Hawaiian cuisine is a diverse and eclectic mix different cuisines and cultures with origins that date back to 300 AD with use of earth ovens to cook fish and taro. The cuisine of Hawaii has continued to expand as immigrate workers from China, Korea, Japan, the Philippines, Puerto Rico and Portugal arrived to Hawaii to [...]
Whether you are a brand new Navy spouse or well-seasoned to the military lifestyle, the COMPASS program is strategically designed to help set you and your family up for success. Navigating the ins and outs of Navy life can be a daunting task...even for the most experienced! If there is one sure-fire bet, it’s that [...]
National Rescue Dog Day was founded by Lisa Wiehebrink of Tails That Teach, to bring awareness to the countless number of amazing dogs in shelters waiting to be adopted, to promote humane education for young children, and to encourage spay/neuter. According to the ASPCA, 6.5 million companion animals enter U.S. animal shelters nationwide every year. [...]
Today is National Military Spouse Appreciation Day! This life is far from easy, but we are forever bonded by the love we have for our sailors. In honor of today, we wanted to share the poem "The Silent Ranks:"
Laura Rigez started her new hobby of silversmithing and jewelry making soon after restationing to Washington DC with her husband. This hobby quickly became her business, LRigezSilver. The process of metalsmithing is a fascinating one involving cutting and soldering of sheets of metal together with bezel strips or wire. Once completed it can hold beautiful [...]
The COVID fatigue is real but as military bases begin rolling out vaccination plans along with civilian vaccination programs, I’m optimistic that this time next year we won’t be limited to COVID friendly/HEPCON C compliant date nights. One of the most exciting things about arriving at a new duty station is exploring date night and [...]