Hersheypark Military Appreciation Day

April 21, 2014 | Kate Horrell

This Sunday, 27 April 2014, Hersheypark is hosting a special event at which military families can buy admission tickets for just $25 per person, free for children under three.  The park, located in … [Read more...]

DC Folks: Whitetail Ski Military Appreciation

January 06, 2014 | Kate Horrell

Attention to all my readers in the greater DC area:  on Thursday, 6 February 2014, Whitetail Resort in Mercersburg, Pennsylvania is offering Operation Thank You, a day of discounts for military and … [Read more...]

Tallying Tolls With Your Transportation

August 12, 2013 | Kate Horrell

I've been visiting family in the Washington, D.C. area, and I've been reminded of how tolls and parking add to the overall cost of transportation.  When you move to a new area, the cost of … [Read more...]

Free Meals on 4 July

June 28, 2013 | Kate Horrell

Traveling over Independence Day?  Truck stop chains TA Travel Centers and Petro Truck Stops are offering free meals to active duty, reserve and veteran military members.  Eligible patrons may … [Read more...]

All Entertainment Books Just $9.99

June 27, 2013 | Kate Horrell

I've always been a fan of discount books such as the Entertainment books.   They are pricey if you get them at full price, but you can usually purchase them through a club or organization that makes … [Read more...]

How To Enjoy Your Staycation

June 20, 2013 | Kate Horrell

For the last few years, the news has been full of talk about "staycations."  The idea is simple:  instead of travelling for a vacation, stay home and do vacation-y type stuff, and save a bundle in … [Read more...]

Cells Phones When Visiting The US

June 14, 2013 | Kate Horrell

Our family is planning the  2013 Kashman US Tour, and we've been discussing our need for cell phones.  We've been out of the States for three years, but our phones are (allegedly) on a military hold … [Read more...]

Free National Parks Pass

May 30, 2013 | Kate Horrell

Now that the weather has warmed up, it is the perfect time to look for outdoor activities.  Thankfully, the National Parks Service offers free annual passes to military servicemembers and their … [Read more...]

Free Museums This Summer

May 22, 2013 | Kate Horrell

Looking for a way to keep the family busy this summer without spending, all your extra cash?  Blue Star Museums, which runs 27 May 2013 until 2 September 2013, provides free museum entry to active … [Read more...]

Learn About Space A Travel

May 14, 2013 | Kate Horrell

Ever wondered how to use the Air Mobility Command's Space Available travel program?  You're in luck!  Not only is there an entire conference devoted to the topic, but the conference will be streamed … [Read more...]

Consider Travel Insurance

May 12, 2013 | Kate Horrell

Of all the many types of insurance available, one of the most affordable and most overlooked insurances is travel insurance.  Per our friends at Wikipedia, "Travel insurance is insurance that is … [Read more...]

Carnival Cruises Military Offer

April 16, 2013 | Kate Horrell

Looking for a vacation and trying to save some money?  Carnival Cruise Line has recently announced that it is offering special military discounts on cruises booked now through 30 April 2013.  Travel … [Read more...]

Do You Need Car Insurance On A Rental?

March 30, 2013 | Kate Horrell

I ask myself this question ALL THE TIME.  Most of the time, I trust my research that says that between my auto policy and my credit card, I am covered.  But occasionally, doubt creeps in and … [Read more...]

Overseas Cell Phone Usage

January 08, 2013 | Kate Horrell

. Today, I appeared on BBC World Service's Your Money program talking about America's fiscal cliff.  It was fun, and it was interesting to listen to the other topics  that were discussed.  The … [Read more...]