Clever and Creative Uses for Pumpkin (Beyond Jack-O’-Lanterns)

Once October rolls around, it seems like pumpkins take over everything around us, from our decor to our doorsteps and even our recipes. And while we welcome pumpkin’s position as fall’s favorite gourd, there’s something to be said for projects and ideas that utilize pumpkins in new, non-traditional ways. Read on for three clever and […]

Prepare to Protect: It’s National Preparedness Month!

Is your family prepared for an emergency? Would you know what to do in the event of a disaster? Do you have an emergency supply kit ready? If your answer to any of these questions is no (or even yes), September is a good time to reevaluate and reassess your preparedness for disaster. After all, […]

Clever Tips to Help Your Family Transition Into the New School Year

Another summer is drawing to a close, which means it’s time to swap long, leisurely days for the hustle and bustle of a new school year. For adults and kids alike, the transition is sometimes easier said than done. Here are a few tips to help you and your family get in the back-to-school mindset. […]

5 Budget-Friendly Ways to Have Fun This Summer, DIY Style!

Between vacation, camps, trips to amusement parks, and, of course, countless snacks, the cost to keep kids fed and entertained during the summer can really add up. Thankfully, there’s an equal number of ways that families can have fun during the summer months without spending an arm and a leg. Read on for five inexpensive […]

How to Celebrate Father’s Day From Afar

For many dads, Father’s Day begins with breakfast in bed, followed by quality time spent with close family—and maybe a gift or two. But for families whose fathers are deployed or TDY, the third Sunday of June looks a little different. That doesn’t mean, however, that Father’s Day isn’t cause for celebration; it just takes […]

May Is Military Appreciation Month!

The month of May holds a special place in the hearts of military personnel and their families. Why? Because it’s National Military Appreciation Month (NMAM)! The history of this month-long celebration can be traced back to 1999, when it was officially designated by Congress. In the years since, the month of May has become synonymous with recognizing […]

Fun Ways to Celebrate the Month of the Military Child

For many people, the month of April gives reason to celebrate warmer temperatures, blooming flowers, and longer days. But for members of the military and their families, the month offers a different cause for celebration, as April is known as the Month of the Military Child! All month long, our youngest heros are recognized for their […]

Packing Tips for a Smooth and Stress-Free Permanent Change of Station

For military families, Permanent Change of Station (or PCS) is a part of military life. In fact, 400,000 service members PCS every year, so it can be expected that you’ll have to move at some point during your (or your family member’s) service. While inevitable, receiving a PCS can be stressful nonetheless. Will you like […]

5 Fun and Unique Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Home

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and, like most things over the past year, it’s going to look a little different this time around. You’re probably planning on staying home with your loved ones this year—and that’s the safest choice for everyone! But that doesn’t mean the evening should be any less special than […]

Decorating Trends to Bring Home in 2021

After a long year, 2020 is finally in the rearview mirror. With the arrival of 2021, you may be thinking about the best ways to keep your New Year’s resolutions. Here’s one you may want to add: Revamp your space! Breathe new life into your home this year to celebrate a fresh start. These are […]

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