Our neighbors feign surprise when they see our vehicles in the garage. My best friend once asked me, “Why do you guys even have a house?” Yes, it’s true. We travel. A lot. As I write this, we are packing for...
Looking for some good 'ol family fun? If you answered YES!, you should head down to Milwaukee Irish Fest this year! Held at Henry Maier Festival Park, Milwaukee Irish Fest is the world’s largest celebration of Celtic music and culture. The fun swings into action on August 16 and runs through August 19.
I have this idyllic notion in my head of camping with my family. We are all sitting around a crackling campfire, cozy in our matching flannels. I cook a Pinterest-worthy meal over the open flame while the girls dance around the campsite catching fireflies. Then after we wash the sticky s’mores residue from our fingers, we crawl into our tents and snuggle down in our sleeping bags to doze peacefully through the night.
With these simple camping safety hacks you will be back and running through the sprinkler in no time.
I am a wanderer. One of my goals when I had children was to pass the love of travel and exploration to them. Little did I realize when I made that goal, traveling on an airplane with a child...
We did it. We survived tent camping with three small children and a crazy dog. We finished off our summer by packing the whole family and plenty of gear into our van, driving thirty minutes away (nice and close, just in case we had to abandon ship), and made a 30’ circle of dirt our home for a weekend.
The iconic family road trip. The video store shelves are flooded with comedies written about these all-important rites of summertime passage. Why? Because nine times out of 10, they quickly devolve into unmitigated catastrophes.
Summers don’t last long in Wisconsin. So, don’t let this summer pass you by! Here are six family-friendly destinations to consider. All you need is a reliable vehicle, a couple gallons of gas, and an adventurous spirit.
July...soon it will be a distant memory. It seems as though summer is going by way too quickly, but the arrival of August means one thing: the Wisconsin State Fair! Gates open August 3rd and the fun continues through August 13th. So, break out the elastic pants and gear up for cheese curds, cream puffs, music, rides and animals! In other words, get ready to have some great family FUN!
For several months, I’ve been updating you awesome readers on my resolution to have more FUN this year. So far, we’ve read silly books, laughed out loud, embraced odd-ball holidays and checked out Wisconsin’s outrageous food celebrations. What’s next? Time for you moms to go out on a limb and try something new.