Date Night Fort Knox

By Jenny Hale, The Military Social Media Guru Fort Knox is a small installation in Kentucky.  It’s home to the Army’s Human Resources Command, Cadet Command, and the United States Bullion Depository (if y’all remember the Austin Powers movie).  While it may be small, the installation is conveniently located between multiple cities.  It’s approximately 45 Read more about Date Night Fort Knox[…]

11 Military Recreation Facilities to Consider for Your Next Vacation – CONUS Edition

By Stephanie Montague, Military Spouse Whether you’re planning for Spring Break or a weekend getaway, sometimes you just want something simple that doesn’t break the bank. Fortunately, there are military recreation facilities all over the country that could be just what you’re looking for. With lodging options ranging from rustic campsites to upscale lodges, the 11 Read more about 11 Military Recreation Facilities to Consider for Your Next Vacation – CONUS Edition[…]

Why I Love Being Stationed in Hawaii

By Alejandra Fernandez-Rubio, Army Spouse  Ah, Hawaii – land of perpetual sunshine and rainbows! Some people save throughout their entire lifetime to be able to spend a week in the islands. As military families, some of us have the opportunity to live here for years at a time and get paid for doing so! Fall Read more about Why I Love Being Stationed in Hawaii[…]

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[…]

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®[…]

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[…]

Out & About San Diego – Holiday Edition

By Audrey Smith, Navy wife Season’s greetings from the Golden State, specifically Sunny San Diego! As a newbie, you may find yourself asking how we celebrate Christmas off of the Pacific Coast, because this isn’t Connecticut or Vermont. Though you won’t find Jack Frost nipping at your nose, the entire area has a way of Read more about Out & About San Diego – Holiday Edition[…]

8 Ways to Avoid Packing on the Pounds During the Holidays

By Claire Yanta-O’Mahoney, Veteran Spouse Holiday parties, office parties, family parties, gifts, restaurants, and then the actual holidays themselves!  It’s that time of the year where food is everywhere, delicious, and not always the healthiest. But, with a plan, you can enjoy this holiday season feeling empowered and not deprived.  Here are 8 tips to Read more about 8 Ways to Avoid Packing on the Pounds During the Holidays[…]

Out & About Colorado Springs – Holiday Edition

By Paige Keyser, Air Force Spouse The holiday season is a wonderful time to get out and enjoy all the fabulous things Colorado Springs has to offer.  You can enjoy a holiday parade, concerts, train rides, outdoor events like hiking and horse-drawn wagon rides and much more!  Here is our Out & About Colorado Springs Read more about Out & About Colorado Springs – Holiday Edition[…]