Out & About Washington D.C. – Holiday Edition

By Carla Olivo, Marine Spouse The holiday season in the National Capital Region is really special with something to do or see almost every day. From the National Christmas Tree, to the Willard Hotel, to Old Ebbit Grill, there are plenty of places in and around D.C. to get into the holiday spirit. We’ve compiled Read more about Out & About Washington D.C. – Holiday Edition[…]

Out & About Pensacola – Holiday Edition

By Rebecaa Alwine, Army Spouse The weather in Pensacola hardly gets frightful this time of year. In fact, it’s really more delightful. But for those living in the panhandle who want a little bit of that holiday feeling, there are lots of events to choose from. Kicking off right after Thanksgiving, there are events through Read more about Out & About Pensacola – Holiday Edition[…]

Thanksgiving Service, Military Style

By Rebecca Alwine, Army Spouse One of my favorite things about the military is the tradition that surrounds everything they do. In November, there are several traditional events the military celebrates, from the Marine Corps Birthday Ball to Veterans Day to Thanksgiving Service. Thanksgiving isn’t unique to the military, as the rest of the United Read more about Thanksgiving Service, Military Style[…]

A Few of our Favorite Things – PCSgrades Holiday Gift Guide

By Jenah Wieczorek, Head Shopper for an Army Family of 4  Holiday Shopping Guide With small business Saturday and Christmas upon us, I got to thinking about my favorite Military Spouse and Veteran-owned businesses. These brands have something for everyone on your holiday list, military or not. Before you rush out for your holiday shopping, see Read more about A Few of our Favorite Things – PCSgrades Holiday Gift Guide[…]

4 Reasons Why You Should Avoid Space-A Travel Over the Holidays

By Stephanie Montague, Military Spouse With the holidays approaching, many members of the military community must travel long distances to spend time with loved ones. These trips can get expensive if you have to buy plane tickets for the whole family. Seems like a great time to save money by flying Space-A, right? Well, maybe not. Read more about 4 Reasons Why You Should Avoid Space-A Travel Over the Holidays[…]

Military Life Challenges – Where to Turn for Help

Military life can be very challenging at times. Whether you’re dealing with a deployment, a bad PCS, PTSD, or a not-so-great neighborhood. The stresses can add up and take their toll. Our friends at the DoD BeThere Peer Support Call and Outreach Center have options for military and veteran families facing challenges. Military Life Challenges Read more about Military Life Challenges – Where to Turn for Help[…]

Tips for Getting Your House Ready for Holiday Guests

By Carla Olivo, Marine Spouse Sometimes when the military sends you far from “home,” it is not possible to get back home for the holidays. So a lot of times, family comes to you. Which is great if you have the room and the time to get ready. Here are a few tips for Holiday Read more about Tips for Getting Your House Ready for Holiday Guests[…]

Moving to the Eglin/Hurlburt Area? What Military Families Need to Know

By Rebecca Alwine, Army Spouse The panhandle of Florida has some of the most beautiful beaches and has several military installations. About an hour and a half east of Pensacola,  you’ll find Hurlburt Field and Eglin Air Force Base. Eglin is home to a variety of units, including Army Special Forces 7th Group and 6th Read more about Moving to the Eglin/Hurlburt Area? What Military Families Need to Know[…]

Your Southern California Bucket List

By Lizann Lightfoot, Military Spouse One thing I love about military life is that it has let us live all over the world and experience a variety of locations and cultures. Whether we live near cities or in the middle of nowhere, I like to find unusual activities that only the locals know about. It Read more about Your Southern California Bucket List[…]

Out & About Destin – Holiday Edition

By Rebecca Alwine, Army Spouse It’s starting to cool off just a little in the Florida panhandle, which makes the upcoming holidays even more exciting. When you need a sweater in the mornings, it’s easier to get excited. There are several awesome events coming up in the next few months in the Eglin/Hulburt area. Cities Read more about Out & About Destin – Holiday Edition[…]