Confessions of a Military Wife – the Continuing Saga

Every time we move, there are approximately three dish barrel sized boxes that never get unpacked.  These are the same boxes that didn't get unpacked the FIRST time we moved last century, but I … [Read more...]


Someone FINALLY popped the question

It finally happened!  I was just sitting at a table at a very military supportive event and someone popped the question!  Now, you may think that, having been married for 15 years - the … [Read more...]


Fashion Sense? What Fashion Sense?

I recently had to go shopping with my husband for a suit. It didn't go well.  Not well at all.  … [Read more...]


The Closing of the Door: A Marine Wife’s Story

Sly (Marine wife, reader, snark mistress, graphics guru, comedienne, frequent commenter and all-around-genius) recalls the torment of the California fires. Today's must-read:The sound of the closing … [Read more...]


Giving of Yourself

Are you a blood donor?  Would you ever consider being a blood donor?  Did you know that your blood can directly help service members and military family members?  Are you aware that … [Read more...]


Weekly Gratitude

I ran out of room on my memory card this week, and had to sit and delete a lot of the photos.  (Don't worry, they are downloaded.)  And I could not help, but sit and count my blessings as I … [Read more...]


There ought to be an Atta Girl for this!!

Pre-deployment briefs.  Right before Lancelot went on his latest trip, he reminded me that the Dark Prince was coming home on Friday.  I must have had a blank look on my face because he … [Read more...]


This and That

Last night's SpouseBUZZ Pajama Party was a lot of fun. Our mystery guest was the wonderful Marna Krajeski, whom we've interviewed before after featuring her book in the SpouseBUZZ Book Club. Visit … [Read more...]


I Love This Product

Most of you know that I'm a bit, shall we say, directionally-challenged.... … [Read more...]


SpouseBUZZ Pajama Party is ON

Get your PJs on and join us tonight at 9:00 Eastern for the SpouseBUZZ Pajama Party. Our mystery guest is someone you've heard us mention here at SpouseBUZZ a few times. See you in the chat room … [Read more...]


A Safe Year

We thought my husband would be deployed this year.  But when we found out he wasn't leaving and had instead been accepted to a school, our plans for the future changed overnight. All of a sudden, … [Read more...]



I found this very inspiring story this morning, you must read.  And you must go over and watch this very important tribute to our Nations heroes. … [Read more...]


Basra = Beth?

Remember the scene in Army Wives when Belgrad talks about naming a mountain in Afghanistan that he and his men captured after his wife? I found a related, non-fiction version.Staff writer Sam Dagher … [Read more...]


SpouseBUZZ Smorgasbord: Something For Everyone

A smorgasbord of goodies for you: Want to star in an episode of Army Wives? Here's your chance. SpouseBUZZ was nominated for best blog in two categories; Best Online Community and Best Milblog (thanks … [Read more...]


NMFA Surveys

Do you belong to the NMFA?  Are you aware of the surveys that they conduct?  You can participate even if you are not a member.  They currently have a survey that I feel is very … [Read more...]


Mating in Public: What Has the World Come To?

Consider yourself warned. DO NOT let the little ones read this post. It's about a sex act I witnessed in public. In broad daylight, no less. Unbelievable! … [Read more...]


Prioritize the List: What Are Your Needs?

Have you heard of the Army Family Covenant? It was signed a few days ago by General Casey. "It was immediately clear to us that the Families were the most stretched, and as a result, the most … [Read more...]



The base we are leaving tomorrow morning is actually an Air Force Base and an Army Base that touch each other on nearly all sides and a Naval Base that is within spitting distance.  Our housing … [Read more...]