Sub Spouse Small Business: Following Seas Photography

Sub Spouse Small Business: Following Seas Photography

Recently PCS'd to Hawaii and need family pictures? Taking a trip to Hawaii and want to capture special moments? Ashleigh of Following Seas Photography is professional, incredibly easy to work with, and excellent with children. My family was lucky enough to have her capture our family celebration. She was patient with my small kiddos and wonderful [...]

Feeling Salty? Questions to Ask Yourself When You’re Mad at Navy Life

Feeling Salty? Questions to Ask Yourself When You’re Mad at Navy Life

Is your spouse deployed? Is your spouse home but working crazy hours- SSN- Saturdays, Sundays and Nights is the accroymn right? New orders received and are your last choice? This usually leads to feelings of anger towards the Navy or maybe even your spouse.   It's ok to feel anger or frustration or sadness, but when [...]

3 Winter Offerings From Naval Base Kitsap MWR

3 Winter Offerings From Naval Base Kitsap MWR

Each base has their own Morale Welfare Recreation (MWR) office that has resources for travel, fitness, and local information. Though much of the typical recreation activities on base are closed due to COVID-19, here is a quick list of some lesser known winter offerings from Naval Base Kitsap MWR: Disc Golf  Photo courtesy of Parked [...]

6 Ways to Prepare For Your Sailor’s Homecoming (…While You Wait)

6 Ways to Prepare For Your Sailor’s Homecoming (…While You Wait)

Twiddling your thumbs waiting for your sailor? Feeling a little paralyzed with both excitement and nerves. I find focusing my excited anticipatory energy before homecoming, no matter if it's a month or 7 months, is helpful as I anxiously wait for my sailors return.   Here are a few ideas:  Clear their car and fill the [...]

2020 Has Been a Year. Here’s How to Find Gratitude In It

2020 Has Been a Year. Here’s How to Find Gratitude In It

Military life is hard enough as it is, let alone add a pandemic to it. Most of us have experienced a multitude of different and new inconveniences from quarantines to extended deployments to shift work to not seeing the inside of a restaurant since February. This year has been a trying time for all. Everyone [...]