Navy Events and How I Survive Them

A few weeks ago, we attended a Navy event.  Hubby told me about this weeks in advance, but it went in one ear and out the other.  Nope, didn’t even write it on my calendar.  He mentioned it a couple of days beforehand. And yes, I tried to get out of it.  And of course, he reminded me how much …

List of Veterans Day Discounts and Promotions

Veterans Day - Gunnery Sergeant Sims

Veterans Day is November 11.  Veterans Day honors military personnel who have served in the United States Armed Forces.  It falls on a Sunday this year but will be observed by the government Monday, November 12.  Some school systems will be closed and others will open.  Our kids will be in school on Monday.  While they are in school, hubby and …

Here We Are Just Surviving A PCS From Hawaii

Boarding our flight from Hawaii as we PCS back to the mainland

How are we surviving our latest PCS?  Boy oh boy.  It’s been the most interesting one for sure, but in a nutshell, we haven’t totally flipped our wigs yet.  We’ve been close, but everyone is still alive and functioning.  Every day I remind myself that we are just out here living and SURVIVING A PCS LIKE A BOSS! Let me …

It’s That Time Of Year

PCS Tips for military families

It’s that time of year for so many of us.  That’s right, PCS season.  Time to get up out of dodge!  Time to purge and pack your crap and go.  When I first became a Navy wife Facebook didn’t exist.  The only thing accessible in meeting others outside of your local friends was a thing called chat groups or the …

Being A Mom As A Military Spouse

military spouse mom support

  This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of 1 Natural Way, a TRICARE breast pump provider. All opinions are entirely my own.   Being a military spouse has its challenges when it comes to meeting and making friendships.  Add having babies to the mix and boy oh boy.  As a military family, we are usually thousands of …

Get That Shower Sparkling

Have a nice clean bathroom

I wanna try something new.  Let’s just call it MomJonz short and sweet blog posts.  The purpose of this is to answer any question from readers, friends or random things I see posted on social media.  The burning questions people want to ask.  I promise, there’s no such thing as a crazy question, so ask me anything! So, let’s start …

Being A Military Family During The Holiday Season

It’s the holiday season, and I’m often asked this question, “Are you going home for the holidays?” Once I answer with a no, I receive a follow-up question….”What Can I Do For Your Family During This Holiday Season?” I won’t lie, during my earlier years, I used to give a blank stare and wonder why someone felt the need to do anything …