Blog Posts tagged in "Shopping"

Stationed in the Washington DC area ? Looking for something unique and fun to do ? Want a place that you can enjoy as a family or as an adult ? You need to visit Old Town Alexandria ! (Known as Old Town to the Locals) 1. Shopping in Old Town Shopping is fun & a pleasant experience in Old Town. Whether you are looking for unique boutiques with household decorations, adult clothing, baby items, or a private book store, all of these are available as you walk down King Street in Old Town. Big name stores such as GAP , Banana Republic , Anthropologie , and LOFT can be found in Old Town. Choose a ... read more

I love nothing more than going to the thrift store and finding something awesome. One of my most recent finds was an ugly, gaudy gold peacock set. I took it home spray painted and they look fabulous in my Peacock themed room. (see photo below) Thrift stores are hit and miss, so please don’t get discouraged. Check off season for clothing. If you need jeans or work dress pants Summer is the season to get them. If you’re looking for shorts or tank tops try in October through February. I recently found a great thrift store in Pensacola, but the good news is they have locations all over the Florid... read more

If you find yourself stationed in or around Washington DC you'll realize that shopping here is a little different than other duty stations. Usually where we are stationed we have several malls, strip malls with tons of shopping, and all of this is easily and quickly accessible. That's not exactly true for Washington DC. Spread Out is the name of the shopping game here! It all depends on what type of experience you are looking for and be prepared to drive on a beltway or two to get to most of the shopping in DC. The great news is that just about everything you are looking for can be found some... read more

The St. Augustine Premium Outlets & The World Golf Village were my saving grace on weekends when my husband was working. We were stationed at a Navy reserve helicopter squadron at NS Mayport. When you work with reservists you work weekends. When everyone else was hanging out with their family, I was alone and trying to figure out how to entertain my two little kids and myself. I often turned to St. Augustine Premium Outlets & The World Golf Village for our source of entertainment. Outlet Shopping near Jacksonville Florida The St. Augustine Premium Outlets are a fantastic place to shop! The GA... read more

In all of the different cities we’ve been to, I always love to check out the local farmers market on a Saturday morning to stock up on fresh treats. Not only does the Clarksville Downtown Market satisfy my fresh fruit and veggie cravings, but their 60+ vendors fill the US Bank/City Hall parking lot with eclectic goods sure to please every member of your family. Whether you’re looking for fresh cut flowers, potted herbs, baked goods, handmade soaps, produce, or patio chairs, you’ll be surprised at the wide variety of quality products displayed for purchase. Though I deem myself to be a great j... read more