Weekly Gratitude

I ran out of room on my memory card this week, and had to sit and delete a lot of the photos.  (Don't worry, they are downloaded.)  And I could not help, but sit and count my blessings as I … [Read more...]


There ought to be an Atta Girl for this!!

Pre-deployment briefs.  Right before Lancelot went on his latest trip, he reminded me that the Dark Prince was coming home on Friday.  I must have had a blank look on my face because he … [Read more...]


This and That

Last night's SpouseBUZZ Pajama Party was a lot of fun. Our mystery guest was the wonderful Marna Krajeski, whom we've interviewed before after featuring her book in the SpouseBUZZ Book Club. Visit … [Read more...]


I Love This Product

Most of you know that I'm a bit, shall we say, directionally-challenged.... … [Read more...]


SpouseBUZZ Pajama Party is ON

Get your PJs on and join us tonight at 9:00 Eastern for the SpouseBUZZ Pajama Party. Our mystery guest is someone you've heard us mention here at SpouseBUZZ a few times. See you in the chat room … [Read more...]


A Safe Year

We thought my husband would be deployed this year.  But when we found out he wasn't leaving and had instead been accepted to a school, our plans for the future changed overnight. All of a sudden, … [Read more...]



I found this very inspiring story this morning, you must read.  And you must go over and watch this very important tribute to our Nations heroes. … [Read more...]


Basra = Beth?

Remember the scene in Army Wives when Belgrad talks about naming a mountain in Afghanistan that he and his men captured after his wife? I found a related, non-fiction version.Staff writer Sam Dagher … [Read more...]


SpouseBUZZ Smorgasbord: Something For Everyone

A smorgasbord of goodies for you: Want to star in an episode of Army Wives? Here's your chance. SpouseBUZZ was nominated for best blog in two categories; Best Online Community and Best Milblog (thanks … [Read more...]


NMFA Surveys

Do you belong to the NMFA?  Are you aware of the surveys that they conduct?  You can participate even if you are not a member.  They currently have a survey that I feel is very … [Read more...]


Mating in Public: What Has the World Come To?

Consider yourself warned. DO NOT let the little ones read this post. It's about a sex act I witnessed in public. In broad daylight, no less. Unbelievable! … [Read more...]


Prioritize the List: What Are Your Needs?

Have you heard of the Army Family Covenant? It was signed a few days ago by General Casey. "It was immediately clear to us that the Families were the most stretched, and as a result, the most … [Read more...]



The base we are leaving tomorrow morning is actually an Air Force Base and an Army Base that touch each other on nearly all sides and a Naval Base that is within spitting distance.  Our housing … [Read more...]


Confessions of a Military Spouse: Part 428

I don't know how it happened, really. I was putting the Halloween candy in the big pot, just getting it ready for the visitors who will drop in later tonight, when suddenly, out of nowhere, a ghost … [Read more...]


Thanks For Visiting, You’re Welcome Back Anytime

Two weeks ago after my husband and I came home from church, I was looking forward to spending the rest of the day tackling my ambitious to-do list. We changed clothes. I got to work and my husband … [Read more...]


The Mouths of Babes

My friend sent me a cute article from Stars and Stripes called Email is for kids, too.  It's about letting your little ones email their deployed parent.  I loved this line from a … [Read more...]


Stressed = Desserts, right?

Stressed.  Or is it Desserts?  I wish that my life was simply dessert all of the time.  How about you? … [Read more...]


Weekly Gratitude

I have an abundance of things to be thankful for this morning.  Autumn, in all of its beauty has arrived.  The roofs around the neighborhood have frost in them on the morning.  The … [Read more...]