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Protect Your Plants (and Animals, Too!)

There’s no worse feeling than going out to water your garden only to see that it has been chomped away by pesky backyard creatures! Though this may be frustrating and annoying, we have to remember that these are just animals …
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Categories: DIY, Uncategorized


Don’t Give Up On Your Vegetable Garden — Best Things to Plant in August

The end of summer doesn’t mean the end of gardening. Here is a list of vegetables that you still have plenty of time to get in the ground before putting your tools away for the season! 1. Cucumbers Cucumbers don’t …
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Categories: DIY, Shorewest Tips


Craft Your Perfect Home with Art from a Local Artist

When decorating your home, you might find yourself looking for that one unique, stand-out piece. Instead of going to your local home goods store, why not try something really extraordinary? Summer is the perfect time to explore all the local …
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Organizing Files

Foolproof Ways to Organize Your Files — and Keep Them Organized

If asked to grab a specific document in your home right now, would you be able to in under 10 minutes? Five minutes? One? Have you ever paid a bill late because you didn’t know where it was? Is your …
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March Madness

Tips to Elevate Your March Madness Party

Are you ready for some march madness? Between office pools, Cinderella stories and game day get-togethers, there is something for everyone this season. Check out these tips below to elevate your March Madness watch party! Have a variety of snacks …
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Family Cleaning for 30 Days of Spring Cleaning

The Ultimate 30-Day Spring Cleaning Checklist

You may find yourself itching to thoroughly clean your home as the days get longer, the sun shines brighter and the breeze starts to smell like spring. Refreshing your space is a great way to reset for the changing season …
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mail packages on a front porch

5 Tips to Keep Your Packages Secure

  It’s National Package Protection Day! According to a 2017 survey, more than 25 million people had packages stolen from their property in that year alone. This holiday season, take extra precautions with your packages by following these 5 tips …
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5 Chocolate Recipes for the Holidays

October 28th is National Chocolate Day! This time of year is especially known for the overload of delicious chocolate treats, whether it’s Halloween candy or classic winter dessert recipes! Below are 5 seasonal chocolate recipes you can try out this …
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Halloween Costume Ideas

6 Easy Halloween Costume Ideas

6 Easy Halloween Costumes Happy Halloween! The end of October marks the scariest holiday day of the year, or the official holiday for those of us with a sweet tooth. Filled with treats, pumpkins, goblins and ghouls, getting to dress …
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Backyard Camping with the Family

5 Tips for the Best Backyard Camping

5 Tips for the Best Backyard Camping Camping is one of the best summertime adventures that Wisconsin has to offer. While schedules may book up quickly in the summer, you and your family can still enjoy the novelty of sleeping …
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