May 26, 2017

From the Publisher’s Desk — April/May 2017

Spring arrived extra early this year. Many of us had flowers blooming in February. Those of you who are gardeners have surely spent many hours in your garden already. You will love the she-sheds featured in this issue, some of which are dedicated to gardening. The others are art studios. All of them are fabulous Read More

From the Publisher’s Desk — Dec. 2016/Jan. 2017

December is an exciting time of year, no matter how you observe the holidays. People decorate, gather together more often, and honor family and friends with kindness and gifts. In this issue, we celebrate the holidays by highlighting women entrepreneurs. Marilyn Allen opened her gorgeous Victorian to us, and we are thrilled to share it Read More

From the Publisher’s Desk — October/November 2016

  Our October/November women’s health issue has become our most popular, which is very exciting. To me it means our readers and advertisers are devoted to feeling good and being happy, and helping others do the same. In this issue we celebrate Marvelous! Woman Corinne Hiser, famous in the area for her devotion to women’s Read More

From the Publisher’s Desk — August/September 2016

Our mission at Marvelous! is to inspire women to get up and out and do the things they’ve always wanted to do, to inspire women to create the life they want and live it passionately. We focus on education in our August/September issue, and you may be surprised by the many forms education can take. Read More

From the Publisher’s Desk — June/July 2016

I have a handful of friends for whom life has been pretty steady, but for the rest of us, life is full of ups and downs, twists and turns. The older I get, the easier it is for me to see that the people who not only weather the storms, but get better because of Read More

From the Publisher’s Desk — April/Mary 2016 — Take Responsibility For Your Health

Two days before the Marvelous! 5th Anniversary Party, I was in the emergency room with four of the symptoms women experience when having a heart attack—pressure in my chest, a pounding pulse and palpitations, shortness of breath, and fatigue. I didn’t have a heart attack, but I did have a wake-up call. We don’t know Read More

From the Publisher’s Desk — February/March 2016

    WE ARE 5! In this issue of Marvelous!, we celebrate our 5th anniversary by recognizing some of the women who have helped Marvelous! not only survive the first five years but evolve into a magazine that I think of as belonging to the women of our community. Cheers to all of us! Of Read More

From the Publisher’s Desk — December 2015/January 2016

When you can step out of your own story for a while and see the world through someone else’s eyes, when you can be open to the possibility that there are ways of experiencing life other than your own, I’m pretty sure you’ll be surprised and delighted by what you find. In this issue, we Read More

From the Publisher’s Desk — October/November 2015

This issue is special in so many ways. We have usually focused on women’s health in October and November because October is breast cancer awareness month, but this year we did it up big! When I first moved here, I looked for a nurse practitioner for my annual exam, and was thrilled to find Corinne Read More

From The Publisher’s Desk — August/September 2015

  On a hot August day, the thought of a dip in the lake or pool is divine, isn’t it? I’m a water baby through and through, having grown up on the lakes of Minnesota, so I’m excited about the two very different water stories in this summer issue. Darling little Peeka on our cover Read More