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5 Wisconsin Chocolatiers

Buying local is a sure bet in terms of procuring premium chocolate. Wisconsin has several chocolatiers who have amassed fans around the country because of their distinctive creations and excellent customer service.

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27th Annual Lake Geneva Winterfest

From Feb. 2 to Feb. 6, Lake Geneva welcomes its 27th annual Winterfest–and is the staging ground for the U.S. National Snow Sculpting Championship, which hosts teams from across the United States. In addition to over-the-top snow sculptures, guests can enjoy plenty of frosty fun for the whole family.

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Kid’s Birthday Party Spots

Though large-scale events are put on pause, there’s still plenty of fun to be had for your child’s birthday party at these family-friendly Wisconsin spots–whether you’re raising an animal lover, an aquatic adventurer or the next Harry Potter.


Fabulous People: Samantha Strenger

Samantha Strenger is the co-owner of Keefe Vacation Rentals (soon to be Geneva Lakes Vacations) in Lake Geneva and is southeastern Wisconsin’s largest local vacation rental management company. “My business partner, Tom Keefe, and I also develop our own unique out-of-the-box rentals, designed to give visitors the ultimate Lake Geneva experience.”

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Q & A with Lindsay Christians, Author of “Madison Chefs: Stories of Food, Farms, and People”

Lindsay Christians, food editor and arts writer at The Capital Times and cohost of the Corner Table (a podcast about food and drink in Madison), has authored Madison Chefs: Stories of Food, Farms, and People, set to come out Dec. 21. In this new release, Christians takes readers on an in-depth look at nine Madison-area chefs and showcases why the city endures as a culinary gem.