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Artistic Landscape Design

Posted on Sep. 1, 2022 by Ryan Mares

Creating a Livable Outdoor Space at Home In effect, landscaping is an extension of your home into your yard. It allows you to create a livable outdoor space, somewhere you will want to spend time. The shape it takes is deeply personal for each individual, and can range from a quiet, relaxation space to an READ MORE

Hands-On Art: Adding Beauty and Value Through Pottery

Posted on Sep. 1, 2022 by Grace Olson

~24,000 BC is a time in history that’s tough to conceptualize. Primitive and almost otherworldly in comparison to present-day, it also holds the tools and beginning knowledge to shape what we know—and use—today. There’s no better example than pottery, or ceramics: the mixing of mineral-rich clay into both functional forms and figures, then fired at READ MORE

The Art in Flavor

Posted on Sep. 1, 2022 by Grace Olson

Adding Unique Flair to Food “Caramelized onion and… peach? Really?” It’s just one example of the many questions Tyler Woodkey, Executive Chef at Houdini’s Escape Gastropub in Appleton, gets when he introduces potential dishes and unique flavor pairings to his team. “Some flavor profiles just play off of each other,” he says. “It’s one of READ MORE

People, Places & Things

Posted on Jul. 31, 2022 by Grace Olson

Our 16th Annual Photo Contest Panel of Judges: Sarah Elliott, Owner, Sarah Celine Photography LLC (Moderator) Dustin Mack, Chief Curator, History Museum at the Castle Amy Moorefield, Executive Director, Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass Maddie Uhlenbrauck, Marketing Communications Manager, Fox Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau Karl Volkman, The Karl Volkman Group, First Weber Realtors Prizes:  A READ MORE

Hometown BBQ

Posted on Jul. 31, 2022 by Grace Olson

A Taste of the South in the Fox Cities Summer is grilling season, and for many, grilling means barbecue. (Technically the two aren’t synonymous, but we won’t tell if you won’t!) Here in Wisconsin it means outdoor cooking and comfort food with southern roots. Literally it means cooking food over indirect heat with live fire READ MORE

Making Fitness Fun!

Posted on Jul. 31, 2022 by Grace Olson

Unique workouts offer benefits for body and mind Fitness has seen a veritable shift in the last hundred years. From simple 1910’s gentle stretching and 1950’s hula-hoops to 1970’s aerobics and power-filled 1990’s Tae Bo and boxing, the way we move to promote wellness has had its fair share of fun. Today, unique forms of READ MORE

Back to Nature

Posted on Jul. 31, 2022 by Grace Olson

What’s Happening in Furniture Trends Like all things within the realm of style, there’s an evolution when it comes to being “in” and “out.”  In the world of interior design, furniture is no exception, and perhaps affects our space and lifestyle more than any other component. Its purpose has to run the gamut of what READ MORE

The Cherry on Top! Worth the Drive Ice Cream

Posted on Jul. 1, 2022 by Grace Olson

‘Tis the season! Summer is for sunny days, warm breezes and road trips, and more often than not, that means ice cream. Strolling through a park or parked at a picnic table or bench, the cool treat is synonymous with being young and young at heart. And that’s just the cherry on top of what’s READ MORE

Worth the Drive: Suamico

Posted on Jul. 1, 2022 by Grace Olson

Located just ten miles north of Green Bay and about 40 miles from the Fox Cities, the Village of Suamico is a surprise gem that shines in its own right, packing a punch in the variety of ways it’s “worth the drive” for visitors. Its unique geographical location lends itself to the ability to shine READ MORE

Worth the Drive: Kohler

An oasis of solitude and relaxation adorned with five star amenities awaits you in Kohler, a picturesque village located one hour south of Green Bay. With a population just slightly over 2,000, the entire area, a part of Sheboygan County, resembles a charming country club in the woods. Along with its inviting ambiance and rich, READ MORE