Thanksgiving To-Go Options Around Kitsap County

Thanksgiving To-Go Options Around Kitsap County

The holidays are around the corner! In fact, Thanksgiving is only 21 days away. Whether you want an entire turkey dinner or just need some help with side dishes or dessert, dozens of local restaurants and grocery stores have your back: Many of these establishments have deadines the week before Thanksgiving, if not earlier. We [...]

How to Combat Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) When You PCS to Washington State

How to Combat Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) When You PCS to Washington State

Every duty station has a reputation. And when it comes to Naval Base Kitsap/Bangor in Washington state, the biggest complaint is (you guessed it) the weather. Due to the Pacific Ocean’s moist air, the west side of Washington state experiences ample cloud cover and rain, mostly during winter months. So yes, it does rain. A [...]

Rainy Day Play: 4 Indoor Play Spaces Near Kitsap County

Rainy Day Play: 4 Indoor Play Spaces Near Kitsap County

Whether your recently PCS'd to Washington state or you've been here for years, you're likely dreading this dreary season. And by "season," we mean months upon months (upon months). Due to the Pacific Ocean’s moist air, the west side of Washington state experiences ample cloud cover and rain, mostly during winter months (we promise, the [...]

I Just PCS’d For the First Time in Years – Here’s 6 Lessons I Learned

I Just PCS’d For the First Time in Years – Here’s 6 Lessons I Learned

Do an inventory of your pantry... months in advance I was so focused on purging clothes and other household items, I completely overlooked our pantry. If I could go back in time, I would have done an inventory three, maybe even six months in advance. Also limit your Costco, Sam's Club or BJ runs. Do [...]

Sub Spouse Small Business: Glitzy Dragon

Sub Spouse Small Business: Glitzy Dragon

In our latest installment of "Sub Spouse Small Business," check out Glitzy Dragon! Based in Colorado, the small shop specializes in epoxy-free tumblers, custom journals, planners and small gifts. Read on to learn how a pandemic hobby turned into a business! Name: Lauren Current Duty Station: Peterson AFB, Colorado Springs, CO Q: Tell us about [...]