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Tis the Season and the Week!

Tis the season to be jolly and the week before Christmas.....close to the time most spouses hit the crunch wall for shopping.  Not ALL spouses do this, it just seems to be the preponderance - or … [Read more...]

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You’re Taking Me Where?

Our first duty assignment as a couple was Lawton, Oklahoma. When my husband told me our destination, I said, "where is that?" I had never heard of Lawton, Oklahoma and furthermore, I had … [Read more...]

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Changes Coming For Military Pay Systems

The Army online pay system will launch in October 2008. The Air Force will follow suit in February 2009. The Navy and Marines have yet to set a launch date. Hopefully some of the included information … [Read more...]

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What do they know, that I don’t?

Not that I'm THAT old but the other day AARP sent me a note saying how they'd love for me to sign-up. And then, they wanted me to spend money on various things, like a new insurance policy for my car … [Read more...]

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An airforcewife Confession

As of January 8, Air Force Family will be Air Force Reserves Family. Perhaps you're wondering why a family so gung-ho in their military-ness would consider leaving full time active duty...  There … [Read more...]

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The Family Bookshelf

I love the Public Library in my city, and we are lucky to have some wonderful librarians there.    This last Tuesday, they found a coppy of the book, The Impossible Patriotism Project, … [Read more...]

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It’s happening… again

DH and I will be traveling to Washington, DC tomorrow (Friday) - provided the weather holds.  We have two reasons for going. #1 - We are doing a video clip for Soldiers' Angels that will be part … [Read more...]

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So, what say you?

While at SpouseBUZZ LIVE III, I was able to sustain a broadband connection long enough to push a post out to you on the Relevancy of Spouses Clubs.  Now I confused some by being a bit too ... … [Read more...]

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Hey Honey, How Much are Ya Worth?

Don't miss tonight's SpouseBUZZ Talk Radio!    We'll be talking to J.J. and Jeremy from USAA about two very important topics - avoiding holiday debt, and life insurance.  The latter is … [Read more...]

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Kitty Litter Rum Balls

Since we moved, I've already hosted one holiday party at our new home with hubby's new associates.  It went off really well.  People were really getting into the holiday games and giggling … [Read more...]

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Who Knew?

Remember my Beer in the Rear post? Reader Sly just solved my "what am I going to get Mr. Andi for Christmas" dilemma. They actually have a product for this. Instructions included. Who … [Read more...]

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Holiday Ideas

If you have a unique gift idea for military families, or if you've found a good bargain, please share it with us in the comment section. I'll throw out some ideas here, too. … [Read more...]

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2008 Basic Allowance for Housing Rates (BAH)

Have you been anxiously awaiting the 2008 BAH rates? You can find them via your zip code here. … [Read more...]

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Random Thought of the Day

I miss the SpouseBUZZ t-shirt babe every.single.day. He was our baby. He's been gone for over a year now, but I still think about him, and miss him. Two days ago, I had a mini-meltdown and sobbed … [Read more...]

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Pre-Deployment Briefs…

...better known as Death by Power Point (kidding - well, sort of). Rosemary is writing a short piece re Pre-Deployment Briefs for Military Spouse Magazine and is looking to interview a few of you via … [Read more...]

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Building Bridges

We, have posted a lot here at SpouseBuzz about our military community, and the frustration we feel when it seems as though the bridge to the civilian community is out.  We have also talked about … [Read more...]

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I’ve Got Bling!

Well, I'll soon have bling... Marine Wife showed up at SpouseBUZZ LIVE wearing her Marine Corps bling and I was green with envy. While I was in Fayetteville, I got an email from one of the ladies who … [Read more...]

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Did you know?

Things to make note of from this week's Military Report: 2008 TSP Contribution Limits Set We Need Your Help - Survey Request Our Military Kids  New Single DoD/VA Disability … [Read more...]