Oahu Must Do: Sunflowers at Waimanalo Country Farms

Oahu Must Do: Sunflowers at Waimanalo Country Farms
Photo courtesy of Hawaii.com

The sunflowers at Waimanalo Country Farms are back for the season! This event is one of my absolute favorites on island. Walking through the fields with the mountain backdrop and ocean breeze you feel like your transported away from all the hustle and bustle of the island. There are plenty of designated paths throughout the [...]

Portsmouth & Groton Staycation: Great Wolf Lodge New England

Portsmouth & Groton Staycation: Great Wolf Lodge New England

Great Wolf Lodge New England is a great place for a little family fun. Whether you are celebrating homecoming, a birthday, or just need a little family getaway, Great Wolf Lodge has something fun for everyone. Located in Fitchburg, MA, the hotel is about 90 minutes from Groton and Portsmouth. There is also a Great [...]

Military Spouse Small Business: Wild Monarch Baby

Military Spouse Small Business: Wild Monarch Baby

When Ashley Lindsey was pregnant, she visited Portsmouth, NH while her husband was doing training. She was surprised when she couldn't find a baby boutique in the area. Towards the end of her pregnancy, Ashley was inspired to leave her nursing career and go back to school for business. And so Wild Monarch Baby was [...]

Let’s Skate – Outdoor Ice Skating in Portsmouth

Let’s Skate – Outdoor Ice Skating in Portsmouth
Photo courtesy of Strawbery Banke Museum

Outdoor ice skating at Labrie Family Skate at Puddle Dock Pond at Strawbery Banke Museum has been our favorite outdoor activity recently. The cold weather has been a huge adjustment for our family but there is something so nostalgic about outdoor ice skating. The charming neighborhood and mid-rink fire pit make the experience even better. [...]

Sub Spouse Small Business: East Ave Art

Sub Spouse Small Business: East Ave Art

This week in our "Sub Spouse Small Business" series, meet Brittany Albrecht of East Ave Art! Based in Portsmouth, Brittany creates handmade, small batch, unique polymer clay earrings. What started as a pandemic hobby turned into a great, lucrative business. Read more of her story below! Name: Brittany Albrecht Hometown: Rochester, NY Current Duty Station: [...]

Four Hawaiian Experiences to Gift For the Holidays

Four Hawaiian Experiences to Gift For the Holidays

Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam can be a once in a lifetime duty station. Need more resources? Check out our ultimate guide, family-friendly hikes, Hawaiian signature foods to try, and more. The holiday season is upon us, and here are some great experiences and activities that would make great gifts: Hawaii Nautical Hawaii Nautical offers [...]

A Few of Our Favorite Things From The Dolphin Store in Pearl Harbor

A Few of Our Favorite Things From The Dolphin Store in Pearl Harbor

Tucked away on the Sub Base side of Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam, the Dolphin Store is your one -stop-shop for submarine gifts and home decor. During the holidays it is the perfect place to pick up an ornament or a gift for family members who have boat pride. The Dolphin Store Hawaii is a [...]