Our Favorite Wisconsin-Made Goodies for Thanksgiving

With Thanksgiving only a few weeks away, it's our favorite time of year to give thanks and celebrate with friends and family! Whether you're hosting a huge family gathering or attending an intimate holiday dinner, there's lots of Thanksgiving…

How Keeping Active is the Key to Staying Young in Body and Mind

Growing older is something we can’t control, however, we do have control over “how” we grow older. Gaining weight, losing muscle mass and becoming weak and sedentary is not mandatory but is a choice, just as is remaining active, involved…
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8 Great Camping Destinations

Autumn is a gorgeous time to round up the family for a camping trip! Here are a few of my favorite spots: Long Lake Campground – The Kettle Moraine area is a pretty special place. Long Lake Campground has 200 sites, including 16 electrical…
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Things to Do in Sheboygan

Midway between Milwaukee and Green Bay is the city of Sheboygan also lovingly referred to as the Brat Capital of the World and the Malibu of the Midwest! It's also one of our favorite places to recommend to families looking to appease the whole…
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17 Ways to Fall in Love with Autumn in Wisconsin

I’ll admit it: I am a little bit sad the dog days of summer are behind us. But let's look on the bright side: nothing beats fall in the Badger State! Here are 17 reasons to love autumn in Wisconsin:
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America’s Bicycleland: 5x3 must-ride bike routes

As one of the top bicycle-friendly states in the U.S., Wisconsin boasts thousands of miles of fantastic bike trails. Here are six of my favorite biking communities, and three paths to explore at each:
Motorcycling on Hwy 236

Ride Wisconsin: 6 top motorcycling destinations

Whether you’re a serious rider or a weekend warrior, Wisconsin is a top destination for motorcyclists. Here are a few of my favorite places to discover by motorcycle:
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Q&A: Behind-the-scenes at Roelli Cheese Haus

I caught up with fourth-generation cheesemaker, Chris Roelli. He owns and operates Roelli Cheese Haus in Shullsburg, Wis. So how did this whole cheese-making thing happen? I grew up in the business, worked in the cheese factory with my dad…

Ham from Nueske’s Applewood Smoked Meats

Brightonwoods Apple Brandy from Great Lakes Distillery

Cranberry Wine from Lake Nokomis Cranberries

Kettle Corn from Country Kettle Corn

Cheese from Hook’s Cheese Company Inc.

Apples from Oakwood Fruit Farm

Cider from The Cider Farm

A Bouquet from Kathy’s 2nd Chance Plants LLC

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