During the Christmas season, I decided to shower my husband with “25 Days of I Love You's” to make him feel extra special. I did something similar for the fourteen days leading up to Valentine’s Day a few years ago (prior to having kids) so I thought I would try something similar. Even though Christmas is over, Valentine’s Day will be here soon so I thought I would share this idea. This is easily adaptable for a birthday, any holiday, or just because!
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5 Mother’s Day Mini Road Trips for Mom in Northeast Wisconsin

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Want to do something special for mom this Mother’s Day but not sure just what? Shake up your usual Mother’s Day breakfast-in-bed and venture out in your car to one of these great Mother’s Day activities taking place in your Northeast Wisconsin backyard.