If you’re raising young kids in the Green Bay area, you’re going to be so excited to hear about this unique opportunity that not only gives us parents a well-deserved break, but an unforgettably fun experience for our little ones at the same time. If you’ve ever wondered about the bright green school bus at […]
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Do you remember what it was like growing up in Wisconsin when you were a kid? Your childhood was probably filled with sandbox creations and snow forts. You most likely tore through the neighborhood on your bike and had sword fights with sticks. So what’s wrong with kids these days? With their video gaming and […]
When you think of cranberries, your next thought is probably Thanksgiving and Christmas…or urinary tract infections. I guess it makes sense that cranberries are a staple of the holiday season, because that’s about the time we harvest them in Wisconsin. But these tart little berries deserve way more credit than a side dish at your […]
Recently, my parents made the decision to move all the way across the country in order to fulfill their dream of living near the ocean. While I am beyond happy for them, the move meant that a lot of keepsakes that they were holding onto for me and my brother now live in my basement.
Whether it’s Coke vs. Pepsi, Roadrunner vs. Coyote, or Apple vs. Microsoft, longstanding rivalries have always provided a bandwagon that people seem to flock towards. The NFL is no exception. Sure, it’s fun to pick a side to cheer for – but secretly, it’s even more fun to pick a team you don’t like, and […]
I moved to the area 7 years ago. I was a Chicago Bears fan, didn’t have a taste for beer, and found myself in Green Bay. I knew I had some work to do if I was going to make it. When I arrived, the motivation to get to know a new area was quickly […]
After one family weekend in Door County where I went all out on the brownies, cookies, candy, and ice cream, I was forced by my throbbing toothache to find a dentist. The last dentist that filled a cavity left a space just big enough that every time I chewed gum it got stuck! At least […]
Sweet, tart, and slightly tangy, kombucha tea is the latest craze among the people-that-like-to-make-fun-things crowd. Made with with tea, water, sugar, and a living culture called a “SCOBY”, it’s fun to make, tasty, and full of wonderful probiotics. For a peek into this latest trend, I grabbed my smartphone and begged a friend to let […]
One of my favorite parts of summer is shopping for produce at the farmers market. This summer, my wife and I have been trying to do most, if not all, of our weekly shopping at the Saturday Farmers Market in downtown Green Bay. List free and with our weekly grocery budget in hand, we’ve managed […]
You’ve been watching those tomato plants growing in your garden since Memorial Day. It seems like it’s been forever since you saw the first green tomatoes appear on the vines. Then – all of a sudden – the tomatoes ripen all at once. You’re almost overwhelmed by the crop that’s coming in. How do you […]