Letter from the Editor

Letter from the Editor

Valentine's Day...a day to show the one you love just how much they mean to you. More years ago than I care to admit, Valentine's Day was about me and my husband. A day to bask in our young love ...

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Money Smart Kid Essay Contest Underway!

Money Smart Kid Essay Contest Underway!

It's important to educate children about money and the hard choices people have to make every day. That's why the Money Smart Week Bloomington- Normal planning team has released the latest essay contest for McLean County students in 6-8 grade.This ...

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10 Out-of-the-Box Valentine's Date Ideas

10 Out-of-the-Box Valentine's Date Ideas

Valentine's Day....yes, it's here again! What better excuse for strengthening your marriage, and reconnecting with your spouse could there be than a day devoted to love? Here are our Top Ten "out-of-the-box" ideas for celebrating the love you have for ...

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But First, I'll Have a Cup of Coffee

But First, I'll Have a Cup of Coffee

Before the sun comes up. Before my husband asks me if I've seen his car keys. Before the dog needs to be let out. Before the cat insists that his dish is empty when there's clearly food still in it. ...

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A Sweet Snack for Your Sweetie

A Sweet Snack for Your Sweetie

This yummy mix is perfect for school parties or just a special treat on Valentine's Day. Swap in your little Valentine's favorite things to make it extra sweet!In a large bowl combine any (or all!) of the following then separate ...

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Daily Appreciation Hearts

Daily Appreciation Hearts

February is the month to show our love and care for one another. Kids often know Valentine's Day to symbolize candy and flowers. Instead of focusing your love on one day, show your love for your child/children every day for ...

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Valentine Heart Craft

Valentine Heart Craft

Supplies: red, white, pink, and purple construction paper red yarn blunt ended needle scissors Directions: Start by cutting out a bunch of small hearts from the paper. You can also cut around the holes from the hearts that you have ...

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