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[…]

Why I loved being stationed in Colorado Springs!

By Paige Keyser, Air Force Spouse The summer we arrived in Colorado Springs, the state was experiencing a drought, and the Waldo Canyon Fire had just devastated several of the communities on the western side of town. Many people we knew who had visited or lived in ‘The Springs’ said how much they loved it. Read more about Why I loved being stationed in Colorado Springs![…]

Four Things Military Families are Looking Forward to in 2018

By Rebecca Alwine, Army Spouse It’s been a humdinger of a year, and I don’t know about you, but it sure felt like military families were dragged through the thick of it. From the political protests to ongoing budget issues to North Korea and Africa, military families are feeling the pressure. But, with a new Read more about Four Things Military Families are Looking Forward to in 2018[…]

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[…]

5 Hacks to Reduce Holiday Stress

By Julie Dymon, Military Spouse Lights flashing, strangers rushing, parents cooking and cleaning, kids screaming…the real-life holiday scene is enough to stress anyone out just thinking about it. But the holidays don’t have to be like that. Whether you are CONUS or OCONUS, PCSing or unpacked, here are five hacks to help you minimize stress Read more about 5 Hacks to Reduce Holiday Stress[…]

Out & About Hawaii – Holiday Edition

By Alex Fernandez-Rubio , Military Spouse While you probably won’t get a “white” Christmas in Hawaii (unless you’re exploring Mauna Kea), the islands have a ton to offer this time of year. It is a great time for our Out & About Hawaii Holiday Edition! Parades Grab your lawn chairs and get ready for one of Read more about Out & About Hawaii – Holiday Edition[…]

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[…]

Out & About Pensacola – Holiday Edition

By Rebecaa Alwine, Army Spouse The weather in Pensacola hardly gets frightful this time of year. In fact, it’s really more delightful. But for those living in the panhandle who want a little bit of that holiday feeling, there are lots of events to choose from. Kicking off right after Thanksgiving, there are events through Read more about Out & About Pensacola – Holiday Edition[…]

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[…]