Original Wisconsin Ducks {Wisconsin Dells, WI}

When I was younger my family went to Wisconsin Dells and rode on vehicles called “Ducks”. That is one of the things I wanted to do with my own family when we went to the Dells last week. There are multiple different “Ducks” there now, so I wasn’t sure which one I had gone on … Read more

Timbavati Wildlife Park {Wisconsin Dells, WI}

While we were in Wisconsin back in June we received free tickets to Timbavati Wildlife Park from our hotel. The park had just reopened and I could tell that it wasn’t finished yet because there were a lot of empty areas. I know the Dells are known for their water parks but it was nice … Read more

Valplayso: Best Playground Ever! {Valparaiso, IN}

While on a day trip to Indiana last month we stopped at a well-known playground called Valplayso. I think there is so much to do at this playground and so many places the imagination could take children while they are playing that my kids could have spent all day there. The playground is made mostly … Read more

2013 Buick Encore Review

(Disclosure: Buick dropped off a vehicle for me to test-drive for a week. All thoughts are my own.) I had a chance to drive the beauty above last month. Let me tell you, this 2013 Buick Encore is NICE! When our week was over, Sinisa joked that we should try to give them our old … Read more

Chula Vista Resort {Wisconsin Dells, WI}

I am so excited to be heading to Wisconsin Dells in a couple weeks. I am a Chula Vista Resort Ambassador so my family will be staying at the Chula Vista Resort which I’ve never been to before. The pictures on the website make me even more excited because it looks like we are going … Read more

Paul Bunyan’s Cook Shanty {Wisconsin Dells, WI}

One of my favorite Midwest vacation destinations is Wisconsin Dells. I remember going there when I was younger and we would always have breakfast at least one morning at Paul Bunyan’s Cook Shanty. Now that I have kids of my own I knew we had to stop by the restaurant when we went to the … Read more

Air Classics Museum of Aviation {Sugar Grove, IL}

On our way home from a water park a couple weeks ago we passed by a bunch of old airplanes. I had to stop and get some pictures of them. I discovered that they were part of an Aviation museum. The planes outside include an A-7 that flew in the Gulf War and a UH-1 Huey … Read more

LEGOLAND Discovery Center {Schaumburg, IL}

(Disclosure: I am receiving a family pass in exchange for promoting LEGOLAND. Will share my review after my visit.) Visit LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago and it’s like you’ve just jumped into the world’s biggest box of LEGO bricks! With over 3 million LEGO bricks, rides and a 4D movie theatre all under one roof, what … Read more