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Road Trippin’: A Survival Strategy for the Homefront Club

Photo Credit: Google Images My husband spends a lot of time on the road. A training in California here, a deployment there…you know the usual stuff. My first experience traveling alone with the kids was actually pretty rough. We were changing duty stations from the west coast to the east coast. My boys were oneContinue Reading “Road Trippin’: A Survival Strategy for the Homefront Club”

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Your Commissary Benefit: A Not-so-hidden Gem

Save 30 Percent. Did you know that you could save money by shopping at your installation’s commissary? Your commissary is your grocery store, which carries the name brand products you have come to know and love at a tax-free, discounted price. On average, commissary shoppers can save up to 30 percent on their grocery billsContinue Reading “Your Commissary Benefit: A Not-so-hidden Gem”

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Memorial Day

Until 2005, Memorial Day was just another holiday, a day off from work, and a sign of the first days of summer vacation. I was not exposed to the military growing up aside from stories that my grandfather had been wounded during the Battle of the Bulge in Germany during World War II. Though IContinue Reading “Memorial Day”