Made in Iowa Gift Guide

 This post is sponsored by Travel Iowa.  All opinions are entirely my own. #thisisiowa...

12 Best Zoos in the Midwest USA

When taking road trips with our kids, we always check out local zoos! When...

15 Tater Tot “Hot Dish” Recipes

Here in Iowa, we call this dish "tater tot casserole." However, in Minnesota, they...

Instant Pot Recipes for Oktoberbest

Looking for Oktoberfest Recipes?  Celebrate with these German Recipes that will fill out your...

The Best Classic Midwest Cookie Recipes

When I was, kid, my great aunt Shirly used to bring a plate of...

Welcome to the Midwest!

I was born and raised in Chicagoland, and I have spent my adult life living in several Midwest locations. Some people think of the Midwest as "flyover country," but I wouldn't want to live anywhere else! I like to take my family on road trips and weekend excursions as much as possible! We are always looking for a new favorite place! Join me as a discover everything the Midwest has to offer!

Latest and Greatest

15 Places for Family Fun in The Cedar Valley

I loved raising my family here in Cedar Falls, Iowa.   Cedar Falls and Waterloo...

12 Best Zoos in the Midwest USA

When taking road trips with our kids, we always check out local zoos! When...

Top Food Stops in Rapid City, South Dakota

Rapid City, South Dakota, has a unique food culture influenced by European and Native...

12 Things to eat in Door County

This post contains affiliate links. I am 35 years old, and I have been visiting...

Family road trip food tips

Our family loves taking road trips.   We especially love hiking and traveling to National...

Things to do on Washington Island, Wisconsin

Washington Island Washington Island is an island situated at the Top of Door County, Wisconsin,...

Subscribe to my newsletter!

Make this choice and from now on, you will forever be a part of every single adventure I take!

 
G-W0PJW5K3MS