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AEppelTreow Winery | A Unique Wine Tasting Experience in Southeastern Wisconsin

AEppelTreow Winery | A Unique Wine Tasting Experience in Southeastern Wisconsin

Just southwest of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, AEppelTreow Winery & Distillery is unique compared to the typical wineries you’re familiar with. AEppelTreow Winery specializes in cider, perry, and spirits. I’ve visited this winery once before (as I stumbled on it by happy accident), and decided to end […]

Top Dessert Restaurants in Southeastern Wisconsin

Top Dessert Restaurants in Southeastern Wisconsin

If you know me (even slightly), you know I am a dessert FIEND. From ice cream, to cookies, to donuts, fudge, pastries…. you name it. If I found a genie in a bottle, my one and only wish would be that desserts would not make […]

Top 5 Wisconsin State Fair Foods: 2017 Edition

Top 5 Wisconsin State Fair Foods: 2017 Edition

One of my favorite summer traditions my family and I have is visiting the Wisconsin State Fair. Like most state fairs in the United States, ours is filled with fried foods on a stick. Since Wisconsin is the dairy state, we have plenty of cheesy, […]

Visiting the Domes in Milwaukee Wisconsin

Visiting the Domes in Milwaukee Wisconsin

Milwaukee, WI is commonly known as “Brew City” for the many breweries. But beer and cheese is certainly not the only thing this city offers! This Midwestern city has a multitude of other interesting attractions, including “The Domes,” or Mitchell Park Horticulture Conservatory. Known to the locals […]

Hiking Governor Dodge State Park | Muddy, Bloody, & Wet!

Hiking Governor Dodge State Park | Muddy, Bloody, & Wet!

On Memorial Day Weekend, I crossed off another Wisconsin State Park off my bucket list: Governor Dodge State Park! I live a short two hour drive away (153 mi, 246 km), so it was the perfect day trip with my parents. It’s so wonderful to see gorgeous scenery […]

Summer Festivals | 10 Things to Do in Milwaukee This Summer

Summer Festivals | 10 Things to Do in Milwaukee This Summer

The Midwest is so much more than “fly over” states, especially Wisconsin. (Anyone get that country song reference?) More than just cheese and beer, Milwaukee is quite the hot spot in the summer! There are no shortages of summer festivals ranging from ethnic, music, beer […]

WTF Moments with Mom | Root River Canoeing

WTF Moments with Mom | Root River Canoeing

The first of many kayaking/canoeing trips this summer has been completed! I initially fell in love with kayaking summer 2016 when my mother dragged me out to Riverbend Nature Center in town. She grew up doing these types of activities; I’m a late bloomer on […]

The Beauty of Lapham Peak Unit | Kettle Moraine State Park

The Beauty of Lapham Peak Unit | Kettle Moraine State Park

First check off my summer bucket list was the Lapham Peak Unit at Kettle Moraine State Forest. This was a father/daughter adventure which to me was a special treat this weekend! Though I do spend a lot of time with my parents (arguably more than other 20 somethings), […]

Wisconsin State Parks | Summer Bucket List

Wisconsin State Parks | Summer Bucket List

Summer is coming and so we begin our lists of what we’d like to accomplish before the warm weather disappears! My list for this summer involves a lot of hiking all around Wisconsin state parks. I’m so thankful to live somewhere that is thriving with nature […]

How to Be a Tourist in Your Home Town | Racine, WI

How to Be a Tourist in Your Home Town | Racine, WI

Traveling is fun and exciting, but not everyone can do it whether it be because of time, finances, kids, or even some level of fear. Living in Racine, WI, everyone has heard at least one person say, “I hate Racine; there is nothing to do here!” […]