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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 […]


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 […]

10 Celebrations in Wisconsin That Will Get You in the Holiday Spirit

Whether it’s the weather or the abundance of pine trees, Wisconsin just knows how to provide the right atmosphere to create cozy holiday memories. Today we are discovering some of the many Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s celebrations that take place around the state. Grab your Santa stocking caps and fill up those thermoses with […]

Thanksgiving Recipes Made with Wisconsin Products

Thanksgiving: the fourth Thursday in November, filled with family, friends, a delicious meal, stretchy pants, and being thankful for all that we have. That Thanksgiving meal is something most of us dream about all year long, and we’ve found a way to make it even better. Cue: Wisconsin products. We’ve teamed up with Something Special […]