Deployment/PCS National Guard/Reserve

Why I Signed Up

When I was a lot younger, I remember sitting in a service at the campus church we attended. The pastor was speaking about marriage, and for some reason, I actually paid attention and remember it like it was yesterday. He said a wife was supposed to “leave and cleave”- leave her parents and cleave toContinue Reading “Why I Signed Up”


Silly Girl, He Remembers.

The dreaded D-word has been creeping back into my life lately and I find I’ve been remembering things about the last go around that seem so silly in my more stable mindset. My husband and I were on base this past weekend and I was reminded of an incredibly real, yet oh-so-silly fear I hadContinue Reading “Silly Girl, He Remembers.”


A Jar Full of Moments

Photo Courtesy of: Amber Willis We all know that Uncle Sam owns our spouses. They have to leave, pack up and head out whenever the call of duty is knocking on your front door; whether it’s for a training course, work-ups or the dreaded deployments. We all know this drill all too well. Our spouseContinue Reading “A Jar Full of Moments”

Household/Food Military Martha Videos

50 States 50 Recipes- New Jersey

Our next stop on the 50 states, 50 recipes tour is; NEW JERSEY: State capital: Trenton Largest City: Newark Admission to the Union: December 18th, 1787 third state to join the union Economics: New Jersey’s greatest natural resource is its location, which has made the state a crossroads of commerce. Other commercial advantages includeContinue Reading “50 States 50 Recipes- New Jersey”