A Wisconsin Woman's Five Tips for Simple Living

Written by Jodi Pliszka Were you able to join my daughter and I, and our mini-donkeys, in our Discover Wisconsin and Group Health Trust video?  The donkeys were the stars of the show!  Let’s talk about something that is happening to us…

Cell Phone Use While Driving: A Wisconsin Woman's Message

Written by Kaitlyn Vegter After partnering with Discover Wisconsin to tell my story, I was asked to write a blog about my whole accident experience and the aftermath. I responded with, ‘happily’. I have so many words, honestly, I’d…

8 Local Businesses to Help Jumpstart Your Spring

With snow melting and spring on the horizon, it’s hard not to start thinking about all those fun activities it brings with it. Back to those car rides with the windows down and the breeze through your hair, buds sprouting, and the smell of…

What the Tech is Going On?

  Technology has become an everyday part of most people’s lives and just like everything else, moderation is the key to utilizing technology, as too much of any one thing can create significant issues.  The Pew Research Center…

Something Special for your Someone Special this Valentine's Day

Valentine’s Day tends to sneak up on us each year, especially when we haven’t yet gotten a gift for that special someone. Luckily, we thought ahead and gathered some wonderful, Wisconsin-made gift ideas for your Valentine. Thank us later!   …

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…

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…

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…

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.…

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…