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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

5 Things You Should Do to Make Your House Feel Like a Home

By Julie Provost, National Guard Spouse So, you just moved into your new home. You are feeling a bit overwhelmed. There are boxes everywhere, and your walls are pretty plain. You want your new house to feel homey as soon as you can. Here are five things you should do to make your house feel Read more about 5 Things You Should Do to Make Your House Feel Like a Home[…]

Out & About Fort Wainwright/Fairbanks – Fall Edition

By Carla Olivo, Marine Spouse The days are getting shorter and the temps are definitely cooling off. But these are not reasons to start hibernating just yet. Here are some great family activities and events happening in the Fairbanks, Alaska area this fall. Festivals Buy your holiday pumpkins and enjoy games, activities, and story time Read more about Out & About Fort Wainwright/Fairbanks – Fall Edition[…]