Supporting our Troops | Sending Care Packages to Those Who Serve Abroad

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I have posted this several times this past year, and had 2 readers this morning ask how to get in touch with somone to send packages overseas. Hopefully this information is helpful for that. Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan is always looking for your support – in terms of care packages & other necessities. If you […]

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Homefront Hugs: Adopt a Soldier or a Military Family

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I know that over the last few weeks, I have noticed that some of you have commented that you have an overabundance of some items in your stockpile – if that describes you.. this is a great opportunity.  I actually adopted a Soldier last year and it was super. .. and also kept in touch […]

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Arizona Republic Offers FREE 8×10 Portrait for Military {Appointment Required}

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Just a reminder…..If you are military, the Arizona Republic would like to take your portrait in honor of Veterans Day. They will have Photographers available for sessions on the following dates: October 18, 19, 25 and 26 – you are welcome to have the portrait of yourself or you may also include family/friends. The Arizona […]

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Operation Gratitude: Write Letters to Support the Troops (Great for Classrooms)


This is a great resource to share since we all have kids in school – AND some of you are teachers – it’s a great class project. I have posted several ways you can show your thanks to the troops, from donating to Operation Gratitude, to sending their family expired coupons – this post today is one that you […]


JCPenney: FREE 8×10 Portrait for Military + Traditional Sheets just $3.99


If you, or someone you know is military, you can score a FREE 8×10 with FREE Sitting Fees at JCPenney. And, additional portrait sheets are just $3.99 (reg. $10)- through 7/15. The offer is limited to one per family, per day and is not valid with any other offer. You will need to print this […]

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Vet Tix: FREE Tickets to Qualified Military, Veterans + Families (Nascar + More)

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For those of you that are military, or military Veterans, you can request FREE Tickets to various events to include concerts, special events & more. Vet Tix is an organization that helps to provide FREE Tickets to Military, Veterans and their families – you must meet certain requirements to qualify. You must be in one […]

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Supporting the Military Through Expired Coupons


Those of you who are new to my site may be curious as to what you should do with any coupons that you might not be able to use, that expire – and the great news is that we can use them to support the troops. For military families who relocate overseas to various locations…the […]

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Operation: Love Reunited | FREE Photography Session for Families of Deployed Soldiers

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If you or someone you know is a military family, you can score FREE Photography Sessions and Photo Gifts with an offer called Operation: Love Reunited. Operation Love Reunited is a Non-Profit that set up families dealing with deployment, with a photographer located worldwide. They capture a photography session for those who are going to […]