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[…]

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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[…]

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[…]

Date Night Fort Bliss

By Riley Kennedy, US Army Captain  So you’re stationed at Fort Bliss and are looking to cut loose with your sweetheart for a date. You’re in luck! It doesn’t matter if you live on post or in the far East or West, there’s something for every couple in and around El Paso; a city of over Read more about Date Night Fort Bliss[…]

Date Night Lackland AFB

Date Night Lackland AFB

By Carla Olivo, Marine Spouse One of the perks of military life is being stationed in parts of the country and around the world in places you would probably never get a chance to experience otherwise.  If you and your spouse have a habit of Date Nights, there are some unique and fun things to Read more about Date Night Lackland AFB[…]

Date Night Hawaii

By Alex Fernandez-Rubio , Military Spouse The Romantic Easy Date Night What could be more romantic than watching the sunset over the ocean, alongside your sweetheart? Pack a picnic and head out to the North Shore to watch the sunset from the sand! Some great restaurant options include Haleiwa Beach House (Haleiwa), Haleiwa Joe’s (Haleiwa), the Read more about Date Night Hawaii[…]

Can I follow my Service Member with Unaccompanied Orders?

By Lizann Lightfoot, Military Spouse For anyone dating or married to a military service member, “unaccompanied orders” can be a complicated and frustrating situation. I often see questions from people wanting to know whether or not their family should request unaccompanied orders, or whether they can follow their service member overseas with unaccompanied orders. As Read more about Can I follow my Service Member with Unaccompanied Orders?[…]

8 Tips For Surviving a Summertime Deployment

By Julie Provost, National Guard Spouse Summer is here, and it’s time to enjoy all the season has to offer. Unfortunately, you may be doing so as the solo parent in your home. Your spouse is deployed, and it is just you and the kids. As a military spouse myself, I have been in this Read more about 8 Tips For Surviving a Summertime Deployment[…]