My husband left again this morning and this past weekend I began to feel like we’ve been so caught up in doctor’s appointments, errands, work, attending social functions and life in general, that we’ve just been two ships passing in the night. Life is non-stop and weekends are pretty much non-existent. I long for a weekendContinue Reading “Disconnected”

Household/Food Military Martha

50 States 50 Recipes Tennessee

Our next stop on the 50 states, 50 recipes tour is; Tennessee: http://www.50states.com/tennessee.htm State capital: Nashville Largest City: Memphis Admission to the Union: June 1st 1796, the 16th state to be admitted to the Union Economics: Tennessee’s major industries include agriculture, manufacturing, and tourism. Poultry, soybeans, and cattle are the state’s primary agricultural products, andContinue Reading “50 States 50 Recipes Tennessee”


Memorial Day

Until 2005, Memorial Day was just another holiday, a day off from work, and a sign of the first days of summer vacation. I was not exposed to the military growing up aside from stories that my grandfather had been wounded during the Battle of the Bulge in Germany during World War II. Though IContinue Reading “Memorial Day”


Book Review: Mom’s Field Guide

  Photo Courtesy: Google Images Mom’s Field Guide: What You Need to Know to Make It Through Your Loved One’s Military Deployment                                                                                                                                                                                                            By: Sandy Doell When our son enlisted in the Marines, and especially when he was preparing for, and during his deployment, I went into overdrive mode searching for any information available aboutContinue Reading “Book Review: Mom’s Field Guide”