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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

Family · Fun

7 Easy (mostly FREE) Ways to Make Playtime New Again

Because we share our play space with our rec room and home office, it takes some creativity to make each its own designated space. It turns out just moving around furniture can make the space feel fresh and new. This inspired today’s post about 7 easy ways to make playtime new and entertaining for your… Continue reading 7 Easy (mostly FREE) Ways to Make Playtime New Again

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For those Summer Nights

It’s almost here. The Midwest’s most yearned for time of the year: summer. Three short months of humid days and warm mosquito filled nights. It’s the time of year we can stay up later and linger outside a little longer. On those particularly relaxing summer nights, where friends and family have gathered to mingle, a fun past… Continue reading For those Summer Nights

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30 Day Challenge Results for May

For May, my goal was to read a book a week for a total of four books by the end of the 30 days. With a full time job and taking care of two little girls, I get very little free time in my day, so this was a particularly challenging goal. Maybe a little… Continue reading 30 Day Challenge Results for May

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!

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Sneak Peek at May’s 30 Day Challenge

Because the stack of books by my nightstand is getting larger and larger, my challenge for May will be to read one book a week. That means four books read this month. I have carefully selected my four selections for this month based on interest, recommendations, and topic–page numbers will also play a factor since… Continue reading Sneak Peek at May’s 30 Day Challenge

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10 of My Best Rummage Sale Tips: for extra cash and less clutter in my life

After a lot of nagging from my husband and the realization that we need more space, I finally got enough motivation to have a rummage sale. What I didn’t realize was that it is a ton of work. We had so much stuff! Luckily, I had some helpers. One of the weekends, my sister came… Continue reading 10 of My Best Rummage Sale Tips: for extra cash and less clutter in my life