Sarah is a former television news reporter turned entrepreneur and has spent most of her married life as a coach's wife. Originally from the Twin Cities, Sarah and her husband Mark have lived in the Mankato area for more than a decade and believe it's a wonderful place to raise their three daughters. She is a certified personal trainer and DIY enthusiast. Sarah enjoys volunteering in the classroom, working out and meeting friends for lunch.

A dreaded four letter word and how to deal with it.

It’s a four-letter word people don’t like to talk too much about. Lice. The mere mention of head lice not only makes you itch, it can also bring a bit of embarrassment because really, who...

Start Something and Discover a Passion

I stared at the blank line before me. The thought of how to fill it was daunting. I tapped my pencil in hopes the repeated motion would prompt an idea. Several minutes passed. Nope....

Ready or Not– A New School Year and a New Season

As I tucked my youngest daughter into bed, I could tell something was bothering her. With her big brown eyes looking up at me she started to say something. Her shaky voice quickly turned...

Bonding From a Distance

T-minus two hours until two V.I.P’s were about to enter our front door and my 9-year-old insisted that she whip up a batch of blueberry muffins in anticipation of their arrival. Oh yeah, and...
Main gate of the Minnesota State Fair

“Edutainment” Options to Experience at the MN State Fair

It was the summer of 1996.  The Gin Blossoms and Goo Goo Dolls were going to preform at the Minnesota State Fair Grandstand and I wasn't going to miss it.  My friend Jenny and...

Come One, Come All and Come Hungry to Eat the Fare at the Fair

"Come hungry" is the one suggestion to earnestly follow in anticipation of the #greatMNblogtogether.  Although the fairgrounds were officially closed for fair preparation, more than a dozen bloggers from around the state were welcomed...