The Deployment Jinx

What am I talking about? The Deployment Jinx. You can call it any name you want. A Curse. A Hex. The Murphy’s Law of Military Life. But as soon as you finish the goodbyes, and work on getting yourself into the pattern of “Deployment Mode” you are simply biding your time. Something  is going to […]

Simple Vanilla Cake | #SundaySupper with Katie Workman


Welcome to Sunday Supper! This week we have a special guest joining us at the table… Katie Workman! I will be sharing with you, her Simple Vanilla Cake recipe, that you can find in her newly published, The Mom 100 Cookbook. A cookbook, that by the way, you could win a copy of! And as […]

Bloodhounded’s Honey Garlic Wings | Guest Post | June 21, 2012

Bloodhounded's Honey Garlic Wings | Guest Post | June 21, 2012

Last week I shared with you a guest post from a geocacher named Bloodhounded, who took a group of girl scouts out on their first geocaching expedition. Well guess what? Bloodhounded is back, this time to share his yummy wing recipe with you! ~~~ Hello, my name is Kevin aka Bloodhounded and I run a […]

Dad’s Favorite Roast Beef | #SundaySupper

Dad's Favorite Roast Beef

The day he left for his 3rd Deployment to Iraq.   In honor of Father’s Day, today the Sunday Supper group is sharing dishes in honor of the Dad’s. Whether it is their own father, or the father that lives in their home, these dishes are for them. I am sharing my husband’s favorite Roast […]

Too Cool to Cache?????? Not Girl Scout Troop 2903 | Guest Post

Too Cool to Cache?????? Not Girl Scout Troop 2903 | Guest Post

Those of you who have followed my blog for some time, may remember periodically seeing posts about geocaching, like This One. Today I am going to share with you a Guest Post from “Bloodhounded” at You can see how geocaching makes a great activity for adventurers of all ages! Enjoy! “Hello, my name is […]

The Valdez Trip | June 15, 2012


On Monday, I shared with you how my husband had gone down to Valdez for a Military Appreciation fishing trip out on the waters off the coast of Alaska. When he arrived home, I got the photos off of the camera that he took with him….the few that he took. Apparently I didn’t train him […]

Always Looming | #MilitaryMonday June 4, 2012


One of the things you know as an Army family, is that there is almost always a move looming ahead in your future. While we may still have a year left up here in the Last Frontier of Alaska, we know that a year from now we will be planning our next move. And a […]