Military Community

Exchange Offers $3,000 in Prizes to Those ‘Still Serving’

October 7, 2013

ShareWhile all members of the military community make tremendous sacrifices in service to the United States, it takes a special breed to volunteer while off-duty or after retirement. From Sept. 20 to Oct. 18, authorized Army & Air Force Exchange shoppers can submit an essay of 200 words or less nominating any authorized shopper embodying [...]

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Guest Blog: Communication Over Long Distances

August 13, 2013

Shareby Christina, Army Spouse and Exchange Guest Blogger Relationships are the ties that bind. They keep us connected to one another. More or less, they are the sticky glue in our lives! Maintaining that sticky glue can prove difficult when you add distance to the equation.  Normality as you know it has been shattered in [...]

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Guest Blog: Tips for Staying on a Military Budget

August 7, 2013

Shareby Michelle, Military Spouse and Exchange Guest Blogger As a stay-at-home mom and military spouse living on one budget, I know how tough it can be budgeting for groceries and paying bills each month.  I’ve become quite the frugal shopper and have come up with a few tips to help ease the crunch and help [...]

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10 Tips to Protect Yourself from the Sun

August 2, 2013

ShareSummer is here and with it, stronger UV rays. The sun is one of the biggest culprits of skin damage–it’s been estimated it’s responsible for 90% of total damage to your skin. It’s also cumulative, which means every burn and tanning session contributes to an overall damage to your skin that is currently irreversible–wrinkles, brown [...]

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Guest Blog: Deployment Makes a Military Spouse Stronger

July 30, 2013

Shareby Amanda, Military Spouse and Exchange Guest Blogger We all hear about how soldiers coming back from a deployment are different. The things they endure, the things they see and participate in, through no fault of their own, changes who they are. But we hardly hear about how a deployment changes a spouse who is [...]

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Your Perfect Lawn: 6 Steps in the Right Direction

July 27, 2013

Share Avoid scalping the lawn. Cutting your lawn too short may save you more time between cuttings, but you can burn out the grass, leaving ugly brown spots on the lawn.  Rule of thumb: never reduce the height of your grass by more than 1/3 when mowing.  The grass uses its extra length to absorb the [...]

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Roasted Walnut and Gorgonzola Stuffed Grilled Apples

July 21, 2013

Share Grilled stuffed apples are sweet, salty, and just kissed with a little smoke from the grill. Try this unique recipe by Char-Broil All-Star David Olson. Prep Time: 25 minutes Cook Time: 35 minutes Total Time: 1 hour Makes: 4 apples Ingredients 4-6 strips bacon 6 ounces chopped walnuts, salted and dry roasted 8 ounces Gorgonzola cheese, [...]

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Garlic-Ginger Grilled Shrimp and Pineapple Lettuce Wraps

July 10, 2013

Share For those of you who love a spritz of seafood, try this delicious recipe by Char-Broil All-Star Chef David Olson. These Ginger-Garlic Gulf Shrimp and Pineapple Lettuce Wraps brings Asian-Infusion to the grill. Light. Gorgeous. Smoky. Sweet, but spicy, and every bit amazing. Bon appetite! Prep Time: 30 minutes Cook Time: 30 minutes Total Time: 1 [...]

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Happy July 4th!

July 3, 2013

Share This Independence Day, bust some July 4th Myths and remember these tips for fireworks safety. Wishing you and your family a fantastic July 4th, and a Happy Birthday to our Nation!

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