifts Real Military Spouses Swear By

My partner-in-crime, Becky from Brave Crate, and I wrapped up PILLAR: The Digital Retreat for Deployment Countdowns. It was three jam-packed days of fabulous presentations from experts who have lived military life, giveaways, great content, and community. Now that it’s over, I’m processing everything that I learned at PILLAR. Very quickly, I realized that I […]