Consignment sale shopping is about some of the best advice I ever got. Yes orginally when you found out you were going to be a parent, you hit the internet and the stores so that your precious little cherub gets everything bright, shiny and new. But then you wise up.
There are few events in your life where you remember EVERYTHING. One of those rare times for me was when my nephew Carter was born. It was five years ago on Monday, St. Patrick’s Day. I remember what I was wearing. I remember the 24-hours leading up to it. I
I will never take for granted my little seven-minute drive to work I used to have. We moved a year and a half ago to the east side of Madison, so now I’m a beltline commuter. These are the things that I’ve all too many times seen, watched and witnessed
Yep, we’re on the hunt for a new vehicle. My sweet, wonderful 2001 Jetta, Brigetta, has seen her better days. She’s got hail damage, a banged up passenger-side headlight from a fender bender
There’s an author who once said something that has stuck with me for years. “Please be responsible for the energy you bring into this space.” I love that and think of it often. So, I’m well aware that I’m about to bring negative energy into this space, but this winter
Loss and grief are two powerful, powerful forces. They can grip your gut and take you down in a moment’s notice. And it doesn’t matter if your loss was 10 days ago or 10 years ago. Grief has a way of sticking around to haunt you in your lonliest times, but it can
Everett started Toddler Time at Monona Grove Nursery School (same place that my siblings and I went.) We finally got the dang carpets cleaned. Two dogs and a cat that we’ve managed to keep healthy and happy. My brother and Julie got married! My grandma Hansen turned 92! The furnace and both
Ingredients 2 T brown sugar (Splenda brown sugar works great) 1 T butter (I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter spray works really well) 1/4 tsp cinnamon Directions Mix completely. Leave the banana peel on and cut the banana length-wise; spoon the mixture into the banana slit. Broil in an oven-safe