A Journey Through Time: A Show Not to be Missed

One of the things we learned after talking with Kristin Henderson about her book, is that our generation of milspouses owe a lot to those who came before us. Specifically, the Vietnam-era wives. Many … [Read more...]


Government and You E-News – January 8, 2008

1. NDAA Still on Hold 2. New Year Brings New Pay and Allowance Rates 3. TRICARE Enhances Behavioral Health Accessibility 4. VA Cost-of-Living Increases Take Effect 5. New Electronic Health Information … [Read more...]


Pimp Your Stuff

SpouseBUZZ receives a large amount of email from readers, business owners, aspiring business owners, authors and non-profit groups asking us to write about -- or link to -- their particular project, … [Read more...]


Five Words We LOVE to Hear

Last week in the chat room, Marine Wife noted that her deployed husband told her to stop sending mail. Without missing a beat, I congratulated her. Last night, I received an email from Penny, longtime … [Read more...]


Did you know?

Noteworthy items from this week's Military Report: TRICARE Fee Increase Faces Hurdles  Combat Pay for Evacuated Soldiers  Find Local Deals in our New Classifieds  Air Force Adds New … [Read more...]


I Love This. No, I Don’t Love This. Yes, I Do.

When I was young and had no appreciation for it, my hair was long, thick, curly, and shiny.  My mom used to put it up in (usually lopsided) pigtails, except when I went through my Laura Ingalls … [Read more...]


Techno-Gremlins: Version Two

We knew we had comment issues last week, but thought they had been resolved. Apparently, that's not the case. At least not for all of you. Some of you are either unable to comment, or are being … [Read more...]


Milspouse Mission: Get Organized in 2008

Military life is chaotic. Especially during wartime when combat deployments and lengthy TDY's mean many spouses have to take on the role of mom and dad. You become the all-in-one. Chauffeur, homework … [Read more...]


Military Tax Season

As I stated last year, I personally don't find tax season a fun time of year like some people do, but alas the taxes must still be done. Below you will find several resources to help you in filing … [Read more...]


Sometimes, It’s Just Plain Hard…

Last week, I published a post about three things that terrify me about a PCS move. And they were all about "me." On Friday, I was forced to add something else to that dreaded list, and this … [Read more...]


Finding your new cheese (WHAT?!)

I recently read a great book called "Who Moved My Cheese?" by Kenneth Blanchard.  This book was recommended to me by one of my clients.  At first I chuckled at the title, but after … [Read more...]


Knit-Along AAR

A few months back, I organized a knit-along for some of my friends whose husbands are deployed.  This week I got emails from two other SpouseBUZZers that they too had participated and finished … [Read more...]


A different view

We know the drill all too well.  Whether we want to admit to it or not, we know, deep inside that the big sedan pulling up in front of the house, with the commander, the chaplain, and the First … [Read more...]


I Have an Announcement to Make!

After three visits to the DMV, a visit to the Country Treasurer's Office, a lost car registration from California, and someone attempting to tell me that my CA driver's license, my military ID, my … [Read more...]


The Wheels on the Bus

16 years ago in the fall, I walked my little boy down to the bus stop for his first day of kindergarten. He had his backpack filled with all the things the school said he should have.  He had his … [Read more...]


TRICARE: Have Questions? Get Answers.

When you say the word TRICARE, a lot of emotions boil to the surface. Mostly confusion. The few times that it's been mentioned here at SpouseBUZZ is proof of that. To be fair, we haven't probed the … [Read more...]


Lengths and Locks

Each time we're facing a PCS move, three things strike fear in my heart, and none of them have anything to do with the actual packing and moving part of the PCS. No, you see, it's all about me. Just … [Read more...]


A Chance To Speak Up

Sharing your opinion and/or experiences can bring about change.  The DoD would like input from service members and their families in regards to problems with consumer loans. … [Read more...]