January 2015

  1. Beeswax Color Contest

    Help us choose colors for our new Beeswax Taper Candles! Vote and you'll be entered in a drawing to win a pair of Beeswax Candles. Our Beeswax Taper Candles are hand-poured on Madeline Island, Wisconsin by island residents, and are 10" in length.  Vote now and you'll be entered for a chance to win a free pair in the winning...
  2. Make it a Snow Day

    We do look forward to Snow Days on Madeline Island. Some folks stay at home and drink hot chocolate, playing board games all day. Other island residents head outdoors, make snow angels and watch the beautiful, soft white snow coat the pines. And some years, when the ice is right, we take the trip across the ice to the mainland...
  3. Changes on the island

    First, we are very grateful to Linda, and her years of service at Ella's Island Cafe for the Madeline Island Community. Second, we wanted to share the intriguing news of Farmhouse - an interesting possibility for the island and our guests. Just off of the ferry dock - and in the next block down from our shop! Visit their blog...
  4. Wind Sled Season

    Weather report from Madeline Island: negative 12 degrees and feeling very cold! The Ferry stops this week, and then the wind sled season begins - and all of the island residents hope for an ice road! There's an interesting and informative article about our wind sled on the Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal Sentinel website. Article Excerpt: "Most traffic between Bayfield and Madeline Island is either via...

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