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September Brave Crate- Calm & Collected 😌

September Brave Crate- Calm & Collected 😌

Everything Inside of the SePTEMBER Brave Crate!!!  During deployment seasons I sometimes find my mind racing, my thoughts scattered, and my time running away from me. Between the stress of being separated from my loved one and the added responsibility of managing...

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August Brave Crate- Sparkle ✨

August Brave Crate- Sparkle ✨

Everything Inside of the August Brave Crate!!!  True story: I once went completely silent for a full 4 days during my partner's very first deployment. I sat alone, binge-watched Grey's Anatomy, and spent (too much) time in my bedroom with a carton of ice cream...

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July Brave Crate- Live Out Loud 🤩

July Brave Crate- Live Out Loud 🤩

Everything Inside of the JULY Brave Crate!!!  What does it look like to be totally, authentically YOURSELF as you count down to homecoming? To live without fear of judgement- to release the need to be all things to all people at all times? If we're being honest,...

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8 Creative Ways to Stay Both Busy and Energized During Deployment

8 Creative Ways to Stay Both Busy and Energized During Deployment

If you’re a military spouse preparing for or in a deployment, chances are you’ve been advised to stay busy. This is great advice because it helps time pass more quickly, but so often we already feel too busy or stressed or overwhelmed during deployments. Check out these tips for improving the way you spend your free time in a way that is meaningful, energizing, and fits into your current schedule.

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June Brave Crate – Creation 💐

June Brave Crate – Creation 💐

Everything Inside of the June Brave Crate!!!  Raise your hand if you've ever been told that "staying busy" is the best way to make time move quickly during your deployment countdown! We've all been there, with that age-old advice from a well meaning friend who...

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May Brave Crate – Celebrate! 🥳

May Brave Crate – Celebrate! 🥳

Everything Inside of the May Brave Crate!!  After sending thousands of deployment countdown boxes to motivated military spouses around the world we've learned one thing: deployment can be overwhelming but it can also be beautiful with the right perspective!...

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April Brave Crate- April Showers ☔️

April Brave Crate- April Showers ☔️

Everything Inside of the APRIL Brave Crate!!!  It can be hard for me to find the energy and motivation to celebrate life’s milestones while my spouse is deployed. But when I dig past the exhaustion, the loneliness and (to be honest) the guilt of celebrating while...

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March Brave Crate- Shameless✨

March Brave Crate- Shameless✨

Everything Inside of the MARCH Brave Crate!!Deployment guilt is real! From the guilt of enjoy life's little moments while our partner is so far from home, or the stress of a piling to-do list that you just don't have the energy to tackle, it's easy to feel like we're...

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January Deployment Countdown Box: Crushin’ It

January Deployment Countdown Box: Crushin’ It

Everything Inside of the January Brave Crate!!!  Raise your hand if you've ever counted down a deployment during a pandemic... yeah, us too! Whether you embraced every bit of alone time or felt stir-crazy while you moved toward homecoming amidst quarantines and...

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December Brave Crate: All Is Calm

December Brave Crate: All Is Calm

Everything Inside of the December Brave Crate!!   The holiday season is officially here, and for those of us counting down deployment it can feel a little bitter sweet. The lights, the family, the traditions- they're beautiful, but are often tinged with the fact...

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