About Army Wife 101

Army Wife 101 is a lifestyle blog for military spouses. Articles shared here are centered around military living, military discounts, travel, parenting, and much more.

The Founder

Krystel Spell

Email Me- Krystel@ArmyWife101.com

Krystel is a leading military spouse influencer and the creator of Army Wife 101, a blog and lifestyle community for military spouses and their families. She also manages SoFluential Influencer Network, ( a partner of Milspo-Media) an influencer agency that connects brands who want to reach the military market through their influencer network of military spouse content creators. Additionally, she manages several other digital military outlets including  Retail Salute ,a military discount site for millennial military families, and NextGenMilspouse.com, an online destination for military spouse entrepreneurs. 


Lead Writer

Jackie Toops Head Shot
 Staff Writer: Jackie Toops

A self-described “Jackie of All Trades,” Army wife Jackie Toops is a mother of two and enjoys writing, travel, art, languages, slow cooking and peaceful parenting. She studied Interdisciplinary Humanities, Museum Studies and Nonprofit Management, and has overseen public relations for museums, galleries and universities. She is a contributing author for Wall Street International Magazine and has discussed her articles on-air with AFN Wiesbaden. She’s usually seen adventuring with her Canon, a coffee and two small children.

Who We Have Worked With

Army Wife 101 has worked with amazing brands. We love making the formal introduction and generating awareness throughout the military community.


    • Contributed articles to SheKnows.com and Lifetime


    • Appearances on MSNBC, HLN , NY Times Radio


    • Commercial for Tylenol


  • Sponsored Campaigns and advertisements for dozens of major household brands.


 Voted 2012 Best Local Blog/Blogger in Fayetteville, NC which is home to the 2nd largest military base in the country Fort Bragg.

Army Wife 101 is based out of Fort Bragg, North Carolina (45 minutes from Raleigh, NC).

Contact Info:

Email: Krystel@armywife101.com to inquire about advertising with us.


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