Nine Perks of a Wisconsin Winter

Snow clouds come with a silver lining

Love it or hate it, colder weather is coming and bringing with it the usual assortment of dry skin, chapped lips and hair that stands on end with static. But take heart! There are many perks (I’ve identified the following nine) to living in the Frozen Tundra that the rest of the world is missing. […]

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Burke Cookies with Santa

{Recap} 1st Annual Cookies with Santa

On Saturday, December 2nd we had a jolly afternoon at the YWCA Greater Green Bay visitng with Santa and participating in crafts and games! And, we can’t forget the delicious cookies, hot chocolate, and coffee. The afternoon would not have been possible without our wonderful community partners. 

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Holiday Acts to Spread Kindness & Joy

Holiday Acts to Spread Kindness & Joy

It’s easy to get caught up in the magic of the holidays. Everywhere you look you can see bright, twinkling lights on homes, magical displays in storefronts, gorgeous decorations on trees, and so many delicious and festive foods to devour.  The holidays generally bring about joy in people. As we decorate our houses, we feel […]

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Crayons of Kindness

Crayons of Kindness

As I was placing the umpteenth picture inside my daughter’s school folder that read “I love my teacher,” I realized the world needs more of this. There is no such thing as ugly displays of gratefulness. There is no such thing as too much happy, even if I can’t tell what that shape she drew […]

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Christmas cookies

My Favorite Christmas Cookies

I️ have so many special childhood memories of making Christmas cookies with my mom. She always hosted a big Christmas Day celebration for our family, and would make a huge variety of cookies and candy to share. Her Christmas platter was a thing of beauty and I always admired it. She graciously let me take […]

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MomBrain

This is Your MOM BRAIN on Christmas

We should do more than a homemade ornament for their teacher. Hmm if I was a teacher I would want… wine. All the wine. But perhaps that’s an inappropriate gift from a 4-year-old. What would the other mom’s think? What about cookies? Ugh. They probably get so many cookies.

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