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Operation: Love ReUnited

Hi Everyone! I haven't been posting much lately, but I have a good reason...My husband is home! The deployment is over!! Needless to say, I've been ecstatic about his return and have immediately turned over all trash and potty training duties to him. :-) While my husband was deployed, I heard about a program called… Read More

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Military Spouse Appreciation Day 2011!

Today is Military Spouse Appreciation Day and I'm participating in a blog carnival hosted by Wives of Faith. The topic is: List 11 things in 2011 that you love about being the wife of a soldier/sailor/airman/marine/coast guardsman/national guardsman/reservist! Here is my list in no particular order. I love: 1. The travel opportunities! I have lived… Read More

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Month of the Military Child

Did you know that April is the month of the military child? This is a special designation that recognizes the sacrifices military children face for the freedom of all Americans. According to the Department of Defense, 1.7 million American children have a parent in the military. Over half of those children have had a parent… Read More

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Conquering Deployment Blues

I've been feeling kinda down lately. Deployment blues got the best of me. My husband missed my birthday and some very important events in our son's life. I'm not even going to backtrack and mention the holidays. I talked to one of my military spouse friends about how I was feeling. She could relate on… Read More

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“Army Wives” Tragedy and Supporting Our Troops

Most of you know that I'm a huge fan of the Lifetime TV show, Army Wives. Last night, Season 5 Episode 4, revealed the person that was killed in action. I won't spoil it and tell who it was, but let me just tell you that it was a very intense episode. The cast did… Read More

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Most of you know that I've been sad about the end of football season. Watching football was one of my favorite deployment pastimes. But my sadness didn't last long! "Army Wives", one of my favorite TV shows, returned for its Season 5 Premiere on Lifetime Network. I've been anxiously awaiting the show's return, especially after… Read More

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Faith Deployed … Again

Faith Deployed...Again

Some books have such a huge impact that a sequel is not only desired, but necessary. That's definitely true for the book, Faith Deployed by Jocelyn Green. Faith Deployed is a wonderful book full of encouragement for military wives. I did a review on it back in December 2009. Faith Deployed includes inspirational devotions written… Read More

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Gifts that Last a Lifetime…

Little Man Reading a Book

Dear Hubby and I have been participating in the Dave Ramsey Financial Peace University since January 2010. Our goal was to become debt free by December 31, 2010. However, we wanted to be together when we officially became debt free. We decided to pay off the rest of our debt early as our Christmas gifts… Read More

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Vacationing on a Budget

Sun Going Down Over the Ocean

The family and I recently went on a 2.5 week road trip that included a visit to the beach. It was absolutely wonderful and much needed! Since we are on the Dave Ramsey Financial Peace program, we wanted to be sure that we were smart about how much money we spent. Here are a few… Read More

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Battlefields and Blessings

Battlefields & Blessings Book Cover

Have you ever thought about what it would've been like to be at the Pentagon or White House on September 11, 2001? Are you curious about what it's like to be in combat in Iraq and Afghanistan? Have you ever wondered where God was during 9-11 and how God intervenes in war crises? If so… Read More

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