Wow, did it sure cool down. We’ll ‘Back to School’ is in the air. Both my kids are registered and have their schedules in hand, and now we’re busy getting their #2 pencils, pocket folders, and calculators set for school. Now that they’re in high school I sure miss the days of glue sticks, crayons, and safety scissors; I’d sure rather purchase magic markers instead of a $90 calculator.


Business Member News

Think local when you are getting ready for back to school We’ve got a great bunch of consignment and resale shops where you can outfit your kids with new and slightly used clothes for less. If you’re shop isn’t on RelyLocal Wausau and you deal with Back to school traffic, then drop me a line at I’d love to talk to you.



Home Insulation Company

Want to save some money on your heating and cooling bill? Adding a proper amount of insulation and sealing leaks can be the two most effective ways to cut your energy bill down. With fuel costs ever increasing, it makes perfect sense to insulate more. Home Insulation Company has been insulating houses in the Wausau area since 1938, and I’m proud to announce that they’re one of our newest RelyLocal Wausau Business Members.


Lindsey Marie Photography

It’s Fall Family Portrait time. The kids grow up so fast, so why not get a picture of them now. School portraits can be nice, but they don’t have the same impact that a truly professional photographer can create. Lindsey Marie Photography has some great prices on fall portrait packages. Make your appointment today.


Make your Life Terrific

Want to make your life Terrific? It’s all about attitude. A positive attitude can actually make you feel better and improve your physical health. Motivational speaker Heidi Farrell will tell you more in this free presentation sponsored by Spring into Life Chiropractic. Join us on Thursday August 23rd from 6-7pm at the Rose Garden in Wausau. Details on the Buy Local Wausau Blog.


Oasis Day and Wellness Spa

I know we’re all busy getting the kids back to school. But how would you like to melt away some of that Back to School stress. August is a busy month of getting ready to go back to school.  After you are finished with all of your school shopping, why not have a little “YOU” time at Oasis Day Spa with our Back to School August Specials


Happy Mac Digital Electronics

Send the kids back to school with a new Macbook or iPad. If you’re looking for some great deals on used laptops or iPads, now’s the time. Happy Mac Digital Electronics has several MacBooks ranging from MacBook Air’s to a great MacBook Pro 15″. These won’t last long!! They’ve also got a used 64gb 3G iPad.


Closing Thoughts

It’s another busy weekend in the Wausau area. Thousands of motorcycles are descending on the area for the State HOG Rally. Take it easy on the roads and be on the lookout for motorcycles. Have a great weekend.