Dancing a Jig, Eating Chinese Food, and Drinking Vodka

I love holidays.  I celebrate them all; Christmas, Easter, Valentine's Day, Chinese New Year, Cinco de Mayo, Bastille Day, Halloween, Twelfth Night, Oktoberfest, Fiesta (yes, we were stationed in … [Read more...]


Stewing in Funk-ville

Okay, maybe not stewing, but having a REALLY hard time finding my way out of Funk-ville! Do you ever feel like you just can't catch a break?  I'm sure you do.  And in all honesty, my life is … [Read more...]


Strange days indeed.

We're now down to a few days before the Dark Prince deploys to the sandbox.  The light Twin is going back to school on Sunday and then we're going down to DP's base to see him off.  I think … [Read more...]


A Great Chat with Two Inspiring Milspouses

Last night, airforcewife and I had a wonderful chat with Babette Maxwell of Military Spouse Magazine and Marna Krajeski of Household Baggage fame. We learned a lot about what goes into the making of … [Read more...]


Fit Club, Report In!!!

Okay, first things first.  I'm so excited about the new uplift and roundness in my butt.  Those stairs are really knocking my rear into shape, and it's NOTICEABLE.  Air Force Guy (who … [Read more...]


SBTR Programming Note

A change in time for tonight's show with Babette Maxwell and Marna Krajeski. Rather than the usual 9:00 p.m. EST start time, tonight's show will air at 8:00 EST. Hopefully, it's not too much of an … [Read more...]


What Else?

Have you ever noticed that when something goes wrong, it is never just ONE thing that goes wrong? Because I had an experience in the kitchen today that will forever live on in the annals of cooking … [Read more...]



This has nothing to do with milspouse issues, really, but I think it's important. I fell prey to an email scam several years ago. Since then, I've been incredibly careful when it comes to my email. … [Read more...]


SBTR Announements: Good Stuff Coming Your Way

Tomorrow on SpouseBUZZ Talk Radio, we'll be having a discussion with military spouses who have blazed trails and discovered ways to connect with, and cater to, military spouses. Joining us will be … [Read more...]


Military Teens

The Military Child Education Coalition is gathering insights from youths who were ages 12 to 20 when their loved one deployed, for a book to be published for teens. … [Read more...]


milspouse confession

I wear my pajamas and slippers  almost EVERY morning,  when I drop my 6 year old off at kindergarten. … [Read more...]


The Continuing Saga of Life With a Crazy Russian Mother-in-Law

Until my mother-in-law lost her mind, I hadn't even heard of a "Sandwich Generation" - the people who are taking care of both their parents and their children at the same time period.  … [Read more...]


Did You Know?

Noteworthy items from this week's Military Report: Commissaries Recall Products New Recall Procedure for Commissaries Exchanges Honor Students Free Magazines for You Learn About Homebuying MBA … [Read more...]


Clearing Your Head

Looks like AWTM realized something this past week. So did I. I realized that sometimes you've just got to clear your head. Last week was challenging, to say the least. It started off just fine, but by … [Read more...]


I can dish it out, but I can not take it

My own advice.  Geesh, have I  turned into " THAT"  person? … [Read more...]


Memory Is a Tricky Thing

I had a goofy memory last night as I was setting all the clocks forward, something I hadn't thought about in years.  I remembered that my husband came home for R&R during OIF II right before … [Read more...]


“Oh, Just Trying Out the World”

At my grandmother's funeral, I bumped into someone I hadn't seen in over 20 years. She asked me what I'd been doing and I said, "Oh, Just Trying Out the World." I don't think I've ever … [Read more...]


Five Years Ago: The Answer Was There All Along

An interesting thing happened to me this week. A news producer acquaintance of mine asked me to share some ideas with him about what might make a great home front story. There are thousands of those … [Read more...]