Calling all new and expecting moms! We couldn’t be happier that Bloom, a celebration of all things motherhood, is coming to Pensacola! We are so excited to partner with Sacred Heart Hospital to host our first annual Bloom. Saturday, May...
You told me you were deploying today. I wasn't that surprised. It comes with the job. You were due. We were due. It was time. We’ve been so fortunate for the several years without one, though time away was...
Most people hear the word “retirement” and think of something that happens later in life. Generally, it is a time where one stops working and lives off of a company pension, retirement plan, or savings. It evokes images of...
I was 18 years old the first time I moved away from home. And it changed me. I learned how to live with another female. As a girl with only brothers, this was a big one. Thankfully, I was lucky enough...
When I Said I Didn’t Want To Celebrate Valentine’s Day, What I Really Meant Was… Why I stopped celebrating Valentine’s Day I stopped celebrating Valentines’ Day when I was in my 20s and dating a dashing man who was excellent at...
As we've all come to know by now, the only military branch not getting paid during the government shutdown is the United States Coast Guard. To read more about it click here. Over the last few weeks, I've been hearing...
  Recently, when I was in line at the grocery store, I picked up a magazine that boasted "Person of the Year" on the front cover. I could guess what I was about to encounter as I opened up to...
On December 6, 2018, my husband burst through our front door much earlier than I was expecting him. He had been on duty all night, and I had not seen or heard from him since the day before. He...
During the current partial government shutdown, the Marine Corps, the Air Force, the Army and the Navy are funded and will receive their paychecks for their service come January 15. They are part of the Department of Defense. But what...
My earliest memory of taking photos was when I was 15 years old. I borrowed my dad’s Sony Mavica he used for work. It was my first digital camera, and it recorded photos on a floppy disk. I thought...
My family and I enjoy holidays, but we love the Christmas season. The lights and decorations; the cheer and spirit; the food and family. Something about this time of year and season is just a little magical. I look forward...
If you haven't heard, The Breastfeeding Shop is the fastest, easiest, and hands-down friendliest one-stop-online-shop for all your breast pump needs -- check out the no-cost breast pumps you can choose from here. Military Moms Blog's love for The...

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Meal Trains and the Military: How Food Brings Us ALL Together

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In the decade or so since I’ve been a military spouse, it’s been difficult to effectively relay the ways in which our lives are...