I want YOU for the Social Publishing House memoir contest
Army 101 / Autobiography / Coping mechanisms / Promotional

I want YOU for the Social Publishing House memoir contest

DISCLOSURE: I was not compensated for this post. All opinions expressed are my own, and not those of Social Publishing House or its affiliates, unless otherwise stated. Click here for more on my policies. To enter your memoir short story of 1,200 or fewer words into the Social Publishing House contest, visit the SPH Writing Competition page. The … Continue reading »

Filing taxes as a military spouse
Army 101 / Finances

Filing taxes as a military spouse

It’s five days before April 15th, or what’s known in my world as “time-to-hurriedly-fix-all-the-mistakes-I-made-on-my-taxes-because-I’ve-already-spent-my-expected-refund.” It’s a very magical five days. It’s filled with laughter (the maniacal, sleep-deprived kind); it’s filled with childhood nostalgia (the kind in which I pop Xanax pills into a Pez dispenser and eat them like chalk-flavored candy); and, above all, it’s … Continue reading »