Save A Station Wagon, Ride a Minivan

Okay, corny title, I know. However, we love our minivan. It was one of the best purchases we ever made. It is especially nice for trips like we are doing this weekend up to Green Bay. We have plenty of room to haul all of our stuff, the stuff I'm bringing for my sister (Will's clothes that he has outgrown), and on the way home, we are picking up a new bed ...continue reading

On The Road Again

Can you believe this crazy Chicago weather? It is hard to believe that summer is right around the corner (though that teaser we had of 90 degrees has really thrown everybody off -- myself included). Thinking about summer makes me think about our awesome New York trip we'll be taking this summer!Now, we luck out that we are able to buy new vehicles when ...continue reading

Space Bag To Go: Travel Cube

As many of you know, we make lots of trips to Green Bay (that's about a four hour drive from where I live). My family lives there, so when we go, we stay a couple of days. Last time we went, I packed for 4 days. Normally, we end up with 4 duffel bags which take up a ton of room (especially if we take the Prius, and we are dealing with a fairly small trunk ...continue reading

Worst Week Ever

I've been busy, so I've not gotten a chance to post this. However, here we go . . .Our worst week ever start on June 25th. We were heading to Wisconsin for our first camping trip as a family. Everybody was excited. Except for the car. We go to turn on the car and all we heard was "click click click". Now, remember that our other car is a Prius. A ...continue reading