*Mama * Editor * Lover of Coffee * Hello and welcome to my author page! I am the Digital Managing Editor for the Evansville and Owensboro markets. I have been an editor for eight years and I love digging out the gems of life for you to enjoy! Every day is truly a new adventure in this job - and we never encounter the same story twice. I enjoy writing about my parenting adventures, how to have a a healthy lifestyle, local topics, and anything else that tugs at my heart. I'm always happy to take your feedback, questions or concerns. Hope to hear from you soon!
How to Host a Virtual Dirty Santa Gift Exchange & Gift Ideas
Every year, my husband's family hosts a big family Christmas party. Eat ~ drink ~ be merry. And part of the merriment part of that is the Dirty Santa gift exchange. Since we can't be together this year, here's what we are going to do.
Tri-Staters Name Their Favorite Local Businesses #WELOVELOCAL
This year as been hard on all of us - especially our small business owners. BEFORE the pandemic hit, every day counted. Now, things are really tight. But you can help, this Christmas -- SHOP SMALL!
Newburgh Celebrates Christmas & Christmas Market 2020 Cancelled
We should have known... anything that might be seen as fun gets cut off at the legs in 2020. The latest in a series of canceled events - Newburgh Celebrates Christmas and Christmas Market.
Ronald McDonald House of the Ohio Valley in Need of Holiday Meals for Residents
If you've ever spent any time in the hospital you know that you get tired of hospital food really fast. The Ronald McDonald House is in need of some special volunteers to purchase and prepare home cooked meals or restaurant carry-in for their residents.
Why I Love the Peanuts Holiday Specials and You Should Too
It was announced that the beloved Peanuts holiday specials will be airing commercial free on PBS this year. But why do people love the slow-paced movies? Here's my take...
Red Flag Warning Issued from The National Weather Service: NO BURNING TODAY!
This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of southern Illinois, southwest Indiana, western Kentucky, and southeast Missouri.
Will 2020 Bring Back Christmas Magic?
With fewer sightings of Santa, Mrs. Claus, and the entire population of the North Pole, perhaps instead of mourning what we have lost we should celebrate the gift of the mystery. I have to wonder if might spur little imaginations to formulate their own ideas of Christmas magic.
The Duffy Shuffle Set to Retire – Making Way for New Food Truck ‘FIRECHICKEN’
The family has outgrown The Duffy Shuffle but if you love the menu, no worries. They will soon be introducing the new truck FIRE CHICKEN!
Daviess County Public Schools to Transition Students Back to Virtual Learning
In a memo from Daviess Co Public Schools Superintendent, the school district will be moving to virtual only learning starting on November 16.
Owensboro Public Schools to Move Back to Virtual-Only Learning
In a memo from Owensboro Public Schools Superintendent, the school district will be moving to virtual only learning starting on November 16.
Want to Have a Safer Thanksgiving? Eat Your Turkey Next to a Bonfire!
Picnics and camping are considered low risk activities because you are outside and it's easy to social distance. So, if you are thinking of canceling Thanksgiving, consider having a bonfire!
2020 Deadline to Get a Letter Back from Santa’s Elves in Santa Claus, IN
For 106 years, the elves in Santa Claus, Indiana, have been responding to children's letters of Christmas wishes. Here's the 2020 deadline to mail yours in along with free customizable stationary!