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Tis the Season… Make Sure your Home is Holiday Party Ready

It’s that time of year again, where holiday parties start invading every one of your well-deserved weekends. Guests and friends of guests are coming in and out of homes around this time of year. Something else that could possibly be coming in and out of your home around this time of year is that cold and frigid winter air. During these times, it is vital to make sure your home is ready and prepared for the months ahead. Did you know that (more…)


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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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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2012 Proves to be a Great Year for the Housing Market

Home buyers in the Milwaukee area continued to take advantage of the rejuvenating economy and historically low interest rates as home sales in the area grew 24.6%, compared with 2011. More than 16,000 total homes were sold in 2012; the best year since 2007.

Sales were strong throughout the year, including the fourth quarter when sales typically slow down. The fourth quarter of 2012 saw a 23.1% increase, when compared to 2011′s fourth quarter.

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