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Tales From the Nursery: The Toddler Years

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Get Ready for the Chicago Toy & Game Fair! (+Ticket Giveaway)

I’ll be attending with a media pass and have been provided family tickets to giveaway. Am I really talking about November already? Seems crazy, but it’s true. And that means the 11th annual Chicago Toy


Kids Get Hands On at the Betty Brinn Children’s Museum

Ever feel nervous about taking a little kid to a museum? I’d love to take Rissa to the art museum but she wants to put her hands on everything! Now, I’m not going to


Visiting the Milwaukee County Zoo

Did you know that  June is National Zoo and Aquarium Month?  That makes this month the perfect time to head to your local zoo with the kids!   I remember how much I loved the zoo


Refreshing My Look at Bella Lei Salon Spa

I’ve struggled with gray hair for several years – since I was 19 years old. Going gray early, especially when you have dark hair, is tough on a woman’s self-esteem. Well, it


5 Casually Romantic Restaurants in Ozaukee County Area

Whether you are looking for an affordable restaurant for a special occasion like Valentine’s Day or just to have a nice date night, here are a few suggestions. If you want to guarantee


Our Yo Gabba Gabba LIVE and VIP Party Package Experience #yogabbagabba

On Monday we went to the coolest live kids show ever. Totally worth the money I spent on tickets! We’ve had fun at other shows but honestly this one was the most fun of


Yo Gabba Gabba! Live! Get the Sillies Out Ticket Giveaway #Milwaukee #YoGabbaGabba

You gotta jump! shake! shimmy! them out… Let’s get the sillies out! Oh yes, I am going to be THAT mom who will be singing all the Yo Gabba Gabba songs right along with my


Donate to the TMJ4 Community Baby Shower #Milwaukee

I think every pregnant woman should have at least one baby shower to help her feel special, celebrate the baby and help her with needed baby items. Unfortunately, there are a lot of


Celebrate Noon Year’s Eve With Radio Disney #Milwaukee

I recently heard about a fun way to celebrate New Year’s with the kids without going past their bedtime…. It’s called Noon Year’s Eve. Basically you have fun and party during the day


Bringing the Family Together #GlobieFamily

We know in our hearts that the holidays are about family and spending time together, but it is easy to get caught up in the hype of shopping and presents. For me it’s


Parental Guidance Advance Screening Tickets Available for AMC Mayfair #Milwaukee

Are you interested in attending an advance screening of “Parental Guidance” this coming Thursday at Mayfair Mall? I am able to offer this opportunity to you.  You can RSVP for 2 tickets to the


We “Can’t Stop Singing” After Sesame Street Live {Review} #Milwaukee

Can’t stop singing~ can’t stop singing… I now have some new songs stuck in my head for a few days thanks to Elmo. You see, Abby left her wand behind and Elmo found it.


A Few of My Favorite Small Businesses #SmallBizSat

We’ve talked about why small businesses are important to me and why local businesses are essential to where I live.  Now I want to get into the shopping spirit!  I’m not a Black Friday


Small Businesses are Essential for Our Downtown Area #SmallBizSat

As I mentioned previously, the main downtown area in the city I live in (hello suburbia!) is full of small local shops.  This is where we hold a variety of festivals throughout the year,


Sesame Street Live “Can’t Stop Singing” Coming to #Milwaukee – Win 4 Tickets!

There’s just something so fun about seeing beloved children’s characters live – don’t you think?  We are fortunate to live near a metro city that is a tour stop for many large performances.  You


DreamWorks How to Train Your Dragon Live Spectacular Review #DragonsLive #Milwaukee

Our family went to see Dreamworks How To Train Your Dragon Live Spectacular on opening night in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  The show will continue throughout the weekend, ending it’s time in our area on Sunday, October 28, 2012.  If you haven’t


Local Halloween Activity: Ozaukee County’s ‘The Haunt’ Oct 25-27 #Milwaukee

Looking for some scary fun this weekend?  You might want to check out Ozaukee County’s The Haunt. Where: Ozaukee County Fair Grounds in Cedarburg, Wisconsin When: Oct. 25-27, 2012; 6pm-10pm Admission: $10/person – Proceeds go to Ozaukee


Join Me for the @GracoBaby Car Seat Event at @BabiesRUs in Brookfield #Wisconsin #GracoSafety

I’m really excited to be hosting a brand event in my area for local bloggers and readers. If you are pregnant, have a baby under 18 months old or are trying to conceive, then


Local Metro Milwaukee 2012 Halloween Trick or Treat Times

Here is a general listing of 2012 Halloween trick or treat dates and times for the Metro Milwaukee area in Wisconsin. Milwaukee County Bayside: Sunday, Oct. 28 from 2 pm to 4 pm Brown Deer: Sunday, Oct.


Dreamworks How To Train Your Dragon Live Spectacular Coming to #Milwaukee #DragonsLive

Several months ago I got really excited to see that Dreamworks How To Train Your Dragon Live Spectacular would be coming to Milwaukee in October – and it’s almost here! This one of a kind show, featuring fire breathing dragons of