Health & Wellness

St. Croix Valley Trees

Ask many a family in the Valley: St. Croix Valley Trees in Somerset, Wis., is the perfect way to spend a chilly December day.

For Brooke Fleetwood, owner of BB Makeup, spending her life doing anything other than makeup was never an option. “My mom told me to explore being an esthetician,” Fleetwood says.

St. Croix-area micro-brew options are multiplying so quickly they filled a feature story in this magazine this past June. Now, two more breweries are pulling up a seat to the proverbial table.

Hop and Barrel Brewing, Hudson

Summer is gone, but that doesn’t mean that family fun has to stop. Throughout the St. Croix Valley, there are plenty of indoor activities to keep the youngest members of your family active and engaged in the chilly months ahead.

Jill Foote and Donna Fjelstad, members of St. Croix Paranormal, are both passionate about ghost investigation. “I’ve had things around me all the time,” Fjelstad says. She started showing abilities at an early age.

You don’t need to travel to northern California or Tuscany for a food tour.

Just for Me Spa in Stillwater opened its new Himalayan salt cave in January. But what is a Himalayan salt cave?

As many in Hudson know, the Spirit of St. Croix is a two-day art festival with approximately 85 to 95 artists attending each year. Since 2008, it has drawn from the majority of the St. Croix Valley, bringing in 8,000 people in 2016.

Although it might seem like botanical herbs have just entered the mainstream, they’ve been around for thousands of years—and used by people just as long.

In a brightly colored room offset with faux-wood floors and walls and a bright orange accent wall opposite mirrors, a class of 30 students flow in unison to the Bikram yoga practiced in the Isaac Staples Mill building for the past seven years.

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