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  • Community Christmas Meal Dec 25, 2014 at First United Methodist Church, Madison
    Community Christmas Meal Dec 25, 2014 at First United Methodist Church, Madison
    On December 25, 2014, First United Methodist Church in Madison is offering a free Community Christmas Meal for those in the community who may be alone during the holidays. It is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and is located at the church, 203Wisconsin Ave...
  • The versatile wooden wreath
    Rustic tweaking at the last minute
    It is getting close to Christmas day. We all need another tweak or two to complete our Christmas décor personal touch. Then, that is the time your house says, “Merry Christmas to you.”Pickings are scarce at your favorite go-to stores,...
  • 16 Holiday Cocktails:  Ring in Christmas and the New Year with holiday cheer
    Holiday Cocktails: Ring in Christmas and the New Year with holiday cheer
    With the holiday’s just days away, Americans are putting the final touches on their holiday menus. Whether you will be hosting an intimate get-together with your significant other or attending a big bash with family and friends, get into the...
  • Hello winter:   Winter Solstice marks shortest day and longest night of the year
    Hello winter: Winter Solstice marks shortest day and longest night of the year
    With Christmas just days away, another special day of the year is here. According to a Washington Post report published on Dec. 21, today marks the end of a season. While the days are shorter and the temperatures are colder, autumn is officially o...
  • Savora kitchen tools are sleek and very cool
    Savora kitchen tools are sleek and very cool
    We recently “test-drove” products from a new (to us) kitchen vendor, Savora. The first item is a gorgeous colander in a color aptly named, Passion. It has cast aluminum handles with a stainless steel body—almost like jewelry....
  • My Bling Place
    My Bling Place for beautiful customized accessories!
    Every girl needs a little bling in her life! That's why I was so excited to have the opportunity to review a couple of items from My Bling Place. I love that you can customize bracelets, key chains, pet collars, lanyards and even rings. I...
  • Holiday gifting, home made Christmas bark
    Holiday gifting, home made Christmas bark
    While the holidays are getting closer, there is still time to whip up some delicious, inexpensive holiday treats perfect for gift giving or for serving at family gatherings.Christmas bark is one of the easiest, fastest and depending on what you...
  • Crossword Puzzle Day:  It’s time to play a brain game & stimulate your mind
    Crossword Puzzle Day: It’s time to play a brain game & stimulate your mind
    If the holidays have you down-and-out and just plain stressed out, no worries. It’s time to play a game! Those unwrapped presents can wait. It’s time to get out the pencil, put on your thinking cap and de-stress a little. Dec. 21 is...
  • Nutcracker Chrismas stamps
    Nutcracker collectors are part of an ancient tradition
    The practice of collecting nutcrackers in the United States began in the early 1950’s when American soldiers returned from Germany after World War II. It was there that they discovered a sturdy and intriguing companion in the nutcracker...
  • Diamond the Net Seamless Sheer Black Tights by WraPhilosophy
    Review: Diamond the Net Seamless Sheer Black Tights By WraPhilosophy
    One of the worst things that can happen while wearing tights is that a run appears out of nowhere, and it always seems to happen at the worst time, such as right before a meeting or while out on a date.It's easy to worry less while wearing...
  • Red and Black Ombre Tights by Virivee
    Review: Red and Black Ombe Tights by Virivee
    It's always a great thing to find pieces that can take a seemingly simple outfit and transform it into one that's stylish, bold, and beautiful, and that's just what theseRed and Black Ombre Tights by Virivee will do.TheRed and Black...
  • Super Saturday Deals:  Sales & extended hours for last-minute holiday shoppers
    Super Saturday deals: Sales & extended hours for last-minute holiday shoppers
    With Christmasjust days away, time is running out for last-minute shoppers. Whether your gift list is as long as Santa's beard or you only have a few more presents to buy, there’s no need to panic quite yet. You still have a few days...
  • Hot Toys for the Holidays and Beyond!
    Hot Holiday Toys for Kids this Holiday Season
    I've discovered two awesome toys for the kids this holiday season and both are sure to put a huge smile on your little one's face, whether it's Christmas morning or any other day of the year. The first one is for the crafty kid...you...
  • Dinosaur Fossil Dig Kit with Triceratops 3D Puzzle
    Discovery made easy for kids with Discover with Dr. Cool!
    Do you have a really cool kid that you're buying for this year? I do! While I think all of my kids are pretty amazing, my nine year old son is really cool! He is so fascinated with discovering new things and prehistoric animals so when I was...
  • 7 tips for keeping leather boots better than new
    7 tips for keeping leather boots better than new
    Leather boots tend to be costly, but they can also be worth their weight in gold, if they are well made with excellent materials. A quality pair of genuine leather boots or shoes can last a long time. In fact, even a well-preserved pair of used...