Silver Linings

My husband has only been gone for four days, but I've already come up with a few silver linings that I'm focusing on.  There are some things that I've decided I like about deployment. … [Read more...]


Military Spouse Appreciation Day: A Guest Blogger Honors Military Spouses

Today is Military Spouse Appreciation Day, a day to recognize the service and sacrifices of military spouses. SpouseBUZZ is pleased to welcome guest blogger, Lieutenant General William Caldwell, … [Read more...]


Fit Club – Report In!

Well, diet and exercise wise, this last week was a total wash. Several of the SpouseBUZZ authors came to visit, and unless you count giggling madly and staying up late as forms of exercise, I did … [Read more...]


Discussion Time

Let's have a discussion about new military daddies!    Read the article after the jump - then please share your thoughts and opinions on the information provided. … [Read more...]


Kindness DOES matter

Recently had a flight down to Dallas, TX on Southwest Airlines. Which I have to say was an experience...it's more like riding a bus. You get on and people get off at various stops, at which time you … [Read more...]


Request for Milspouse Bloggers

If you operate a blog (or know of a blog) that you'd like to share with the rest of us, and it was not listed on this thread, please leave the blog name and url in the comment section. I'm sure there … [Read more...]


Tonight on SBTR: Protect Yourself and Your Belongings

Tonight on SBTR, we are hosting a show about protecting your belongings, and your identity. Joining us for the first half of the program will be Tim Decker, USAA's Executive Director of Bank Fraud … [Read more...]


We’ve Known Each Other That Long…

As the week hurtles toward Saturday and my law school graduation ceremony, I am taking stock of the past two years and thought it might be fun if you did too... … [Read more...]


Starting From Scratch

I wrote before about how, during the last deployment, I made so many Pillsbury biscuits that I cooked a lonely ring into my small bar pan.  And then I wrote a few months ago about how sad I felt … [Read more...]


Observations: The Extended Military Family

We often focus on the sisterhood (and brotherhood) of spouses here at SpouseBUZZ because, well, that's what SpouseBUZZ is all about. But over the past couple of days, I discovered that these bonds … [Read more...]


Two Homes (or three, or four)

I don't know if this is normal, but I have a hard time letting go of homes.  Of course, anything outside of CONUS is easy.  But if we move within a day's drive, I try to pretend that I still … [Read more...]


Did You Know?

AF Spouses Encouraged to Take Survey Building a Lending Library for Troops Commissaries Offer Online Dietician DVDs Help Kids Cope With Deployment Fisher House for St. Louis Free Amusement Park … [Read more...]


The Hard Conversations

On Sunday, my husband and I sat down and went over our finances.  Normally this is his lane, but since he'll be gone he's turning the reins over to me.  He showed me how the computer program … [Read more...]


We Certainly Love Our Milpets

Let me begin this post by thanking all who participated and made this posting possible.  My hope is that the included photos will bring a smile to everyones face.  I thoroughly enjoyed … [Read more...]


This and That

A reminder to watch NBC's Today Show this morning. In the 9:00 a.m. EDT hour, the military moms vying for America's Favorite Mom will be featured on the show. After you watch the show, go vote! This … [Read more...]


Weekly Gratitude!!

I have not written anything for quite some time over here at SB.... Plain old fashioned busy. I do however have a lot to to be thankful for, not just this week either. I have had a month of real … [Read more...]


From the Mailbag: Cutting the Umbilical Cord

Funny that Sarah mentioned this just last week. An email from a reader:I'm heading into our first war deployment.  Many of the other spouses in our FRG are first timers, too, and it seems that … [Read more...]


Packing and Leaving

I think my husband is the bee's knees, and there are very few things he does that bug me.  But one of them is his packing habits.  Anytime he deploys or goes out in the field, he has a … [Read more...]