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Try This Style of Writing for Your Next Read: It’s probably something you don’t even realize interests you.

As a middle school English teacher, I’ve read a lot of book over the years. Probably more pop culture and high interest types–think the Hunger Games or Harry Potter–than classics. I’ve read biographies, autobiographies, historical fiction, realistic fiction, science fiction, you name it, but I haven’t read any of these genres in the style of… Continue reading Try This Style of Writing for Your Next Read: It’s probably something you don’t even realize interests you.

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A is for Aardvark: a West African Themed Adventurous Place for Wine

“It’s like Smart Cow for wine,” my coworker stated. This idea intrigued me. I love Smart Cow, and I love wine. It sounded like a great combination and perfect for a girls night out on the town. We decided to check it out. Aardvark is a self-serving wine bar located in downtown Green Bay on… Continue reading A is for Aardvark: a West African Themed Adventurous Place for Wine

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Family Fun Night Gets Two Thumbs Up

Taking two kids that cannot swim to a pool alone is daunting, but with a sick husband at home for the third day in a row,  I was desperate to get out with the girls–for my sanity and my health. Desperate, I searched things to do online, but I came up short. Then I realized… Continue reading Family Fun Night Gets Two Thumbs Up

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March Madness Market at Gather on Broadway

It seems as if everyone is into March Madness these days but me. Fortunately, organizations and businesses are gearing their advertising toward even the non March Madness lovers which appeals to me! With very little convincing from me, I was able to get a friend to meet me at the market with the promise of having… Continue reading March Madness Market at Gather on Broadway

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A Stress Free Place to Have a Winter Birthday Party for Kids

My oldest turned five, and since her birthday is in the winter, it is more limiting on places to have a party. When she was younger, we had parties at our house in the basement, but they were crowded, and I had to do all the work so they were stressful. This year we had… Continue reading A Stress Free Place to Have a Winter Birthday Party for Kids

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Take a Family Outing to this Nonprofit Place Where Kids Explore Their Creativity, Express Their Imaginative Side, and Engage in Play

When it is the midst of winter, we are in great need of a place to go as a family to have fun. One of our favorite places is the Children’s Museum in Green Bay. It is such a great place to spend an afternoon because there are alway so many activities to keep the kids… Continue reading Take a Family Outing to this Nonprofit Place Where Kids Explore Their Creativity, Express Their Imaginative Side, and Engage in Play

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Bleu’s Chef Tasting is an Amazing Culinary Experience That Will Open Your Mind and Palate to New Cuisine

We are adventurous food people, but that has not always been the case–for me anyway. Several years ago, my in laws got us a gift certificate to try Chives Chef’s Table. This experience was so unique; it opened our minds to trying new foods on a more regular basis. Since that date night, we have… Continue reading Bleu’s Chef Tasting is an Amazing Culinary Experience That Will Open Your Mind and Palate to New Cuisine

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Your Team is Not in the Super Bowl, Keep the Party Alive with Super Bowl Bingo

Somehow I came across this awesome idea for tomorrow’s big game. With the Packers not in the Super Bowl, we’ll need something to keep our attention focused. The fix: Super Bowl Bingo from the blog She Knows (click the link for her directions and card printouts). It was such as simple idea, yet one that should help… Continue reading Your Team is Not in the Super Bowl, Keep the Party Alive with Super Bowl Bingo

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Rainbow Play Systems Not Just for Your Backyard

Winters in Wisconsin can be long and brutally cold. With two little kids full of pent up energy, I’m always looking for something to do on school breaks. One of my most recent new outings was introduced to me by my sister, Andrea. She bought my two year old a gift certificate to Rainbow Playsystems.… Continue reading Rainbow Play Systems Not Just for Your Backyard