Where would we be without our mothers? They have dropped us off at school with lunch pails filled so we don’t go hungry. They’ve driven us to our sports games or extracurricular activities after a long day at work.
Navy families navigating military life can now find support by downloading the MyNavy Family application which was released in the days leading up to Military Spouse Appreciation Day, which is May 10. The app is free and can be found in the Navy App Locker, https://applocker.navy.mil.
If your family bonding time is spent within an alien-like glow (from the TVs and computer screens in front of your faces), and only your thumbs do the talking, it’s time to revamp your routine. Time spent apart during deployments means even less time together. Make it count when you bond together during family PT time. You can:
All four military services of the U.S. Department of Defense are preparing a joint Tenant Bill of Rights in an effort to ensure service members and their families have safe, quality homes and communities, and clear rights while living in them.
April is Month of the Military Child and Stars and Stripes is publishing stories from our talented military brats. It’s only March, but we already have lots of submissions. Here’s one from Jane Dick, a 5th-grader at Mendel Elementary School on Yokota Air Base, Japan.
One our favorite appetizers when we eat out are crab-stuffed mushrooms. Tender mushrooms, sweet crab meat, and melted cheese are sure to make these tasty morsels a hit at your dinner table. With my easy recipe, you don’t have to wait until you eat out to enjoy them — now you can make these in your very own kitchen!
Ice cream is the classic dessert people have loved since they were kids. Although delicious, ice cream does have a bad rep for being unhealthy. What if you could make an all-natural, healthy version of your most desired treat? Well, you’re in luck thanks to banana ice cream!
Chewy, round little tapioca balls resting at the bottom of the drink also known as sago or boba in Asian countries, are what we know better as black pearls, and are all the rage as one of today’s fads in food. “They’re like a snack and a drink all in one,” explains one bubbly tea fanatic.