On Final Good-Byes

In the course of my being a military wife, I've missed many family weddings.  I've missed more family  birthdays than I have hairs on my head.  Our family has missed so many Christmases … [Read more...]


It Multiplies Like Rabbits

I just read something hilarious on my friend's blog:Try to google "Organizing TA-50". Not only are there ZERO results, the phrase may be an oxymoron. Scout has four duffel bags, two … [Read more...]


Promotions, Traditions and New Experiences

I'm an Army wife, but yesterday I was able to witness something I've never witnessed before - a promotion ceremony for someone in another branch of service. In this case, a Marine was being promoted. … [Read more...]


Tuesday morning gratitude

Last week I started a segment called Monday gratitude.  I woke yesterday, and frankly... I should have posted SOMETHING, because the day was rough.  It was sooo a Monday. So, from now on I … [Read more...]


Did you know?

Included in this week's Military Report: Come to the Military.com Career Fair in San Antonio Company Launches Free Movie Campaign Europe Changes Policy on Arrivals Changes Coming for Mental Health … [Read more...]


To The Fallen Records and Cliff Hudson

If you missed last night's show, you missed a fantastic show, but you can still listen by clicking here. Our mystery guests were wonderful! Sidney DeMello, co-founder of To the Fallen Records, joined … [Read more...]


Why I chose, Ben Stein’s The Real Stars for this months book club.

He really says it all doesn't he. Also note all proceeds from the book go to T.A.P.S.. H/T: to Chuck Z. on this video … [Read more...]


You wait and you wait, and you hope …

There are positions of trust and responsibility in our Services, where the onus of command bears heavily on one's shoulders.  Truly, as I type, I'm observing The Boss perform a ritual that … [Read more...]


Knock, Knock. Anyone Home?

Slow weekend around here. You mean to tell me that you actually have lives and you're out living them? How dare you? Kidding, of course. On a serious note, you DO NOT want to miss tonight's … [Read more...]


Bloggie Stuff

Since the subject of blogging has been a big focus around here lately, let me give you a little more to chew on. … [Read more...]


Oh, Well…Not so Bad, Then?

I have an update to my old Those Wacky Civilians post. I ordered pizza recently. The bubbly, bouncy, beautiful girl (BBB) who delivered my pizza needed my driver's license number. … [Read more...]


Odds and Ends (and Things You Shouldn’t Miss)

Last night we hosted an informative show with guest and fitness expert Stew Smith. According to Stew, if you do just one thing to try and improve your health, it should be drinking water. Click here … [Read more...]



With the frequent deployment cycles that all branches of services are experiencing, I am so proud of our military families.    My Husband has been gone for about 1/2 of each of our childrens … [Read more...]


Caring for children of our wounded heroes

Sesame Workshop brought military families a wonderful resource when they launched the Talk, Listen, Connect DVD.  The DVD can be obtained at no charge to military families via Military OneSource … [Read more...]


Blue Skies Smiling at Me

A few weeks ago, I wrote about all the new critters I've been exposed to each time we've moved from one place to the other. Our new duty station wasn't on my top ten list of places I would like to … [Read more...]


SpouseBUZZ Blog Series: Blog Etiquette

Before we get into "blog etiquette," I realize that the information in this section may seem harsh, but there really isn't a way to write about blog etiquette in a happy-go-lucky manner. … [Read more...]


Signing His Life Away

I just read a post over at Hurry Up and Wait about the looming choice to reenlist or not.  My family just made this decision, and at the no-turning-back stage: my husband has another year … [Read more...]


Don’t Come in My House!

I live in base housing. There are many good things about base housing - which is why we chose it.  It's nice for AirForceGuy to live close to work, although that kind of backfires when he is the … [Read more...]