Military Spouse Small Business: Little Book Bakes

Military Spouse Small Business: Little Book Bakes

In our latest edition of Military Spouse Small Business, meet Vanessa, the owner and baker behind Little Book Bakes! This Groton-based submarine spouse took her passionate hobby of baking for family and friends and turned it into a thriving business. To learn more, read on! Name: Vanessa Spinaio Hometown:  San Gabriel, CA Branch of Military: [...]

Military Childcare Benefits For Service Members

Military Childcare Benefits For Service Members

For dual working parents or single parents, searching for childcare at a new duty station can be overwhelming to say the least! Below is a guide to some of the military childcare benefits available to service members and their families. Child Development Centers The military offers subsidized childcare at Child Development Centers (CDCs) on bases [...]

Sub Spouse Small Business: RKM Designs

Sub Spouse Small Business: RKM Designs

Story submitted by Kristin In our latest installment of "Sub Spouse Small Business," we want to introduce you to Rachel! Currently residing in Nebraska, Rachel is a submarine spouse and owner of RKM Designs, an online Etsy shop where she specializes in children's clothing. Name: Rachel Current Duty Station: Nebraska Q: How did you get [...]

Sub Spouse Small Business: LRigezSilver

Sub Spouse Small Business: LRigezSilver

Story submited by Kirsten Laura Rigez started her new hobby of silversmithing and jewelry making soon after restationing to Washington DC with her husband. This hobby quickly became her business, LRigezSilver. The process of metalsmithing is a fascinating one involving cutting and soldering of sheets of metal together with bezel strips or wire. Once completed [...]