I love discovering new street art. My husband and I visit Milwaukee often enough, but on our latest trip we stumbled into a new area downtown filled with art. the beautiful work made sense when we realized there was a Blick art store and Boswell Books nearby. Here's some examples of the amazing street art … Continue reading Milwaukee Street Art
5 out of 5 Stars! And happy Friday the 13th 🙂 Unless you live under a rock, I think most people have heard of the movie Love Simon. It's supposed to be super adorable and best of all, it was based off of a book -- Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda. But that meant … Continue reading Book Review: Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda (Love Simon) by Becky Albertalli
Boswell Books is one of those lovely indie gems located in downtown Milwaukee. My husband and I finally got a chance to visit on our latest trip and loved it! This amazing place has author events almost every day of the year, great selections of both used and new books, and ridiculously helpful staff. So … Continue reading Boswell Books Book Haul
3 out of 5 Stars This book is kind of hefty, so I wasn't sure I was ready to commit that much time for a subject that I sometimes find iffy- vampires and witches. But it's summer and the library finally got it in as an audiobook, so I figured, why not? The Blurb Book … Continue reading Book Review: A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness
Every year, I take pride in baking a geeky birthday cake for my husband. When I was a kid, sometimes it got old having just a regular frosted cake, so I wanted to do something special. Even though I had no experience, I decided to try making a Batman and Spiderman themed cake. The next year … Continue reading DIY: Groot Cupcakes!
3 out of 5 Stars I'm a huge fan of Sarah J. Maas's novels. When I heard she had another book coming out in her A Court of Thorns and Roses series, I couldn't wait to pick it up 🙂 The Blurb Feyre, Rhys, and their close-knit circle of friends are still busy rebuilding the … Continue reading Book Review: A Court of Frost and Starlight by Sarah J. Maas
Wisconsonites love there festivals. Whether it's the nation's largest music festival (Summerfest) or smaller eclectic festivals (Truckers in Waupun, Chainsaw Sculptures in Eau Claire, Thirsty Troll Brewfest in Mount Horeb, to name a few...) we love any excuse to party once the weather gets warm. This weekend, my husband and I got a chance to … Continue reading Strawberry Fest in Cedarburg WI