Cutest Baby of the Fox Valley Contest

Do you have the cutest baby of the Fox Valley? Win a gift certificate to Bellybeans or 4 tickets to the Children’s Museum! The winner will be the Kaldas Facebook Cover photo for the following month. Disclaimer: ALL babies are cute! Remember, this contest is just for fun! Submit photos...

Children’s Week 2014

Children's Week in Appleton starts today, Sunday, July 20 and runs through Saturday, July 26. The city of Appleton has a great lineup with a week of fun, low-cost or FREE events for children. Check out all the awesome opportunities below! Sunday, July 20 FREE ice skating @ Appleton Ice Center ...

Setting S.M.A.R.T. Goals

As a personal trainer, I am lucky enough to have people share their personal fitness goals with me on a regular basis. I usually hear things like: “I want to lose some weight” “I want to feel strong” “I want to get healthier” These are very common goals that most of us can...

Journey To My First 5K

I’ve struggled with my weight for as long as I can remember. I was the “big boned” girl. I was the healthiest I have ever been when I was in college; I made good food choices and made activity part of my routine. Fast-forward almost 10 years: a husband...

Top 5 Independence Celebrations

Looking for a way to celebrate the 4th with your family? Here are a couple great ideas! 1. Appleton Firework Show, Memorial Park, Thursday, July 3rd, 2014 Festivities kick off at 5 pm and last until 11. Support the local Appleton Jaycees by purchasing food and beverages. Children's area has face...

Sponsored Post: Day Camp Adventures Await with Girl Scouts!

Did you know that Girl Scouts of the Northwestern Great Lakes has a day camp near you? Nestled in a beautiful woodland setting in Kaukauna, right at the mouth of the 1000 Island Nature Preserve, Camp Winnecomac is referred to as the hidden jewel by Girl Scout staffers. Yurts, camp houses for...

Butterflies Helping Families Fly

With just over a week away until Family Services 6th Annual Butterfly Festival, Saturday, June 21, 2014 at City Park in Downtown Appleton. A fun family event where all the proceeds stay right in our area, benefiting Parent Connection, a program of Family Services that helps reduce child abuse...
Thomas the Train Green Bay

Oh my, Thomas! Tips

For the last couple years our family has enjoyed a Day Out with Thomas at the National Railroad Museum in Green Bay. Its recommended to get tickets beforehand because they have sold out in the past. If you are planning on going and its your first time, here are a...

Weekend Family Getaway: The Wilderness Resort

If you are anything like our family, vacations or even weekend getaways, are sometimes hard to squeeze in with busy schedules and tight family budgets. We had the opportunity to sneak away to Wisconsin Dells and we were NOT disappointed. It was our family’s first trip to the Dells....

Thomas is Coming to Town & GIVEAWAY!

Little engineers won’t believe their eyes—or their ears!  For the first time ever at Day Out With Thomas™, Thomas the Tank Engine™ will be able to talk to his fans. Boys and girls will be cheerfully greeted by the #1 Engine when he pulls into the National Railroad Museum...