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
While listening to the radio this morning, I heard the DJs mention that June 1st is “Say Something Nice Day.” Many listeners were calling in to thank the radio station for their program and sent warm wishes to others they had thought about like grandparents, parents, spouses, co-workers, etc. After thinking about it, it seems silly that… Continue reading June’s 30 Day Challenge Revealed
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
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
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!
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
When visiting New Orleans, I really enjoyed the food. There were so many choices from French and Israeli, to more traditional Creole cuisine. Really, a palette and plethora of choices to please everyone. However that was not the only thing that stood out to me on our visit. There was one particular beverage that we… Continue reading Enjoying All the Comforts of New Orleans One Sip at a Time