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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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A Week of Wonderful Surprises…

David's Cookies

Hi Everyone! This week has been full of unexpected pleasant surprises! It all started with the surprise birthday party that my friends held for me. The very next day, I went outside and saw a large package on my front porch that said, “David’s Cookies – A Bite Above the Rest”. I wasn’t expecting any… 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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Should Athletes Thank God After Winning a Game?

I had a great time watching Superbowl XLV, which featured the Green Bay Packers and the Pittsburg Steelers. I had my food and sweet treats together and it was on! If you need a good potato skins recipe, click here. Anyway, it was a good game that was close all the way to the final… 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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Deployment Hobbies

Everyone has something that they like to do when their spouse is deployed. Some people like to read, some shop and others do crafts. Hobbies are fun and help to pass the time away. When my husband deployed in 2009, I picked up a hobby that I never thought would happen… I started watching football… Read More

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