The Post I Ignored for Sixteen Months

This is one of those posts that I've put off writing for many, many months. It's a post which will garner a lot of discussion through comments and email, or very little. It's also one of those posts … [Read more...]


Love Never Loses Its Way Home…

After receiving  a few e-mail in response to a post on my personal blog encouraging me to post here, I will oblige. I suppose the news broke faster in my area because this soldier's parents live … [Read more...]


A new milspouse friend

I work in a place that has over 200 employees and multiple departments.  The other day I had a chance meeting with a milspouse.  She works in a different department and we "met at the … [Read more...]


“Live Intentionally”

Burned out? Stressed out? Feeling overwhelmend? Ready to pull your hair out? Yeah, we've all been there. I just finished listening to our recent show with Ellen Miller, and boy does she know how to … [Read more...]


It’s Friday Night

And I just saw a great music video...it made me think of you all. Who doesn't love Bruce Springsteen?  And just wondering...would you all like to have a Friday Free for All with links to great … [Read more...]


Same As It Ever Was

This past week, my son deployed.  Lancelot and I went down to the base to see him off.  This particular base is one I have lived at for two assignments and a total of 7 years.  Ahhh, … [Read more...]


Feel Good Friday!

Looking for an inspiring story or two to perk up your Friday? Then THIS is the post for you! … [Read more...]


SpouseBUZZ Fit Club: Report In!

Okay, this last week will not help my thighs any.  On Easter Sunday I threw caution to the wind and ate whatever I felt like.  Yes, that means marshmallow brownies.  And egg … [Read more...]


Hey! You! New around here?

Every so often, we learn of a new wave of folks that have found SpouseBUZZ and are making those first, tentative steps into our corner of the blogosphere.  You've been around probably and seen … [Read more...]


Hangin’ With the Big Dogs

Yesterday, Homefront Six talked with Secretary of the Army, Pete Geren. It was an interesting conversation in which Secretary Geren addressed many home front issues. For you Guard spouses, he touched … [Read more...]


Now THAT’s What I Call Making an Entrance….

The funniest PCS story I've ever heard didn't come from a military family, it came from a Department of the Army civilian contractor who my husband once worked with. My husband and I recall the story … [Read more...]


Advice from the Trenches

When taking a roiling horde of children to get passports done, be sure to take some kind of calming medication.  Valium might work.  Or large quantities of wine. For you, or for the … [Read more...]


Could You Be A Mentor?

Are you willing to give of yourself in order to help a child?  Are you willing to mentor children of our fallen heroes? … [Read more...]


Bloggers’ Roundtable with Secretary Pete Geren

Some of you (one of you?) may remember my opportunity to speak with the then-acting Secretary of the Army, Mr. Pete Geren when he visited Schofield Barracks back in July of 2007. This morning I had … [Read more...]



I think the blog Non-Essential Equipment is one of the most cleverly named military spouse blogs out there.  How did she come up with the name?When a soldier is packing up for a mission, he is … [Read more...]


R&R – A Double Edged Sword

In the comments of Sarah's latest post, "SweetestSass" asks a tough question...is it normal to have mixed feelings about and during R&R? Completely normal if you ask me.    … [Read more...]


March Madness and the Biggest Prize Giveaway Yet on SBTR – UPDATED: Show to be Rescheduled

UPDATED and BUMPED: Tonight's show is canceled as there is a scheduling conflict for one of our guests. We will let you know when the show is rescheduled. We apologize for the inconvenience, but these … [Read more...]


A Request for an Interview

Andrea Downing Peck, a writer for Military Spouse Magazine, has a request for those of you who may be interested. If so, you can contact Andrea at canwrite4u@yahoo.com.I am currently working on a … [Read more...]