Summer lovin’ had me a blast

Summer lovin’ had me a blast

Turns out we were a smidge too late for the Sunflower Festival at Bergsbaken Farms this year, but we had one of those summer-perfect, Wisconsin-classic, is-this-a-great-state-or-what days anyway. We started our Saturday with the Cheesehead 5K (which was so fun it deserves its own post). Then we hit the Appleton Farmer's Market, headed Up North [...]

Riders of the storm

Riders of the storm

The tornadic storm that ripped through Appleton Friday tore large branches from nearly every tree in our yard, tossed porch furniture and trampolines down city streets, knocked trees into power lines and wreaked mad havoc everywhere it touched down. But you know what it left standing? My You Are Beautiful sign. I say that without [...]

Roots roots roots for the Brewers!

Roots roots roots for the Brewers!

We enjoyed nearly every good thing that summer in Wisconsin has to offer Saturday afternoon at Miller Park. First, we geared up and met family members for one of those win-or-lose-we-know-we'll-have-fun afternoons at the ballpark. The sun shone, the roof stayed open and, thanks to the days theme, super heroes roamed the park. Then, the [...]

Say cheese, please

Say cheese, please

Well, of course we celebrated National Cheese Day yesterday and I assume you did too. It's true that here in Wisconsin every day is national cheese day and we don't really need a hashtag to remind us. Still, I love a good random holiday so I yesterday went all out. I hit two of our [...]