Spring Fashion Trends

It is officially the first day of Spring and this season’s fashion trends are in full bloom! This year stylists are bringing back some bold fashion trends from the 60’s, 70’s, and 80’s that you don’t want to miss!

Neon – 80’s

One of the staple trends of the 80’s, neon, is back. Not only has it been seen on the runway, but many celebrities have been seen wearing neon. This trend is just too bright to miss!

Tie Dye – 70’s

Tie-dye is bringing the 70’s back. It can be found anywhere from t-shirts to blazers and that is just the beginning!

Animal Print – 60’s

Catwalk has been given a whole new meaning after this season’s animal print trends began, specifically leopard print. This trend began back in the 60’s but is making a big comeback and you can expect to see a lot more of it this Spring.

Trends come and go, but this year some of the most popular trends from past decades are making a come back. What trend are you most excited to see return?

Source: Cosmopolitan

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Get Up And Stay Active

Spring is almost here and that means warmer weather is coming! This makes it the perfect time to start getting outside to meet your recommended exercise goal of 30 minutes each day. Here are some ways that you can get active outside!

  1. Hiking & Biking trails

Hiking and biking are great ways to enjoy nature and the warm weather outside! Lake Geneva has beautiful scenery to admire while you get some exercise in! To look at some local hiking and biking trail options follow this link!

  1. Participating in local 5Ks

There are many options for 5Ks during the warmer months that you can participate in. Some are local and others are well known and held in bigger cities every year! Take a look at some of the local options by following this link!

  1. Play a sport with friends

There are all kinds of sports that you can play outside in the Spring and Summer! Get together with some friends and play a game of volleyball, basketball, soccer, tennis, or anything that sounds like fun!

  1. Yoga

Yoga is a great activity that can be as intense or as relaxing as you want it to be. It can also be done almost anywhere! Take advantage of the warm weather this Spring and do some outdoor yoga!

Stay active and healthy this year by getting outside and enjoying all the great activities Lake Geneva has to offer!

St. Patty’s Day in Lake Geneva

St. Patrick’s Day Sunday Brunch

Enjoy a traditional Irish breakfast or lunch at The Ridge Hotel this St. Patty’s Day! They are offering classics like corned beef and cabbage, bangers and mash, and green beer!

Where? The Ridge Hotel

When? March 17th from 9am-2pm

For more information follow this link!

 

Jamie & Shanna’s St. Patty’s Day Social

Hogs & Kisses will open at 3pm on St. Patty’s Day for all kinds of fun, snacks, and more!

Where? Hogs & Kisses

When? March 17th at 3pm

For more information follow this link!

 

St. Patrick’s Day Sampling

Stop by the Hunt Club Steakhouse to try their St. Patty’s Day specials!

Where? Hunt Club Steakhouse

When? March 17th from 5pm-8pm

For more information follow this link!

Women’s Business Workshop Lakeside Conference

If you are a business woman with a family this post is for you! On Monday March 4th and Tuesday March 5th The Ridge Hotel is hosting the Women’s Business Workshop Lakeside Conference.

This Conference is for women just like you who have busy schedules and are working to make their business great! The Conference will help women meet other business owners and help them to take their business to the next level!

What does the Women’s Business Workshop Lakeside Conference do?

  • Create action plans
  • Optimize systems
  • Teach you how to take the next steps

For more information or to sign up follow this link!

Side by Side

This year the revenue from the Lake Geneva Women’s Weekend event is going to the local Side by Side charity! Side by Side is made up of Lake Geneva area churches, service organizations, and local businesses. They offer assistance to local families in financial crisis.

Their next fundraiser is on February 26th at Oakfire. Dinner includes an appetizer, entree, dessert, and soft drink. Stop by to support the Lake Geneva community!

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If you want more information of Side by Side visit their website or Facebook page with these links: Website: link, Facebook: link & Facebook event: link

If you want to more information or to sign up for the Lake Geneva Women’s Weekend event follow this link!

