Pete’s Dragon Opens Nationwide Today!

Last weekend our family had the opportunity to see Pete’s Dragon. I’ll be completely honest, this was one of those movies that I was pretty indifferent about seeing. There have been plenty of great movies this summer that have had me excited and I felt pretty in the dark about Pete’s Dragon {I don’t recall […]

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On Parent Shaming.

About two weeks ago now, between swimming lessons and hockey, I decided to try to get our Target run out of the way with my kids. I had made a list, meal planned. Was actually feeling pretty on top of things as we zoomed through the store up this aisle and that aisle. I looked at […]

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Seussical the Musical Ticket Giveaway

Last night my little girls and I went to the SOAR Arts Production of Seussical. We loved the colorful stage, the nonstop rhyming and the conglomeration of Seuss stories that the crew did on stage. The cast included local participants ages 7-70 which really makes it feel like a community theater. Our favorite characters were: […]

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Pinocchio at Children’s Theatre Company G I V E A W A Y

Miss E and I had the opportunity to attend opening night of Pinocchio at Children’s Theatre Company on Friday night. I had thought about watching Pinocchio with her before we went to the play or even finding the story somewhere as I wasn’t sure she was all that familiar but we ran out of time. […]

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G I V E A W A Y – Bad Moms Prescreening Passes

I am so very excited about the Bad Moms movie opening in theaters nationwide on July 29! Why? The trailer makes the movie look so real and relatable when it comes to the trials, the judgements, the crazy that is being a mom today. I mean at the end of the day we’re all just […]

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Guest Post: The Food Experiment

I am SO excited about today’s guest post from Carrie. She is an old blogging pal of mine, we met years and years ago at Cupcake in Madison, WI and have kept in touch online via Facebook and Instagram since. She tried something new with her kids this summer in regards to food and budgeting […]

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So You Want to go to Valleyfair?

A few weekends ago our family of SEVEN spent a Sunday at Valleyfair. It had been four years since I’d been there and J estimates closer to 15-20 since his last visit.   We were excited that we could do something fun as a family that would have things that ALL the kids would enjoy. […]

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Disney’s The BFG: Four Things To Know Before You Go

I had the opportunity to see Disney’s newest movie, The BFG on Tuesday night and was able to bring my 10 year old and one of his buddies. The BFG movie is based on the book by Roald Dahl. While I’ve never read the book, my seven year old read if this past school year […]

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Title Nine Fit Fest Could Change Your Life

I think it was Oprah who many, many years ago announced that getting fit for the proper fitting bra was life-changing. It is. Indeed. That said, bra shopping isn’t fun and exciting and to be honest, most of the time I just want to get out of there. And then there are sports bras. I […]

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Seven Things to Do on Rainy Days in the Twin Cities

I love me some hot, summer sunshine. The sunnier the better for pool days and parks and walks through the neighborhood but sometimes the weather and me aren’t on the same page. Rain happens. Heat advisories strike. Sometimes it’s just plain yucky. It’s good to have a plan when these things happen and you just […]

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