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Shorewest Shares: DIY Autumn Leaf Mason Jar Candle Holders

Supplies Leaves (fake or real) Sponge Brush Mason Jar Mod Podge Raffia String Votive candle/battery operated candle   Make sure the outside of the mason jar is clean and dry. The leaves won’t stick to the jar if it’s oily …
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Community Round-Up

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here’s our Community Round-Up:   Milwaukee County *The 2014 Milwaukee Film Festival kicked off Thursday and will run until October 9, located at the Landmark Oriental *MSOE hosts the 5th Annual Lost Arts …
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Community Spotlight: Oktoberfest

  Oktoberfest is the world’s largest funfair held annually in Munich, Bavaria, Germany. It’s a 16-day festival running from late September to the first weekend of October — with more than six million people from around the world attending every …
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Shorewest Shares: How to Prepare Your Garden and Landscape for Fall

As summer comes to an end, it doesn’t mean that the color in your yard has to end with it. With the fall weather approaching, you need to change your gardening practices to get your landscape ready for the next …
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Categories: Home Improvement


Community Round-Up

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here’s our Community Round-Up:   Milwaukee County * Visit the NARI® Fall Home and Remodeling Show at the Wisconsin Expo Center * Go experience the Adult Prom 2014 at Hotel Metro Waukesha County …
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Community Spotlight: Apple Orchards

Wisconsin has a rich horticultural heritage that stretches back nearly 150 years. The earliest organized cultivation of apples began in the 1840s when European settlers planted apple seedlings in the rich, fertile soil of Wisconsin. By the turn of the …
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Shorewest Shares: What to do if your home doesn’t appraise at the price you want to sell?

The housing market is hitting its peak and housing sales are continuing to heat up. When home sales increase, house prices hold firmly or go up, and inventories decrease. When this happens, buyers and their banks tend to negotiate less. …
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Categories: Home Selling


Shorewest Shares: How To Make a Monogram Wreath

  Supplies: Natural wreath form 10” wood letter Twine Craft paint: burnt orange and metallic gold 6” wide burlap ribbon (about 2 yards) 5 stems of fall flowers 2 stems of fall berries 1” round pouncer brush Paint brush Hot …
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Community Round-Up

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here’s our Community Round-Up:   Milwaukee County *Enjoy the Bay View Bash on Saturday in Bay View *Go out to a Milwaukee Brewers ball game this weekend at Miller Park and pick up …
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Shorewest’s DIY: 11 Ways to Recycle Wine Bottles

Wine Bottles can easily be recycled and reused in your home. With these simple, DIY tips — your old bottles will have a new use and your house will have new décor! 1.Fill them with dried flowers. Turn a beautiful …
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