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    Dawn M. Smith

    Dawn is a real estate and military life writer who has a serious HGTV habit. When she is not writing, her teen daughter, Army husband, and golden retriever keep her busy through chauffeur duties, travel planning, and long dog walks. Dawn is pleased to share her experiences with MilitaryByOwner readers who are hoping to simplify military family journeys of all kinds. Follow Dawn on Pinterest for more ideas and resources and visit her site at Dawn M. Smith Custom Content Creation.
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    October 19, 2020

    Lorton Homes for Sale or Rent Near Fort Belvoir, Virginia

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    Whether your preference is bustling city life or quiet waterfront living, you'll find it in these homes for sale or rent in Lorton, Virginia, near Fort Belvoir.

    October 14, 2020

    Military Spouse Career Support and Educational Resources

    Military Life PCS Moves

    Many groups are working hard to ease pressures on military spouses' careers and education. The number of resources can be overwhelming. Here's help!

    October 05, 2020

    6 Things to Do In Fort Belvoir's Backyard

    Military Life Army Posts

    The beauty of the National Capital Region is that there’s always something to do, beyond the Smithsonians and the National Mall. Fort Belvoir is prime real estate for easy access activities—you just h...

    September 21, 2020

    El Paso, Texas, Homes for Sale or Rent Near Fort Bliss

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    Moving to Fort Bliss, Texas? Take a look at these El Paso homes for rent or sale. Bonus! They're located near desirable amenities such as public schools and popular retail and dining. 

    September 18, 2020

    7 Home Decorating Trends to Try for Fall

    Military Life Home Decorating Ideas

    Fall is the ideal time to try a new decorating trend because almost anything goes, as long as it adds an element of comfort and contentment to your home.Try a new decorating trend this fall to capture...

    September 14, 2020

    Plan Your Visit to Franklin Mountains State Park near Fort Bliss, Texa...

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    Plan your outdoor adventures near Fort Bliss, Texas, in the nearby Franklin Mountains State Park.

    September 09, 2020

    Extend Your Patio Season to Make the Most of Outdoor Living

    Home Decorating Ideas

    Extend your patio and deck season with small and large updates to make the most of your outdoor living space.

    September 04, 2020

    What Dog Owners Should Know About Homeowners Insurance

    Renting a Home Home Buying

    With the excitement of adding a dog to the family, it’s easy to forget that this responsibility could require adjustments to your homeowners insurance.

    September 02, 2020

    6 Ideas to Refresh Your Home Decorating

    Home Decorating Ideas

    We’re all longing for change in our home decorating, but want refresh options that keep our spaces comfortable as well as expand their uses.

    August 24, 2020

    Move-In Ready Homes Near Fort Knox, Kentucky

    Renting a Home Home Buying

    Take a look at these move-in ready homes for rent or sale near Fort Knox, Kentucky, located in convenient Vine Grove and Bardstown.

    August 19, 2020

    What Will Back to School Look Like for Military Kids During the Pandem...

    School life for military kids is destined to look drastically different this year, not just for the students, but for their entire family. We’re all trying to find the best solutions for the school ye...

    August 17, 2020

    7 Ideas for Outdoor Fun Near Fort Knox, Kentucky

    Military Life PCS Moves

    Plan a trip from Fort Knox, Kentucky, to investigate what Louisville has to offer outside. Hiking, boating, and ice cream--there’s something for everyone!