Christmas in Downtown Tacoma

When it comes to the holidays, we have to say from experience that downtown Tacoma does it right. From a festive ice skating rink to classic Christmas performances, there’s something for every single weekend in December, [...]

Exploring Local State Parks: Tide Pools, Geysers & Sandy Beaches

Summer is 93 days long, and it’s soon coming to an end.  With the weather looking to be quite beautiful this weekend what better way to take advantage of what remains of Summer than to head [...]

Exploring the Restaurants of Steilacoom!

By Adrienne Kuehl Overlooking the Puget Sound, Steilacoom is an oasis for military families to live or simply get off base and enjoy a meal with a view. “Only a little over 15 minutes from Joint [...]

Things To Do With Kids Around Joint Base Lewis-McChord

There’s tons of fun, kid and family-friendly activities located around Joint Base Lewis-McChord which makes it a great place to move to and grow up in. Whether it’s rainy and kids are getting antsy for some [...]

University Place Back to School Fair is Here!

It’s time for the annual Back to School Fair for students in University Place! Every year Families Unlimited Network and it’s local partners work to gather school supplies for families in University Place. The program is open to [...]

Free & Low Cost Fun with the Kids in August!

There’s still about a month until the kids go back to school. If you have been looking for fun in or out of the sun this summer, look no further! We have created a list of kid [...]

Things to Do: Tacoma Art Place

Are you an Artist? Do you love to draw, take pictures, or sculpt but don’t have a studio space to call your own? Well then you need to check out Tacoma Art Place. TAP is a [...]

Broadway Center hosts “Sweet & Spicey” Valentines Night!

Looking for an alternative to the usual dinner and drinks for Valentine’s Day this year? Downtown Tacoma’s Broadway Center for the Performing Arts has just the ticket. This year on February 14th they are hosting “Sweet [...]

Downtown Tacoma’s Museum of Glass offers FREE Family Days!

One a month the Museum of Glass in Downtown Tacoma offers free activities for families.  They offer a variety of activities for children and adults throughout the Museum.  In addition to hands on art projects, you [...]

Warning: The Biggest Mistake VA Buyers Make

Right now many soldiers returning from abroad to JBLM are noticing the low prices around base and record low interest rates and are purchasing homes.  As we’ve mentioned in past posts, VA Loans are one of [...]