National Guard/Reserve

Deployment Stressors from a National Guard Wife

  Photo Courtesy of: Angela Caban (Capturing Smiles Photography) As an Army National Guard wife, I do not have the same resources and support available that active families have. I don’t live on base, have military families around me, and my husbands’ unit does not exactly have the most organized FRG. These are obstacles thatContinue Reading “Deployment Stressors from a National Guard Wife”

Household/Food Military Martha

50 States 50 Recipes “Valentine’s Day” New York

Our next stop on the 50 states, 50 recipes tour is; New York: http://www.50states.com/newyork.htm State capital: Albany Largest City: New York City Admission to the Union: July 26th, 1788 Economics: New York is a major agricultural producer, ranking among the top five states for agricultural products such as dairy, apples, cherries, cabbage, potatoes, onions, mapleContinue Reading “50 States 50 Recipes “Valentine’s Day” New York”

DIY/Crafts Homefront

Calling all Crafty and Creative Minds, Alike!

Frank and I discussed writing our own vows for our wedding ceremony. After much thought and consideration, we decided against it and instead wrote each other a letter. Our letters were delivered to each other, by the maid of honor and best man, the morning of the wedding. I knew we wanted to keep them andContinue Reading “Calling all Crafty and Creative Minds, Alike!”

Deployment/PCS Military Kids/Special Needs

And So It Begins…..{Again}

Photo Courtesy of: Google Images Putting my kids to bed tonight was a struggle. All of them continued to cry out for their daddy. Sadness cracked their tiny little voices as they literally screamed for him. It made me feel a little overwhelmed for what the next year holds for me, being the mommy, butContinue Reading “And So It Begins…..{Again}”