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…

Wisconsin-made Gifts for the Whole Family

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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…

10 Holiday Gift Ideas Perfect for the Wisconsinite in Your Life

It’s hard to believe, but it’s that time again – time to think up the perfect gifts for all your loved ones. If anyone on your shopping list loves Wisconsin as much as we do, we’ve got you covered. You won’t have to step foot in a…

Discovering a Hidden Gem Island Getaway in Wisconsin...

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I’ve had the honor of experiencing some truly stunning, historically interesting and even exotic places in Wisconsin—some well-known, others well off the beaten path. But there’s one locale that piqued my interest the minute I stumbled across it online a couple of years back: It’s called Stout’s Island Lodge and it’s located in Barron County in northwestern Wisconsin (about 30 miles south of Hayward).

25 Native American City Names in Wisconsin

As Wisconsinites, we laugh at the attempts of non-locals trying to pronounce many of our unique Native American town and city names. Although we love these places, how well do we know the history of their name origins?   Milwaukee Translating…

6 Creepy Cryptids That Call Wisconsin Home

Camping season is in full bloom. Many of us are packing up and heading into the great outdoors for a fun array of activities like swimming, biking, hiking, hammock napping, and… scary campfire stories. Whether you are a believer of these mythical…

Tour Frank Lloyd Wright Architecture in Wisconsin

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In honor of what would have been Frank Lloyd Wright’s 150th birthday, it’s time for a look at the many adornments he left on our beautiful state. Frank Lloyd Wright drew inspiration for his buildings from the natural elements around him,…

5 Tips for Buying a Lake Home in Wisconsin

Wisconsin boasts 15,000 gorgeous lakes, and owning a lake home to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life is part of the ultimate American dream.  Making this dream a reality is a little easier to obtain financially with these five money-saving…

Chill Out Four Different Ways with Dairy

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We all scream for ice cream, as the saying goes, but just what is it about this cool creamy treat that keeps us craving it? We know it’s oh-so-tasty to eat, but have you ever thought-- Why? Well, despite the fact that Ice cream is completely…