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Valentine's Day Treats: 12 Wisconsin Candy Shops

Hey you! Person with a sweet tooth! This list was carefully crafted with you in mind. And with Valentine’s Day right around the corner, who needs a dozen roses when you have these 12 spectacular sugar shops to call on right here in Wisconsin? Baraboo…

For The Animal Lovers: 7 Wisconsin Companies We Love

We ♥ animals. Here are seven pet-friendly companies in Wisconsin we recommend checking out: Annie’s Bone Appetit (Menasha) Annie's Bakery sells homemade, hand-baked dog, cat and horse treats as well as homemade bird suet and pinecones…
Wilmot Mountain

14 Places to Ski and Snowboard in Wisconsin

Love it or hate it, the winter season is upon us. Here's the upside: The best way to endure the long cold months, is to embrace it! And I mean really embrace it. How do we do that, you ask? The short answer: by hitting the slopes! Now let's be clear, despite the fact we both sport a ginger 'do, I am no Shaun White. But that doesn't mean I don't have an awesome time attempting to ski and snowboard here in Wisconsin. That's the great thing about this state - there really are parks and resorts that cater to winter lovers of all abilities, from novice (me!) to expert (not me...). So unpack your board or skis from storage and take a virtual journey with me to 13 premier skiing and snowboarding destinations in Wisconsin. We're drifting down fluffy snowbanks, winding past frozen lakes and meandering through Wisconsin's backwoods...
2014 Owl of Athena at Treinen Farm

Fall Fun: The Best of Wisconsin's Corn Mazes

Greeted by a brisk morning, a few snowflakes still fell from the sky and slowly melted as they hit our car's windshield. My girlfriend and I voyaged northward to a destination about 30 minutes from Madison, just west of the sleepy little town…
Camping is allowed (and encouraged!) on sandbars on the Lower Wisconsin State Riverway. Photo courtesy of Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Camping in Wisconsin: Public vs. Private Campgrounds?

About seven years ago, I made the decision to introduce my family to the wonders of camping, and I’m happy to say it’s become a tradition we all look forward to – even with the comedic stylings of Jim Gaffigan trying to convince us…