Serving the Homeless Community

Mamas and Coffee® hosts Coffee Chats every Friday in their Facebook group. These LIVES are where individuals can sign up and chat about life. It’s REAL, RAW, and RANDOM. But oh, so fun. Let’s Introduce Our Coffee Chat Guest Marla is the author of My Thoughts Abandoned. She is also a freelance writer, blogger, and speaker. As the founder of …

Through Thick ‘n Thin

Over the last year, the quote “When Women support each other incredible things happen” has become a quote that I say several times a day and live by. I promote that quote daily to over 4,000 women from all around the world. My name is Elizabeth Simmons. I am 26 years old, and I have two children (3 and 1). …

The Importance of Community in The Military Spouse Space

Mamas and Coffee® hosts Coffee Chats every Friday in their Facebook group. These LIVES are where individuals can sign up and chat about life. It’s REAL, RAW, and RANDOM. But oh, so fun. Let’s Introduce Our Coffee Chat Guest Erika Hope Bradley is a military spouse advocate, non-profit leader, freelance writer, and public speaker. Passionate about raising the awareness of …

Military Spouses Have A Unique Voice

Secure Families Initiatives

In the spring of 1999, I walked into a hangar at Naval Station Great Lakes in Illinois and adjusted my eyes to the sea of white, as I searched for one particular sailor.   Our Navy journey began that day. It took us to Charleston, South Carolina; to New Jersey where we lost friends on September 11th and my spouse unexpectedly …

Words Of Wisdom For High School Graduates From The #MaCs

words of wisdom for high school graduates

High School Graduation is here! I love seeing photos shared on social media of all the graduates and reading about their upcoming plans in life.  It took me back to my High School graduation many, many years ago.  I remember the talks from my mom, family, and her friends telling me they wanted to share words of wisdom for high …

Remote Work For Military Spouse Employment

Remote work for military spouse employment

I met a dashing young man in college years ago but didn’t give much thought to it because I had career goals that didn’t include a husband, kids and most definitely, nothing near a military life.  That all changed when I walked down the aisle and said, “I Do!”  That dashing young man is now my husband; a Naval Officer.

My Go To Shop For Yummy Gourmet Popcorn In Metro D.C.

We held our first D.C. area #MaC meetup in January.  I know, you’re thinking…“What the heck is a #MaC?”  We call ourselves #MaCs, ladies from the online Facebook group Mamas and Coffee®.  We have real, everyday conversations about love, life, family and home.  We empower one another to live life to the fullest and also let one another know that we …

This Weather Is So Disrespectful

This weather is being real DISRESPECTFUL right now!  We are freezing our butts off in Washington D.C. right about now.  Our feelings are hurt!  This time last year we were all walking around with shorts and tank tops, relaxing on the beach.  The denial of being in D.C. is over because my body is in complete shock with these temperatures …