Sub Spouse Non-Profit: Loving Hands of Southeastern Connecticut

Sub Spouse Non-Profit: Loving Hands of Southeastern Connecticut

This week we’d like to highlight a non-profit serving the greater New London, Connecticut area. Loving Hands of Southeastern Connecticut was cofounded by a submarine spouse and another local member of the New London comunity whose hearts are dedicated to helping those who are less fortunate. We all fall on hard times in one way [...]

Groton Bucket List: Sunflowers For Wishes Festival

Groton Bucket List: Sunflowers For Wishes Festival

Whether you're newly stationed in Groton (pssst - let us tell you why it's not rotten) or haven't ventured out far yet, the popular Sunflowers for Wishes Festival returns to Griswold next week, July 24-August 1. So, what is Sunflowers for Wishes? In 2003, at the suggestion of a friend, the family behind Buttonwood Farms [...]

There’s a New Submarine Playground Near Groton – Here’s The Scoop

There’s a New Submarine Playground Near Groton – Here’s The Scoop

This week my son and I ventured to Admiral Fife Recreation Area, located just off Route 1 in Stonington, CT. We were pleasantly surprised by the upgraded playground and even more so by the bright, happy yellow submarine. After sharing photos, we were even more surprised to see the big reaction we got from all [...]

Food Truckin’ Favorites: Top 23 Food Trucks at Every Duty Station

Food Truckin’ Favorites: Top 23 Food Trucks at Every Duty Station
Photo courtesy of Greekin' Out

Sometimes the best laid dinner plans for an easy meal and night out include hitting up your local food trucks. The versatility in food trucks these days is pretty impressive and what better way to try out the local cuisine at your duty station? Whether you have recently PCS’d or have been around your station [...]