Shred Fest

This year The Chill Foundation is hosting Shred Fest with Fat Tire and the Grand Geneva Resort & Spa! Shred Fest is an event that will raise money for The Chill Foundation which helps provide life and character development skills to underserved youth.

What goes on during Shred Fest?

  • Sledding party
  • Raffles
  • Ice Castles
  • After party
  • And more!

Where? Grand Geneva Resort & Spa

When? February 23rd & 24th

For more information or to buy tickets follow this link!

To learn more about The Chill Foundation click here!

Valentine’s Date Night

Looking for something special to do for Valentine’s Day but don’t want to go out? Here are some at home Valentine’s Date Night ideas!

  1. Cook Dinner at Home
  2. Ice Skating
  3. Go Sledding
  4. Recreate Your First Date
  5. Wine or Beer Tasting/Tour
  6. Game Night
  7. Romantic Movie Marathon
  8. Indoor Picnic
  9. Quiet Retreat/Weekend Getaway
  10. Make Homemade S’mores

Whether you’ve been together 2 weeks or 20 years there is an option for everyone! Make your Valentine’s Day special with our date night suggestions!

Valentine’s Day in Lake Geneva

Are you looking for the perfect Valentine’s dinner location? Lake Geneva has the perfect selection! From dinner with a view to romantic serenades these locations will leave you speechless!

 

The Geneva Inn

When? February 10th – 16th from 5pm-9pm

What makes them special? The view!

Follow this link for more info!

 

Stefana’s Lakeside Dining

When? February 14th -16th from 5pm-9pm

What makes them special? Live music!

Follow this link for more info!

 

Hunt Club Steakhouse

When? February 14th – 17th 4pm-9pm

What makes them special? Charming farmhouse location!

Follow this link for more info!

 

These Valentine’s dinners are the perfect way to show your special someone that you care! Which one will you choose?

Winterfest

Winterfest begins this Saturday in Lake Geneva! This nine day festival runs from January 26th until February 3rd and celebrates winter, family, art, and fun! There is something there for everyone and over a dozen events!

Here’s a sneak peak of the events:

  • Human Dog Sled Races
  • The Amazing Ice Castles
  • Chili Cook-off
  • Helicopter Rides
  • Live Music
  • Cocoa Crawl
  • And More!

Don’t forget to stop by the Lake Geneva Women’s Weekend booth in the Riviera on the 2nd or 3rd to hear all about the fun weekend they are planning for this April!

 

For more information about Winterfest follow this link!

For more information about Lake Geneva Women’s Weekend follow this link!

5 Easy Slow Cooker Meals For Busy Families

Are you looking for an easy dinner to feed your family after a long day at work? These slow cooker recipes are perfect for you! No more hassle to make dinner when you come home because it will already be cooked and ready to serve!

Chicken Noodle Soup

  • Soup is perfect for a snow day, sick day, or busy day! After all, what is more comforting than a nice hot bowl of homemade Chicken Noodle Soup?
  • Full recipe and directions here!

Honey Garlic Chicken & Veggies

  • Having your main dish and veggies all cooked and ready to go? It doesn’t get easier than that! Throw everything together in the morning and let your slow cooker do the rest!
  • Full recipe and directions here!

Easy Chili Mac

  • This recipe requires only ten minutes of prep time, and it’s gluten free! This Easy Chili Mac is a dish your kids will love!
  • Full recipe and directions here!

Orange Chicken

  • Change things up and make this exciting Chinese Orange Chicken slow cooker dish! It only takes ten minutes of prep time!
  • Full recipe and directions here!

Chicken & Dumplings

  • Chicken and dumplings are another great comfort food for those cold, windy, or snowy days! Treat yourself to some delicious dumplings!
  • Full recipe and directions here!

Sit back, relax, and enjoy an easy home cooked meal with your family!

For more ideas, follow this link!

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