5 Favorite Things: 12/2 – 12/8

The Holiday Season is upon us and there is SOOOOOOO much to do in and around our neighborhood! Have some fun family time with these super fun and festive events! ...more

Car troubles

I have had a minivan since we learned we would be having four kids in our family. We had two little ones at the time, and our third turned out to be twins — too many to fit in the second row of a car. Hence, the minivan ....more

Farm to Feast: Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Dates

Whether you think you like dates or not, you will LOVE these bacon wrapped dates stuffed with goat cheese. It is the best three ingredients ever combined: a little savory, a little sweet. These make a great appetizer to bring to a holiday party ....more

50% off you ENTIRE purchase at Gymboree!

*Affiliate links included… if you shop with my link, I receive a small commission (no extra fee for you). ...more

Aunt Prudy Cookies

Originally published November 23, ...more

Handmade With Angst: Making Holiday Gifts And Losing Your Mind

I’m participating in a Secret Santa this year, and on a whim (okay, it was due to lack of money, that was the whim) I decided to crochet the gift. Sure it’s time consuming, and frustrating at times, but it’s personal! And loving! ...more

5 Quick Tips for Christmas Card Photos

With Christmas less than a month away, time is running out to plan...more

Spotlight Kids Company

For the past several years, my family and I have thoroughly enjoyed the productions of Spotlight Kids Company, a Madison-based performing arts company that puts on top-notch shows that are run by kids, performed by kids, and for kids. Their recent productions of The Wizard of Oz, Sound of Music, Jr. and Annie, Jr., will soon be joined by their latest show early...more

5 Favorite Things: November 25 – December 1

I hope you all had a very Happy Thanksgiving with family and friends! Here are some things to do, if shopping isn’t on your agenda this weekend. It’s time to kick off the holiday season in our neck of the woods! ...more

Happy Thanksgiving from A Madison Mom!

Each of us has so much to be thankful for… and we wanted to take a moment today to thank each and every one of our readers. ...more