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 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 in 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 in Hawaii[…]

Help! My Bikini Body is Still Hibernating!

By Claire Yanta-O’Mahoney, Veteran Spouse The sun’s out. You’re catching fireflies. Your schedule is full of pool days and barbecues. But your bikini body is still hibernating! Instead of feeling like you need to keep things under wraps and can’t enjoy summer activities while feeling your best, follow my quick tips to get your bikini Read more about Help! My Bikini Body is Still Hibernating![…]

Date Night in San Diego

By Lauren Dyer, Marine Spouse Date night can take many different forms depending on what you want. You might opt for a romantic dinner followed by a walk on the beach. Or, you might want to go on a mini adventure and explore downtown. Whatever kind of date night you’re looking for, San Diego is Read more about Date Night in San Diego[…]

PCS Ruin Your Diet?

By Claire Yanta-O’Mahoney, Veteran Spouse When the PCS orders finally come in, and you get the official word about where you’ll be moving to, things move quickly!  PCS season typically involves the chaos of packing up, erratic schedules, broken routines, fast food stops and long stretches of driving (or flying). Getting settled can take a Read more about PCS Ruin Your Diet?[…]

5 Summer Reads for Military Spouses

By Rheanna Christine, National Guard Spouse I don’t know about you, but I’ve finally reached that point in my mom life where I finally have more time to read. When you’re younger you spend a lot of time reading for school; you long for the time where you can simply read for fun. For those Read more about 5 Summer Reads for Military Spouses[…]

Making the Most of Your Last Week at Your Duty Station

By Julie Provost, National Guard Spouse Time is coming to an end. That place you have called home for the last three years will soon become a memory. You are PCSing to a new location and can’t wait to get there. At the same time, you want to make the most of your last week Read more about Making the Most of Your Last Week at Your Duty Station[…]

Date Night in Washington D.C.

  By Carla Olivo, Marine Spouse Date Night can mean a lot of things depending on timing and mood. A Date Night after a deployment might call for a night of romance while a Date Night after weeks of long hours at the Pentagon or a PCS might call for a casual night of relaxation Read more about Date Night in Washington D.C.[…]

PCS Like a Pro with a Virtual Business

By Rebecca Alwine,  Army Spouse I visited my 95-year-old grandmother last month, and we got to talking about life. She was a Navy wife during World War II, following my grandfather around the country with babies in tow. She understands a bit about this life and is really good about not comparing her hard times Read more about PCS Like a Pro with a Virtual Business[…]