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February 6, 2016 – 7:00 pm

Between the years 2010 and 2015, I visited just about every children’s museum, public museum, history museum, and discovery center in the state of Wisconsin (with the exception of the Northwood’s Children’s Museum in Eagle …

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Best Souvenirs from Tombstone, Arizona

November 28, 2015 – 8:15 pm
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Souvenirs are the best part of any vacation. Who doesn’t have t-shirts, shot glasses, and bumper stickers in their vacation collections? We’re starting to compile lists of the best souvenirs at the spots we visit. …

Travel Gear for Kids: HipCity Sak

October 27, 2015 – 5:14 pm
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When it comes to kid-friendly travel gear, we’re always looking for items that are practical, affordable, and durable. Invented out of necessity by a Madison, Wisconsin mom of two, HipCity Sak is a hands-free bag …

Gifts for People who Road Trip

October 13, 2015 – 12:15 pm
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The holiday season is nearly here and it’s time to find the perfect gift for those of us who love to road trip. Some people may think a gas station gift card is insensitive and …

Travel Games for Spring Break Road Trips

February 12, 2012 – 4:41 pm
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With spring break around the corner, those of us in winter climates are planning an escape to somewhere different, somewhere warmer, and somewhere with kids in tow. Determined to keep everyone happy and the number …

Teachable Moments with the Kelly Kettle

July 9, 2011 – 7:31 pm

A friend of mine says guys who like to smoke pipes do so simply for the pleasure of lighting and maintaining a small fire in their hand. The irresistible appeal of fire is probably one of the reasons some people like camping too. What is it about fire that it draws people like moths to a flame?

Best Ideas for Stuffing that Camper’s Stocking

December 11, 2010 – 9:10 am
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Here’s a short list of some great gear for your family camping adventures. Some of it’s for kids; some for adults. Our only guideline was to find great gifts that would fit in a jumbo holiday sock.