It’s the Perfect Storm

So...LCPL Dark Prince is coming home on block leave soon and I am looking forward to that.  That said, I am beginning to feel a little crazed over the details. First, Lancelot will be traveling … [Read more...]


NMFA Military Spouse Scholarship

Applications Now Accepted for NMFA Military Spouse ScholarshipMilitary spouses wishing to obtain professional certification or to attend post-secondary or graduate school may apply online for the NMFA … [Read more...]


Some Return Addresses really make my stomach turn

You know, you grab the mail, start tossing the junk in file 13; start pitching the bills into the basket to, er, pay later; and anything that you don't recognize -- you just leave on the counter, … [Read more...]


Service Loan Programs

Money troubles?  Considering a loan? There is much to consider before taking out any type of loan.  Each branch of the military offers a program to help service-members and/or their … [Read more...]


20 years ago today.

20 years ago today, Col. Rich Higgins, USMC was taken captive by certain forces in Lebanon. 20 years ago today, his wife, Lt. Col. Robin Higgins, USMC embarked on a journey not of her choosing.  … [Read more...]


Please tell me – why do I do this?

Why do I keep doing this?  Today I realized that I really, really don't like one of my current volunteer obligations.  I'll keep doing it, because I said I would, and I'll probably do a … [Read more...]


Actually, Zero is the Loneliest Number

Last night my husband was reaching for a dish while we were making dinner and he whacked my little bar pan and broke it.  I was crestfallen because he was being a little careless and because he … [Read more...]


Weekly Gratitude

I know, I know I have failed posting my weekly gratitude segments. I have been reminded of a lot this week here at SpouseBuzz, and I have a lot to be thankful for. I am thankful for body that is … [Read more...]


SpouseBUZZ Fit Club – Report In!

Good news to report this week!  My butt is getting noticeably firmer!  Those stairs - they are a wondrous thing.  I think my pants might be a little looser, but I'm not sure enough to … [Read more...]


Why Am I Surprised?

Everyone here knows that the military is a neverending cycle of hurry-up-and-wait, of finding out about changes at the last minute, of thinking you're headed in one direction only to find you're … [Read more...]


PTSD: Difficult questions answered on SBTR

ArmyWifeToddlerMom is so smart!  She initiated a great show on SBTR about PTSD.  You should listen to it for some great information!!!  Dr. Roca, an expert on PTSD who works with … [Read more...]


More Confessions of a Military Spouse

When we moved here and started unpacking, I set some things aside to donate to Goodwill.  I put them in empty boxes and stacked them in the garage to haul away. A year ago.  They're still … [Read more...]


Defining PTSD tonight on SpouseBuzz Talk Radio 9pm EST

We at SpouseBuzz have been wanting to do a program on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder for some time now.  PTSD is real, and does affect some families.  We have decided that the topic is so … [Read more...]


What is this Full Replacement Value?

On Monday, I had the opportunity to accompany He of the Sea to the office of the nice Household Goods Lady, aka the Moving Chick.  Prior to the appointment, we downloaded all the information … [Read more...]


Reason #5280 My Husband Will Never Make General

I think armywifetoddlermom started a good series here.  It's especially good because I can participate.  In fact, I think I can give many people a run for their money. Like the time I went … [Read more...]



Andi's post her Grandmother has reminded me of a few things.... We are traveling this coming weekend to our new duty station.  DH has been blessed with a position, that happens to be in our home … [Read more...]


A Different Time. A Simplier Life.

Late Monday evening, I received a phone call I had been dreading. After I collected my thoughts, I went on-line, booked an airline ticket and made a rental car reservation. Yesterday, I set off for … [Read more...]


Did You Know?

Noteworthy items from this week's Military Report: 2009 Military Pay Raise Join the American Legion  Sell Your Car on Military.com Classifieds  Fitness Tip of the Week  Free Tax-Filing … [Read more...]