Fall Fun in Fond du Lac #visitFDL

I’ve lived in Wisconsin for fourteen years now and had never visited Fond du Lac despite it being just a quick jog up the highway. I had passed through it plenty of times on my way to other places, but never realized how many little gems are hidden just off of Highway 41.  Luckily, I […]

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Nature’s Bakery Fig Bars Review #FigLove #NaturesBakeryPtc

You know when you have a favorite treat from your childhood and you can't wait to share it with your own kiddo?  That's such a fun experience - unless you read the ingredient list (which is probably something you never did as a kid) and find out that your favorite treat has a few things in it that you'd rather not give to your child. This happened recently when I went to pick up a package of my favorite figgy bar named after a town in Massachusetts (yeah, that's the one).  Imagine my surprise ... read more

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Keep Senior Family Members Safe with VTech CareLine #VTechCareLine

When Josh was a baby and through the toddler years, VTech was a pretty common name to find around our house.  We had a number of educational toys from them and I always loved how durable and dependable they were. I had no idea that VTech also makes other products including phones.  I was given one particular phone - the VTech CareLine SN6197 to review and am receiving compensation for sharing my unbiased experiences with you. Since September is Grandparents' Month, what better time to talk about ... read more

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Walking With Dinosaurs – See Them In a City Near You! #DinosaurLive

The last time Walking with Dinosaurs came to Milwaukee, we chose to pass on see it as Josh was still quite young and we were worried he might be frightened since we had heard how realistic the dinosaurs were. When they returned to the BMO Harris Bradley Center this time, we were super excited to see […]

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Sauder in My Home Office

Remember a while back when I was talking about how I had received a few pieces of Sauder furniture and I was loving them in my kitchen and family room? Well, I wanted to update you on those pieces which have since found their way into my home office. (And not in the we-don’t-know-what-to-do-with-this-just-stick-it-in-Mom’s-office kind […]


10 Things You Didn’t Know About Dr. Pepper #DPSBalance

I’ve never been a huge soda fan. I would swear that I couldn’t tell the difference between Coke and Pepsi and rarely would go out of my way to track down a can of soda – with one big exception. Dr. Pepper.  Yep, I’m apparently a Pepper, because I do love the flavor of a […]