Surprise! We’re moving you to Fort Bragg, because you promoted, and we need First Sergeants right now, so when you get here you’ll probably get a company within a couple months. Surprise! No, no you’re not getting a company. You’ve been away too long. Oh, and you’re getting deployed. Surprise! Your husband isn’t leaving for deployment […]

Our Newest Family Member

It’s not every day you find your newest family member at a gas station, but that’s exactly what happened. – – “Mom? Dad? Our gas says “free (three)!” Baby Dude worriedly pointed out. (He is such a little mini-me with his planning, organization, and logistical look at things. He keeps tabs on the gas reading […]

Tweet with Sean Astin! RSVP for Vox Populi Radio’s Twitter Chat 4/26 #RaiseYourVox

Are you ready to partay!!?! Actor Sean Astin’s is premiering it’s long-anticipated Season 2 on Thursday, May 1st, and we are celebrating with a Twitter Chat this Saturday night! Get the popcorn and snacks, friends, and mark your calendars! April 26th, 5:30pm PT / 8:30pm ET. Sean’s Vox Populi radio show had quite a […]

My Husband’s Promotion!

He’s been waiting so long for this, and he didn’t want to wait a single solitary second. As soon as he was given the news that he would be a Master Sergeant as of April 1st, he began planning his promotion ceremony. April Fools or no, he was doing it. Sure, he had to face […]

Whirlwind Trip to LA

Yesterday, I had an amazing opportunity with three other Nintendo Ambassadors to participate in a photo shoot and interview for an upcoming project for the Wii Fit U, also including a celebrity trainer. (You may or may not have caught her announcing she was filming with us, too). Right now, I don’t have much to […]

We Did It! A New Dining Room Set

As soon as I found it on Craigslist, I transferred money over from Paypal. But would the sellers wait for me? Would the sellers be flooded with other offers? We emailed back and forth throughout the week – asking dimensions, etc. The man was sweet, patient, eager to sell and downsize for his family. He […]

Email Subscriptions and Feed Delivery Ch-ch-ch-channnges!

Dear friends, Feedburner, my once-chosen RSS feed delivery service, is seemingly dying. I woke up to this scare last week, thinking I’d lost all of you: Amazingly enough, it is STILL not remedied! Even if Google is claiming it’s simply a “bug” (and this is freakin’ GOOGLE we’re talking about), and it’s still not fixed?! Something […]

Baby V is Here!

After quite a crazy long day for us yesterday, our Leap Day baby was born. It’s a girl! Meet Baby V! So many more pictures and details to come. We are still in the hospital, expecting to go home soon, but they are monitoring her a bit more closely. She aspirated quite a bit of […]

First Post. New Blog. Hold Me.

I, Lisa Douglas, did the unimaginable (for me) – I traded in my happy-go-lucky Blogger blog for a shiny new WordPress one, professionally designed (with artwork from moi), and I have to tell you, while the thought of learning this whooooole other platform scares the bejeebus out of me, I couldn’t be more thrilled. And […]

2011 Reflections and Anti-Resolutions for 2012

n. res·o·lu·tion 1. The state or quality of being resolute; firm determination. 2. A resolving to do something. 3. A course of action determined or decided on. Last year, I wrote about my New Years anti-resolutions plans on Momicillin, how I didn’t feel people should make lists of resolutions of “improvements” they won’t keep, and that we should, […]