Family-Friendly Things to do Outdoors in Topeka, Kansas

Topeka is a great city to visit if you are stationed at Fort Riley. It’s only an hour away, and the drive takes you through some of the prettiest rolling hills and grasslands in northeast Kansas. Topeka has played a significant part in American history as well. And if that’s not enough, there are plenty […]

5 of My Favorite Places to Exercise in Manhattan

Running and working out everyday

I am a military spouse, and one thing, and only one thing, is constant. Just when you get comfortable with where you live, it’s time to go. We’ve been here for more than 2 years now, and a routine has emerged. I know where the best places to eat, exercise, and enjoy my best life. […]

17 Things to Know Before You PCS to Ft Riley

I admit I didn’t know much about Ft Riley or Manhattan, Kansas before we arrived. This post focuses specifically on the important things you should know about living on or near Ft Riley before you come here. Fact, opinion, or observation, here are 17 Things to Know Before You PCS to Ft Riley.     […]

Best Coffee Shops with Fast Wifi in Manhattan KS

Cafe drinks-- yummy specialty drinks

Sometimes my best blogging ideas are born from necessity. Today it was where could I chill, enjoy something tasty and get fast, free Wi-Fi. Here are my favorite places for free Wi-Fi in Manhattan, KS and why I like them.

Romantic Getaways Soldier Time near Fort Riley

Traveling together Luang Prababg night food tour

Looking for a little romance in the Flint Hills? Escape the monotony of Fort Riley and Manhattan. And immerse yourself in the romance of wildflowers, panoramic sunsets, and the wide-open plains. Relax in the heart of prairie country with a loved one on a romantic getaway in the Flint Hills of Kansas.

Kid-friendly Activities Near Fort Riley

child jumping into body of water

Got kids and want to do something fun you and your kids will enjoy? Then you’ve come to the right place. In addition to the zoos, parks, and bike trails, in Manhattan, you’ll find activities packed with history and learning opportunities. There are several Kid-Friendly activities near Fort Riley in the Flint Hills of Kansas […]

Getting Settled After a Military Move

getting settled in

Getting Settled After a Military Move I am always anxious about Getting Settled in After a Military Move. From the outside, everything looks good. But the triad of who I am as a person is incomplete. Because inside my soul, I haven’t caught up with my mind and body moving to Kansas. This is not […]