Since Hil Meets Mil frequently pops up in search results for “living in Guam” I figured it’s about time I write a proper post on hafa adai living. But truth be told I’ve avoided writing this post. Guam is beautiful without a doubt and embodies island life. But as scenic as Guam’s beaches are, living […]
If you’re active duty, reservist, or a military dependent with acne, you’re likely wondering what military acne treatments are available. Click here to skip straight to what products were prescribed to me through Tricare Prime. Click there to skip straight to what skin care regimen was prescribed to me through Tricare Prime. Some Background on […]
It’s been a year and a half since my military husband and I last PCS’ed. Assuming our orders are issued on schedule, we’re now half way through our tour. The tour that took us halfway around the world to Guam. I’ve gone through post PCS homesickness and unemployment and come out on the other side. […]
Full disclosure, I’m nervous to recieve responses on whether people really care about the “offenses” I’ve committed in military housing… because I’m not sure I really want to know. As milspouses I think we all fear being shunned by our milso communities at least a little bit. Whether we want to admit it or not. […]
It’s been said that military spouses are the silent ranks, and to be honest I thought that was some dependa bullsh*t until now. But recent experiences made me see “the silent ranks” in new light. Related Post: Closing the Gap on 5 Military Wife Myths Woman Showing Silence Gesture Designed by Freepik It’s a Military […]
Here are the 33 comical steps to planning a vacation -milspouse style. When you’re a milso vacations are more of maycations (as dubbed by fellow milspouse blogger Jo My Gosh) because they may or may not actually happen. Vacations are great! But planning a vacation around an active duty lifestyle can be chaotic and stressful to […]
Before we dive into military wife myths, I want to share with you that this is my first ever guest post! This post was originally published on my friend and fellow milspouse Lauren’s blog. Lauren and I first crossed paths in a Facebook milspouse group. We bonded over living abroad, leaving our careers behind to […]
For military pet owners, PCSing your furry family member to or from OCONUS is stressful. AND EXPENSIVE. Maybe it’s your first overseas duty station as a military pet owner. Or maybe your just trying to get your pet home after years abroad. Either way, here are 9 associations that can help military pet owners with […]
This post is dedicated to moving and military kids. If you haven’t heard, April is the Month of the Military Child. So in honor of honoring military kids, I’m highlighting an awesome military spouse owned small business aimed at helping military kids through PCS moves…Juliet + Echo! How is Juliet + Echo helping military kids […]
As a military spouse, it’s hard to maintain a career PCS after PCS. Not impossible but hard! Anyone who tells you different hasn’t hit that troublesome duty station yet. For this reason military spouses have federal military spouse employment preference. When you’re a military spouse a federal job looks like a golden ticket. If you […]
Hi I’m Hillary! I’m a well put together hot mess of the great American millennial generation.
After a somewhat nomadic lifestyle of my own, I met my now husband and quickly became a milso and then military spouse.
Now I live on the other side of the world, work in a totally different career field, and navigate life to the best of my adulting capabilities.
Let’s be adultish together!
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