My husband is better than yours.

Ooh, controversial – you read this and either thought, Your husband must be amazing! or You are full of crap, or Um, you haven’t met my husband.  But this isn’t your blog or your post, so I’m talking about my husband today.  He left today after 3 weeks of family time, swimming, sun, food, exploring, hiking, arguing, debating,…

The thing about Military R&R…

…it’s a nice point to look forward to in long separations. …is that it is never long enough. …is that you spend half of that time knowing that with every day that passes, you are one day closer to having that person gone again. …you will spend way too much money on food, entertainment, and…

F-Word Friday: Friendship

I spent nearly an hour talking to one of my best friends this morning, and it made my day even better.  We live in different time zones and have 7 children between us, so talking on the phone can be challenging.  What I love is that even if it has been awhile, we can pick…

Life as we know it

The girls and I have Andy for a grand total of 2 full days this week…and the sad thing is, we are feeling pretty grateful about it.  Welcome to our life, as we know it. Let me explain a little bit.  Andy has been home for a little over a month now, and he has…

Day 145-146: why so negative?

People always say that you are either a positive person or a negative person, with a glass is half-full or with a glass is half-empty type outlook on life (one of the better ones I saw was this picture below): While I do not really feel the need for vodka in my glass, I also…