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$5 Fridays Northeast Wisconsin Schools

$5 Fridays for Northeast Wisconsin Schools

As a reaction to feeling so divided we created $5 Fridays on Facebook as a small way to come together and make a difference. We hope you will join us because we are stronger together! Each Friday we will pick a local teacher's submission on DonorsChoose.org for an educational project,...
The Salt Room Appleton

The Salt Room, Appleton

We recently had the chance to make a visit to the Salt Room in Appleton. With all the sickness going around it is the perfect time to try it and clear out our noses. Because salt is an antibacterial we didn't worry as much about the yucky flu viruses...
Wisconsin Fish Fry

Best Fish Fry Near & Around Northeast Wisconsin

You know you are from Wisconsin if you love a good old fashioned fish fry! Thanks for all the help on facebook here we have rounded up 25+ Recommendations (in no particular order) from Appleton to Green Bay to Oshkosh and in between. If you have a favorite not on...
Things to do this weekend in Northeast Wisconsin

Things to do this Weekend! GVK Top Picks: February 16-18, 2017

Looking for things to do this weekend with your family in Northeast Wisconsin? We are excited to share this round-up of free or cheap things to do this weekend in our Weekend Top Picks. For even more events and activities, check out our calendar. Have fun!   This round-up of weekend events...

Toddler Open Gyms

Are your kids going stir crazy in these winter months? Jumping off the walls? We have rounded up the best toddler open gyms in Appleton, Oshkosh, Green Bay, and in between. These FREE, cheap, inexpensive options are the perfect way to beat the cabin fever blues! Something every day of the...
lice

Lice? Does my kid have it? – Guest Writer: Nitorious B.U.G., Green Bay

Lice is more prevalent than ever and with schools moving away from nit-free policies and notification of cases in the classroom, we don’t anticipate it slowing down anytime soon. Parents typically want to know three things: (1) How do I PREVENT lice? (2) How do I IDENTIFY lice? (3)...

Sprout Fox Cities – January 2018

Letter from the Editor, Sprout Fox Cities I read an article on fastcompany.com a couple years ago that shared the Norwegian secret to enjoying a long winter that has left an impression. I still use to reset my mindset. As I write this we haven’t left the house in 3...
February Things to Do

28 Things to Do in February

Looking for things to do in this cold winter month? Here are 28 ideas! February Activities for Kids & Families Saturday, February 10, 2018 – FREE Valentine’s Family Festival, presented by the United Way Fox Cities Emerging Leaders Maplewood Middle School in Menasha. Saturday, February 10, 2018 – EAA Skyplane...
Valentine's Day Cookies

A Valentine’s Day Celebration – Family Style

If your situation is anything like mine, long gone are your Valentine’s Days of celebrating with your sweetie in a romantic restaurant with wine, drippy candles and staring into one another’s eyes. Three children later, Valentine’s Day is still a special and celebrated holiday in our home, it’s just...
Classical School Appleton

Kindergarten at Classical School

The beginning of a new year is a time to think about “fresh starts.” Some of us start a new diet, while some may even begin a new job. One of the biggest fresh starts for families is the beginning of kindergarten for their child. While the first day...