Kristen N

Kristen (she/her) is a carb-lover, wife and mom of two girls ages three and five. During college, she was a barista and wooed her husband by making him mint mochas. Eight years later, they're married and raising two beautiful children. She loves the variety of people, places and food that Milwaukee has to offer. Kristen appreciates a well-brewed beverage, maple donuts and finding beautiful outdoor spaces where she can enjoy her treats, and maybe share them with her kids.
Last Days of Summer

The Last Days of Summer… Take it Slow

Here we are again, the end of August and getting prepped and ready for back to school. Today, we even got teacher assignment letters and school supply lists in the mail! But as we...

To the Dad Who Shares the Mental Load of Parenting

To the Dad Who Shares the Mental Load I've read a few posts recently about the mental load that motherhood typically carries, especially for stay at home moms. A lot of that is very true,...

Go See Explore: Cave of the Mounds in Blue Mounds, WI

If you're looking for an interesting day trip to take with the whole family, please Go See Explore with me to Cave of the Mounds in Blue Mounds, WI!  This summer, I packed up a...

Go, See, Explore: Little Village Play Cafe

Little Village Play Cafe opened in April 2023 and is run by a local mom, Abi, who lives just down the street. She opened her small business because she saw a need for a...

Free Outdoor Live Music in Milwaukee this Summer

Free Summer Music in Milwaukee We've made it to the best time of year - Summer in Milwaukee. If you're looking to enjoy the long summer nights with some FREE live music, here's a comprehensive...

7 Milwaukee Area Playgrounds Worth Driving Out of Your Way to See

If you're looking to get some wild kid energy out, check out these playgrounds in the Milwaukee area. They're all over the city and suburbs so whether it's near for you or far, they're...

Go, See, Explore: 3rd Street Market Hall

Have you been to 3rd Street Market Hall yet? Go, See and Explore with us at one of the best new places in Milwaukee! We took my in-laws on a recent visit to the 3rd...

Go, See, Explore: Lightfield Display in Cathedral Square Park

If you enjoy public art spaces and spending time outside no matter the weather, I invite you to Go, See, Explore the Lighthouse Art Installation in Cathedral Square Park! There are eight giant lantern sculptures...

6 Unique Ideas in Milwaukee for Your Next Moms Night Out

After all you do for your family and job, you definitely deserve a Mom’s Night Out. If it’s been ages since you’ve had one, or you do it all the time, here are some...

10 Indoor Activities for Toddlers in the Milwaukee Area

It can be a tough time of year to get out of the house with a toddler in winter. It's hard to know where to go and what programs are happening around the city....