Adventures on the Blog.

May 3, 2019

Our commitment to building community.

This Saturday, Five Island Life hosts its third seasonal Walk and Wine.

Why are we so passionate about events like these and last Feburary's Cool Fest? Well, because they are SO. MUCH. FUN for one. But our drive to host community ev...

November 26, 2018

{This post is sponsored by Just for Kix, Emmetsburg. Want to share your story? Shoot us an e-mail us at!}

Paige Bunkofske has been dancing since she was three years old.

Growing up it was more than just a hobby, "I grew up in a very abusive hous...

October 30, 2018

{Much thanks to our Business Directory members for sponsoring local posts and events. These are our people. <3 }

Three generations of cousins filter into Rich and Joann Higgins' home

Food, drinks and laughter fill the kitchen. It is Brook...

October 18, 2018

{This post sponsored by Five Island Spa Co. Have great news about your business? Contact us to tell your story!}

 {Katy Thomsen presents the donation to Peggy Stolley of EMSCT and they have no fun at all.}

Five Island Spa Co made the most recent...

October 6, 2018

You guys! We're so excited to host the first annual Five Island Life Walk & Wine!

Travel wine glasses from Blossoming Creations, mittens and head wrap by Grand Creations, available at Five Island Spa Co

Mark your calendars for Wednesday, October 17th as participating l...

August 31, 2018

Are you glad you moved here?

Don't you miss the city? There isn't much to do around here.

Nine years later, I still field these questions weekly.

Am I happy I moved here? Um, yes. Have we met??

I know. There is nothing going on here. Have you read the local paper? There i...

August 28, 2018

Why rescue pot bellied pigs? Well, because they are awesome that's why!

August 21, 2018


Today's post is close to my heart for so many reasons. First of all, because I actually got to sit down and have coffee with my business partner {hi, Brook!}. Secondly, I've had the honor of walking alongside Brook and Jaime Dodd as they've considered the uphill...

August 7, 2018

It's the most wonderful time of the year!

{See, shop and experience Emmetsburg: Business Directory}

 {Keep up to date on all of the local events here: Calendar of Events}

It's almost here! Brewfest 2018 will take place on Saturday, August 11th in Soper Park. I sat down wi...

July 31, 2018

Zwishchen It's almost August. It happens every year doesn't it? The last days of July that leaves us thinking, "Just where did the summer go?"

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