My Favorite Veteran: Dad

Dad.  The flag suits him, always.  (Photo and flag courtesy of my sister, Pam.  She planned ahead, before the snowstorm hit Denver on 11/10/15.)  ...more

High Navy.

A navy tent dress with a high collar is a great closet staple....more

Navy Spring.

Navy is an all-year neutral for me....more

Oro kid Martin now a US Navy sailor

The young Martin Sampang with his family“A true genius admits that he/she knows nothing.” ― Albert EinsteinThis truism of the world's greatest scientific genius lights the path of a 29-year-old Fil-American who hailed from Cagayan de Oro City in Misamis Oriental, northern Mindanao Philippines and now resides with his family in Norfolk, Virginia....more

Valentine's Day Apart

In 2011, my husband joined the US Navy and was prepared to leave for bootcamp a few months later. At the time we had recently had our first daughter. He left for bootcamp on February 2, 2012. Our daughter was only two months old at the time. Saying goodbye at the airport wasn't as difficult as I thought it would be but I attribute my lack of tears to my disbelief of him actually leaving. ...more

Navy Layers.

‘Tis the season of layers, which means you are free to break out the preppy puffer vests.I broke out my navy vest and matched it with a striped turtleneck, then added medium-wash skinnies and a pair of flats sent to me by the generous folks at fibi & clo. Hello, fall!...more


I’m coming to terms with the fact that fall is coming. (It’s a process every year, I swear.) A few big trends you’ll be seeing once the season fully sets in? Military-inspired items, punk pieces, and cropped trousers....more

Navy Girl.

I love the color navy– truly a workhorse neutral of my wardrobe. And while yes, it’s dark and might not be what one characterizes as a classic summer color, you can definitely wear it June through August. I’m doing so here by pairing it with a nautical striped tank and a white blazer....more

Home is Where the Military Sends You...

Home is Where the Military Sends You By, Jennifer G....more

They are dead; but they live in each Patriot's breast, And their names are engraven on honor's bright crest

Memorial Day (or weekend as it has become for most) is a day to remember the brave men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country....more