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5 Heart-Healthy Tips for American Heart Month

February is American Heart Month and if you haven’t thought about your heart health in a while, this month is the perfect time. The first American Heart Month was in the 1960s when more than half the deaths in the country were caused by cardiovascular disease. Today, cardiovascular disease remains the leading cause of death […]

9 Places in Wisconsin for a Classic Old Fashioned

Sweet or Sour? Brandy or Whiskey? These are just a few questions Wisconsinites take very seriously when it comes to our favorite cocktail. Over the years, restaurants across the state have been steadily perfecting this classic supper club staple. Whether you like to keep it simple or are ready to try something new, here are […]

Wisconsin in the Movies

We’re no Hollywood, but Wisconsin has made an appearance in many noteworthy movies. From being set in Wisconsin to just having a small mention, several Tinseltown flicks have put Wisconsin on the map. Here are just a few:   Titanic As films go, it doesn’t get much bigger than this Hollywood blockbuster. Leonardo DiCaprio’s character, […]

10 Things Only Wisconsinites Say

Colloquialism noun | col-lo-qui-al-ism | \ kə-ˈlō-kwē-ə-ˌli-zəm \: a local or regional dialect expression. Wisconsin’s got plenty of ‘em. Here are just a few of our favorites:   “You betcha” Loosely translates to “Of course” or “You’re welcome”, depending on context. “Stop and Go light” What do you do at a traffic light? You stop, and then […]

10 Things That Feel Like Home to Wisconsinites

  Lambeau Field Even if Green Bay isn’t your hometown, it’s impossible to feel out of place at Lambeau Field. Just look to your left and see Bill, the friendly fan covered head to toe in blaze orange, and look to your right and see Joan decked out in green and gold and topped with […]

12 Things that Irk Wisconsinites

Wisconsinites are notoriously friendly, happy people. Despite the frigid weather in the winter and the constant annoyance of mosquitos in the summer, people in Wisco manage to put on a smile and offer a “Hey neighbor!” most of the time. But everyone, even Wisconsinites, has their buttons that you just do not push. The phrase […]

5 Healthy Ways to Have Fun in Wisconsin

In the midst of winter and holiday cooking, it’s easy for Wisconsinites to want to stay in, curl up by the fire, and indulge in comfort food and leftover Christmas cookies. But, it’s a new year full of new goals, and we’ve come up with a few creative ways to stay active and healthy in […]

Take Small Wellness Steps for Big Results in 2018

So often, we start the New Year with big resolutions when it comes to our health and fitness.  “I’m going to lose 50 pounds.”  “I’m going to run seven days a week.”  “I’m done with all carbs.” While it is great to have wellness goals, it is important to keep in mind what is realistic […]

Live Life Well – 10 Things to Do in Door County

Door County has long been a beloved tradition for people looking to make memories with loved ones, enjoy life’s simple pleasures, and explore one of the most beautiful parts of Wisconsin. With charming small towns, a vibrant art scene, unique local businesses, and one-of-a-kind experiences you won’t find anywhere else, Door County truly is a […]

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Wisconsin-made Gifts for the Whole Family

It is said that for every $100 spent at local small businesses, $68 returns to the community. If you’re looking to support and represent your neck of the woods this Christmas, we’ve teamed up with Something Special from Wisconsin™ to do the shopping for you. You won’t have to set foot in a mall, and […]