Editor's Note

Editor's Note

I hope you all enjoyed a wonderful Thanksgiving! Every year, no matter what our plans are, I always think back to the first Thanksgiving my husband and I spent as a married couple. He was TDY at Camp Hansen in ...

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Five Tips for a Healthier Holiday Season

Five Tips for a Healthier Holiday Season

The Holidays are upon us and while Thanksgiving dinner is one of my favorite meals, all of its deliciousness comes at a price -- the average turkey-day dinner contains nearly 3,000 calories! And that's just the beginning! However, enjoying your ...

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Salute to Mom!

Salute to Mom!

Would you like to be Macaroni Kid's Military Mom of the Month? Tell us about yourself! Every mom deserves a salute!************************************ Tia Foster McDill Airforce Base, Tampa, FL We are a fun, outgoing, quirky family of six (including our three ...

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What is a Key Spouse?

What is a Key Spouse?

My name is Athena Avendano, and I am the Key Spouse Coordinator for the 482d Fighter Wing Air Reserve Base in Homestead, Florida. I have been a part of the military family as a spouse for 10 years now. My ...

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I Love It Here!

I Love It Here!

If you love where your family is stationed, please tell us about it and let us feature you in an upcoming edition of Macaroni Kid Military Family!(photo by Winnie Bruce Photography)Kimberly Fleshman Coast Guard Sector Maryland-NRC What do you like ...

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Garlic Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Garlic Roasted Brussels Sprouts

What you need: 1 bag packaged Brussels sprouts, washed, ends trimmed and cut in half salt and pepper olive oil 4-6 garlic cloves, chopped (depending on how garlicky you want it) 1/4 cup mayonnaise 1/8 cup chopped pickle (garlic kosher ...

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Five Steps to a New Financial You in 2017

Five Steps to a New Financial You in 2017

Holiday shoppers have been careful each holiday season to make their lists and check them twice. Budgets have become more discerning, and savers have become better planners for their holiday spending, prioritizing savings along the way. According to a September ...

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