LEGO Minifigure Holiday Cards

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My kids love everything LEGO! LEGO bricks, LEGOLAND, LEGO men or LEGO TV shows…. it doesn’t matter. They love them all! That’s why I was so excited to see that I could make a LEGO Minifigure Family Christmas card and personalize each family member. We don’t have the time to do a family picture this year, so this is the next best thing. AND, i don’t have to worry about dieting before pictures or making sure the kids sit still and smile. Continue reading LEGO Minifigure Holiday Cards

Walmart: Giving Tuesday

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Decorating our house for the holidays has always been a big deal for our family. Right before Thanksgiving last year, while my husband was deployed, I came down with life threatening case of Meningitis and was hospitalized for a week. When I was sent home I was still very weak and I had to have a PICC line for 6 weeks for IV antibiotics. Continue reading Walmart: Giving Tuesday

USO San Diego Giving Tree Gift Drive to Support Military Families

The Headquarters at Seaport District, the newly revitalized Old Police Headquarters, is hosting a three-week fundraising and donation program for USO San Diego to benefit active-duty military families this holiday season. My family had a great time at the tree lighting ceremony on Friday. The Giving Tree is beautifully decorated with red, white and blue Continue reading USO San Diego Giving Tree Gift Drive to Support Military Families

Another List of Things Not to Say to A Military Spouse

We have all see posts about things not to say to a military spouse. I just couldn’t help myself; I had to add my 2 cents on things not to say to a military spouse. So, here we go.

1) “Wow, he’s been gone 2 months already? It’s went by so fast” Um, NO! You have no idea how long the months seem when your loved one is deployed and you are the one responsible Continue reading Another List of Things Not to Say to A Military Spouse

Family Holiday Party at Naval Base San Diego

Family Holiday Party

Family Holiday Party 2013Saturday, December 7 • 9 am-1 pm • Admiral Robinson Bowling Center, NBSD
Celebrate the holidays with MWR! This FREE family event includes activities, rides, bounce houses and SNOW for all to enjoy. A FREE child’s LEGOLAND California ticket for all kids in Santa’s Village (while supplies last). Get your camera ready to take a photo with Santa! Bring money for some tasty treats!

UShip Relocation Resource

Although I love traveling, I’ve never been a fan of moving: It’s stressful and a lot of work.  However, I was introduced to this great eBook that I wanted to share with my readers.  The site gives a great explanation of the different types of military moves, from the Government managed move to the different types of DITY moves. It engages families with the realities of moving, helps guide newer families through the process, and gives ideas on how to help children cope with the changes. Continue reading UShip Relocation Resource