In honor of this being National Family Dinner month, we sat down with our calendar a few weeks ago, and they helped me sketch out a weeknight meal plan for September. Getting their input ahead of time = no disgusted faces at mealtime.
What if, instead of being so quick to call out the parenting choices we don’t agree with (and we KNOW there are plenty!), we try to bring back the Village? What if we say, “I don’t agree with your choice to leave your child in the car/let them walk by themselves/stay home alone while you’re […]
Instead, let’s share a meal in the great outdoors! Picnics have become our family’s new go-to, and our latest mission is to invite others along. Here is a low-maintenance way of getting people of all ages together for a meal. Host your picnic at a public park with a playground and you’ve got your perfect […]
We partnered with DecoPac, the world’s largest supplier of cake decorations to professional cake decorators and bakeries in the world, to bring you this post. Green Bay Area Moms Blog did receive compensation in exchange for the blog post, but the commentary is 100% genuine.Don’t get me wrong, I am sad summer is ending. But, […]
When we first decided to make the cross-country move from Alaska to Wisconsin, I was excited about all of the cheese. The squeaky cheese, the molten cheese, the gourmet cheese, the beer cheese. All of it.
In the social media era we live in, where everything gets shared and we constantly know what the Joneses are doing, people feel the pressure to keep up.
There is nothing like Autumn in Wisconsin. The changing leaves and crisp air. You can’t beat it. Fall also means apple picking and fun at the pumpkin patch. We are so fortunate to have so many options within a short car ride. That said, apple orchards are starting to open with their early apples and in […]
School drop-off/bus pick-up was a success…or maybe it wasn’t. Head on down to Kavarna Coffeehouse on Tuesday, September 4th and commiserate with other local parents. Kavarna is offering a FREE small cup of coffee for those who attend our Back-to-School Coffee Date. The morning will probably be chaotic, so why not end it with a delicious […]
Seven years in, I think I’ve finally figured out a good routine for the times he is gone. It starts with one word…planning. If I plan the meals for the week, I don’t struggle with that part of our day.
Now that the majority of us have smart phones, there is rarely a special moment that isn’t caught on either a picture or video. I know myself, personally, take well over 1000 photos a year, and quite a few videos, too! So many people just leave them on their phone or send them to the […]