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Your Jacksonville, NC Bucket List

By Laura Schofield, USMC Spouse Driving into Jacksonville, North Carolina, for the first time can be, frankly, underwhelming. It’s a small, fairly average American city, sprinkled with local businesses, chain stores, and the usual establishments that crop up around a military base. But, if you are willing to drive a bit, Camp Lejeune offers access Read more about Your Jacksonville, NC Bucket List[…]

Pensacola

Your Pensacola Bucket List

By Rebecca Alwine, Army Spouse Nine things to do in Pensacola… no matter how long you’re stationed there! My time in Pensacola was short, and we knew that from the beginning, so we set off our very first weekend in town to make the most of it. We left the navy lodge on the beach Read more about Your Pensacola Bucket List[…]

Out & About San Antonio Spring Edition

Out & About San Antonio Spring Edition

Parades and Festivals are what San Antonio is all about in the spring. Whether stationed at Randolph AFB, Lackland AFB, or Fort Sam Houston, there is no shortage of things to see and do in Old San Antonio. So get ready to get out and about and make this spring one to remember! Out & Read more about Out & About San Antonio Spring Edition[…]

Camp Lejeune spring edition

Out & About Camp Lejeune – Spring Edition

By Sarah Hogan, Navy Spouse With Camp Lejeune’s proximity to the intercoastal waterway and Atlantic ocean, you don’t need a house on the dune to feel like you live at the beach.  We are ready to head outdoors for sun and sand after the unseasonably cold and snowy winter here in eastern North Carolina. Our Read more about Out & About Camp Lejeune – Spring Edition[…]

Hampton Roads Bucket List

Your Hampton Roads Bucket List

By Elizabeth Hedger, Air Force Spouse I’ve always fancied myself a bit of an adventurer. That being the case, I have to pause and ask myself why I haven’t taken advantage of all the things there are to do in the Hampton Roads area? There is virtually something to do for every adventure seeker (and Read more about Your Hampton Roads Bucket List[…]

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Out & About Hampton Roads – Spring Edition

By Paige Keyser, Air Force Spouse Spring is a great time to get out and enjoy the Hampton Roads Area!  The weather is starting to warm up and there is plenty to do. Enjoy the many family-friendly Hampton Roads events this spring. Find some great ideas for Easter and Mother’s Day too! Hampton Roads events this Read more about Out & About Hampton Roads – Spring Edition[…]

Love Hampton Roads

Why I Love Being Stationed in Hampton Roads

By Elizabeth Hedger, Air Force Spouse When my husband and I got word that we were PCSing to Langley we were shocked. It wasn’t a base that Tanker pilots normally move to so we had very little knowledge about it. With seven moves behind us our family of five was seasoned at moving and we Read more about Why I Love Being Stationed in Hampton Roads[…]

Date Night Fayetteville NC

By Wendi Iacobello, Army Spouse Despite what you may have heard, there are some amazing date night activities in the Fort Bragg area. Fayetteville is the closest city nearby with many fun filled activities to try for a night out on the town. Date Night Fayetteville Below are some great Date Night Fayetteville ideas to Read more about Date Night Fayetteville NC[…]

11 Space-A Do’s and Don’ts

By Stephanie Montague, Military Spouse     If you’ve been following the PCSgrades blog series on Space-A travel, you’ve learned a lot over the past 9 months. You know the Space-A basics, what to pack, how to travel with kids, and what resources to access for more information. Space A Travel Before you claim expert status, Read more about 11 Space-A Do’s and Don’ts[…]

Out & About Destin – Spring Edition

By Rebecca Alwine, Army Spouse It was a colder winter than usual in the Florida panhandle, but as the sun slowly gets warmer, the beaches are starting to fill up. There are some great opportunities this spring to explore your new duty station or hit up some old favorites before you PCS this summer. Here are Read more about Out & About Destin – Spring Edition[…]