On the Eve of Veterans Day

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  As you know, tomorrow is Veterans Day. If you are a regular reader you also know that Christy's husband is active duty military. Today we want to take a moment to remember and to thank all our Veterans. Christy wrote a post entitled Reflections on Memorial Day , if you haven't read it I … [Read more...]

A Bon Voyage Farewell Luncheon

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It's always hard to say goodbye when we move on to the next adventure, but last week's farewell luncheon that "my" ladies threw for me was particularly bittersweet. I put "my" in quotes, because I read once that I'm not supposed to call them "my" ladies, because that indicates ownership, but I've … [Read more...]

Holiday Open House-Emily from Eleven Gables

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      Hello, today is DAY TWO of our Holiday Open House Series. Today we have Emily from Eleven Gables joining us to share a very special "party" she put together. We love this so much, it is also the perfect fit for Our Season of Giving … [Read more...]

Happy Veterans Day!

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Unless you're new around here (and welcome if you are!), then you probably know that my husband is in the Army.  You might not have known that my son's birthday is on Veterans' Day/Armistice Day, though.  I tried to convince him to be born (aka get out!) sooner, but this was the day he selected. … [Read more...]

Thoughts on 9/11

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I was going to write about something else today, but I had a hard time sleeping last night and decided that what I really wanted to do was write about the anniversary of 9-11.  I appreciate the fact that, as a nation, we pause and reflect together.  For so many families, everything changed that … [Read more...]

How to Make That Boring Rental House {or Military Housing} Into a Home: Top 10 Decorating Tips

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This is the article that I wrote for SpouseBuzz.com (they're the spouse side of Military.com).  You can read that article {here}.   They made a few tweaks and changes, so I thought it would be interesting to publish the original draft.  Plus, the pictures are all linked to my previous posts, so if … [Read more...]

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