DALE KUSHNER

By Rachel Werner | Photographed by Kaia Calhoun Instinctively drawn to writers who explore the inner lives of women, Dale Kushner’s debut novel “The…

Kelly Harms

KELLY HARMS

By Rachel Werner | Photographed by Kaia Calhoun Penning the types of books she likes to read, Kelly Harms nails the North Woods’ romantic…

PRODUCTIVITY IS POSSIBLE

By Meg Rothstein   Katie Belanger, a nationally respected productivity guru, holds a formidable record of leadership and achievement. Belanger has served in numerous…

BULK BOTANICALS

By Rachel Werner | Photographed by Kaia Calhoun Green living is more than a fad for Plant Based Goods owners Anna Beck (right) and…

Sun Prairie shops

CREATIVE CHEMISTRY

By Elle Duncomb-Mills | Photos Courtesy of Kate & Co. and The Wire Basket Sun Prairie, a fast-growing community just northeast of Madison, is…

La Taguara

A GASTRONOMIC EXPEDITION

By Sujhey Beisser | Photographed by Sunny Frantz Embark on a culinary jaunt to La Taguara’s second restaurant on East Johnson Street. The unexpected…

REMODELING 101

By Marni McEntee | Styled and Photographed by Shanna Wolf Sprucing up your home,  even if you’re planning to sell, doesn’t have to be…

bath

SPLISH SPLASH

By Marni McEntee | Photographed by Shanna Wolf March in Wisconsin is a bit of a shoulder season. It’s often still too chilly to…

spring clean your life

SPRING CLEAN YOUR LIFE

By Meg Rothstein | Illustrated by Stacey Anderson While we’re prepping our flower beds, opening our windows wide and chasing dust bunnies out the…

green cleaning

GREEN CLEANING

Living the eco-clean dream is simpler than one might think. And Plant Based Goods owners Anna Beck and Laura Lawler insist it’s a lot…

Kin-Kin Coffee

POTENT BEANS

By Anna Thomas Bates | Photographed by Sunny Frantz Gwen and Kyle Johnson have a full plate and a brimming cup of coffee. And…

organized kids room

HAPPILY EVER ORGANIZED

By Shelby Deering | Photographed by Shanna Wolf & Kaia Calhoun Fun can be a messy business, especially when it comes to kids. But…

Erin Celello

ERIN CELELLO

By Rachel Werner | Photographed by Kaia Calhoun A thought-provoking combination of self-reflection and social commentary, Erin Celello’s second novel “Learning to Stay,” about…

ABOUT THE MODEL

Interviewed by Helen Bush Photographed by Shanna Wolf   Full Name: Elle Azul Duncombe-Mills Age: 21 Occupations: Freelance writer, photographer and jewelry designer/maker Where…

NIGHT SHADES

By Marni McEntee The latest research on getting a good night’s sleep often comes with the recommendation to limit light in the bedroom, from…

FALL IN LOVE

By Helen Bush Looking for a little romance this Valentine’s Day? Look no further than Madison’s lush B&Bs and hotels, where a night or…

Waunakee

DAY TRIPPING

By Elle Duncombe-Mills Waunakee, just north of Madison, has a new and evolving sparkle. With its tight-knit community, great schools and close proximity to…

FOOD FETISH

By Suihey Beisser Hankering for something you can’t put into words? That is exactly what inspired John Kuehl and his co-creators to design Hankr,…

POSH SWAG

By Rachel Werner If Kate Spade ear buds, organic hard candy and a deck of wine cards sound like a lovely combo on a…

SHAPING DOWNTOWN

By Shelby Deering and Candice Wagener | Photographed by Hillary Schave And that’s thanks to the many women who make up the backbone of…

sleep

SLEEP, PRECIOUS SLEEP

By Emily Leas | Photographed by Shanna Wolf When Valerie Gonsalves of Madison was in graduate school, sleep was optional. Just a few hours…

sleep, mattress

HOT RACKS

By Marni McEntee Mattress designs and materials are evolving even as we speak. Adjustable bases to ease snoring or raise legs are in vogue….

ELEGANT EVOLUTION

By Rachel Werner Beginning as a novel addition to King Street, RED’s first permutation became a runaway success—despite cramped quarters and, often, hours-long queue….

