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Memorial Day: Thank a Veteran and Spread Kindness

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Today, we stop to remember those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for the freedoms we enjoy. As a proud U.S. Army veteran, married to a Vietnam veteran and the daughter or a World War II veteran, I thank all of the service men and women serving our country today and I honor the memory of our fallen heroes.

Happy Memorial Day.

Spread kindness and thank a veteran today. #Kindnessmatters.


11 Ways to Support our Troops and Veterans


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Send a Valentine’s Day Card to a Hospitalized Veteran

February 10, 2014

Be a real sweetheart and mail a Valentine’s Day card to a hospitalized veteran at a nearby VA center. This would be a great project this week for the kids. I read about this in Parade Magazine yesterday and it spoke to my heart. You can find the address of a local VA facility at […]

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11 Ways to Support Our Troops and Veterans

November 10, 2013

Here are 11 ways to support our troops and help our veterans from Parade Magazine: Upgrade a soldier’s helmet For $35, you can provide a service member cushioning helmet pads to help protect against traumatic brain injury. Foster a companion animal Pets for Vets pairs shelter dogs with veterans in an effort to ease […]

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Best Military Discounts

November 10, 2013

Here is a list of military discounts, compiled by GiftCardGranny. Participation may vary by location and owner, so check first to avoid disappointment. Both my husband and I proudly served in the US Army. Anytime you find a program to benefit our military and their families, please let me know so I can help to […]

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Group Flies World War II Vets to DC for Free

June 18, 2013

Did you know there is an organization that will fly World War II Vets to Washington DC for free to visit the World War II Memorial? The organization is called the Honor Flight Network . They have flown 110,000 vets mostly in their 80’s and 90’s to the World War II Memorial since it opened […]

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Free Admission for Veterans and Active Duty at Knotts Berry Farm

May 23, 2013

For my California readers, Free Admission to Knott’s Berry Farm for our Military: Military Tribute Days Free Admission for Active, Retired or Veteran U.S. Military Personnel May 26-27! Spend a Day at Knott’s This Memorial Day Weekend Knott’s Berry Farm would like to express our heartfelt appreciation to the men and women of the armed […]

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Easy Ways to Support our Troops and their Families

May 13, 2013

I wrote a guest post for today sharing  “Easy Ways to Serve our Troops and their Families” this Memorial Day and beyond.You can read my guest post here. As an Army veteran and the daughter of a World War Two veteran, this topic is near and dear to me! If you have any additional […]

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Collect Toiletries for the Troops

March 20, 2013

There is a wonderful organization that sends items to our troops including toiletries such as shampoos, conditioners, mouthwash, soap etc. Contact Operation Care and Comfort at or call them at (408)- 373-8635. Send your donated items to: Operation: Care and Comfort 2392 Walden Square San Jose, CA 95124 OCC provides support and comfort to […]

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Send Current and Expired Coupons to the Troops

January 23, 2013

1. Clip those coupons! One of my favorite deal sites, Coupon Cabin collects current and expired coupons for our troops. Join in and bless our troops and their families by helping them to stretch their dollars in their commissaries which accept manufacturer’s coupons, active and expired. Coupons we can use: Save ’em whether they’re active […]

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Flying the Flag Properly: Honor our Veterans

November 7, 2012
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Politics aside, join me in flying our American flags proudly to honor our veterans. We our blessed to live in America, land of the free and home of the brave. I found this useful article in an email I got from Home Depot today: “In honor of Veterans Day on Monday, Nov. 12, many Americans […]

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How to Send Coupons to Military Families

May 28, 2012

Happy Memorial Day to all of my wonderful readers. I am so grateful for each and every one of you. I am also grateful to our troops who are protecting our freedom from those who wish to destroy our way of life. I am thankful for our veterans, especially those who made the ultimate sacrifice […]

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