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5 Easy Steps for a College Move

By Jacqueline Olivo, USMC Daughter So your kid is soon to be off to college! The next stage of life is just around the corner – and so is the latest move in a long line of them, I’m sure. This move is a little different, though; so here are some tips and tricks for Read more about 5 Easy Steps for a College Move[…]

Lackland

Newly PCSed to San Antonio? We’ve got you covered!

How was your recent PCS? Disaster or delightful? Nightmarish or Whew! We’re just glad it’s over? Whether you are still reeling from the hit your furniture took or pleasantly surprised that you finally had a smooth move, your fellow military families need to hear from you. Write a review of your Moving Company for the Read more about Newly PCSed to San Antonio? We’ve got you covered![…]

Out & About Colorado Springs – Summer Edition

Summertime is a great time to enjoy Colorado Springs! From festivals, rodeos and fairs, to fireworks and hot air balloons, there is lots of fun to be had throughout the summer. Check out this list of fun things to do in the Springs from June through August. Out & About Colorado Springs – Summer Edition Read more about Out & About Colorado Springs – Summer Edition[…]

Ft Bragg

Budget Friendly Family Activities at Fort Bragg

By Wendi Iacobello, Army Spouse Fort Bragg offers an array of activities that are perfect for families of all sizes.  Many family friendly activities are free or very low cost.  This helps those who are on a strict budget, but still want to enjoy family fun together. Check out some of the most popular family Read more about Budget Friendly Family Activities at Fort Bragg[…]

DITY

Top 5 Reasons I PPM/DITY

By Jenah Wieczorek, Army Spouse Every summer the PCS horror stories start to emerge, and they are downright terrifying. No family should be treated that way when moving….it’s stressful enough! Everyone always seems terrified at the prospect of moving their goods, but we tend to forget there are positives here also with a Personally Procured Read more about Top 5 Reasons I PPM/DITY[…]

Colorado Springs

Newly PCSed to Colorado Springs? We’ve Got You Covered!

How was your recent PCS? Disaster or delightful? Nightmarish or Whew! We’re just glad it’s over? Whether you are still reeling from the hit your furniture took or pleasantly surprised that you finally had a smooth move, your fellow military families need to hear from you. Write a review of your Moving Company for the Read more about Newly PCSed to Colorado Springs? We’ve Got You Covered![…]

JBLM

Moving to Joint Base Lewis–McChord? What Military Families Need to Know.

By Sonia Garza, Army Spouse A Near Century of History Fort Lewis (now known as Joint Base Lewis-McChord [JBLM]) has an almost 100-year history in the Pacific Northwest. What started out to be a small fort, has grown into one of the world’s largest military complexes. Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) was established in accordance with Read more about Moving to Joint Base Lewis–McChord? What Military Families Need to Know.[…]

NOVA

Out & About NOVA – Summer Edition

By Jacqueline Olivo Summertime in NOVA! Northern Virginia is normally bustling with activity, but it is especially so as we move into the summer months. From ballroom dancing to concerts in the park, there’s plenty of fun to be had for all ages here in Northern Virginia. Come discover some fun activities this June – Read more about Out & About NOVA – Summer Edition[…]

college packing

10 DO’S and DON’TS of your First College Packing List

By Jacqueline Olivo, Marine Daughter As Military families, we move A LOT! But packing up and moving away to college is a whole other ballgame. Below you’ll find ten DO’S and DON’TS of your first college packing list – perhaps with a couple of items you might not typically think of! 10 DO’S and DON’TS Read more about 10 DO’S and DON’TS of your First College Packing List[…]

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[…]