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With chocolates and pre-packaged cartoon cards filling the shelves of local exchanges and commissaries, it’s hard to miss the signs that Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Here are 10 fun facts about this Hallmark holiday of love.
Ah, that delicious duo, wine and cheese — both take time to produce with a fermentation and aging process, and they pair perfectly. They’ve also been around for like, forever; evidence of their existence has been found as far back as 7000-6000 BC in Asia and Europe.
Some school districts will allow your child to complete additional work prior to departure in order to “close out” the semester with a final grade and full credit. DODEA schools allow this, but you may have to inquire if this is a possibility with other school districts.
The loud buzzing of alarm clocks and groans of school children will soon fill the early morning air in homes around the area, as most DODEA schools begin the 2018-2019 school year on Monday, Aug. 27.
One of the most challenging tasks of parenting is buying supplies and clothing for your children before they start back to school. Every other parent is doing the same thing during those final weeks of summer, making it difficult to find what you need.
Whether you just arrived or have been here a while, you may be scratching— or still shaking —your head about some issues. We polled people at the office as well as other servicemembers, their spouses and U.S. civilians stationed in Europe.
One of the things about photography that I love is the amount of artistic freedom you are allowed. With food photography tips/tricks, you don’t have to take a photograph any particular way. You don’t have to work with a particular exposure.
Deployments are never easy, no matter if it is your first, or if you and your spouse have weathered a few assignments together.
Keep your child’s summer fun with programs available through Army Child, Youth and School Services and Force Support Squadron Youth Services!
CYS programs
Want to take a few lessons, improve your short game, or introduce your whole family to the game of golf? Maybe you just need to hit a few balls on the range now and then to relieve stress.
Perhaps you let go of a lot of your furniture to lighten the weight load before your last PCS. Or, you like to purchase new (or new to you) items when you arrive at your new duty station. That is understandable.
Learning even a little of the local language will improve your experience of everyday things like shopping, dining out and traveling. It also ensures a more pleasant exchange with local nationals.
Living in Europe certainly has its perks — good food, exciting places to explore, a new language to learn. But let’s face it — if you’re the crafty type, we’ve all had those moments where we wish we could just swing by Michael’s or JoAnn Fabrics to pick up a few items.
Two years ago my friend Mary took a summer job in Spain. After unpacking, plugging in and using her hair straightening iron, it became alarmingly apparent that something was wrong.
School’s (almost) out and the kids are anxious to get outdoors – rain or shine. Sometimes the timing isn’t right for travel or a vacation. But, there are endless of inexpensive kid crafts to make right at home. Who needs a beach?
Being stationed overseas does not mean that there is a lack of exciting, educational and entertaining summer activities for school-age kids.