Get into that kitchen and rattle those pots and pans

It's been a blue couple of days here at Casa Semper Fi.  All of the "little" Semper Fis are back at their respective institutions of higher learning, Soul Sister has PCS'ed to the other … [Read more...]


Fireworks and Other Faux Pas

During Pamela's radio show on Army Wives Episode 11, she talked about her husband "bringing the fireworks" when he returns from a deployment.  Later Chase came to her and said her … [Read more...]



Yesterday,  we all woke under the same roof!  What a way to start the day. You see, like most of you, my DH has been gone a lot in the past 5 years.  It is the nature of the job.  … [Read more...]


Did you know?

Included in this week's Military Report: 168,000 to Lose TRICARE Prime Coverage  Add $5,400 to Your GI Bill  Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society Scholarships  Full Replacement Value Begins … [Read more...]


The Bleed-Over Effect

Military life doesn't just affect our lives. Often, it bleeds over into the lives of our close friends and family. We've discussed this topic before here at SpouseBUZZ. Last week I was talking to a … [Read more...]


With a Little Help From My Friends

This has been one of those summers I will not be sorry to see the tail end of.  I might even throw a party.  A big one.  A giant party with a huge banner that says, "Don't Let … [Read more...]


Army Wives: Episode Twelve Discussion Thread

While I enjoyed last night's episode of Army Wives, I was expecting a bigger build-up to next week's season finale. That didn't happen, but there was still plenty going on. … [Read more...]


Tune In On This One!

I'm watching one of my Dog the Bounty Hunter marathons today, and just as I was getting ready to get up and clean my house I see the promos for this: Gene Simmons Loves the Military! I'm watching the … [Read more...]


Chronicles of Deployment

At Military Crop Talk , we are sharing ideas on keeping memories of our military life.  Sometimes, we capture those moment on film.  Oftentimes, it's quite by accident that we are able to … [Read more...]


The New Spouse Kit

I love chocolate.  A good fudge brownie can help get me through the worst days.  I'm also addicted to watching Dog the Bounty Hunter on TV.  When life seems to be going its worst, I … [Read more...]


Military Spouses and Faith

I realize that military spouses are not a monolithic group of folks. We come from all walks of lives, have different religious affiliations and hold varying political opinions. However, I have heard … [Read more...]


PCS and the Pet

Last week, I met some fabulous military spouses at our new duty station, and we began talking about our pets. One of them said that when her husband received PCS orders for an overseas assignment, … [Read more...]


Admin Note

Our web hosting service will be doing some maintenance today and into the wee hours of Saturday morning, so there will be periods of time where you will be unable to post comments. … [Read more...]


In Reverse Order

A couple of weeks ago, I received my copy of Army Wives: The Unwritten Code of Military Marriage, by Tanya Biank. As most of you know, Tanya's book was the inspiration for the television series, … [Read more...]


Wow! That Was Great!

Tonight we had a truly amazing interview on SpouseBUZZ Radio with GWoT thriller author Brad Thor.  Brad's most recent book, The First Commandment, was just released; and we had a great discussion … [Read more...]


Re: You Want My Life?

I just received an email from a civilian in response to my post below. I started to simply update the post, but then decided it would be best to devote an entire post to this email. I also thought I … [Read more...]


You Want My Life?

I once wrote about "Those Wacky Civilians." It was a humorous post about the disconnect that sometimes occurs between us and them, and it was certainly not meant to denigrate civilians, but … [Read more...]


Through Her Eyes

I know I'm a day late and a dollar short, but I still wanted to point this out.  Andi did a great job of summing up Episode 10 of Army Wives, but I thought maybe all of us viewers could benefit … [Read more...]