Date Night Seattle

By Stephanie Montague, Military Spouse If you’re stationed at a military base in the Puget Sound region, you have the advantage of being a short drive from Seattle. While there are many terrific date spots right outside the gate in Tacoma, Bremerton, and Everett, sometimes you want to do it up a bit and enjoy Read more about Date Night Seattle[…]

Pieces of Me

PCS – Pieces of Me

By Britni Miltner, Navy Spouse Yes, I realize there is another “Pieces of Me” by another more famous Britney, but this is MY version – Britni’s version – of Pieces of Me. I leave a piece of my heart in each duty station. PCS (pieces) of Me No matter if it was a location I Read more about PCS – Pieces of Me[…]


Geo-bachelor Housing: A Frequent Conundrum

By Rebecca Alwine, Army Spouse Let’s face it; moving can put a cramp in your style. Just as there are many reasons your neighbors may be excited about moving this summer, there are just as many reasons you are dreading it. Geo-bachelor Housing In this military world, we have a different term for everything, and Read more about Geo-bachelor Housing: A Frequent Conundrum[…]

Fun Day Trips from Fort Bragg

By Wendi Iacobello, Army Spouse North Carolina is a state that has it all; beach, mountains, city, country, and the Piedmont.  There is something for everyone from one end of the state to the other.  The great thing about being stationed at Fort Bragg is that you can experience much of what the state has to Read more about Fun Day Trips from Fort Bragg[…]

Fort Bragg

Why I Love Being Stationed at Fort Bragg

By Wendi Iacobello, Army Spouse Fort Bragg and the surrounding area gets a bad reputation most of the time. If you move here with an open mind, you will find many ways to enjoy this area. Even though I am a small town girl and a North Carolina native, I was not thrilled about leaving my Read more about Why I Love Being Stationed at Fort Bragg[…]

Moving to Marine Corps Base Quantico? What Military Families Need to Know.

By Paige Keyser, Air Force Spouse Welcome to the Crossroads of the Marine Corps! Marine Corps Base Quantico is located in northern Virginia between Fredericksburg and Washington D.C. and is part of the National Capital Region. There are approximately 4,000 military service members and their families living on MCB Quantico. It is home to the Read more about Moving to Marine Corps Base Quantico? What Military Families Need to Know.[…]

date night Quantico

Date Night Quantico

By Carla Olivo, USMC Spouse Everyone needs a Date Night every now and then. Some go out at least once a week, while others go once a month or once a quarter. However often you and your spouse get out of the house, check out these fun suggestions for a memorable Date Night Quantico. Date Read more about Date Night Quantico[…]

Why Living On-Base is (sometimes) Harder When You PCS

By Lauren Lomsdale, USMC Spouse With every PCS comes the question: where are we going to live? Our family has lived both on and off-base, and we have loved both for different reasons. Living off-base provided us with a home that we called our own, lots of land, and an opportunity for me to start Read more about Why Living On-Base is (sometimes) Harder When You PCS[…]

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Your Quantico Bucket List

By Carla Olivo, Marine Spouse Quantico is on the list of many military installations that make up the National Capital Region. The Pentagon, Fort Belvoir, Fort Myers, Joint Base Bolling and Andrews AFB are all places where you could venture out every day and experience something totally new and unique. Here is Your Quantico Bucket List of “once in a lifetime” Read more about Your Quantico Bucket List[…]

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Fun Day Trips from Quantico

By Carla Olivo, USMC Spouse There is a little something for everyone within a day’s drive of Quantico! Head to the Virginia beaches, the North Carolina mountains or the Big Apple in New York and within a few hours, you have arrived! Here are our suggestions for some fabulous, fun day trips from Quantico. Fun Read more about Fun Day Trips from Quantico[…]