SpouseBUZZ Blog Series, Part III: Privacy Concerns

So now you have a blog and want to write about your deployment or your day-to-day life in the military.  What should you be concerned about in the very public world of milblogging? Most spouses I … [Read more...]


I Love This Product

As I mentioned on our last radio program, we're launching a new series here at SpouseBUZZ called, "I love this product." From time to time, we'll be publishing posts that feature products we … [Read more...]


The Handywoman Can

click to enlarge Deployments, TDY assignments and field training often leave us without our handyman. We have to take matters into our own hands. We become the handyman. … [Read more...]


Military Home Owner Woos?

A new comment on a prior posting got me thinking.  How are recent changes in the US housing market impacting military families, if at all?  How many of you are having issues trying to sell … [Read more...]


Who are you, and what did you do with my husband?

Sometimes my husband does things that surprise the heck out of me.  Like today.  I came home from my internship just as he was pulling in to the driveway.  He's never home that early, … [Read more...]


You Never Know Who We May Talk To Next…

SpouseBUZZ Talk Radio is a fairly new addition to the blog. Even so, we've hosted some very interesting, humorous and emotional shows. Our guests have included authors, actors, filmmakers, … [Read more...]


A lot of Negative Talk about Military Marriages

You see it in the news, you see it on military/military spouse type forums.  Military marriages are doomed, military marriage sucks, marry a military man and you will be divorced sooner rather … [Read more...]


Temporary single parent

One of the most common questions I have been asked during this never-ending deployment is, "How do you DO the single parent thing?" That is often followed up with "I could never do … [Read more...]


The Army Integrated Family Support Network

Big changes are in store for Army families, active and reserve components. News you can use:The Army Integrated Family Support Network, a new program to provide assistance to Soldiers and their … [Read more...]


Listen, Learn and Laugh

Guard Wife hosted an excellent show about scrapbooking military-style on Thursday. I'm not a scrapbooker, but I listened to the show and was surprised to find that I learned a lot. Some of what I … [Read more...]


We ALMOST saved $3,000 per year

I was so excited when DH brought a copy of National Guard Publication home, and I read an article on TRICARE benefits extending to National Guard families. I was thrilled. I the Queen of Frugality, … [Read more...]


“Do the Kelvin”

I bet you've done "the Kelvin," you just didn't know it actually had a term. It does. I don't like to do the Kelvin. It's no fun. No fun at all. But sometimes we're placed in bad situations … [Read more...]


Confessions of a Military Spouse Part IV

My husband is coming home from TDY. I should probably shave my legs now. … [Read more...]


National POW/MIA Recognition Day

This just in......September 21, 2007 is officially National POW/MIA Recognition Day. The President made the proclamation below and I wanted to share it with you. … [Read more...]


I’m Sorry. My Life Doesn’t Fit into a Soundbite

Yesterday I was asked a question which I've been asked before. Many times. I think reporters like to ask this question of milspouses. I've always tried to answer this question, but I don't really have … [Read more...]


SpouseBUZZ Blog Series, Part II:
I want a blog! But how do I DO it?

When we moved to Fort Campbell, KY in 2004 I knew we were headed for a deployment. And I needed an outlet. Something that would allow me to vent, in a somewhat constructive fashion. I was new to the … [Read more...]


Birthday Bear

A day late, but I thought I posted it yesterday - technology is my friend, technology is my friend, technology is my friend. Happy Birthday!  or is it better to say Happy Anniversary!  What … [Read more...]


Just how do you capture a concept?

A net won't work in the material world. A firewall won't work in the cyber world. Or maybe it's that a really good concept or idea, is something that comes into your mind at a time and in a place, … [Read more...]