Archive for September, 2013

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Recipe: Pumpkin Soup with Apples and Bacon

Food Network Magazine often has special inserts with collections of recipes – of course, October’s issue featured pumpkin.  The trendiest fall item.  (Seriously – is there any company that hasn’t jumped on the pumpkin flavored bandwagon this fall?) Okay, back on track.  We tried this pumpkin soup recipe last week.  Both NavyGuy and I were […]

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Best Fall Candle

Consider this your public service announcement for the day:  I’ve found the best scented fall candle EVER. It’s Nature’s Wick Pumpkin Nutmeg, and the smell is unbelievable.  It’s cinnamon, pumpkin, fall in a container, but not as cloyingly sweet as many of the other autumn/harvest/cinnamon roll/pumpkin/latte ish candles out there.  The wick also crackles while […]

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Military Monday: Family Planning

Today’s Military Monday Topic – Kids. An elephant in a milspouse’s room if there ever was one.  Everyone feels comfortable asking me when we’re going to have a family (as if Tally and NavyGuy and I aren’t already our own little family), and then telling me, “gosh, I could never have kids in the military” […]

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DVR List

The Emmy Awards tonight unofficially kicks off the new television season.  A few shows started last week, and some will take a few more weeks to hit the air, but the TiVo negotiations are in full swing in our house.  Here’s what we’ve got set to record* The Big Bang Theory Blacklist Bones Breaking Bad […]

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Military Monday: Party Time!

Not surprisingly, I’m behind on my posts again.  Better late than never though! This week’s topic is Parties.  From Ashley @ Eights on the Eight: What’s been your favorite military-related party to throw or attend? I’m not talking fancy schmancy balls with gowns & updo’s. I mean the low-key, Pinterest-abled parties! 🙂 Have you thrown […]

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What’s Up with Syria?

(The title is my exact statement/question to NavyGuy last night.)  I’ve been slacking on following the news for the past few weeks.  It’s the end of summer, back to school season, fall starting, NavyGuy gone, traveling, etc. etc.  Anyway, when I saw that President Obama would be giving an address on Syria on Tuesday night, […]

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Military “Monday”: TriCare

(Returning late from a fabulous weekend in San Diego means I’m a few days behind on my Military Monday post… the link up has closed, but it’s such a good topic that I had to share anyway!) This week’s topic is (duh duh dunnnnnn) TRICARE. Has it been a nightmare? A godsend? Run of the […]

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