My guest for Happy Hour #86 is Molly Huggins. Molly is a Christ follower, 14-year veteran of the Army National Guard, ex-helicopter pilot, and stay at home mom to four babes. She has lived the Army life in some form since the age of 18, deploying in support of the War on Terror in between trekking across North America as an Army wife. She is a storyteller at heart, sharing on her stories on her blog.

Molly and I met on an airplane on our way to Allume last Fall. I was so captivated by her story, that I knew I had to have her on the show. In our conversation, Molly shares her story of growing up in a military family, meeting her husband in flight school, losing her best friend in a helicopter crash and being deployed with a baby at home.

I don't have any military connections, so I thought her story was so fascinating and heart breaking, but was so encouraged to hear how her faith had helped to carry her through all of her highs and lows.  I think you'll enjoy hearing her story, even if it feels so different from your own.

{You can listen to the show HERE. And of course, I would love if you would share with your friends. Just use the FB & Twitter links at the end of this post!}

Links from the Show


Top Gun

National League of POW/MIA Families

Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling + The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot + Out of the House of Bread by Preston Yancey + Looking for Lovely by Annie Downs  + Curious Faith by Logan Wolfram


Noonday Collection

What Molly is loving: Root Collective (use that link for 10% off), Walk in Love Tshirts and her R. Riveter Heirloom Handbag

Connect with Molly

Facebook // Twitter // Instagram


Hooray Mail

Hooray Mail

Hooray Mail is subscription snail mail delivered twice per month for kids ages 2-6. In each brightly colored envelope find a personalized card and a fun activity! The activities are super simple and can be done in five minutes using supplies you already have around your home. Hooray Mail is perfect for working moms, proud grandmothers or aunts and uncles who want to give the kids that mean most to them a meaningful and lasting gift that delivers joy and love… one mailbox at a time! Use coupon code HAPPYHOUR to get 50% off your first month of Hooray Mail – that’s 2 snail mail cards per month!!

Prep Dish


Prep Dish is a healthy subscription-based meal planning service. When you sign up, you'll receive an email every week with a grocery list and instructions for prepping your meals ahead of time. After a couple of hours on the weekend, you'll have all of your meals ready for the entire week. You'll save time and have some amazingly delicious meals like Smoky Paprika Chicken Legs with Roasted Carrots, Parsnips & Fennel or Turkey & Zucchini Lasagna. And, Allison is offering listeners a special rate of $4 for the first month – that's only $1/weekly meal plan! You can't beat that. Check out Prep-Dish for this amazing deal! Use code: HappyHour

Jenn Sprinkle Creative


Jenn Sprinkle is a the creative genius behind my new Happy Hour logo. She's a friend of mine and super talented, spending her time doing graphic, product and web design. She also offers creative sessions to help women to make take their dreams from the theoretical to reality. She's a risk taker and design mastermind. If you are looking for someone to help you or your company with design, strategy, resources, make sure to check out my friend Jenn Sprinkle. You can follow her on Instagram here.

Jamie Ivey