Blog Posts tagged in "Shopping"

What do Cracker Jacks, History & Shopping have in common? It's Spring & there are plenty of things to do in Augusta. 1. Augusta Green Jackets Minor League Baseball Team In Augusta, GA, It’s not unusual to hear your kids say or sing “take me out to the ballgame…” It's spring, and the GreenJackets are ready to play ball! Within the ballpark, there are plenty of things to do in Augusta. American Family Insurance hosts a Saturday Family Night with national entertainment acts suitable for children/families, giveaways and a baseball game every Saturday night during the season. On Sundays, all child... read more

Shopping in Clarksville- there's something for everyone After moving from Chicago to Clarksville in 2011, I thought I had died and gone to shopping Hell. The Fort Campbell community is a wonderful place to make a military home, but a haute-couture hot spot, it is not. Coming from a shopper’s Mecca, popping by a local boutique on the way home from work to grab a fun top for a night on the town was the norm. Don’t get me wrong, I am in no way a “fashionista” or pretentious label snob, but a new statement necklace or hot red high heels, have a way of putting a little pep in your step. A few mont... read more

When we first moved to Southern California from Upstate New York, we decided to put ourselves on a strict budget. Back then, we were a family of five with another on the way. We had some idea how to budget and buy only what we need, but SoCal ended up being more expensive. We kept our rent under our BAH, so we were a little ahead, but we quickly learned a few things to help save. There are three very expensive necessities in SoCal: water, milk and gas. SAVING IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA: Fill up on base . It’s worth waiting in line for $.10 under gas stations out in town. Grocery shop at the Commi... read more