Local Sledding Hills in Waukesha Country

Our top choices to bundle up the family and go sledding right here in Waukesha County! ••• Waukesha County Park System HillsWaukesha County Park System sledding hills are open when snow cover permits. Their sledding hills are perfect for winter enthusiasts of all ages! Sleds, tubes, and snowboards allowed on […]

Lake Country Holiday Shopping + Guide 2023

The time has come! This is where we share the best of best, the gems of our community. Make your holiday season sparkle with our Lake Country Holiday Shopping & Gift Guide for 2023! Find the perfect gifts for loved ones and support local businesses along the way. From artisan […]

Turn your Hallmark holiday dreams into reality with a visit to Inspiration Acres

Inspired by the farm-based stories that grace Hallmark during the holiday season, sisters Kara and Krista invite you to enjoy the endearing version of “farm life” during the holiday season. The market features local vendors, evergreen decor items, and activities including a kid’s craft corner, a coloring contest, a traditions wall, […]

Camping in Waukesha County

I don’t know if there is anything better than campfires, s’mores, hiking, sleeping in tents, exploring local trails and taking in all the local sights. Did you know the Waukesha County Park System has 4 campgrounds to choose from? Available April 1 – October 31 Waukesha County Parks offer both […]

Explore the Waukesha County Parks!

Explore Our Park System Waukesha County Park System is an 8,500-acre, natural resources-based system with diverse landscapes, high-quality natural areas, a variety of trails, and beautiful lakes, ponds, and waterways. Please note that some parks and lake access sites require a daily permit or annual membership for access. Eble Park Indoor Ice Arena Eble Park Gardens […]

Local Trick or Treat dates 2022

It is our favorite time of year! “Witches cackle. Goblins growl. Spectres boo, And werewolves howl. Black cats hiss. Bats flap their wings. Mummies moan. The cold wind sings. Ogre’s roar. And crows, they caw. Vampires bahahahaha. Warlocks swish their moonlit capes. Loch Ness monsters churn the lake. Skeletons, they […]

Duffy Boat!

Have you seen all of the buzz around lake country about the Oconomowoc Duffy boats? Do you know what a duffy boat is? Well! Let me tell you, as we got to experience one with friends + family! First, what is a Duffy Boat and what to expect?  Duffy Boats […]

Lake Country Holiday Shopping + Gift Guide 2021

Oh by gosh, by golly! It’s time for mistletoe and holly…  Our much anticipated 7th edition of the Lake Country Holiday Shopping + Gift Guide for 2021 is finally here! It’s our favorite feature all year long. We are the luckiest to live in the beautiful lake country area, what’s […]

Lake Country Holiday Shopping + Gift Guide 2020

We are so lucky to live in the stunning lake country area, what’s even better is how gorgeous it is during the holiday season! Lake country is home to so many small and local businesses, and we have such a great community to support them. You!

Easter, curbside.

Easter brunch may look and feel a little different this year. Since we all should stay home due to COVID-19, gathering with family and friends on Easter is likely not happening for us this year… we are safer at home, after all. But, we can still enjoy good, local food […]

Hosting a Successful Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving – a day of forgiveness… it’s a day of being thankful. A day gratitude and blessings and being with friends and family. If you didn’t get my Friends reference, you may not understand some of my jokes in this post, but try to follow along and use the images as reference. My husband and I are huge fans of the show Friends and no other sitcom did Thanksgiving nearly as well.