Cathie is a happily-married mom of 2 girls. She’s originally from the Madison-area, but moved with her family to Berlin, WI in 2017. She works in the mortgage business. Cathie loves coffee, reading, photography and binge-watching Modern Family, Schitt’s Creek and Brooklyn 99 with her husband in her spare time.
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Hey fellow moms – just wear the swimsuit!

Here’s a fun fact about me - I don’t enjoy being in the water.  For years, I successfully avoided swimming, and I believe I did not wear a swimsuit more than just a few...
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My experience feeling like an imposter… and not the video game kind.

In February of 2020, I earned a promotion at work - I knew it was the final stepping stone toward the job I had wanted for many years.  In June 2020, I was moved...
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5 More Women Making History in WI!

I’m back, and I am so excited to share the 2nd half of my article about women making history in WI.  These ladies have been making history in the last few decades, and their...
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5 Difference-Making Ladies in WI Women’s History

March is Women’s History Month, so it felt like a great time for me to dig in and learn more about some remarkable women who have come from our great state.  This will be...
The Wilderness Resort

The 5 things my family went “wild” for at The Wilderness Resort

My family recently had the opportunity to visit The Wilderness Resort and we were thrilled. February can feel like the longest month of the year (even though it’s the shortest), and it was a...
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The unexpected way my husband and our daughters bond.

Oshkosh, WI: My husband has been a fan of professional wrestling for his entire life.  Yes, like Hulk Hogan or “Stone Cold” Steve Austin - that kind of wrestling.  We’ve been together for 18 years...
easy cookie recipe

Try this yummy, easy cookie recipe this weekend!

If you are looking for something fun to do with your kids in the kitchen this weekend, look no further!  We whipped up this easy cookie recipe Friday night on the spur of the...
Brody's Christmas Lights for Charity

Brody’s Christmas Lights for Charity

Local 11-year-old holds fundraiser for Oshkosh Area Community Pantry.  Brody's Christmas Lights for Charity Brody is an 11-year-old in Oshkosh who has created his own light show set to music - he raises money to...
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Why we won’t give our kids their first cell phone as a gift

Our kids are 8 and almost-10, and the elder kiddo is getting to that age where her peers are starting to have cell phones and I expect some of her friends will get a...
my kids beg to brush their teeth

How I got my kids to beg to brush their teeth!

My kids HATE brushing their teeth - it’s a literal fight twice a day.  Well, it was a fight... now it’s not!  This is how I got my kids to beg to brush their...