Food

Finding Neverland is a Magical, Harrowing, and Heartwarming Musical that is a Must See

On Monday, I had the privilege to attend–with two good friends–the opening night for Finding Neverland at the Performing Art Center (PAC) in Appleton which shows from April 17 through April 22 (see national tour schedule). Finding Neverland is a magical, harrowing and heartwarming account of how author and playwright J.M. Barrie came to create the well-known… Continue reading Finding Neverland is a Magical, Harrowing, and Heartwarming Musical that is a Must See

Fun

A Must Try Tour on Your Next Vacation

When we first met up with my sister and her husband in New Orleans, they had just finished a bike tour of the city. They raved about all the sites they were able to see on their three hour ride and told us that this is the third tour they have done in various cities… Continue reading A Must Try Tour on Your Next Vacation

Fitness · Food · Fun

A Four Year Celebration: Yoga and Brunch with a Friend

Today I was fortunate enough to be able to attend Yoga and Brunch hosted by Jen Berres, the owner of Jenstar Yoga and Dance, in the honor of her four year anniversary of Jenstar located on Main Street in De Pere. I’ve written about Jenstar yoga in a previous post which I’ve recently updated with… Continue reading A Four Year Celebration: Yoga and Brunch with a Friend

Family · Fun

Hands On, Interactive Toys for Young Kids to Promote Creativity

If you are looking for fun, interactive toys for kids that do more than just sit on the shelf, these toys below are ones my children have fallen in love with and are engaging time and time again. They would make great gifts for any kid. Some were gifts and some were introduced to me… Continue reading Hands On, Interactive Toys for Young Kids to Promote Creativity

Featured Products · Fun

Shutterfly Freebies: The Memory Game is Worth the Shipping

Shutterfly is known for their freebies. Whether it is four free magnets, ten free cards, an 8 x 8 photo book, or 100 4×6 photos, there is usually something you can order at a minimal cost. Although the product is free, there is still a shipping charge which is around $8, but depends on your… Continue reading Shutterfly Freebies: The Memory Game is Worth the Shipping

Family · Fun

Disney On Ice Passport to Adventure features Talented Ice Skaters, Loveable Characters, and Family Fun

For the past few years, I have been waiting to take my oldest, almost 5, to Disney On Ice. I knew she would love it, but I was worried until this year that she wouldn’t be able to sit through the entire show without having to leave early. After taking her to her first movie,… Continue reading Disney On Ice Passport to Adventure features Talented Ice Skaters, Loveable Characters, and Family Fun

Family · Fun

Board Games: A “Sneaky” Way to Learn Colors and Coordination with Preschoolers

Playing games is one of my favorite childhood memories. Not only do games teach thinking strategies, taking turns, coordination, memory, good sportsmanship, and other great skills, but they also teach the importance of spending time together as a family. My oldest daughter who is 4–almost 5– is beginning to like games. Her first game, Candyland,… Continue reading Board Games: A “Sneaky” Way to Learn Colors and Coordination with Preschoolers

Family · Fun

Winter in Wisconsin: Family Fun in the Snow

Winter in Wisconsin means snow; typically lots of it. This winter hasn’t had as much snowfall as other years. Instead we have had more sleeting, so when we finally got a few inches, we thought we’d take advantage of it. With a fresh snowfall, it was the perfect time to try sledding as a whole family,… Continue reading Winter in Wisconsin: Family Fun in the Snow