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October 2019 Brave Crate:  “All. The. Things.”

October 2019 Brave Crate: “All. The. Things.”

Everything Inside of the October Brave Crate!! Check out the Unboxing Here   Raise your hand if you've ever had a friend make the following comment about deployment "I don't know how you do it!" To be honest, sometimes I don't know how I do it either. Besides...

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24 Apps that Simplify Deployment

24 Apps that Simplify Deployment

My phone and I have become besties during deployment because she is one of the most powerful productivity tools that I have. I’m sharing 24 of my absolute favorite apps for your deployment countdown.

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5 Personalities that Make Deployment Miserable

5 Personalities that Make Deployment Miserable

Friendships can truly make you or break you while your spouse is deployed. Not all friends are created equal when it comes to deployment countdowns. Here are the 5 personalities to watch out for while your spouse is deployed (and how we’ve handled them!)

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July 2019 Brave Crate: Flying Solo

July 2019 Brave Crate: Flying Solo

Everything Inside of the July Brave Crate!!!  Let me be honest- prioritizing time to make memories while my spouse is deployed can be a real struggle. Between the busyness of life during countdown and the stress of missing a loved one it can be tempting to let...

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June 2019 Brave Crate: Birthday Bash

June 2019 Brave Crate: Birthday Bash

Everything Inside of the June 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 then I dig past the exhaustion, the loneliness and (to be honest) the guilt of celebrating while...

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May 2019 Brave Crate: Seasoned Spouse

May 2019 Brave Crate: Seasoned Spouse

Everything Inside of the May Brave Crate!!!  Deployments are hard for everyone, but the more you go through, the more coping strategies you learn along the way. This month's box was curated by an experienced military spouse who has gone through 7 deployments!...

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50 Things You Can Do on Deployment Day Zero

50 Things You Can Do on Deployment Day Zero

Today’s the day. You’ve been preparing yourself for this, but somehow- now that it’s here- you feel completely unprepared. Deployment: day zero. The bags have been loaded, the goodbyes have been said, and the deployment season is officially here. Even though you’ve...

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