Bing Teacher Appreciation

Most of us know the sorry state of education funding whether we have kids in school or not.  I live in IL where the budget is calling for a 17% cut in education spending.  Our schools aren't getting the money from the state like they are suppose to.  I won't find out if Will will get preschool from the public school (even though he qualifies for it with his … [Read more...]

Weekend In Review

We had a crazy fun weekend.  I had some old friends (and when I say old, I mean people from Green Bay that I use to hang out with).  It was great.  It was great talking with people who actually know the "old me".  I hadn't seen them in years, but we started where we had left off.  (Hi Bill and Paul!).  My friend Bill (yes, try have 2 Bills and a Will here -- … [Read more...]

Back To School

It is hard to believe that it's almost time for school, but we are looking at around month away!  I have a couple of high school graduation parties to still attend, and it is always fun to give my college advice.  It wasn't that long ago Bill and I were in college.  I remember Bill eating ramen noodles to save money (ewwwww is all I have to … [Read more...]

National CPR and AED Awareness Week

Did you know that the first week of June is National CPR and AED Awareness Week?  Of all the things we do and learn for our children, it is very important that we also learn CPR.  Bill and I took a class when we were pregnant with Madison plus he was certified all through high school because he was lifeguard.  We haven't updated our certification (yes, I know … [Read more...]

Monkey Kingdom Exclusive Interviews – Mark Linfield and Dr Sanjayan

From Disneynature, the studio that brought you Chimpanzee and Bears, comes MONKEY KINGDOM, a spectacular tale set among ancient ruins in the storied jungles of South Asia. Maya, a clever and resourceful monkey, and her family will make you laugh and warm your heart as she realizes her dreams for her son’s future. Narrated by […]

DreamWorks Pictures’ BRIDGE OF SPIES – In Theatres Everywhere this Friday

One of the best movies of the year, DreamWorks Pictures’ BRIDGE OF SPIES, directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Tom Hanks, opens in theatres everywhere this Friday!!! It’s a perfect date night movie for adults! Like BRIDGE OF SPIES on Facebook: Follow BRIDGE OF SPIES on Twitter: Visit the official BRIDGE OF SPIES website: […]

Exclusive Clip from INSIDE OUT! #insideoutbloggers

Have you seen Inside Out yet? It’s one of my favorite Disney movies! My family and I loved this movie! For those of you who were waiting till it came out on DVD to watch Inside Out, I have a brief synopsis for you. Do you ever look at someone and wonder what’s going on […]

New Trailer, Poster & Images For Disney/Pixar’s THE GOOD DINOSAUR Are Now Available!

“The Good Dinosaur” asks the question: What if the asteroid that forever changed life on Earth missed the planet completely and giant dinosaurs never became extinct? Pixar Animation Studios takes you on an epic journey into the world of dinosaurs where an Apatosaurus named Arlo (voice of Raymond Ochoa) makes an unlikely human friend. While […]