Autumn in Wisconsin – In Photos

“Autumn seemed to arrive suddenly that year. The morning of the first September was crisp and golden as an apple.” J.K. Rowling

Four Fall Fun Festivals in Wisconsin!

Labor Day has come and gone, September is here. As Wisconsinites we’ll be saying ‘summer is over’, but that’s ok, because deep down inside, my bones are tingling for cool, crisp mornings, vibrant leaves, and all things pumpkin spice. When I was a child, fall and winter were my least favorite seasons of the year […]

Getting to Know Your Wisconsin Craft Breweries Part 1: New Glarus Brewery

Hello, and welcome to Part 1 of a our new 48-part series, “Getting to Know Your Wisconsin Craft Breweries”, based almost entirely on the members of the Wisconsin Craft Brewers Guild. There’s a few significant breweries conspicuously missing from the list (looking at YOU, Leinenkugel’s…), so we’ll have to make a few exceptions as we […]

9 Great Ways To Beat a Snowy Wisconsin Winter

It’s just about March now, and we’re covered in fresh snow fall. I always find it funny that people expect March to be the end of winter – this is Wisconsin after all, and it happens again and again that we get dumped on late in the season – especially if you’re close to either […]

Sacrifice and Shivers in the Desperate Dark of Winter

Riding my motorcycle home from work late on a cold October evening, I realized I was losing motor control of my fingers. Braking and shifting were becoming difficult, which is never a good thing while going 65 mph on a two-wheeled vehicle in the dark. My eyes were starting to tear, and my head was […]

3 Good Reasons Milwaukee Needs a Hostel

Residents of Milwaukee’s Walker’s Point neighborhood seem to be pushing back against the possibility of having the cities first hostel next door. According to this article on onmilwaukee.com, two neighbors in particular have filed letters of opposition, and the two ladies trying to create the hostel think it’s because of the “negative stereotypes” hostels are […]

Auld Lang Syne: 2012 in Review

2012 was a busy year for us. We’ve really gone down the blogging-rabbit hole, went to Puerto Rico, Colorado, and back to Puerto Rico again. Becki got her passport, gaining freedom and access to the rest of the world. We even almost ended up on a TLC reality show (no thanks TLC…no thanks).  Here’s a recap […]