5 Tips for a Smoother Homecoming Day

5 Tips for a Smoother Homecoming Day From the moment your service member leaves for a deployment, you start thinking of homecoming day. You dream about that day, you plan for it. You spend hours looking for the perfect dress, the perfect sign and you want everything to go as smooth as possible. I have… Read More »

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Our Very Last Homecoming

I rolled over and realized I had actually slept some the night before. However, it was only about 4 am. I didn’t care. Today was THE day and I figured if I got up and started getting ready, I would have enough time to do what I needed to do before the boys woke up.… Read More »

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And The Deployment Is Over

Our deployment is FINALLY over!!!

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Favorite Military Homecoming Outfits

So…who has trouble coming up with the right homecoming outfit?  I always do!  I want to look pretty and cute but never really know the best way to do that. A lot of wives spend hours if not days searching for the perfect outfit. The secret is, it really doesn’t matter what you wear because… Read More »

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Military Homecoming Photos

Wordless Wednesday: Homecoming  

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And at the end of it all…Homecoming!

One thing I try to keep in mind is that at the end of the deployment, we get to experience something wonderful…homecoming. After all the long nights, computer conversations, emotional breakdowns, tears and lonely nights…it is finally over.  You wake up with a smile on your face thinking, “Is today really the day?”  And it… Read More »

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It’s really over!

So for the past 24 hours or so I have to remind myself that the deployment is really over.  He isn’t going to have to hop back on a plane in 2 weeks.  He is done.  And maybe if we are lucky we will get more than a year home with him this time.  It… Read More »

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He is Home!!!

Well after 11 months and 5 days my soldier is home from his 2nd deployment! Wow what a day it has been. I am so glad it is over so glad. The boys are so happy! My 5-year-old was super excited and went right to him. My 2-year-old was very very confused at first but… Read More »

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Another Military Homecoming

As I am getting ready for Homecoming 2009 I can’t help but think back to Homecoming 2007.  It was a 15-month deployment and it was 11 months between R&R; and Homecoming.  This time seems so different since I just saw him in August.  The whole Homecoming thing is really cool…once you get that phone call… Read More »

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