On the day of my tour, I met with the Executive Director of Tinker’s Cottage, Samantha. She had a wealth of knowledge of everything Tinker. She said that if Mr. Tinker were around today, he would be on Shark Tank for all his ideas. He was a visionary, craftsman, andContinue Reading

  Downtown restaurants up on third and higher floors have some great lake-views, but a lakeside view at an affordable restaurant – ground level – is a rare find around these twin bad boys. All this is an overly big introduction to the Lakeside Street Coffee House, which is humbleContinue Reading

This practice allows for intention to focus on your inner self and move through different areas that you may not have realized need focus. I would additionally recommend reviewing his books which I personally took home to aid in my practice. My personal favorite is “Mind Your Breathing” wonderfully written to heightenContinue Reading

Thommen, age 33, is the youngest of the antique shop owners in Cuba City. Lucille Thiltgen, 92, owner of Tin Lantern Antiques, is the oldest. She’s operated her store for 24 years. Before that, she raised her family and farmed, and always collected antiques. “This gives me something to doContinue Reading

As a seasoned woods walker, and wild food forager, I have found that Morels have three growth patterns. They can just grow singly, or in a small cluster. However, the third way is what causes morel frenzy in the first place, and that is the “Mother Load.” The motherload isContinue Reading

  My husband & I just bought the Barn House in February to keep it in the family and we are excited to get The Owl’s Nest up and running for people to come enjoy the barn for fun and relaxation in Ossian Iowa. Tell us about a project orContinue Reading

We opened Margo+Lola in mid-2022 as a boutique and beautiful place to teach flyfishing and be a convenient gathering place for business meetings and social get togethers.   Tell us about a project or accomplishment that you consider to be the most significant in your career with your business.Having workedContinue Reading

Viroqua, Wisconsin is one of the most beautiful and unique small cities in Wisconsin, if not the entire nation. Nestled in sprawling landscapes and bountiful small farms, Viroqua is seen as a hidden gem by residents and visitors alike. It’s easy to see why after experiencing many of the benefitsContinue Reading

  Rampfest sounds like the vernacular of a skateboarder. Rampfest dude, with a long drawn out Dueeeeed. Or maybe something you’d hear at a farm supply store. The ramps at Rampfest are wild spring edibles. I do think that their name needs a little work though. When I think ofContinue Reading

Since the beginning of time, sailing has attracted both the adventurous and the romantic. The idea of setting sail to far off lands and exploring the great unknown has captured the hearts of many people. It is the topic of daydreams, books, and even the movies we watch today. WhenContinue Reading

Juneau County, Wisconsin USA As residents can attest to, Juneau County has some of the most diverse and appealing scenery in the country, from the hills to the forests, the bluffs and the waterways. Each corner of the county has something special to offer. With the expansion of ATV routes, visitors canContinue Reading

Bay City The gateway to Lake Pepin the village of Bay City is a quaint, quiet spot with a stunning location on the Great River with the first trail destination.   1.  Chef Shack Tucked off WI Hwy 35 in Bay City you will find Chef Shack. Carrie Summer andContinue Reading

  Burpee Museum of Natural History Come explore Burpee Museum and its award-winning exhibits such as Jane: Diary of a Dinosaur, and explore the history of the young T. rex skeleton found by Burpee Museum researchers in the badlands of Montana, called one of the ten most important dinosaur discoveriesContinue Reading

Verona Area Chamber of Commerce VACC and the Badger Prairie Needs Network hosts the Verona Winters Farmers Market. This is a family friendly community event with live music, tables to sit and visit, food trucks, market vendors, and more! We were looking for a place to hold our market indoorsContinue Reading