Archive for the ‘Holiday’ Category
Things to Do with the Family for Fourth of July near Milwaukee, WI
Are you looking for fun ways to celebrate Independence Day 2021? Want to do something exciting with the kids, indoors or outdoors? Here are some Fourth of July activity ideas to consider.(more…)
Wisconsin Public Radio’s Annual Scary Story for 2020
Fall seems to have passed its peak here in Wisconsin, with many of the leaves off the trees and any semblance of warm weather becoming unsettlingly fleeting. Skies have gone grey most days as the natural world primes itself for descent into the frozen, barren caverns of Midwestern winter.
But it’s not all gloom. We find a certain charm to the way the cold months bring out new emotions and, at their best, help us to find positives in the darkness, both literal and in the sense of the bleaker elements of human existence.
Another way humans have long found charm in the macabre is through spooky stories! Wisconsin Public Radio puts one together every year, and we’ve included it for you here. Enjoy!(more…)
Memorial Day 2020 Activities to Celebrate During Quarantine
Time is not abiding by the freeze on normal life that’s taken place across the country, and as such, Memorial Day is approaching on May 25th. Though most workers still have off for the holiday, the usual activities, such as big group barbecues and parades, that would typically fill this unofficial start to summer are not going to be happening this year.
So what are we left to do to celebrate Memorial Day 2020? Read on below for some suggestions from your good friends here at Eric Von Schledorn Automotive.(more…)
Milwaukee Flower Shops Offering Home Delivery for Mother’s Day 2020
With stay-at-home orders still in effect in Milwaukee, it looks like Mother’s Day is going to be a little different this year. But that’s been the case with just about everything these past few months.
Luckily, humans are muscling through the crisis and using their trademark ingenuity to retain some semblance of normalcy. One way they’re doing so is by providing curbside pickup and delivery services that may have been foregone in the past.
We can still show our mothers that we care by ordering flowers from one of Milwaukee’s excellent local florists. Check out some picks below; click the links to head to their websites, peruse their selections, and place your order. Mom will appreciate it.(more…)
Milwaukee Restaurants Open on December 25, 2019
If you are interested in eating out in Milwaukee, WI on Christmas Day, but can’t find any restaurants that will be open, we’ve compiled a list for you! The following restaurants in the Milwaukee area will be open on Dec. 25, 2019, and we have their hours listed below. Happy Holidays from Eric Von Schledorn in Milwaukee!(more…)
Places to Volunteer, Donate Clothes and Help the Community in Milwaukee County
During the holiday season, many people like to give back to their community by volunteering or donating to the less fortunate. There are plenty of ways to help your community, especially during the holiday season. Milwaukee is Wisconsin’s largest city and has a very large population of people below the poverty level, along with many charities and organizations that work toward bettering their lives. Check out the lists below to find places to volunteer, donate to local food pantries and donate clothes. (more…)
Delicious Thanksgiving Meal Recipes
If you’re hosting your family Thanksgiving, there’s a lot of pressure on you. You have to consider which dishes are a staple of a traditional Thanksgiving meal and prepare a wide variety of food. One thing that simplifies cooking the Thanksgiving meal is having quick recipes that taste delicious. Luckily, we have simple, delicious recipes that will make preparing for your family’s Thanksgiving meal a breeze. Read below and we’ll walk you through each course of the Thanksgiving meal. (more…)
How to Prepare Your Car for Winter
Whether you’re ready or not, winter is closer than you think. We’ve already had the first snow fall of the season and temperatures have dropped. It’s important to keep your car in tip-top shape during winter months so you can consistently rely on it. What can you do to get your car ready for winter and prepare for the most intense season of the year? Even though we can’t persuade Mother Nature to skip this snowy season, we can prepare and get our cars ready for the cold weather. (more…)
Pumpkin patches in Milwaukee WI
This time of year brings with it crisp weather and a lot of events. Whether it’s getting settled back into the swing of things with school, enjoying football again, or figuring out your costume for Halloween, fall is always a popular season. One of the most fun activities to take part in is hunting for a pumpkin in a pumpkin patch. We have a few different options to choose from here in the Milwaukee WI area, so check out some of our favorites below! (more…)
Labor Day weekend is something most of us look forward to. If you’re fortunate to work for an employer that gives you the day off, it’s an awesome three-day weekend. That then begs the question of what you should do with your extra day off. Keep reading to check out some of the happenings around Milwaukee on Labor Day weekend. (more…)