Winter

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Milwaukee skiing and snowboarding guide

Published Feb. 18, 2020

To help make your winter more wonderful, we're providing you with 15 snowy slopes close to Milwaukee - or at least relatively close - that will get you in the winter spirit and down the slopes in style.

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100 things to do during a Milwaukee winter

Published Feb. 1, 2020

You may be dreading another wicked Wisconsin winter. Have no fear. From braving the blustery outdoors to layering up the long johns and curling up by the fire, we've got the goods to make the most of a Milwaukee winter.

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Embrace winter with Shorewood Chill

Published Jan. 20, 2020

For the third year in a row, the village of Shorewood will host a fun, family-focused winter soiree called Winter Chill. The event will take place on Saturday, Feb. 8 from noon to 4 p.m. at the Lake Bluff Elementary School ice rink.

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Protect your winter landscape from hungry wildlife

Published Oct. 7, 2019

There's no doubt that managing critters in the landscape can be a challenge especially as food supplies start to dwindle. If you are battling with rabbits, deer, groundhogs or other wildlife, don't let down your guard as the growing season begins to wind down.

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5 great Alice's Garden products to help heal winter skin

Published May 2, 2019

Essential oils and herbs have a long history of healing the mind and body - and no one in Milwaukee is doing oils and herbs better than Venice Williams, executive director and owner of Alice's Garden and products. Here are my five favorites.

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How to turn a spring look into your winter wardrobe

Published Feb. 25, 2019

We have all been there: You find an adorable spring or summer piece on sale that you NEED for your wardrobe ... but you are currently stuck in the dead of winter. How can you find a way to wear this closet addition NOW?