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    Kid Activities,  Kids

    How to Make Frozen Bubbles

    Every kid loves blowing bubbles. The fun of bubbles doesn’t have to stop when the temperature drops. In fact, bitter cold weather is perfect for making delicate frozen bubbles! This fun science experiment uses common household ingredients to make a special bubble solution. Corn syrup adds strength to the mix while sugar helps create intricate ice crystal formations. Making these bubbles can be addicting as you watch the bubbles crystalize before your eyes. If you would like to try this…

  • Kids,  Wisconsin

    A Frozen Fairytale at Lake Geneva’s Ice Castles

    A couple years ago I had seen amazing photos of the intricate ice castles created each winter at several locations throughout the country. This award winning attraction is built using hundreds of thousands of icicles grown and hand-placed by professional ice artists. The ice sculptures include tunnels , slides, and thousands of LED lights. I immediately added the experience to our adventure bucket list and this year we were able to finally attend. Despite the windchill falling below zero, we…

  • Kids,  Michigan,  Popular,  Trips

    Family Fun in South Haven, Michigan: What to See, Do, and Eat with Kids

    If you are in the Midwest, a fantastic beach vacation can be found within a days drive to one of Michigan’s beach towns. We return year after year for a short beach trip to one of these charming destinations along Lake Michigan. I recently posted here about all about the wonderful family activities in St. Joseph, Michigan. Just 30 minutes north of St. Joseph and a 6 hour drive from our home base near St. Louis is the lakeside escape…