Summer Horseback Riding Camps Kids Love Near Fort Belvoir VA

Horseback Riding Camps At Meadowood Stables-Lorton Nestled in the beautiful Mason Neck region of Southern Fairfax County, Meadowood Stables offers a unique Horseback Riding Camps. Combining the beauty of an 800-acre nature park and a 46 stall horse operation your child will experience the rich diversity of local nature along with learning to work with and ride horses. Part nature …

Military Spouses Have A Unique Voice

Secure Families Initiatives

In the spring of 1999, I walked into a hangar at Naval Station Great Lakes in Illinois and adjusted my eyes to the sea of white, as I searched for one particular sailor.   Our Navy journey began that day. It took us to Charleston, South Carolina; to New Jersey where we lost friends on September 11th and my spouse unexpectedly …

Save On Your Family’s Summer Outings

Are you trying to plan some fun with your family or friends this summer? As you plan, you’re looking at your bank account, trying not to go broke keeping the family busy.  First of all, remember NOT to overbook your summer ripping and running.  It’s ok to let your kids be bored at home.  But, before you head out on …

Remote Work For Military Spouse Employment

Remote work for military spouse employment

I met a dashing young man in college years ago but didn’t give much thought to it because I had career goals that didn’t include a husband, kids and most definitely, nothing near a military life.  That all changed when I walked down the aisle and said, “I Do!”  That dashing young man is now my husband; a Naval Officer.

Navy Events and How I Survive Them

A few weeks ago, we attended a Navy event.  Hubby told me about this weeks in advance, but it went in one ear and out the other.  Nope, didn’t even write it on my calendar.  He mentioned it a couple of days beforehand. And yes, I tried to get out of it.  And of course, he reminded me how much …

List of Veterans Day Discounts and Promotions

Veterans Day - Gunnery Sergeant Sims

Veterans Day is November 11.  Veterans Day honors military personnel who have served in the United States Armed Forces.  It falls on a Sunday this year but will be observed by the government Monday, November 12.  Some school systems will be closed and others will open.  Our kids will be in school on Monday.  While they are in school, hubby and …