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Make your Home “Spook-Tacular” for Halloween

Some may think that December is the only holiday filled month that they can be creative and exciting with decorations, but boy were they wrong. This year, make your home a Halloween site to remember.  Go out and grab some pumpkins, spray-paint and cheesecloth and start letting those creative juices flow.  If you’re not too scared, keep on reading and you can find frighteningly fun ways to make your home “Spook-tacular” with the family with these three items. (more…)


Wisconsin State Fair Fun Facts

Today marks the opening day of the Wisconsin State Fair, the place where Wisconsinites congregate to enjoy live music and entertainment, take their turn going down the giant slide and fill their stomachs with cream puffs. How many cream puffs filled fairgoers’ stomach’s in 2011? 355,478 to be exact. Here are some more fun facts about the State Fair and its signature food item; the cream puff.

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Saying I do to a New Home: Home Buying Advice for Newlyweds

Can you hear the bells chime? Spring officially marks wedding season! In these parts, typically April-October are the peak months for saying “I do.” As brides and grooms-to-be make important decisions about their wedding day, they should also be planning their new living arrangement as husband and wife. Closing the deal on a first home marks the beginning of independent living, in the same way that a wedding is the start of a marriage.

Couples starting their new life together often want to begin fresh in a new home. Now is a great opportunity for couples to negotiate and secure a home that will last them well into their future.

The future Mr. and Mrs. Homeowner should keep these recommendations in mind:

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Milwaukee Brewers Fun Facts

Yesterday was Opening Day at Miller Park, where the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Colorado Rockies 5-4 in 10 innings. The first day of baseball season usually means warmer weather actually is coming. But, the weather is never an issue at Miller Park where the convertible roof closes to protect us from the elements and opens when the weather allows.

Whether you’ve got season tickets or will just be rooting along in your local sports bar, impress Brew Crew fans all around you this season with some of these Milwaukee Brewers fun facts:

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Spring Forward this Sunday

Sunday marks the start of Daylight Saving Time (commonly mispronounced as “Daylight Savings Time,” with an “s”), meaning we will all need to “spring forward” and set our clocks ahead one hour at 2:00 A.M. Sunday (or Saturday night).

Don’t forget to turn all your clocks and watches forward one hour (cell phones and digital TV boxes should automatically set back on their own).

A few fun facts about Daylight Saving Time*:

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