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Articles tagged with 'summer'

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Does the Itsy belong on you?

Published May 7, 2014

The back cover of "Bring on Summer - Swim 2014" edition of the Victori'as Secret catalog brought on a whole new inner dialog for Lindsay Garric.

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My first Milwaukee spring

Published April 15, 2014

I'm a (fried) fish out of water, so I'm ready for the spring season in Milwaukee. But, I can't help but think summer.

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The ballad of the hotel washcloth

Published Sept. 11, 2013

Lindsay was hoping for a relaxing day with her husband in a poolside cabana. What she got instead was a bizarre performance that led her to pose this question: just how much is a decent person supposed to do in a pool shower?

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When does summer really end?

Published Sept. 3, 2013

When the kids go back to school and we flip the calendar to September, most write off summer as being over. Not true. Here's why.

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Super cheap Milwaukee summer, Part II: How did you spend it?

Published Aug. 14, 2013

Several people made great suggestions for fun, cheap stuff through Facebook and Twitter after seeing my first post about this and we found/created a few of our own. You'll want to bookmark this page for summer 2014!

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State Fair attendance reaches a record 1 million

Published Aug. 12, 2013

This was a record-breaking year for the Wisconsin State Fair. Beautiful weather prompted a whopping 1,012,552 people to attend the fair over its 11-day run from Aug. 1-11.

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Super cheap Milwaukee summer

Published Aug. 3, 2013

I don't work in the summers so money is much tighter. But I've also learned it's pretty easy to find yourself buying tickets or paying admission prices to keep the kids entertained as the season wears on. Those costs can add up quickly and they aren't really necessary if you are willing to think ahead, pack a picnic or spend some time outdoors. So far this year, we've tried a few things and here are our favorite examples of free Milwaukee fun.

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A family guide to Milwaukee's festivals

Published June 12, 2013

This family's guide to Milwaukee's festivals will tell you what each festival in June and July offers to children and families, and when you can get in cheapest.

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A quick guide to free family summer fun

Published May 26, 2013

Milwaukee is full of free family-friendly events and activities to keep your kids on their toes this summer without spending a dime.