Category: Wisconsin

Shop Small Day 221: Moe's (almost world famous) Diner

Just because you’re on a road trip doesn’t mean you have to stop at chain restaurants along the way. Granted you probably want something quick so you can get back on the road, there are other options besides the “Golden Arches.” If you’re looking for breakfast (any time of the day), lunch, or dinner- and... Read more »

Shop Small Day 219: Glik's

It’s great finding a small shop you love while on vacation. It’s even better when they have an online store so you can keep shopping with them once you’re back home. I also love that this small business is making it big time! Welcome to Glik’s. Providing staples and trends since 1897, Glik’s is still... Read more »

Shop Small Day 218: Riverbrook Bike & Ski

In the past 10 years I think I have rode my bicycle twice. So the reason I was intrigued to check out today’s shop was less about the inventory and more about the building itself. But, I left the store feeling enthusiastic about both! Riverbrook Bike & Ski isn’t just a great small shop, it’s... Read more »
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Shop Small Day 185: MACS

I feel like I just discovered McDonalds right before Ray Kroc. Over the next few years I can definitely see this place popping up in college towns across the country. Because, really, by 2am who doesn’t want a bowl of cheesy mac & cheese with bacon?! Until then, though, you’re going to have to hit... Read more »

Shop Small Day 184: Tangerine

Maybe you’re heading to the Dells, or maybe further north into Wisconsin. Either way, you make it past Madison and realize “crap, I forgot my probiotics and holistic health care.” Think you’re S.O.L? Nope! Take a quick detour to historic Portage and stop by Tangerine. Only 20 miles from the Dells, Tangerine is a small... Read more »

Shop Small Day 183: Zinke's Village Market & Liquor

If you’re heading up to any of the Dells resorts, be forewarned, the food can get expensive.  And redundant.  Chicken tenders, hot dogs, and rarely a fruit to be found.   Although I usually hate having to cook on vacation,  this trip is the exception.  Since we were there for a baseball tournament, snacks, sandwiches,... Read more »
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