The Best Host & Hostess Gift Ideas From Duty Stations

The Best Host & Hostess Gift Ideas From Duty Stations

During my time as a Navy spouse so far I’ve had the opportunity to meet new friends in each duty station we’ve been in. These friends quickly became like family as important milestones in life presented themselves. Whether it be a baby shower, new dolphins, an FRG holiday party or a hail and farewell, there was always [...]

TRICARE Open Season is Coming… Here’s What You Need to Know

TRICARE Open Season is Coming… Here’s What You Need to Know

If you're a "seasoned" military spouse, you likely have a love/hate relationship with TRICARE. TRICARE is the health care program for all active duty service members and their families in the United States. And there is only one time of year when individuals can change their plans. This period is known as "Open Season." As [...]

25 Things We Did as New Sub Spouses That We Would Never Do Again

25 Things We Did as New Sub Spouses That We Would Never Do Again

We asked, you answered! We posed a simple question to our followers: what did you do as a new submarine spouse that you would never do again? Here's what they said: Have any expectations whatsoever. Don’t expect FRG’s to be bad because not all of them are but don’t expect them all to be great [...]

One Day in Monterey: Must-Do Itinerary For Friends & Family

One Day in Monterey: Must-Do Itinerary For Friends & Family

In our latest installment of our "One Day"itinerary series, let's tackle Monterey! It's been a few years since we were stationed there, but nothing brings me more joy then to reminisce and share suggestions! Monterey is a limited-opportunity shore duty station for sailors studying at the Naval Postgraduate School. If you're new here, check out [...]