LIFE IN THE KEY OF B

By Meg Rothstein Katie Belanger’s fingers soar over the flute keys. She knows the notes by heart. She vividly remembers every chord of her…

AN ARTIST’S REBIRTH

By Jenie Gao Tazia LeMay learned early on that creativity isn’t easy, but it can play a  powerful role in life. She grew up…

GET ARTSY, STAY REFINED

By Kristine Hansen Akin to New York City’s Soho neighborhood for its artsy appeal—think boho-chic boutiques, eateries and art galleries tucked into renovated brick…

WINTER’S KRYPTONITE

By Rachel Werner Nix winter chills at cozy brunch nook The Mermaid Café. The bright blue façade jumps out from the shortened jag of…

SOPHISTICATED SNACK

By Julie Andrews Maker at heart and dietetic professional Nancy Potter says she decided to create her eponymous crackers for one reason: cheese. “Crackers…

SEXUAL ASSAULT

By Rebecca Anderson-Brown As you’ve made your way around Madison recently, you’ve probably noticed a new assortment of similar black-and-white billboards. The most powerful:…

Sagashus Levingston

Sagashus Levingston

By Rebecca Anderson-Brown, Kate Bast, Lisa Bauer, Shelby Deering, Elle Duncombe-Mills, Jenie Gao, Emily Leas, Marni McEntee, Candice Wagener & Rachel Werner  | Photographed…

MARTA HANSEN

MARTA HANSEN

By Rebecca Anderson-Brown, Kate Bast, Lisa Bauer, Shelby Deering, Elle Duncombe-Mills, Jenie Gao, Emily Leas, Marni McEntee, Candice Wagener & Rachel Werner  | Photographed…

MELANIE LICHTFELD

MELANIE LICHTFELD

By Rebecca Anderson-Brown, Kate Bast, Lisa Bauer, Shelby Deering, Elle Duncombe-Mills, Jenie Gao, Emily Leas, Marni McEntee, Candice Wagener & Rachel Werner  | Photographed…

SYOVATA EDARI

SYOVATA EDARI

By Rebecca Anderson-Brown, Kate Bast, Lisa Bauer, Shelby Deering, Elle Duncombe-Mills, Jenie Gao, Emily Leas, Marni McEntee, Candice Wagener & Rachel Werner  | Photographed…

GAIL FORD

GAIL FORD

By Rebecca Anderson-Brown, Kate Bast, Lisa Bauer, Shelby Deering, Elle Duncombe-Mills, Jenie Gao, Emily Leas, Marni McEntee, Candice Wagener & Rachel Werner  | Photographed…

ERIKA JONES

ERIKA JONES

By Rebecca Anderson-Brown, Kate Bast, Lisa Bauer, Shelby Deering, Elle Duncombe-Mills, Jenie Gao, Emily Leas, Marni McEntee, Candice Wagener & Rachel Werner  | Photographed…

PAM HART

PAM HART

By Rebecca Anderson-Brown, Kate Bast, Lisa Bauer, Shelby Deering, Elle Duncombe-Mills, Jenie Gao, Emily Leas, Marni McEntee, Candice Wagener & Rachel Werner  | Photographed…

WENONA WOLF

WENONA WOLF

By Rebecca Anderson-Brown, Kate Bast, Lisa Bauer, Shelby Deering, Elle Duncombe-Mills, Jenie Gao, Emily Leas, Marni McEntee, Candice Wagener & Rachel Werner  | Photographed…

SIMONE DOING

SIMONE DOING

By Rebecca Anderson-Brown, Kate Bast, Lisa Bauer, Shelby Deering, Elle Duncombe-Mills, Jenie Gao, Emily Leas, Marni McEntee, Candice Wagener & Rachel Werner  | Photographed…

WINNIE KARANJA

WINNIE KARANJA

By Rebecca Anderson-Brown, Kate Bast, Lisa Bauer, Shelby Deering, Elle Duncombe-Mills, Jenie Gao, Emily Leas, Marni McEntee, Candice Wagener & Rachel Werner  | Photographed…

NANCY HANKS

NANCY HANKS

By Rebecca Anderson-Brown, Kate Bast, Lisa Bauer, Shelby Deering, Elle Duncombe-Mills, Jenie Gao, Emily Leas, Marni McEntee, Candice Wagener & Rachel Werner  | Photographed…

CHRISTINA OUTLAY

CHRISTINA OUTLAY

By Rebecca Anderson-Brown, Kate Bast, Lisa Bauer, Shelby Deering, Elle Duncombe-Mills, Jenie Gao, Emily Leas, Marni McEntee, Candice Wagener & Rachel Werner  | Photographed…

ELLEN CARLSON

ELLEN CARLSON

By Rebecca Anderson-Brown, Kate Bast, Lisa Bauer, Shelby Deering, Elle Duncombe-Mills, Jenie Gao, Emily Leas, Marni McEntee, Candice Wagener & Rachel Werner  | Photographed…

