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 [...]

St. Patrick’s Day Parades & Events at Every Duty Station

St. Patrick’s Day Parades & Events at Every Duty Station

Happy March! As we look ahead to St. Patrick’s Day, many duty station communities around the country are returning to their festivals and parades! From beer runs and races to parades and scavenger hunts, check out the local events near you: Bahrain: MWR 5K Run/Walk & After Party Celebrate St. Patrick's Day on March 17th [...]

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: [...]

The Ultimate List: 4th of July Events at Every Duty Station

The Ultimate List: 4th of July Events at Every Duty Station

 It's safe to say this coming 4th of July holiday is unlike any other. After more than a year in lockdown, we hope you, your family and friends can celebrate our nation's birthday in every which way you'd like. While many communities stilll navigate COVID restrictions, we encourage you to stay informed with your local [...]