This Military Monday we are honoring… COLTON SMITH! Colton Smith is a Manassas, Virginia Native and is an American mixed martial artist and Combatives and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt who formerly competed in the Lightweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship!! Smith is best known for competing on, and winning The Ultimate Fighter: Team Carwin vs. Team […]

Summer is already coming to an end! Well, summer break, that is. Are you one of the parents singing hallelujah!? Or will you be sad to send your little (or not so little) ones off to start the new school year? And if you are stuck somewhere in the middle of those two, like me… […]

Today, we make a trip back into history to honor another U.S. President who has served in our military!! President GERALD FORD! Gerald Rudolph Ford Jr. was the 38th President of the United States from 1974 to 1977, following the resignation of Richard Nixon. Prior to this he served eight months as the 40th Vice President of the United […]

I was looking for a way to liven up a banana, when I came across this fabulous recipe by Kellogg’s*.  I found that it was a simple and quick enough way to make a very tasty and still nutritious snack for kiddos.  Nothing makes kids happier than to have something yummy to eat for a snack and nothing pleases […]

Triple threat doesn’t cover the next Military Monday spotlight! This Military Monday we are saluting, Brian Stann! Brian Stann  is a retired American mixed martial artist and U.S. Marine who competed as a Middleweight in the Ultimate Fighting Championship, better known as the UFC. He is a former WEC Light Heavyweight Champion. Stann is also the […]

Make Your Voice Heard!

As military members, we know that there are always changes. We have gotten used to plans changing, vacations not happening, and last minute leavings. It is not always easy, but we carry on. But right now there are some changes fixing to happen throughout the  commissaries. I am posting the information below! Contact your local […]

Have you visited a museum near you lately!?

Summer time is here, and if your kids are like mine, they are “bored” all the time. This is a perfect time to get out and visit some of the local venues around you! Right now through Labor Day, many museums have gone BLUE! That means Active Duty, Guard, Reserve and their families can get […]

Camping is part of the fun of summer!  Being outdoors means dealing with bugs and such, so you may find yourself getting itchy.  Whenever we go camping I always stock up on the necessities and one of those is Benadryl Itch Cooling Spray.  It is so helpful with the kiddos too, not just for myself.  […]

Lately we have been highlighting sports figures and celebrity veterans, but this week we want to take you back in to history as we highlight former President Andrew Jackson! So gather the kids, it’s never a bad time to learn some history! Andrew Jackson was born into poverty and became a weathly lawyer from Tennesee […]

Part of summer is the burgers!  My husband and our boys love eating burgers all year around.  Not only does this recipe come in time for summer, but you can cook these in your oven all year around no matter what the weather is like outside!  They are super easy to make and so mouth watering […]