Food

Total Pick Me Up: Copper Rock Coffee & a Cookie

Some days I’m just dragging. I need a little something special to get through the day. Well, today that pick me up was a cup of coffee and cookie from Copper Rock. I was walking right by the restaurant/coffee shop on my way to the Children’s Museum in Appleton, and it dawned on me that… Continue reading Total Pick Me Up: Copper Rock Coffee & a Cookie

Food · Fun

A Gem of a Wine Bar in the Heart of Downtown De Pere

After having pizza one night at Bilotti’s, I walked by Virgola, a wine bar originally founded in New York City, sandwiched between the pizza restaurant and a clothing boutique on Broadway in Depere. The sign barely visible, it was hard to even see it from the street. Intrigued, I asked a girlfriend to have an… Continue reading A Gem of a Wine Bar in the Heart of Downtown De Pere

Food

Nobody Has to Know: The Tasty Mix that “Fakes” Homemade

We love Annie’s products, from the pancake mix to the mac and cheese, this company makes a great organic product. While browsing in the aisles at Woodman’s, I discovered the Annie’s Double Chocolate Brownie Mix. It was a must buy since I was in an indulgent–I just completed another school year–need a fix mood. Um,… Continue reading Nobody Has to Know: The Tasty Mix that “Fakes” Homemade

Food

The Iced Drink I’m Hooked on Right Now

Earlier in spring, I broke free from my standard Starbucks order, extra hot Caramel Macchiato, and tried the Coconut Milk Mocha Macchiato. It was a delicious find; I figured since it is finally hot out, I’d give the iced version a try. I’m normally not an iced coffee kind of gal, but this did not… Continue reading The Iced Drink I’m Hooked on Right Now

Family · Food

Indulgent, Yet Simple: Four Ingredient Chocolate Cherry Cake

Whenever I make this incredibly simple, but decadent chocolate cherry cake, I’m reminded of my grandmother. She used to make this recipe for many of our get togethers. When grandma baked, it was one of my favorite things, and I got accustomed to this cake showing up. It was always a fan favorite and seamed… Continue reading Indulgent, Yet Simple: Four Ingredient Chocolate Cherry Cake

Fitness · Food · Fun

Have No Fear: A Night of Yoga & Beer is Here!

Two of my favorite things in one night: yoga and beer. My thoughts–sign me up! This was a great event hosted by Jenstar Yoga and Badger State Brewing Company which featured an hour of yoga followed by social time and a beer of choice ($5 value or less). Let me tell you a bit about… Continue reading Have No Fear: A Night of Yoga & Beer is Here!

Food

Vintage Cantina Features Fresh Salsas, Tacos and Made From Scratch Margaritas

On a whim, we convinced my parents to watch all four grandkids so that my sister, brother-in-law, husband, and I could go out to dinner. Our chosen place was Vintage Cantina in downtown Green Bay. Now I have been to Vintage before, but I’ve never had the same food twice. It is the perfect place to… Continue reading Vintage Cantina Features Fresh Salsas, Tacos and Made From Scratch Margaritas