Deployment/PCS National Guard/Reserve

Taking Deployment Personally

  Photo Courtesy of: Google Images When my husband came back from his deployment, I was thrilled like every girl would be. I also thought of a million things I would have done, or could have done differently. And although my heart hurts even thinking about the next time he’ll get on a plane, IContinue Reading “Taking Deployment Personally”

Household/Food

Fake It ‘Til You Make It

Jacksonville, North Carolina, has a plethora of restaurants. Chili’s, O’Charleys, Applebees, Olive Garden, Ruby Tuesdays, oh my! But to be honest, all I ever want is a Muffaletta and Sweet Tea from McAlisters and Broccoli and Cheese Soup in a bread bowl from Panera. The other day I told Frank I was craving Blakeney food. BlakeneyContinue Reading “Fake It ‘Til You Make It”

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”