Five Things That Happen When You Get a Pet

Getting a pet is a serious matter and whatever denial-riddled thought bubble you currently live in, this will soon burst when you realize just how much your life is going to change. Be prepared with this list of five things that happen when you get a pet, and then decide whether adding and animal toContinue Reading “Five Things That Happen When You Get a Pet”


Honoring Memorial Day

This post was originally published on May 30, 2011. I was counting the days until our son’s four-year enlistment ended and his life as a civilian began.  I was looking forward to putting his active enlistment as an experience on my life’s resume, even though I knew that it would always be a part ofContinue Reading “Honoring Memorial Day”

Deployment/PCS DIY/Crafts

Deployment Help! How To Deal With a Plumbing Emergency

One of the hardest things about deployments is the timing, you almost always have some kind of disaster that looms. Beyond the difficulties this presents, there are more practical issues which can quickly arise,e you will also need to resolve. Many households experience a plumbing problem, even newer homes which you would expect to runContinue Reading “Deployment Help! How To Deal With a Plumbing Emergency”


Honor Through Action: Dedicate a Virtual Poppy

This Memorial Day, you can experience the powerful virtual tribute to the 645,000 lives given in service since WWI and dedicate a poppy to a fallen service member. Visit poppyinmemory.com. Who would you like to honor? #HonorThroughAction To learn more about the #HonorThroughAction campaign, click here.