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A Must-Try Birthday Dinner

By: Amanda Magnus Another birthday?! Yes! We have a birthday every month from December to February. This time it was my husband's birthday. So unlike the other two birthdays we recently celebrated, there was no birthday board or decorations for this one. šŸ™‚ But he did get a pretty great birthday dinner! I recently went… Continue reading A Must-Try Birthday Dinner

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Looking Back on Vacations Past

By: Kristen Finstad   As I write this, Andrew and I are stuck in traffic on terrible wintry roads in YET another snowstorm (that marks, what, five storms in three weeks?). To say Iā€™m over winter would be an understatement. So, Iā€™m taking a moment to close my eyes and relive some past vacations, and… Continue reading Looking Back on Vacations Past

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Porter’s 1st Birthday Party

By: Amanda Magnus Well my last post was all about Porter's first year. I promised I would do a follow up on what we did for his first birthday party as well so here it is! Theme I am terrible when it comes to picking just one thing. There are just too many options and… Continue reading Porter’s 1st Birthday Party

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Party Food: Super Bowl Edition

By: Kristen Finstad   Ahh, the Monday after the Super Bowl. This should be a national holiday - am I right? Most everyone wants to enjoy the Super Bowl in some capacity -- whether it's for the game itself, the commercials, the social element of Super Bowl parties, or the food -- and it just… Continue reading Party Food: Super Bowl Edition

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Indoor Activities for Kids So You Can Keep Your Sanity

By: Amanda Magnus Does anyone else feel like January is the longest month out of the year? It seems the end of the year always flies by with the holidays and then we celebrate a new year starting and time just seems to crawl after that. Maybe it's the cold Wisconsin winters and being cooped… Continue reading Indoor Activities for Kids So You Can Keep Your Sanity

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Things I Wish I Could Tell My Teenage Self

By: Kristen Finstad   Flash back to a few years ago, I had recently graduated college, was frantically job searching and figuring out the real world, and decided to take a moment to reflect on what I'd learned in my young adult years. And though I wrote this post a few years ago, I think… Continue reading Things I Wish I Could Tell My Teenage Self

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A Must Try Winter Soup

By: Amanda Magnus If you read Kristen's post earlier this week then you know we are talking about our favorite soup recipes! Soup really is a great comforting meal this time of year if you live in a place with colder weather. The best part about soup is there are so many different kinds and… Continue reading A Must Try Winter Soup

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Cozy Winter Soups: Chicken & Wild Rice Recipe

By: Kristen Finstad   Ahhh, January in the Midwest. The season of cozying up by the fire with a good book, camping out in the living room for movie marathons, and just overall avoiding the outdoors. Is there anything that goes better with all of these things than a warm bowl of soup? I think… Continue reading Cozy Winter Soups: Chicken & Wild Rice Recipe