when mean girls grow up

Why are women tearing each other apart?

Prefer to hear this as a podcast instead of reading? Click here!   “Ps – By your photo, it appears you are the selfie type this article refers to …” That was a real comment left on a mommy page that I follow on Facebook. The rude comment directed at another mom who dared defend herself […] Read more…

Saving money as a military spouse

Do you offer a military discount?

Long, long ago, for a short while and prior to becoming a mother, I served my country by enlisting in the Air Force. The pay was awful, but as a 19-year-old single and childless “kid” it was enough to get by. I loved my time in the military. I loved my job. I loved the […] Read more…

Oh The Places We Will Go

A photo posted by Jen Austin (@jenaustintv) on Jul 19, 2014 at 4:10pm PDT It’s a fact of life for me and my kids. Every couple years there’s a new promotion, a bigger market, a better-paying job. Journalists on the rise who want to move up in their careers don’t stay in one place too […] Read more…

oscar worthy dresses

How To Dress Like The Oscars

If you’re anything like me, you love watching the Oscars because you love looking at the gorgeous dresses – and the not-so-gorgeous dresses! And, if you’re anything like me, you’ll probably never have Oscar de la Renta on speed dial to make your gorgeous gown. But that doesn’t mean you can’t look like you do. […] Read more…

last minute valentines gift ideas

Last-Minute Valentine’s Gift Ideas

If you looked at your calendar today you may have realized that there is a certain romantic holiday right around the corner. Like, literally, it’s in less than 36 hours. And if you have a gal that loves this holiday (like I do), you had better be prepared! There are so many cute ideas out […] Read more…

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