Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+YummlyLinkedinemailPrintThe other day I was mindlessly scrolling through Facebook and came across a blog about McDonald’s toys from the 1980’s.  As I began searching through the list, memories of Friday night meals served in cardboard boxes with a side of toys came flooding back.  I smiled as I examined pictures of Nugget Buddies, Berenstain […]

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+YummlyLinkedinemailPrintAs a child, my mother took me to the theatre, the symphony, and museums.  She referred to it as “getting cultured”. While I’m sure I didn’t express my gratitude at the moment, I am very grateful for the experiences because I developed an appreciation for the arts which I have passed on to my […]

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+YummlyLinkedinemailPrintBaseFEST kicks off its second year of music festival experiences which will be held at four military installations and guess what?! Their first stop will be Ft Bliss on May 12th. So, what is BaseFEST you ask? It is a music festival experience created by Army veteran Sean Gilfillan, who after enduring devastating loss […]

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+YummlyLinkedinemailPrintIt’s wine time friends!  More specifically wine festival time.  People may not know but our neighbor to the west, New Mexico, is home to several amazing wineries.  La Vina Winery is New Mexico’s oldest winery and home to the annual Spring Wine Festival. The La Vina Spring Wine Festival is a two-day event held […]

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+YummlyLinkedinemailPrintApril is an opportunity to celebrate the youngest members of our military community with the Month of the Military Child.  The national campaign Purple Up encourages communities to show support and give thanks to military kids by wearing purple.  Why purple?  All branches of the military are represented by a color.  The Army is […]

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+YummlyLinkedinemailPrintOne of the best things about being stationed at Ft Bliss is the historic areas that surround our desert city.  San Elizario is a quaint historic town about 30 miles southeast of Ft Bliss.  Travel back in time with a guided historic district walking tour on the fourth Sunday of each month at noon […]

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+YummlyLinkedinemailPrintI am probably dating myself, but I loved MTV Unplugged. For those born after the 1990s, MTV used to play music videos and had a show solely dedicated to live acoustic performances which was called MTV Unplugged.  While the days of music being played on MTV is a distant memory, at Ft Bliss we can still […]

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+YummlyLinkedinemailPrintBacon!  Need I say more?  The Sun City will be hosting an annual Baconfest in Union Plaza Sunday, April 15 .What better way to celebrate or recover from Tax Day than to chow down on baconlicious treats. The festival will have live music, contests and craft vendors.  Oh, and of course bacon!  Vendors will […]

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+YummlyLinkedinemailPrintSupport American made by drinking craft beer!  Craft beer is defined as beer made in a traditional way in a small brewery.  Small breweries seemed to have popped up all over the country these days and El Paso is no exception.  The Sun City Craft Beer Festival, held in downtown El Paso, celebrates the […]

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+YummlyLinkedinemailPrintDon’t have plans for Easter weekend?  Head over to the El Paso Zoo for Eggstravagnzoo. This annual event celebrates spring with the arrival of the Easter Bunny who will be delivering special eggs to the animals of the zoo. The El Paso Zoo takes visitors on a global trek through Africa, Asia, and America […]