A HOT FLASH FORWARD

Since all the war stories I heard beforehand of pregnancy and childbirth were mere cliff notes of how awful those turned out to be, is menopause a one-way ticket to hell physically—and mentally?

WINTER SKIN WELLNESS

Winter tends to wear on our skin but local soap and emollient makers have created some solutions. Lindsay Snow, “master soaper” at Craft Brewed Suds in Madison, recommends a combination of handmade soap and lotion bars to keep your skin hydrated.

SUGAR BABES

By Rachel Werner As holiday festivities crop up on the calendar, a good place to start shopping for treats for a holiday meal or…

MORNING MOJO

Brunch hits the spot any day of the week at Porter. Tucked inside the revamped train depot off West Washington Avenue, the chic coffee shop’s morning fixins’ are hearty.

HOLIDAY CHARM

Expect a vintage arrival from Santa at The National Railroad Museum in Green Bay. The locomotive-themed nonprofit transports visitors back in time to when traveling by rail was all the rage.