How does this government shutdown impact military members, retirees, civil service, veterans and their families? My phone has been blowing up with questions on this shutdown. I don’t have all the answers, but I figured I could quickly put something together to share. Keep in mind that specific guidance for the 2018 shutdown has not… Continue reading Government Shutdown 2018
I decided to try out Walmart’s Online Grocery service after a friend told me about how happy she was with this service. However, this blog post is just simply my own opinion and I am not affiliated with Walmart. Hey Mom’s and Dad’s with kids!! Pay attention…this is a good one for you!! Have you… Continue reading Is Walmart Grocery pickup worth using?
For 22 years of my Air Force career, I heard about suicide and attended every “mandatory” suicide prevention briefing. But for the last 6 years of my career I worked hand in hand with an officer who was my commander, my immediate supervisor, and someone I called my friend. Ladies and Gentlemen, I’m here to tell you…I… Continue reading Military, Suicide, and My Confession
DID YOU KNOW? 1 in 8 couples struggle to build a family and 7.3 million American women experience difficulty in conceiving. Infertility does not discriminate based on race, religion, sexuality or economic status. You never know how badly you want something until you are told that it may not be possible. It is up to all of us… Continue reading National Infertility Awareness week is happening now April 23-29, 2017
Something that is very near and dear to my heart. Whether or not a woman wants to have children is a very personal decision. Unfortunately, it’s also one of those things that everyone seems to feel empowered to comment on. People react to the idea of women not having children with total disbelief, shock, and… Continue reading Things to NEVER say to a child-free woman
Magic’s Lemon bars Ingredients: 1 cup unsalted butter, melted ½ cup powdered sugar 2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour Lemon filling: 2 cups sugar 4 tablespoons unbleached all-purpose flour ½ teaspoon baking powder 4 eggs 6 tablespoons fresh lemon juice ½ teaspoon fresh lemon rind Directions: Preheat over to 350 degrees. Mix together butter, powdered sugar… Continue reading Magic’s Lemon bars
Filing for Veteran’s Administration (VA) disability compensation *Disclosure: these opinions and personal experiences are my own and I do not work for the Veterans Administration. Where should I start? After retiring from the Air Force I still ran into a challenge; filing for VA disability compensation. So I thought I would share my experience in… Continue reading Filing for Veteran’s Administration (VA) Disability Compensation