Tag: wisconsin dells

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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Shop Small Day 182: Alpha Beta Karma

Crappy t-shirt shop, crappy t-shirt shop, fudge, crappy… wait…what’s this?! Yes, in the “water-park capital” of America, real stores do exist! While trolling the “downtown,” my heart skipped a beat and I almost did a little dance (which frighteningly wouldn’t have looked out of place) when I came across Alpha Beta Karma Guys, if you’ve... Read more »

Shop Small Day 181: Aloha Hawaiian Shop

Who goes on a waterpark weekend trip hoping to find a swimsuit upon arrival? That would be me. Actually, I needed suits for myself and my son! My regular stand-by’s, Athleta and Target, were out of the question so we took a chance at Aloha Hawiian Shop. It paid off! Yes, it’s easier to shop... Read more »