Archive for April, 2010

Snoop Part 2: The Reveal

Check out Part 1 of the Snoop book here, or just check out the following photos that give you a “snoop” into my life: The paper hub of the house – my desk off the kitchen.  If you click on the photo you’ll be able to see The Office Page a Day Calendar, an Arizona […]

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MilSpouse Blog Hop

UPDATED… Military Spouse blog links are now located in the sidebar.  Leave a comment if you’d like to be added to the list! A fellow military spouse is hosting a blog hop today at Riding the Roller Coaster.  A blog hop is a fun way to find more blogs that you might like to follow […]

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Cheers and Jeers

Cheers… to volunteering to be the secretary for our squadron spouses’ club.  I just love taking notes, and now I don’t feel obligated to volunteer for something less appealing 🙂 Jeers… to having to discuss Emergency Data Sheets at the meeting Monday night.  Emergency Data Sheets are what we fill out before the Navy men […]

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Snoop!

Recently, I finished reading a book called Snoop; What Your Stuff Says About You by Sam Gosling.  Gosling is an associate professor of psychology and has spent much of his career studying what people’s offices, bedrooms, music collections, and other personal items say about them.  The book is an unofficial guide to snooping – it […]

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Weekend Update

~ NavyGuy is back in the house.  He returned on Saturday from his week long detachment in the booming metropolis of Boise, Idaho (Mountain Home Air Force Base to be exact), and he brilliantly brought the best possible souvenirs… stamps from Archivers!  The Boise location is the closest one to us (still a nearly insurmountable […]

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Shoe Shenanigans Continued

Why can’t I just go to the store and buy a simple pair of athletic shoes?  When did it get so complicated?  Okay, so today I checked out Kohls (because they usually have good sales, and I had a $10 off coupon and I’m cheap), and they had Reebok SimplyTone High Performance Toning shoes on […]

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The Least Exciting Type of Shoes to Buy

Alternatively Titled: How I Can Justify Any Purchase During work on Tuesday, I was helping the Food Ave guy put a new bucket of oil underneath the popcorn machine.  It’s crazy heavy, has to be moved with the lid off, and is incredible awkward to lift.  There’s a heating element that has to be fitted […]

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Glee DVR Debacle

Did you miss the final three minutes of last night’s Madonna themed episode of Glee because American Idol thinks it rules the world and can just go as long as it damn pleases?!?!?!? No, I didn’t miss it, but that’s only because for once, living on the West Coast in the most behind time zone […]

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And how do we keep our balance? That I can tell you in one word…

I have come to a conclusion about the Navy.  I came to it as I was reflecting on my birthday this year, and our Easter celebration with the Midgets.  To preface, I’m a big fan of traditions.  And routines.  And schedules. My conclusion about the Navy is that it does not allow for traditions.  Or […]

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Haiku Movie Review: Couple’s Retreat

Such promise squandered Vince, you wrote a script sans laughs Better luck next time

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