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Military Spouses Who Get It & Bring it to Others

By Rebecca Alwine, Army Spouse One of the things I like the most about the military community is the way people just “get it.” It’s so comforting to be discussing the stressors of an upcoming move with another milspouse. There’s no reason to explain the nuances of it, or to preface anything. You can just Read more about Military Spouses Who Get It & Bring it to Others[…]

Date Night NOVA

By Carla Olivo, Marine Spouse Between deployments, PCSes, and just the rigors of  life in the military, it can be tough to find time to relax with your significant other. But it is important to take the time to do so to keep the relationship going. Date Night can mean a lot of things depending Read more about Date Night NOVA[…]

Date Night Colorado Springs

By Abigail Golder The idea of a perfect date varies for each couple. Busy schedules, family or active duty commitments, and personal needs can all get in the way of some much-needed quality time with your significant other. Whether it’s a relaxing dinner and the latest movie or an exciting night out on the town, Read more about Date Night Colorado Springs[…]

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Bite Size Resolutions for the Military Spouse

By Carla Olivo, Marine Spouse I’ve never been a huge fan of New Year’s resolutions. Most of the things in my life that I’ve needed to work on are not quick fixes. But at this time of year, I definitely prioritize those things that I want to work on. I try to break down the Read more about Bite Size Resolutions for the Military Spouse[…]

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

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 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 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 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 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?[…]