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What’s For Dinner?

Those 4 little words that no mom wants to hear:  What’s for dinner tonight? I take that back– sometimes I like hearing those words, like when they’re spoken by my 8 or 9-year-old sons as they burst through the door from the garage and fling their backpacks on the laundry room floor and dump playground […]

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Nothing Good Happens After Midnight

I have had a change of heart when it comes to sleepovers. This can happen when you have been parenting for almost nineteen years and you have many more to go. When our oldest boys were in elementary school we had lots and lots of sleepovers. There was a time in which we had very close family […]

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HotelRED: A Staycation Story

Disclaimer: HotelRED provided a free dinner and night’s stay in exchange for this review. As always, all opinions are our own! A few weeks ago, my husband and I took a rare night off from parenting duties to enjoy a mini staycation downtown. It’s something we’d been wanting to do for awhile, so when HotelRED […]

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Parents Just Wanna Have Fun (Too)!

The mundane. The daily grind. Work, playtime, meals/cleanup (x 3 or more if you count snack time with littles), commute, errands, story time, bedtime, exercise. Sometimes I get so caught in to-do lists, or the nagging feeling that I need to get something done. It happens to us all. I’ve noticed, though, that when I’m […]

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2016 Ultimate Summer Bucket List

Take in a Concert on the Square, every Wednesday at 7pm from June 29-August 3! Indulge in some Babcock Dairy ice cream at the Memorial Union Terrace Enjoy a Moonlight Movie put on by Madison Parks kicks off on May 21st UW Arboretum: So many different ways for your children to explore and learn about nature. Plus, another great picture opportunity for […]

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Celebrating National Beef Month

**This is a sponsored post. All opinions are our own. We are excited to team up with the Beef Council in honor of National Beef Month! Beef cattle production is one of the strongest agricultural industries within the United States and throughout the world. Beef has 8 times more vitamin B12, 6 times more zinc and 2.5 times […]

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