November Brave Crate: Gratitude

November Brave Crate: Gratitude

Everything Inside of the NOVEMBER Brave Crate!!!   While friends and family around us are consumed with Thanksgiving grocery lists and perfecting their apple pie recipe, those of us on the home side may be dreading the lead up to this holiday season....
October Brave Crate: Back to Basics

October Brave Crate: Back to Basics

Everything Inside of the October Brave Crate!!!   Fall tends to be a season where we get back into life’s regular routines. School schedules, work schedules and activities are ramping up after summer time away, and we enter into rhythms that are a little...
September Brave Crate: FALLING for you!

September Brave Crate: FALLING for you!

Everything Inside of the Septmeber Brave Crate!! When I think about deployment countdowns my mind is tempted to immediately focus on this season as one of separation and disconnection. A time for wishing away days and waiting. What so many military spouse friends will...
August Brave Crate: Shine

August Brave Crate: Shine

Everything Inside of the August Brave Crate!! Summer has truly arrived- and if you’re like me, you’re tempted to skip out on the summer fun while your spouse is deployed. This is my favorite season, and yet I still need a little bit of encouragement to...
July Brave Crate: Explore

July Brave Crate: Explore

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 a countdown and the stress of missing a loved one it can be tempting to let...
Planning a PRIVATE Homecoming (while keeping family happy)

Planning a PRIVATE Homecoming (while keeping family happy)

It was a tough decision but you made it.You and your spouse are on the same page and have finally settled on a private homecoming. No friends, no extended family, no parties, no visitors or guests- just a few days of down time to reconnect, sleep it off, and settle...