14 episodes

Bride On Base is a personal development podcast for new military spouses. Brianna answers the question "what is it like to be a military spouse?" while providing options to improve that experience. Based on her four years as an Army Wife, she discusses career, relationships, and homemaking...and pours a little tea.

Bride On Base Brianna Weldon

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Bride On Base is a personal development podcast for new military spouses. Brianna answers the question "what is it like to be a military spouse?" while providing options to improve that experience. Based on her four years as an Army Wife, she discusses career, relationships, and homemaking...and pours a little tea.

    The Purpose of Personal Development

    The Purpose of Personal Development

    For the final episode, Brianna discusses the purpose of personal development and being intentional about who you become. She discusses her own journey leading up to publishing a book and what kind of development had to take place. For military spouses, the standards may be low, but we should set our sights high.

    IG: @brideonbase
    brideonbase.com

    Film & Lit Recommendations: Atypical on Netflix, Psychocybernetics by Maxwell Maltz, Lexicon Valley Podcast

    Free Audiobook! www.audibletrial.com/brideonbase

    • 35 min
    Expectations vs. Reality From Before US Army Basic Training

    Expectations vs. Reality From Before US Army Basic Training

    In celebration of her new book No Girlfriend Left Behind! A Partner's Guide to U.S. Army Basic Training, Brianna pulls out her diary circa 2014. She goes over her expectations of her future as a military spouse and a reflects on how accurate they were. 

    • 31 min
    How to 401K Your Marriage

    How to 401K Your Marriage

    Brianna breaks down a newly attained perspective on marriage, which is the same as with a retirement account...She encourages listeners to hang in there through this analogy and gets personal about how it pertains to her marriage. 

    Blog Post mentioned: "Married Men"
    IG: @brideonbase

    Recommendations: Podcast- The Office Ladies, Book- The Turn of the Key

    *Recipe correction: 275 degrees F. 15 mins per pound.

    • 35 min
    The Turn of the Key Book Discussion

    The Turn of the Key Book Discussion

    Brianna answers book club questions about Ruth Ware's "The Turn of the Key" which gets a thumbs up from her! Need another book idea? Check out Brianna on the podcast Infinitely Prefer a Book next week discussing "Be Frank with Me" By Julia Claiborne Johnson.

    Follow along on IG: @brideonbase

    Check out the Blog: brideonbase.com

    Get your free audiobook from Audible!

    • 18 min
    Military Home Buying Tips ft. Cassondra McAnally

    Military Home Buying Tips ft. Cassondra McAnally

    While home ownership may seem out of reach for military families, it is actually a rich opportunity to maximize military benefits. Brianna chats with Fayetteville, NC area realtor Cassondra McAnally about home buying for military families.

    Cassondra McAnally- on Facebook or call 910-916-1442.

    IG: @brideonbase 

    Homebuying Tips Blog Post:  brideonbase.com

    Free Audiobook

    • 47 min
    The Joneses Are Broke! ft. 5 Bad Money Moves

    The Joneses Are Broke! ft. 5 Bad Money Moves

    Brianna discusses her observations on destructive money habits in military culture. In an effort to create a new normal, she outlines solutions to those issues. 

    IG: @brideonbase
    blog: brideonbase.com

    Recommendations: Neon Sirens by Phil Brock, Podcast: How to Be A Baddie, TV: Schitt's Creek
    Resources: Financial Peace University by Dave Ramsey, Savings Apps: Qapital and Albert, Budget: Everydollar and Mint

    • 41 min

Customer Reviews

ohheyitscate ,

A Relatable Insight

I love listening to Brianna’s podcast about military wife life. I am also on the other side of my husband’s dd214 and still enjoy listening. Great content!

Jessi Baker ,

A must listen for all military spouses

I love this and I wish this was something that was around when I was new to military life! Thank you Brianna for continuing to help spouses and build a community through this podcast and your blog! Xoxoxox

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