Wisconsin in a Box

Imagine taking the best of Wisconsin and packaging it up in a beautiful box and sending it to friends near and far, so they can experience Dairy State goodness.

Plan a Stylish Soirée

Throwing a small friend or family gathering this year? There are easy ways to pull it all together. We’ve got party planning tips, straight from an expert. We’ve got the party planning tips, straight from an expert.

Gift-tastic Finds

These unique treasures (all from local shops!) prove that shopping close to home for the holidays is way more stylish and fun.

Small Town Holidays

Teeming with delightful decorations and activities aplenty, these close-to-home, southern Wisconsin destinations will keep you coming back for more.

Small-Town Charm in Shullsburg

One thing that has become a holiday tradition for many Wisconsin families is a visit to Shullsburg during the holiday season.

A Festive Time in Mount Horeb

When you head to the Village of Mount Horeb this season, don’t be surprised if you fall in love with the small-town charm that is echoed throughout this wonderful community.

Historic Holidays in Stoughton

During the holiday season, Stoughton reminds visitors of the feel-good Christmas movies: wonderful scenes, unexpected finds and friendly shopping.

Holiday Fun in Monroe

Take a stroll along the streets of downtown Monroe and you are bound to feel as though you’ve stepped back in time.

Holiday Happenings in Janesville & Milton

From the moment you enter Janesville and Milton during the holiday season, you’ll notice the streets, businesses and public spaces are aglow with lights and décor.

Taste of the Holidays

Five local food and beverage industry professionals share their special holiday recipes.

The After-Effects of Breast Cancer

Many cancer survivors say the disease doesn’t end with treatment, as they mourn the loss of their former lives and may continue to experience side effects.

Your Guide to Financial Wellness

BRAVA asked the financial wellness experts at Summit Credit Union’s financial coaching program to share insights about how to relieve stress in the everyday lives of Americans.

A Guide to Fall Getaways

There’s nothing like spending time enjoying what these destinations have to offer — especially in the fall.

Fall Getaway: Monroe

Known as the Swiss Cheese Capital of the U.S., Monroe is a charming town that truly delights at every turn.

What to Do in the Apostle Islands

Twenty-two islands clustered atop the Bayfield peninsula comprise the Apostle Islands archipelago, one of Wisconsin’s most popular destinations. It’s easy to see the appeal.

Shop KELLA’s Wisco-Focused Goods

KELLA, located on Main Street in Mt. Horeb, features their own Forward Apparel Co. items, as well as pieces from 40-plus Wisconsin makers.

Fall Getaway: Mineral Point

Mineral Point is the quintessential historic Wisconsin town, complete with a charming downtown district, where visitors can enjoy artist studios, specialty shops, antique stores and architecture that has been deemed reminiscent of a Cornish village.

One Wardrobe Staple, Two Ways

Everyone wants wardrobe mileage these days. Build your look around these staples, and dress them up or down with chic extras.

Fall Getaway: La Crosse

Spending time in La Crosse this fall is a surefire way to enjoy all the season has to offer. The area’s Grandad Bluff is not only a destination point for thousands, but also a symbol of the Coulee Region, named for its ridges and valleys.

Your 2021-22 Arts & Entertainment Preview

After a long absence, in-person arts events, concerts, performances and more are back this season! Here’s our hand-picked guide of what we’re excited about this 2021-22 arts season.

Fall Getaway: The Fox Cities

The Fox Cities offer a wealth of outdoor adventures that are ideal for taking in the fall sights and sounds during a day or weekend trip.

BRAVA Readers Share Where They Were on 9/11

As we reflect back on the 20th anniversary of 9/11 this year, we asked BRAVA readers: Where were you on 9/11 when you learned what had happened? Here’s what they had to say.

Portraits of Child Loss

The loss of a child isn’t often talked about, and it’s the hardest thing a parent can go through. Four courageous women share their own stories of loss, and how they’ve been able to honor their child’s memory — and even find hope afterward.

Secrets of Success

BRAVA talked to eight area women who work in different industries to find out their top career advice — and what takeaways they can share with us on how to continue to find fulfillment in our work.

How to Recognize Your Strengths

One of Megan Watt’s main sources of success isn’t a secret at all — she plays to her strengths, and one of those is teaching others how to play to theirs.

How to Find Purpose in Your Work

Molly Moran always knew that she wanted to own a business, and after years of working in the restaurant and wine industries, she opened Table Wine in 2015.

How to Achieve Work-Life Balance

For Tu Le, finding work-life balance was not always a priority. Now, it is essential for her because it means more valuable time with her children.

How to Establish Connections in the Community

Camille Carter, president and CEO of the Madison Black Chamber of Commerce, is happy to see the growing momentum in supporting Black-owned businesses, and her overarching goal is to help them continue to thrive for years to come. And, “great businesses are not built in isolation,” says Carter, stressing the importance of connecting with essential community resources.

How to Motivate Yourself and Others

Leslie Petty may be an assistant dean at the UW-Madison School of Business, but her reach and responsibilities extend much further than the institution.

Have a Spare Bike?

Free Bikez 4 Kidz is seeking bike donations on Sept. 18 during Madison Bike Week.

The College Move-in Guide

Even if you don’t have a child going to college this year, tuck this useful advice away to avoid college packing and move-in stressors.