15 Easter Egg Hunts, Parades & Other Events at Duty Stations

15 Easter Egg Hunts, Parades & Other Events at Duty Stations

Last year, many Easter events were cancelled due to the beginning of COVID lockdowns. This year, some locations are going socially distanced, drive through egg hunts or other Easter events. Below are some Easter-related events organized by location. Bremerton Saturday April 3, 2021: 10:00 am Eggstravaganza at the Beach (Navy Getaways Pacific Beach, 1:00 PM [...]

Beyond Starbucks: How to Embrace the Coffee Culture in Washington State

Beyond Starbucks: How to Embrace the Coffee Culture in Washington State

Every region in the United States we have lived in seems to have a drink of choice. For Charleston it was the sweet tea. I remember taking a trip to Florida and my husband would ask at every restaurant “Do you have sweet tea?” We would get responses like “We have tea and sugar; you [...]

55 Great Mexican Restaurants at (Nearly) Every Duty Station

55 Great Mexican Restaurants at (Nearly) Every Duty Station

Today is National Margarita Day! And while we don't need an excuse to enjoy a margarita, this day feels particularly special to do so. We polled fellow submarine spouses and significant others on their favorite duty station Mexican restaurants. We asked, and y'all delivered. Here is our giant list of the best Mexican restaurants: Annapolis [...]

6 Outdoor Places to Explore on Bainbridge Island

6 Outdoor Places to Explore on Bainbridge Island
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Are you stationed in Bangor, WA, and looking for a fun day trip? Whether you have the kids in tow or it’s just you and your spouse, Bainbridge Island, WA offers a variety of outdoor options to explore across all seasons! While we continue to adhere to COVID precautions, a change of scenery and a [...]

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 [...]

How to Get Outside in Kitsap During The Winter

How to Get Outside in Kitsap During The Winter
Photo courtesy of Kitsap Rocks WA

We’ve been told  that one of the best things we can do for our mental health during this season of social distancing is to get outside. But if you’re coming from a warm sunny place like San Diego or Pearl Harbor, the idea of going outside in Washington while it's so cloudy, rainy, and cold [...]