Our family enjoyed a week-long vacation in Banner Elk, North Carolina just a six hour drive from the Hampton Roads, Virginia area. We love to escape the Virginia heat every summerandvisit the mountains. The Banner Elk area sits at around 3,700 feet where the average July temperature hovers around 75 degrees. It is breathtaking! Banner Elk and surrounding areas areloaded with outdoor activities from white water rafting to ziplining to hiking and biking. It's an awesome place nestled in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. One of our favorite activities that our family enjoyed recently in Banner... read more
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Our family made the six hour road trip from Hampton Roads, Virginiaarea to Banner Elk, North Carolina for our annual summer vacation. We love to escape the Virginia heat and head to the mountains for cooler temperatures. Banner Elk sits at over3,700 feet where average temperatures hover around 75 degrees in July. It is delightful! This week-long adventure included a ton of fun outdoor activities. One of our favorites was Sky Valley Zip Tours. First, let me tell you a little bit about Sky Valley Zip Tours and what sold me to select their tour among other options. Sky Valley Zip Tours is Boone ... read more
Busch Gardens Williamsburg & Water Country USA have a long history of supporting the military community. Every year they have offered wonderful military discounts on admission and annual passes. They also offer their Waves of Honor program which offers military personnel and up to three direct dependents one complimentary admission per year to either SeaWorld®, Busch Gardens® or Sesame Place®. It was just announced that the military discount offers will be a little bit different this year and I am super excited about this news! What I am most excited about is the new edition of the Military P... read more
United States Postal Service is Making it Easier to Support the Troops this Holiday Season The U.S. Postal Service is offering discounted shipping of presents and cards to military members this holiday season. The postal service justrolled several discounts for family members and loved ones of service members. Among other benefits, those sending packages in the largest priority mail boxes would receive a discounted price of $17.35 These flat rate boxes are free at local post offices or can be purchased online here . Since Priority Mail supplies are the packaging of choice for families prepari... read more
ATTENTION BUSINESS-MINDED MILSPOS! Just because you missed the early bird window doesn’t mean you’re out of luck! Discounted tickets to @MilspoProject’s #MilspoCON2017 are available through August 15. This limited ticket conference and retreat will take place October 5-6, 2017 in Wilmington, NC and is perfect for those who are new to running their own business, those new to milspouse life, and/or those looking to discover entrepreneurship as an employment answer to their constantly relocated lives! Conference details and tickets available at: https://www.classy.org/wilmington/events/milspocon... read more