Author Archives: Amanda Spark

Evers Restarting Plans to Expand I-94 Around Milwaukee

Evers Restarting Plans to Expand I-94 Around Milwaukee

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers says he plans to seek federal approval to restart a long-stalled project to expand a 3.5-mile stretch of Interstate 94 around Milwaukee. Then-Gov. Scott Walker abandoned the project in 2017, when it came with a price tag close to $1 billion. The plans were to expand the east-west corridor from four…Read more »

A Summer Schedule to Keep The Kids Entertained!

A Summer Schedule to Keep The Kids Entertained!

This is my first summer since 8th grade that I’m not spending every day babysitting. I’d go in around 7 am and leaved around 7 pm. While I made pretty good money, it was really exhausting until I got the kids on a schedule. Feel free to swap out the days or use your own…Read more »

All The Places you Can Hike in Wisconsin!

All The Places you Can Hike in Wisconsin!

We’ve all been cooped up in our homes for so long. Between the COVID-19 outbreak and winter, we were all starting to go a little stir crazy. But it’s finally warm enough to spend time outside (social distant from everyone else while wearing masks)! In Wisconsin, there is more than 2,500 miles of scenic hiking…Read more »

Country Rocker and Fiddler Charlie Daniels Dies at Age 83

Country Rocker and Fiddler Charlie Daniels Dies at Age 83

Country music pioneer and fiddler Charlie Daniels, who had a hit with “Devil Went Down to Georgia,” has died at age 83. A statement from his publicist said the Country Music Hall of Famer died Monday due to a stroke. Daniels, a singer, guitarist and fiddler, started out as a session musician, even playing on…Read more »

How I Start Every Morning!

How I Start Every Morning!

I’ll be honest with you, I’m a weird sleeper. I like to be curled in a ball, laying diagonal with one leg stretched out as far as it can go. During the night, it feels awesome, but every morning I wake up and my body is tense. Turns out to feel better in the morning…Read more »

Why We Celebrate 4th of July!

Why We Celebrate 4th of July!

It’s easy to get wrapped up in the crafts, decorations, and yummy food that comes with celebrating the 4th of July, but we can’t forget why we’re actually celebrating. The Fourth of July- also known as Independence Day of July 4th – has been a federal holiday in the United States since 1941. But did…Read more »

DIY 4th of July Decorations That Won’t Break The Bank!

DIY 4th of July Decorations That Won’t Break The Bank!

If you’re planning on hosting a socially distant 4th of July party or you’re just looking to make your place feel more festive, then you’ve got to decorate with some 4th of July Decorations! The tricky part is finding nice decorations without breaking the bank. But, luckily for you and I, I found a site…Read more »

Fourth of July Crafts Your Kids Will Love Making!

Fourth of July Crafts Your Kids Will Love Making!

I remember when I was little, for 4th of July, my mom got my sister and I white t-shirts and we got to decorate them with puffy paint, fabric markers and whatever else we wanted to make festive shirts for the firework show that was going to happen later that night. Every year after that,…Read more »