You Will Sit in My Lap, and You Will Like It

I really, truly couldn't have made it through my husband's deployments without the constant companionship that my four-legged child willingly provided. Unfortunately, we lost him last year. The … [Read more...]


Did you know?

Included in this week's Military Report: New TRICARE Service Saves Time, Money  Improved TRICARE Plan Begins October 1 - NG and Reserve What Comes After SGLI?  Take the Employment … [Read more...]


For Love of Neighbor

I live in a relatively quiet neighborhood.  We aren't like a desperate housewife group or anything, but we are close-knit.  After this weekend, I learned what love of neighbor was all … [Read more...]


The Horrible Day and the Day After

On September 11, 2001, I was living in Cairo, Egypt. The time difference between the east coast of the  US and Egypt is 8-9 hours. I was making dinner when the doorbell rang. A neighbor from … [Read more...]



This is not a topic I like to discuss. Not outright. Not in detail. It is the epitome of the Big Giant Elephant in the living room. The big issue that everyone will skirt but rarely confront head on. … [Read more...]


Explaining 9-11

I cried Sunday at church when we sang God Bless America. DH offered me his handkerchief. I cry almost every time I hear the National Anthem, see colors being marched in. ......Anytime I see my fellow … [Read more...]


September 11, 2001

We will never forget. … [Read more...]


My routine has been compromised…

...by my husband!!! My husband was gone for the summer and I took on all of the responsibilities around the house - including yard work.  My husband gave me "permission" to hire someone … [Read more...]


What Have I Done?

My palms are sweaty. I've tarnished the reputation of SpouseBUZZ for-evah... What have I done? Any way to have Google not list SpouseBUZZ as the number four link for that search phrase? Groan. … [Read more...]


Reunion nesting

Expectant mothers do it. About the time labor ensues, a new mother may find herself scrubbing the baseboards with a toothbrush and a bottle of bleach. Or washing and rewashing the baby's clothes. It's … [Read more...]


Fun, Fun, Fun…

Last night, we rolled our our new chat room alongside of one of the most fun and funny radio shows we've hosted yet. First, thanks to everyone who joined us in the chat room. The chat room was hot, we … [Read more...]


Dear Secretary Gates…

I have decided to expand my letter to Secretary Gates. I truly believe that not only will my letter be well-received by Secretary Gates, but military wives everywhere will be grateful to me for … [Read more...]


Calling All Chatters

There are about 20 of you who haven't picked up your invitation to join the new SpouseBUZZ Chat Room. Some of you have complained that you didn't receive the invitation. As of this evening, I've … [Read more...]



I left the house yesterday, with a list of errands a mile long.  Most of those errands requiring that money be spent at the rate of water coming out of a faucet. On my list were "long … [Read more...]


Wanna Star in a Video?

I wonder.... Chicago based Rock Band is shooting a music video about the stress of being a military family. (Think like "Army Wives" TV show) Nice that they're looking for a "real" … [Read more...]


Military Function Etiquete – Not For Official Use

As I was checking my hotmail account today, I noticed a link to an MSNBC story about business party etiquette.  Being that my grandmother tried for years to indoctrinate me into appropriate … [Read more...]


All New Super-Duper SpouseBUZZ Chat Room

We're about ready to unveil the brand new, high-tech SpouseBUZZ Chat Room. We'll use this chat room to chat as a group during our radio shows, our SpouseBUZZ LIVE events and some other fun events that … [Read more...]


Get Tech-Savvy

The technology train is moving and we don't want it to leave the station without us. … [Read more...]