Here’s my big list of amazing spouse owned businesses and charities that have supported me and The InDependent Spouse. They’re achieving some fantastic things in business despite living this crazy ‘magnolia wall life’. You should definitely follow them and support their businesses. Click on the business names to see what they’re up to – #SupportOurSpouses


Aviation & ASALI own branded gifts crafted from 100% genuine leather. MOD licensed we support charities with every sale. As seen in Liberty!

Bee Accountancy

Business start-up & growth strategist. The Chartered Accountancy firm with the Forces community as our core focus​

Design •  Jessica

Design • Jessica, where businesses come for stand-out design and marketing literature – This is me! I’m not just a podcast host, my ‘real’ job is as a Graphic Designer. I run my business from my Married Quarter despite postings, deployments and the challenges they bring, and Design Jessica creates the funds that pay for The InDependent Spouse.

Five Six Blue Boutique

Award-winning Five Six Blue Boutique is an online independent ladies fashion boutique for stylish, savvy women.

Ginger Rainbow

Colouring in gifts for your lil scribblers.

Huggable Heroes

Personalised Huggable Heroes, perfect for cuddles when loved ones are not at home. ‘Reinforcing Bonds and Reducing Separation Anxiety in our Children’


Kids clothes made from funky fabrics. Handmade in England

Inside Out Communications

InsideOut Communications offers strategic consultancy services where communication is used to transform your performance from within.

Little Troopers

Registered charity supporting ALL children with parents serving in the British Armed Forces, regular or reserve, using resources to ease & aid separation

Paper Jungle

Profanities & sarcasm wrapped in a bow

Recruit for Spouses

A social enterprise dedicated to finding work for military spouses. Created and run by military spouses & partners.

Simply Balanced Solutions

Award winning bookkeeping, Payroll & VAT services giving every business the financial information they need to grow and succeed.

Strength Behind The Strong

Strength Behind the Strong, a family business with strong values & a principal to ‘give something back’ to the military community of which they are a part

Your Home Patch

Supporting Forces Communities- Forums, Children & Education, Health & Beauty, Services, Eating Out, Out and About, Pets and more for Forces families