Tag Archives: family

How to Celebrate Independence Day!

America celebrates July 4 as Independence Day because on July 4, 1776 the members of the Second Continental Congress met in Philadelphia and adopted the final draft of the Declaration of Independence. Now it is a national holiday that celebrates …
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How to Grow the Best Fresh Veggies

Happy Fresh Veggies Day! By June 16 most places recommend that your garden is already planted. We say that if you are a little late, buy plants that have already matured and plant those. Vegetable gardens are a great way to …
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Categories: Community, DIY, Homeowner, How to


How to: Celebrate Memorial Day in Wisconsin!

Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the United States for remembering the men and women who died while serving in the country’s armed forces. The holiday is observed every year on the last Monday of May and gives Americans …
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Community Feature: Wisconsin’s Biking Trails

Happy Biking Month in May! Did you know that Wisconsin ranks 3rd in the nation for its thousands of miles of on-and off-road bike trails and scenic paths? Enjoy this active and healthy holiday month by dusting off your bike …
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Happy Zoo Lover’s Day!

This is one holiday where the whole family can have fun! Wisconsin is home to a whole host of animals that are well known, like deer, raccoon’s and squirrels. But where else could we see elephants, lions or giraffes in …
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Shorewest Shares: 10 Ways To Enjoy Time In Your Backyard

Have fun in your backyard this summer with these 10 DIY games!   Yard Twister. You can create your own backyard version of Twister with spray paint. (Don’t forget to use ground marking spray to prevent damaging your grass.) Jumbo …
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Categories: DIY, Homeowner, How to


How to Entertain This Holiday Season in Your Snug Space

You might be hosting Thanksgiving or another holiday gathering soon and are worried about your smaller home accommodating friends and family. Here are some great tips to help organize your space so you spend your time enjoying your loved ones, …
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Categories: Home Improvement


New Study Shows Owning a Home Makes Families Happier and Healthier

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. recently teamed with Habitat for Humanity to study the impact of homeownership on families. The 2012 study asked 2,200 families who moved into a Habitat home in the past year how their lives have changed. …
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Categories: Home Buying