When fall comes around, the mountains start calling my name. Everything in me starts longing for cooler weather and a change of scenery. So when our friends invited us up to their cabin at Big Bear Lake for Labor Day weekend, we were already packing before we’d hung up the phone.
Happy September! After a much needed hiatus, I am so excited to be kicking off the blog again with a date night at the Hotel Del Coronado. The Del is such a classic San Diego landmark that never seems to lose its charm, regardless of the season.
Four years ago when I first began writing a blog called “Hurry Up and Wait” chronicling our Navy adventures together, I would never have imagined what it would grow to become. Since that first post about LTJG Husband swearing in, this blog has grown and changed and taken on a life of its own.
This past weekend I got to cross something off my bucket list that I’ve been longing to do for years: take a French cooking class at Sur la Table! It was everything I had hoped it would be. Here’s a little peak at our “Date Night in Paris” cooking class…
“Lighthouses are not just stone, brick, metal, and glass. There’s a human story at every lighthouse…”
Is it just me or is there something inexplicably charming about old lighthouses? Living in Newport, RI for a brief time cultivated an irrevocable craving in me to know and explore the stories behind the beautiful old archicture in the cities we live, so I was a little giddy when we decided to spend a bright Saturday morning exploring the old lighthouse on the bluffs of Point Loma.
Going to a military dining out? Prepare to have a whole lot of fun. However, dining outs are a little different from the typical balls and galas that you may be familiar with. To help you make the most of this age-old ritual, here are five things to know before your first dining out…