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Free Christmas Trees for Military Families

Free Christmas Trees for Military Families

Once again, the Christmas Spirit Foundation is offering free Christmas trees for military members and their families at selected locations across the country.  With generous support from…


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Freebies, Freebies Everywhere

Sometimes I am just amazed at the amount of free stuff that is available in this world.  The internet has made it even easier to…


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Veterans Day Discounts 2013

Every year, my Veterans Day discount post is super-popular.  I hope that many of you will find it useful again this year.  Not all venues…


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Special Pays: Pro-Rated or Whole Month

I’ve had a few questions lately regarding which special pays are paid by the month, and which ones are pro-rated by the number of days…


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6 June 2011 Military Report

    From the weekly Military Report published by Military.com, financial news on a variety of topics: AF Early Retirement Boards – The Air Force…


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Blue Star Museums 2011

It’s back!  The fantastic free museum program put together by Blue Star Families has returned for the 2011 summer season.  Blue Star Museums is a…


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Adventure Camps for Teens

The Department of Defense (DoD) has partnered with the Department of Agriculture and a group of universities to offer military teens the opportunity to attend…


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Operation Purple Camps Will Return!

Good news from the National Military Family Association (NMFA)! After spending the winter trying to gather funding, the NMFA has announced plans for the 2011…



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Free Hotel Rooms for Active Duty Troops

The Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA) has designed a program to say thank you to members of the US military by providing them with…


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Free Photo Printing At Snapfish

Don’t know how long it is going to last, but Snapfish is offering 50 free photo prints.  The deal looks like it is for new…


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Trees For Troops Delivering Now

Right now, a great program called Trees for Troops is delivering Christmas trees to various bases around the country. In the 1990s, several individual organizations…


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More 2010 Veteran’s Day Discounts

I’ve got updates to the 2010 Veteran’s Day Discounts article that I published last week.  If you missed that one, be sure to click back…


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Free Nintendo Wii Remote Jackets

New Nintendo Wiis are being sold with jackets for their remotes, so Nintendo is (pretty generously) offering free jackets to customers who already have remotes. …



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Kiplinger Freebies

From our friends at Kiplinger online, a fantastic list of freebies available in 2010.  You can see just the text version of the list, or…




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Vonage or Skype Phone?

For several weeks, I have been comparing the services of Vonage and Skype telephone.  I have been reading articles and trying to figure out which…


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Shop Sam’s Club Free This Weekend

Ever wondered if a Sam’s Club membership would be a good choice for your family?  This might be your weekend to find out.  This weekend,…