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Learn how to knit like a pro from a pro

We sought advice from Madison’s Susan B. Anderson, a straight-up celebrity in the knitting world.

We sought advice from Madison’s Susan B. Anderson, a straight-up celebrity in the knitting world.

Excel at the art of doing nothing

Learn how to embrace niksen, a Dutch concept meaning doing nothing and having no plan.

Learn how to embrace niksen, a Dutch concept meaning doing nothing and having no plan.

Contribute to the conversation with Joy Trip Reading Project

Join the Joy Trip Reading Project to discuss books centered on people of color and their relationships to the natural world.

Join the Joy Trip Reading Project to discuss books centered on people of color and their relationships to the natural world.

Pasture and Plenty's kitchen does it all

It was built for demonstrations, lunch seating, wine dinners, meal kit testing and drag brunches, too.

It’s almost surprising to learn Pasture and Plenty’s kitchen is a commercial build, because it has all the comfort and style of a dream home kitchen.

Getting the keys to a new home during COVID-19

Chris Reece, a meteorologist moonlighting as a real estate agent, is ready to help first-time homebuyers — especially now that he is one himself.

Chris Reece, a meteorologist moonlighting as a real estate agent, is ready to help first-time homebuyers — especially now that he is one himself.

New boutique to open at Hilldale

Waterlilly, originally from Lake Geneva, is opening its second location

Lake Geneva's Waterlily is coming to Madison starting Saturday as it opens its second location at Hilldale Shopping Center. 

A Madison maker's love of the loom

Courtney Cosgriff uses weaving as a creative outlet when she’s not behind the desk at the Waunakee Public Library.

Courtney Cosgriff uses weaving as a creative outlet when she’s not behind the desk at the Waunakee Public Library.

Jay Kang's woodworking business centers around rescuing

When Jay Kang of Rescued Woodworks 608 says it all started with a dog, he truly means that everything changed once he, his wife and his son adopted a dog.

When Jay Kang of Rescued Woodworks 608 says it all started with a dog, he truly means that everything changed once he, his wife and his son adopted a dog.

Finding love despite the difficulties of dating during a pandemic

Two new local couples call themselves lucky — “If we hadn't gone on that immediate first date, we probably never would have because the world shut down a couple of days later."

Two new local couples call themselves lucky — “If we hadn't gone on that immediate first date, we probably never would have because the world shut down a couple of days later."

Coaching runs in the Chryst family

Katy Chryst — daughter of Wisconsin Badgers Football Head Coach Paul Chryst — has found her calling in health and wellness coaching.

Katy Chryst — daughter of Wisconsin Badgers Football Head Coach Paul Chryst — has found her calling in health and wellness coaching.

Love is patient, love is postponed

2021 might be the year of the rescheduled wedding.

After what became an extended off season for engaged couples and vendors alike, 2021 might be the year of the rescheduled wedding.

At-home office overhauls moved to the top of the to-do list

The biggest design trend of 2020 was born out of necessity — people everywhere are giving their home offices a makeover.

The biggest design trend of 2020 was born out of necessity — people everywhere are giving their home offices a makeover.

Lumoli Co built an of-the-moment business

Molly Green shares her polymer clay earrings through TikTok.

Starting a jewelry business wasn’t the plan when Molly Green picked up polymer clay jewelry as a hobby in January 2020.

Elevate your work-from-home office space with local items

If you haven’t already, now is the time to upgrade your at-home office space with lamps, organizers, calendars and more to keep you on-task.

If you haven’t already, now is the time to upgrade your at-home office space with lamps, organizers, calendars and more to keep you on-task.