Melissa Yelle

Melissa Yelle
Melissa Yelle is a Green Bay native, and a mom to two daughters under the age of four. She graduated from St. Norbert College from the Honors Program, and with a Bachelor’s degree in English and Fine Arts. Melissa has been working in the transportation industry since graduation in a variety of roles, including: training and development, compliance, and recently as an area planning manager. Her hobbies include reading and writing (arithmetic…not so much).
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Accepting Gifts Gratefully This Holiday Season

Are you an awkward gift receiver? Does the thought of not having an enthusiastic-enough reaction give you anxiety? This holiday season, before the gift-giving begins, take a moment to breathe. Gift-giving and receiving doesn’t...
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10 Crazy-Good Deals At Costco (And What To Avoid!)

If you have a membership at Costco or another wholesale big-box store, chances are you love getting a deal. However, since there’s usually a membership fee that comes along with it, you might be...

Grandparents’ Day: Ideas to Celebrate and Connect

Summer went by at lightning speed. After the back-to-school rush inevitably comes holiday season, including Sweetest Day, Oktoberfest and even National Coffee Day. It seems impossible to remember it all. In the midst of...
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How Bluey Changed My Perspective on Screen Time

Like it or not, screen time is a part of our kid’s lives. Whether it’s making it through the last part of a long car ride, a desperately needed break for mom or dad,...
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Gym-timidation: One Mom’s Fitness Journey to Self-confidence

I don’t mean to brag, but fitness and I go way back. Back to grade school, where I once threw up in gym class (a defining moment that really set the tone for my...
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What I’ve Learned From One Year of Virtual 4K with my Daughter

Anyone with kids knows, time flies. So that’s why, for years, I’ve been trying to prepare my daughter (and myself) for 4K. We’ve read books like “All You Need to Know Before You Start...
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Family-Friendly Ideas For Visiting Door County This Summer

Sometimes, the perfect getaway is right in your own backyard. With dozens of parks and beaches, Door County is the perfect destination for a family visit this upcoming summer. Whether you’re looking to take...
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Retirement Planning for the Future: Tips and Tricks

With tax season upon us again, finances are top of mind. And along with that, making sure everything is on track with retirement planning. Have you taken full advantage of your company’s 401k program?...
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Where to Find Hot Cocoa Bombs in the Green Bay Area

This Valentine’s Day, cozy up with a variety of everyone’s new favorite winter treat: hot cocoa bombs! Ever since last fall, these sweet confections have been trending everywhere and it’s easy to see why:...

Staying Fit For Free: Maintaining Fitness Goals Without the Gym

It’s that time of year again. The beginning of the calendar year, when there’s a surge of gym memberships and resolutions to work out more and eat (or drink) less. January sees the highest...