Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+YummlyLinkedinemailPrintAs Military Families, we all know too well how challenging each and every deployment can be for both the Service Members deployed as well as for the Military Families left on the home front.  As you may recall I was raised in a Military Family and I am still the wife of an Active […]

Happy Birthday to United States Navy!!

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+YummlyLinkedinemailPrintOctober 13 marks the 242nd birthday of the U.S. Navy. Happy…Happy Birthday! The history of the United States Navy divides into two major periods: the “Old Navy”, a small but valued force of sailing ships that was also distinguished for modernization in the use of ironclads during the American Civil War, and the “New […]

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+YummlyLinkedinemailPrintThe History of October-fest aka Oktoberfest began with, Kronprinz Ludwig (1786–1868), later King Ludwig I (reign: 1825–1848), married Princess Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen on 12 October 1810. The citizens of Munich were invited to attend the festivities held on the fields in front of the city gates to celebrate the royal event. The fields were […]

Gold Star Mother’s Day

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+YummlyLinkedinemailPrintJune 23, 1936, thanks to a  joint congressional resolution that designated the last Sunday in September as Gold Star Mother’s Day. It has been proclaimed annually by each president.  In 2011, President Barack Obama amended the day to “Gold Star Mother’s and Family’s Day.” The American Gold Star Mothers, Inc. was incorporated in 1929 and […]

Their sacrifice is NEVER forgotten, POW/MIA!

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+YummlyLinkedinemailPrintThe United States National POW/MIA Recognition Day is observed across the nation on the third Friday of September each year. National POW/MIA Recognition Day is a day of honor for service members unaccounted for and/or missing in America’s wars. The first commemoration of this day was held July 18, 1979, at the National Cathedral […]

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+YummlyLinkedinemailPrintZyrtec® Allergy 24 Hour 10mg Tablets in a 30 ct. bottle for $12.70 available at your local Defense Agency Commissary. Price is effective from 9/01/17  until  9/30/17. With Autumn weather comes those seasonal allergies, at least for me it does.  I love how Zyrtec® helps me control the symptoms and side effects of having allergies.  […]

Happy LABOR Day!!

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+YummlyLinkedinemailPrintLabor Day is celebrated the first Monday of September every year. One of the reasons for choosing to celebrate this on the first Monday in September, and not on May 1, which is common in the rest of the world, was to add a holiday in the long break between Independence Day and Thanksgiving. And […]

Keeping our kiddos safe this school year!

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+YummlyLinkedinemailPrintGoing back to school is an exciting time for everyone! It also has to be a time for ALL people on the road to be more cautious and alert. By teaching children back to school rules and tips regarding their safety, they enter this exciting time with the knowledge and skills they need to […]

Purple Heart Day, let’s remember!

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+YummlyLinkedinemailPrintOn August 7, Purple Heart Day is honored. This holiday encourages people to pay their respects to fallen soldiers, to listen to the stories of soldiers and veterans, and to thank them for their service to the nation.   The Purple Heart was first created on August 7, 1782, by the commander-in-chief of the […]

You don’t have to break the bank…SUMMER FUN!

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+YummlyLinkedinemailPrintSchool is almost out and you are probably planning some SUMMERFUN IDEAS. Sometimes SUMMERTIME fun can get expensive, especially when you have a few kiddos. Having fun doesn’t ALWAYS cost A LOT of money though. Here are a few low-cost SUMMERFUN ideas… 1. Spend the day at the beach or lake. This is FUN […]