ASHLEY POWELL

ASHLEY POWELL

By Rebecca Anderson-Brown, Kate Bast, Lisa Bauer, Shelby Deering, Elle Duncombe-Mills, Jenie Gao, Emily Leas, Marni McEntee, Candice Wagener & Rachel Werner  | Photographed…

KYIRA HAUER

KYIRA HAUER

By Rebecca Anderson-Brown, Kate Bast, Lisa Bauer, Shelby Deering, Elle Duncombe-Mills, Jenie Gao, Emily Leas, Marni McEntee, Candice Wagener & Rachel Werner  | Photographed…

JOY TANG

JOY TANG

By Rebecca Anderson-Brown, Kate Bast, Lisa Bauer, Shelby Deering, Elle Duncombe-Mills, Jenie Gao, Emily Leas, Marni McEntee, Candice Wagener & Rachel Werner  | Photographed…

ERIN THORNLEY PARISI

ERIN THORNLEY PARISI

By Rebecca Anderson-Brown, Kate Bast, Lisa Bauer, Shelby Deering, Elle Duncombe-Mills, Jenie Gao, Emily Leas, Marni McEntee, Candice Wagener & Rachel Werner  | Photographed…

KATIE SCHMITT

KATIE SCHMITT

By Rebecca Anderson-Brown, Kate Bast, Lisa Bauer, Shelby Deering, Elle Duncombe-Mills, Jenie Gao, Emily Leas, Marni McEntee, Candice Wagener & Rachel Werner  | Photographed…

ILANA NANKIN

ILANA NANKIN

By Rebecca Anderson-Brown, Kate Bast, Lisa Bauer, Shelby Deering, Elle Duncombe-Mills, Jenie Gao, Emily Leas, Marni McEntee, Candice Wagener & Rachel Werner  | Photographed…

JOANNE BROWN

JOANNE BROWN

By Rebecca Anderson-Brown, Kate Bast, Lisa Bauer, Shelby Deering, Elle Duncombe-Mills, Jenie Gao, Emily Leas, Marni McEntee, Candice Wagener & Rachel Werner  | Photographed…

VALERIE CHESNIK

VALERIE CHESNIK

By Rebecca Anderson-Brown, Kate Bast, Lisa Bauer, Shelby Deering, Elle Duncombe-Mills, Jenie Gao, Emily Leas, Marni McEntee, Candice Wagener & Rachel Werner  | Photographed…

EUGENIA PODESTA

EUGENIA PODESTA

By Rebecca Anderson-Brown, Kate Bast, Lisa Bauer, Shelby Deering, Elle Duncombe-Mills, Jenie Gao, Emily Leas, Marni McEntee, Candice Wagener & Rachel Werner  | Photographed…

PAMELA WILSON

PAMELA WILSON

By Rebecca Anderson-Brown, Kate Bast, Lisa Bauer, Shelby Deering, Elle Duncombe-Mills, Jenie Gao, Emily Leas, Marni McEntee, Candice Wagener & Rachel Werner  | Photographed…

NICOLE MOLL

NICOLE MOLL

By Rebecca Anderson-Brown, Kate Bast, Lisa Bauer, Shelby Deering, Elle Duncombe-Mills, Jenie Gao, Emily Leas, Marni McEntee, Candice Wagener & Rachel Werner  | Photographed…

AMBER SWENOR

AMBER SWENOR

By Rebecca Anderson-Brown, Kate Bast, Lisa Bauer, Shelby Deering, Elle Duncombe-Mills, Jenie Gao, Emily Leas, Marni McEntee, Candice Wagener & Rachel Werner  | Photographed…

CHRISTIN CALLOWAY

CHRISTIN CALLOWAY

By Rebecca Anderson-Brown, Kate Bast, Lisa Bauer, Shelby Deering, Elle Duncombe-Mills, Jenie Gao, Emily Leas, Marni McEntee, Candice Wagener & Rachel Werner  | Photographed…

PEN TO PAPER

By Rachel Werner Best-selling Madison novelists Susanna Daniel, Michelle Wildgen, Erin Celello and Ann Garvin are working in pairs to share their expertise with…

TOWARD EMBRACING OURSELVES

By Marni McEntee Katherine Bice and Meg Rothstein came to know each other when they both decided, separately, to bring the documentary film “Embrace”…

ON A WHIM

By Kate Bast | Photographed by Lisa Wilcox No one can make change alone. Efrat Livny believes that to her core. She infuses that…

DIY HOLIDAY

By Rachel Werner | Photographed by Sunny Frantz Sentiment complements style in local maker spaces and workshops where you can find your muse and…

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