Why I Love Being Stationed in San Diego

By Audrey Smith, Navy Spouse It’s been exactly one year since our family of four made the cross-country move to San Diego from Georgia. In many ways, California has served as an ideal location for us. Because we fancy ourselves as an outdoorsy clan, the Golden State has yet to disappoint. Between the great trails Read more about Why I Love Being Stationed in San Diego[…]

Why I loved being stationed in Colorado Springs!

By Paige Keyser, Air Force Spouse The summer we arrived in Colorado Springs, the state was experiencing a drought, and the Waldo Canyon Fire had just devastated several of the communities on the western side of town. Many people we knew who had visited or lived in ‘The Springs’ said how much they loved it. Read more about Why I loved being stationed in Colorado Springs![…]

You know you are a ‘Mover’ but….

By Carla Olivo, Marine Spouse You know you are a ‘mover’ this year, but that’s all you know. Waiting on orders is frustrating. We usually had a short list of places where my husband might be sent. Sometimes you might have a say in where you end up, but we never did. And for whatever Read more about You know you are a ‘Mover’ but….[…]

The Best Way to Find a ‘Military Friendly’ REALTOR®

By Carla Olivo,  Marine Spouse Finding a knowledgeable, military friendly REALTOR® is sometimes easier said than done. For Military families, it can be a challenge finding someone who understands the constraints of PCSing and military life. Have you ever thoroughly researched an area only to have your orders change at the last minute? Have you ever Read more about The Best Way to Find a ‘Military Friendly’ REALTOR®[…]

Date Night Colorado Springs

By Abigail Golder The idea of a perfect date varies for each couple. Busy schedules, family or active duty commitments, and personal needs can all get in the way of some much-needed quality time with your significant other. Whether it’s a relaxing dinner and the latest movie or an exciting night out on the town, Read more about Date Night Colorado Springs[…]

5 Japan Destinations You Can Visit and Stay on a U.S. Military Base

By Stephanie Montague, Military Spouse If you’ve never been to Japan, you’re in for a treat – and maybe a little bit of culture shock. Everything about Japan is drastically different from the United States, from the customs, to the food, to the style of lodging. Getting the full Japanese experience is fun, but if you Read more about 5 Japan Destinations You Can Visit and Stay on a U.S. Military Base[…]

Four Things Military Families are Looking Forward to in 2018

By Rebecca Alwine, Army Spouse It’s been a humdinger of a year, and I don’t know about you, but it sure felt like military families were dragged through the thick of it. From the political protests to ongoing budget issues to North Korea and Africa, military families are feeling the pressure. But, with a new Read more about Four Things Military Families are Looking Forward to in 2018[…]

Bite Size Resolutions for the Military Spouse

By Carla Olivo, Marine Spouse I’ve never been a huge fan of New Year’s resolutions. Most of the things in my life that I’ve needed to work on are not quick fixes. But at this time of year, I definitely prioritize those things that I want to work on. I try to break down the Read more about Bite Size Resolutions for the Military Spouse[…]

Fun Day Trips from Fort Belvoir

By Carla Olivo, Marine Spouse So many day trips, so little time! You can explore the streets of New York, dip your toes in the Atlantic Ocean in Delaware or walk the battlefields of Gettysburg all within a day’s drive of Northern Virginia. Here are our suggestions for some fabulous day trips from Fort Belvoir Read more about Fun Day Trips from Fort Belvoir[…]