Jessie Puzach, owner of Birch & Banyan-Lake Country Hot Seat

On the HOT SEAT: Jessie Puzach, owner  Birch & Banyan Coffee Welcome to the lake country hot seat! We believe in supporting local, and being apart of our community. We cannot think of a better way to get to know the owners of local businesses, community leaders, makers and shakers […]

Stain and Scoop is a diy studio and dessert parlor dedicated to providing jobs for people with disabilities.

Stain and Scoop is a diy studio and dessert parlor dedicated to providing jobs for people with disabilities. The unemployment rate for people with disabilities is over 80%, often because many businesses won’t give people with different abilities a chance, when they are in fact very able and valuable to […]

Meet the Millers + exclusive(ly) BEEF

Danelle and Kyle Miller purchased their farm in Watertown in 2018 and absolutely love it. Danelle grew up on a small hog farm in Illinois and Kyle’s grandparents had a dairy farm. Danelle knew from a young age that she wanted to pursue something agricultural.  Over time that dream seemed […]

How to cope with parent guilt: 3 things to keep in mind

No two children—or families—are the same. Trust yourself to know what yours needs and make decisions accordingly. Your feelings might change with time, so celebrate the experiences you’re offering yourself and your children right now, and don’t forget to find joy in the miracle of your unique child.

Explore Curiosities Here: Preschool at University Lake School

At ULS, preprimary students are encouraged to observe, question, hypothesize and experiment. In fact, topics of study are built upon the interests and curious thinking of our youngest learners. These meaningful investigations teach age-appropriate skills by connecting academics to hands-on projects that inspire their curiosity. Projects vary from year to […]

Have you heard of Zion Lutheran Church & School in Hartland?

Zion Lutheran Church & School has been a part of the Hartland and Lake
Country communities for over 150 years. Zion is a Christ-centered,
biblical, and sacramental church. We cherish the Bible as God’s Word
and take its words at face value. We cherish God’s gifts of
forgiveness and grace given through baptism and the Lord Supper. We
worship on Sundays, 10:30am at our school building (1023 E Capitol Dr,
Hartland 53029).

Why I Chose Karate for My Child (and you should too!)

It was a sunny Saturday at the Waukesha Farmer’s Market as we passed by a booth for Karate America. Lily, my 5-year-old, has always been a shy, timid little girl who loves a good “spinny” dress. When she was approached by one of the instructors that day, I wanted to […]

Cooking with Ladies- My Cooking Class Experience at The Petite Chef

Life is a kitchen. Put on an apron & whip up something incredible. I’ve always dreamed of taking a cooking class but for the longest time, I could only find classes that were at least an hour drive away from me. Until I came across The Petite Chef, located right here […]

moboevo brings next-generation and eco-fun outdoor recreation and personal transportation to downtown Oconomowoc!

moboevoTM is the premier destination to experience next-generation and eco-fun outdoor recreation and personal transportation.  From trails to lakes and beyond, moboevoTM offers unique access to next generation bikes, boards and more.   moboevoTM’s flagship location, opening April 6, 2019, at 127 N. Main Street, Oconomowoc will offer lake country […]

Gals on the Go Project’s Mother/Daughter Luncheon, Grow and Blossom

Join us, Gals on the Go Project for an unforgettable afternoon with your daughter(s) with conversation activities at the table, a delicious lunch, informative speakers for the mothers while daughters are entertained with fun, interactive stations. You will learn how to make your daughter more resilient and empowered while bonding […]

Beat the Winter Blues – Take a Staycation

You know that moment when you’re almost to the point of pulling out your eyelashes because you just stopped the umpteenth fight between your kids, and you haven’t left the house in two weeks because a snow storm hit, then pink eye was spread from one kid to the other […]

unexpected gifts that make the biggest impression / buy local

In our opinion, it’s the unexpected gifts that make the biggest impression.  The ones that are handmade; the ones that are from the heart; the ones that tell a story.  Buying local and handcrafted is rewarding for the gift-giver, the recipient, and the maker.