Aloha EOD: Outfitting Service & Style With STRNGBK

Aloha EOD: Outfitting Service & Style With STRNGBK

When I founded The Patriot Belle I made it my mission to honor and support the community of American Patriots- both currently dedicated to serving our country, in addition to those that have paved the road ahead of us. This mission is accomplished by partnering with brands on the forefront of empowering our Patriots and [...]

6 Historic American Treasures To Visit In San Diego

6 Historic American Treasures To Visit In San Diego

As a California native, I was excited to find out that my husband was assigned to San Diego and looked forward to sharing its rich history and wealth of historically significant landmarks with our children. In the few years that we have been stationed in San Diego, we have experienced many of the city's highlights, [...]

The Rosie Network's San Diego Veteran & Military Entrepreneur Awards 2019

The Rosie Network's San Diego Veteran & Military Entrepreneur Awards 2019

This past week I had the pleasure of attending the third annual San Diego Veteran and Military Entrepreneur Awards Luncheon as a finalist. The awards were presented by the Rosie Network and focused on celebrating the Veteran and Military Spouse owned business community in San Diego, in addition to the individuals and companies that champion [...]

We Will Never Forget: 18 Years After 9/11

We Will Never Forget: 18 Years After 9/11

I will never forget that day, 18 years ago- September 11, 2001. I was a middle school girl when I watched the towers fall. I now find myself a millennial mother of two toddlers who are innocent to the darkness of terror, yet find themselves having inherited the weight of the residual aftershocks of that [...]

American Beauty: Besame Cosmetics

American Beauty: Besame Cosmetics

Timeless American Beauty If you are looking for a unique and timeless- American Made- addition to your makeup bag, Besame Cosmetics could be the diamond in the rough you have been searching for. Self-proclaimed “Color Detective” Gabriella Hernandez founded Besame in 2004 as a way to bridge the gap between vintage makeup and contemporary fashion. [...]

Thriving Despite Adversity

Thriving Despite Adversity

Using Art To Enliven and Revive My American Spirit Just four months after welcoming our first child, a son, my husband and I found out that we were expecting our second child. Being that my first pregnancy was high risk due to my own aggressive chronic health and cardiac conditions, I was extremely anxious at [...]