A Great Summer Getaway – Holiday World!


Are you looking for a fun summer getaway destination? Maybe somewhere not so far from home or maybe somewhere you’ve never been before? We live in the Midwest and are always looking for a fun place to spend a weekend without having to drive forever to get there. Holiday World in Santa Claus, Indiana is… Read More

Breast Exams 101 (from a Survivor!)


  About the Author: Beth Cooper is a small-town girl from south-central Illinois. She has been happily married since 1999, has three little Mini Coopers, ages 7, 3, and 1, that keep her very busy and make her laugh.   Nobody wants to think about breast cancer.  It’s a scary subject, right?  Okay, how many… Read More

The Most Incredible, Mysterious, and Amazing Thing Ever

Shocked girl

My girls discovered something really cool this week.   They thought it was fascinating.  They were completely entertained for days.  It was better than any toy they own.  What was it?  Well, let me back up a bit and tell you this first: Their Dad brought home a very small refrigerator left over from his college… Read More

It’s Salsa Season!


By Guest Blogger – Beth Cooper Now that the weather is starting to warm up I have begun think about planting our garden.  And when I say “planting our garden,” I mean “my husband planting our garden.”  That’s his thing.  He does the garden in the back yard; I do the flowers in the front… Read More