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 treats to eat, drink and make. From the cheese plate to the dessert, we’re lucky to be able to buy so many fresh products made right … Continue reading Our Favorite Wisconsin-Made Goodies for 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 and a viable part of one’s community. The body was meant to move and as Newton’s Law of Inertia states: “A Body in Motion, Stays … Continue reading How Keeping Active is the Key to Staying Young in Body and Mind

8 Wisconsin-Made Products to Celebrate Halloween

It’s that spooky time of year! Halloween is just around the corner and we’ve teamed up with Something Special from Wisconsin to bring you fun products and activities to celebrate the season. From local seasonal produce to fun family day trips, we’ve rounded up eight Wisconsin-made ways to make this October a total treat! Bloody Mary’s with Johnny Velvet’s Bloody Mary Mix Nothing says Halloween … Continue reading 8 Wisconsin-Made Products to Celebrate Halloween

How You Can Help Wisconsin Teens Dealing with Alcohol and Substance Abuse

It’s no secret that Wisconsin is a state where people consume alcohol. A lot of alcohol. The 2016 ranking released by 24/7 Wall Street of the top 20 drunkest cities in the U.S. further confirmed this, with 12 of the top 20 cities and 6 of the top 7 cities, located in Wisconsin. And it’s not just adults doing the consuming. A 2009 CDC survey of Wisconsin teens in … Continue reading How You Can Help Wisconsin Teens Dealing with Alcohol and Substance Abuse

How to tour Door County for the best Wisconsin Cheese

Ah, Door County…land of charming small towns, historic lighthouses and idyllic sunsets. It’s also a foodie’s dream thanks to the many shops and restaurants that pepper the peninsula. You’ll find more than your fair share of chocolate, wine, baked goods, cherry-flavored anything and of course, Wisconsin cheese to bring home. Now, here’s our gift to you: A Door County itinerary featuring three fantastic Wisconsin cheese … Continue reading How to tour Door County for the best Wisconsin Cheese

8 Fun Ways to Celebrate Labor Day Weekend

It’s hard to believe that the end official end to Summer is coming so soon! Labor Day means kids are heading back to school, the temperatures will start to get chillier, and there’s a long weekend of celebrating the end of the season. We’ve teamed up with Something Special from Wisconsin to share eight fun ways to enjoy the long weekend featuring brands we love from around … Continue reading 8 Fun Ways to Celebrate Labor Day Weekend

Milwaukee’s Ultimate Cheese Experience

What do you get when you pair award-winning Wisconsin cheese with a fresh, cold brew—and a sweet treat to top things off? Pure happiness! If you’re making your way to Milwaukee on an empty stomach, keep reading for some of our favorite bucket list-worthy spots for Wisconsin cheese, artisan chocolate and local brews! Tour Wisconsin’s First Urban Cheese Factory Located in Milwaukee’s historic Walker’s Point … Continue reading Milwaukee’s Ultimate Cheese Experience

Tips for Cooking Organic Meals with Wisconsin Products

Many whole, natural foods do not necessarily require cooking. Raw fruits and veggies, canned wild-caught fish, grass-fed cheese and uncured natural deli meats, organic additive-free rotisserie chicken, grass-fed organic yogurt and kefir, etc. all make fabulous light meals and snacks and can often be consumed on-the-go. For meals that require a little more attention, today’s array of slow-cookers, pressure-cookers, Vitamix models, convection ovens, food processors, … Continue reading Tips for Cooking Organic Meals with Wisconsin Products

Three of the DW Crew’s Favorite Wisconsin Heroes

Wisconsin is home to all kinds of heroes: first responders, family members, athletes, musicians, actors, and everyday people who inspire us to tackle life’s toughest challenges. We’ve partnered with Clutch Energy Drink to share three Wisconsin heroes that inspire us with their strength, creativity, and persistence to live everyday to the fullest. For Discover Wisconsin co-host, Mariah Haberman, her Wisconsin hero is her late grandmother, … Continue reading Three of the DW Crew’s Favorite Wisconsin Heroes

8 Wisconsin-Made Fourth of July Favorites

Independence Day is right around the corner! Keep the holiday celebration going well into the weekend with friends, family, and these 4th of July favorites from the local artisans and makers at Something Special from Wisconsin. Whether you’re grilling, sipping, or getting away, we’ve got inspiration for any type of celebration. Nueske’s Meats Smoked Meat Lover Box from Wisconsin Made This delicious meat lover’s box … Continue reading 8 Wisconsin-Made Fourth of July Favorites