Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Love is in the air and Patch is here to help share those fuzzy feelings on the interwebs. Take a look at all the great comments shared about these couples and just who took the title, Patch's Cutest Couple.
Brad Rosenbaum and Jenny Sproehlich of Menomonee Falls will enjoy dinner at a Port Washington restuarant after winning Patch's Cutest Couple Valentine's Day contest. The 15 Patch sites in southeastern Wisconsin invited couples to post their photos online and asked readers to vote on their favorites. We received more than 70 nominations of couple of all ages, and more than 100 votes. Brad and Jenny earned 25 votes to take home the prize: a $40 gift card for a romantic dinner donated by The Pasta Shoppe in Port Washington. As Brad explained, that restaurant has special meaning for the couple: Jenny and I first met at the Pasta Shoppe, which is way too big of a coincidence for this contest! Vote for me and I....promise not to bring politics …
Thursday, February 14, 2013
The deadline to upload your photo is midnight on Feb. 15 and don’t forget to include your names in the tagline for a chance to win a $40 gift card to The Pasta Shoppe!
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Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Just in time for Valentine's Day, fourth graders at Dixson celebrated by reading their poems to their parents.
Poetry is the language of love, and the fourth grade students at Dixon Elementary School celebrated by reading their poems Wednesday afternoon. Parents were invited to attend the classrooms to hear the poems. And to the students' happiness, Valentine's Day treats were involved.
Thursday, February 7, 2013
The Pasta Shoppe has donated a $40 gift card for the couple who claims the "Patch's Cutest Couple" title. If you and your partner even would make Saint Valentine blush, enter your photo now for a chance to win.
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Thursday, February 7
Monday, February 4, 2013
Are you and your partner the epitome of cute? Enter our contest to win a $40 gift card to a romantic dinner at The Pasta Shoppe!
Do you and your spouse still hold hands after all these years? Do you exemplify commitment, loyalty and friendship? Then enter Patch's Cutest Couple Contest. If you and your partner even would make Saint Valentine blush, enter your photo now for a chance to win. Just upload your photo by midnight on Feb. 15 and don’t forget to include your names in the tagline. (You need to be a registered Patch user, log into the site, click on this story, then select "Upload Photos.") Winners will be based on reader votes in the comments and announced on Feb. 18. Contest dates for Feb. 4-18. The winning couple will receive a $40 gift card for a romantic dinner at The Pasta Shoppe in Port Washington. Please click here for 2013 giveaway rules. Check out …
Thursday, February 9, 2012
Patch users and local experts weigh in with advice of all kinds.
Does your 8-year-old sing along with “Sexy and I Know It”? Does your 10-year-old and his friends play Tomb Raider just for the, uh, visuals? It’s easy for elementary-age children and tweens to get confusing messages about love, sex and relationships — Sunday School offers one perspective and “Glee” the opposite. How do you help children straighten it all out? We sought advice from Patch’s Facebook army and professional experts, and browsed the web for more. The wisdom took all forms and here is the best of it. Kristin Hasbrook is a counselor at Hamilton High School in Sussex. She conducts a “Love and Logic” program that provides regular discussion on best-practice parenting techniques. “Every age and every child and every temperament and …