Freelance Writers Appreciation Week: Melissa Gilliam Shaw

Today’s featured writer is me: Melissa from Marrying the Army. Melissa Gilliam Shaw brings ten years of marketing and brand strategy experience with nonprofit and corporate brands in Asia and the United States to her work as an independent consultant and freelance writer. Melissa has worked with nonprofit and corporate brands ranging from … Continue reading

Freelance Writers Appreciation Week: Karen Huffman

Today’s featured freelance writer and military spouse is Karen Huffman. A freelance writer based in the Washington DC area, Karen Huffman is an experienced e-learning professional well-versed in online content development, online instructional design, and face-to-face post-secondary instruction. Karen writes engaging and dynamic content, with particular emphasis on informal learning, … Continue reading

Freelance Writers Appreciation Week: Tiffany Silverberg

Today’s featured freelance writer and military spouse is Tiffany Silverberg.  In Tiffany’s Words… I love words, have a penchant for Oxford commas, and vehemently defend the passive voice. I formalized my love for words at UC Berkeley studying theoretical linguistics and digging into why and how we communicate. In the meantime, … Continue reading

Freelance Writers Appreciation Week: Jessica Lynn

Today’s featured freelance writer and military spouse is Jessica Lynn of Jessica Lynn Writes. Jessica is the voice behind Jessica Lynn Writes (www.jessicalynnwrites.com), a lifestyle blog documenting her life as a new mom, a military wife, a writer, a foodie, globetrotter, and an accidental southern girl. As a former assistant editor for a … Continue reading

Freelance Writers Appreciation Week: Sabra Morris

Today’s featured freelance writer and military spouse is Sabra Morris of Sabra Morris Media. I’ve enjoyed getting to know Sabra, and I hope you do, too. Sabra Morris is the owner and sole proprietor of Sabra Morris Media, a freelance writing, editing and project-management service specializing in lifestyle-magazine an online … Continue reading

Freelance Writers Appreciation Week: Tricia Sankey

Today’s featured freelance writer and military spouse is Tricia Sankey from Milspouseprose.com. Tricia Sankey is a freelance editor and writer who has just created the website Milspouseprose. The website is designed especially for military spouses but welcomes all. It consists of short stories and flash fiction that feature the military … Continue reading

Freelance Writers Appreciation Week

January is quickly nearing its end, and I’m due with our first kiddo in mid-February. The result? I’m preparing content Marrying the Army now for those first few blurry-eyed weeks of life with a(n awesome) little baby. You may or may not realize that my blog is only a little … Continue reading

How to Pack My Bags: Giving Birth in a German Hospital

MilliGFunk

View image | gettyimages.com We’re just a few weeks away from our baby girl’s due date, so it’s time to pack my hospital bag. When you’re stationed in Germany, you may or may not be on a post that has an American military hospital. In our case (in Wiesbaden, Germany), … Continue reading

I Don’t Believe in New Year’s Resolutions

Groundhogs Day

I don’t believe in New Year’s Resolutions, and here’s why: 1. Big Goals Are Achieved By Taking Small Steps I’ve achieved a few of my big life goals; I’ve lived in Asia (pre-Army-spouse-life), I’ve run a full marathon, I speak Mandarin Chinese, and I’ve started a freelance business for myself. … Continue reading

Bumpics

Bump Pics by Britney Brown Photography

Heads out of gutters, friends — That’s “Bump Pics” not “Bum Pics”. (But if you do want to read about pregnancy bum, check this post out.) We’re 32 weeks into our first pregnancy, and it’s been a humbling, sometimes painful, overall blessed pregnancy. We decided to honor all of this … Continue reading

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