Archive for the ‘For Fun’ Category

Christmas Movies Available on Streaming Services

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017
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For many, a favorite holiday tradition is gathering around with family at home to watch a classic Christmas movie. Now with the advent of streaming services, you can have tons of Christmas movies available to you without leaving your home! 

If you’re looking to watch a Christmas movie without having to leave home or pay extra, here are some films you can watch on Netflix, Hulu, or Amazon Prime streaming services. Enjoy!  (more…)

Local Shops in Janesville for Gifts

Monday, December 4th, 2017
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It’s the holiday season, which also means it’s the gift-giving season! Are you looking to give your family or significant other something different this year? Do you want to shop local to support your community’s small businesses? Try these local shops in Janesville to find the perfect gift this year!  (more…)

Christmas Tree Farms Near Janesville

Friday, December 1st, 2017
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It’s that time of the year! That time when you and your family venture out to get a tree to take home with you and decorate! Nothing says it’s the holiday season like a big, beautiful tree in the middle of your living room. Christmas tree farms offer the best chance for you to get the perfect tree, freshly cut right there on the spot. Here are a couple Christmas tree farms that are sure to provide you and your family with a gorgeous tree and great experience!  (more…)

When Do Stores Open for Black Friday in Janesville, WI?

Thursday, November 16th, 2017
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November is starting to wind down, which means that it’s almost Thanksgiving! A great day to be with family and gorge on delicious food. But, as soon as the meal is over and the dishes are clean and you wake up from your food coma, it’s time to start planning for the next holiday season. The first step in that is Black Friday!  (more…)

What You Need to Know About Wisconsin’s College Basketball Teams

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017
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Sports fans! Its November, which means that the college basketball season is about to tip off! Now, Wisconsin may be more known for its football prowess, but that doesn’t mean the Badger State doesn’t love its college basketball teams.  (more…)

How Do I Throw the Most Successful Tailgate Party?

Friday, September 1st, 2017
How Do I Throw the Most Successful Tailgate Party

How Do I Throw the Most Successful Tailgate Party?

Buzzing around the grocery store like a bee in search of honey for what feels like forever, when you take a quick timeout and peer into your cart to see that all you managed to select in that time was a bag of tortilla chips and a 2-liter bottle of Coke.  You did however find every available free sample booth in the place and somehow you went to the bathroom, twice, now it’s time to focus on what you actually need for today’s tailgate to be a success.  All of your friends are showing up in your driveway in an hour and you have been talking up your tailgate prowess for weeks now, you need to gather the essentials and get going.

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Where Are the Best Apple Orchards Near Janesville, WI?

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017
Where Are the Best Apple Orchards Near Janesville WI

The greatest family memories are always the ones that involve the simple things in life, like the morning walks to school, cooking breakfast together on Saturday mornings and watching football on Sunday.  Moments like these bring us closer together as a family and imprint lasting impressions on our brains.  With autumn on its way in, we can anticipate those lazy Saturday mornings when the smell of bacon wakes us, and slow Sunday afternoons shouting for the Packers to win.  One of the other great things that fall has to offer is harvest season and picking your own apples at the orchard with the smell of fresh fallen leaves surrounding us as we weave through the orchard aisles for the perfect piece of fruit.  Plan a family trip to the local and make it a family tradition that your kids continue with their kids.  Keep reading to find out where the best apple orchards near Janesville, WI are. (more…)

What’s Going on Around Janesville, WI in September 2017?

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017
Whats Going on Around Janesville WI in September 2017

Sitting on the back deck while enjoying a cold beverage and tending to the sizzling meat on the grill, we watch the sun start to settle along the horizon and lament the passing of another summer.  As the days wind tighter and sunlight shrinks shorter, reminding us that the leaves will start to fall before we know it.  And once the leaves start falling, the inevitable is right around the corner.  Don’t waste another weekend sitting on the couch waiting for the phone to ring, get out and soak up the remaining summer sun at these awesome events taking place in Janesville, Wi in September 2017. (more…)

Where are the Best July 4th Fireworks near Janesville, WI 2017?

Thursday, June 15th, 2017
Where are the Best Fireworks near Janesville WI

July Fourth is only a couple weeks away and you might already be starting to ask “Where are the best fireworks displays near Janesville, WI”?  If you are like me and try to see as many fireworks displays as possible then I have the perfect list for you.  With three nights of fantastic Fourth of July fireworks displays right in your backyard. (more…)

2017 Summerfest Lineup of Best Bands Before 8 PM

Monday, June 12th, 2017
2017 Summerfest Lineup of Best bands

2017 Summerfest Lineup of Best Bands

The 50th anniversary of Summerfest in Milwaukee, WI marks the unofficial start of summer and for 11 days Henry Maier Festival grounds is the epicenter of the music world.  Drawing throngs of people for headliners like the Red Hot Chili Pepers, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers and Willie Nelson, Summerfest 2017 is set to break attendance records.  For someone looking to avoid the sea of humanity associated with the major headliners, Summerfest 2017 offers many great artists to check out before 8 PM. (more…)