My family and I decided a short getaway to Lake Geneva in Wisconsin would be the perfect summer trip.  We found a great deal on a resort via groupon, and talked up the waterpark to HJ.  The part I was worried most about?  A 4 and a half hour road trip.

I knew I had to have plenty of things to keep HJ’s mind off the road.  I started by packing his dvd player, a few movies and some books.  Then, I loaded up the snacks.  Our must-have for a roadtrip is HJ’s Snackeeze.  I filled up the beverage part with ice water, and the top part with blueberries and strawberries.  Perfect for snacking on the road!  I love that I don’t have to worry about snackeeze tipping over and spilling in the car.  The beverage does not leak!

PicMonkey Collage

(HJ loves to nap in cars, it’s one of the only places I can still get him to nap)

As for myself, I hot up the library and grabbed a few books.  I finally snagged a copy of Gone Girl, and I loved it.  The ending really threw me for a loop, but I thought it was perfectly fitting.   I am thinking about picking up a few more of the author’s books, any recommendations?

What are your roadtrip must haves?

One Thought on “Wisconsin Road Trip

  1. Mike on July 9, 2014 at 5:11 am said:

    Glad to hear you had fun in Lake Geneva…it’s a fun place. Both of Gillian Flynn’s other books are great but I recommend Sharp Objects first…just finished it recently myself and really enjoyed it!

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