Hello, I'm Lauren! I grew up in Appleton but now live in Allouez with my two boys, ages 6 and 11. I am the Outreach & Communications Specialist for a nonprofit in downtown Green Bay. In my free time, I love to read, cook, play tennis, and spend time with friends. Some of our favorite things to do as a family are play board games and visit petting zoos!
National Reading Month; Must-Reads for Moms

National Reading Month: Must-Reads for Moms

Reading has always been a huge part of my life. When I became a mom, however, I found myself ignoring my bedside novels and focusing more on reading bedtime stories to my children, too...
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Top 5 games my family is obsessed with right now

It’s getting colder out, so I prefer staying inside where it’s warm and cozy during the winter months. And what is one of the best ways to pass the time inside with family? Games! I...

Park Preview – Kiwanis Park

Kiwanis Park If you're driving down East River Drive in Allouez, you might drive right past Kiwanis Park and not even notice it. The park entrance is somewhat hidden and the playground and other amenities...

Park Preview: Broadview Soccer Complex

Broadview Soccer Complex If you're looking for a playground, you will not find it at Broadview Soccer Complex; however, if you're looking for a great spot to play soccer, this is it! Tons of soccer...

Park Preview – Langlade Park

Langlade Park I've lived in the Allouez area for years and never knew this cute little park existed! Langlade Park is tucked between Langlade Elementary School and the Broadview YMCA with a parking lot on...

Park Preview: Green Isle Park

Green Isle Park in Allouez has it all! An amazing pavilion with tons of picnic tables, tennis courts, a baseball diamond, access to the East River Trail, plenty of parking, open fields to run...
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Top Five Fun Things to do with Pumpkins

Halloween is a favorite time for both kids and adults. With trick-or-treating, fall festivals, and pumpkin patches, there are plenty of fun activities for the whole family to do. A main part of the...
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Nonprofit Spotlight: Family and Childcare Resources of N.E.W.

Family & Childcare Resources of N.E.W. is a nonprofit agency located in downtown Green Bay, focusing on supporting children and those who care for them: parents, caregivers, and childcare providers. Mission: Family & Childcare Resources...
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Guide to Family Fun at Mall of America

In Northeast WI, we’re fortunate to be within driving distance of a multitude of fun family vacations, including Wisconsin Dells, Door County, and Great America. However, there’s one spot you may have dismissed or...