Out & About Washington D.C. – Holiday Edition

By Carla Olivo, Marine Spouse The holiday season in the National Capital Region is really special with something to do or see almost every day. From the National Christmas Tree, to the Willard Hotel, to Old Ebbit Grill, there are plenty of places in and around D.C. to get into the holiday spirit. We’ve compiled Read more about Out & About Washington D.C. – Holiday Edition[…]

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[…]

Moving to Fort Sam Houston? What Military Families Need to Know

By Carla Olivo, Marine Spouse Fort Sam Houston is one of three primary locations that comprise Joint Base San Antonio. The Air Force is the lead agency for Joint Base San Antonio, which in addition to JBSA-Fort Sam Houston, includes JBSA-Lackland and JBSA-Randolph. San Antonio is on the southwestern corner of an urban mega-region known Read more about Moving to Fort Sam Houston? What Military Families Need to Know[…]

Your San Antonio Bucket List

By Carla Olivo, Marine Spouse If you are stationed in the San Antonio Area, you know firsthand how interesting a duty station it is! Whether you are at Randolph AFB, Lackland AFB, or Fort Sam Houston, there is plenty to see and experience in the Texas Triangle. Here is a list of some of the Read more about Your San Antonio Bucket List[…]

Moving to Lackland AFB? What Military Families Need to Know

By Carla Olivo, Marine Spouse Your orders say Lackland AFB. And you are excited to be moving near the seventh-most populated city in the United States, San Antonio! This popular western urban center is on the southwestern corner of an urban mega-region known as the Texas Triangle comprised of Houston, Dallas, and San Antonio. What Read more about Moving to Lackland AFB? What Military Families Need to Know[…]

Out & About in Pensacola – Autumn Edition

By Rebecca Alwine, Army Spouse While native Pensacola families may be used to the year-round warm temperatures, military families that move here are frequently ready for fall come mid-October. Luckily, there are many adventures worth having when the temps drop enough to be outside all day. Here are some great ideas for adventure this fall Read more about Out & About in Pensacola – Autumn Edition[…]