Tag Archives: Summer

Seven Tips to Lower your Summer Electric Bill!

Summer is finally here to stay! Are you feeling the heat when you pay your electric bills? Here are seven ways to keep your electric bill low during the summer: 1. Air conditioner. Your air conditioner may account for 40% of …
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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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Community Feature: Berry Picking

Summertime is picking time! Strawberries, raspberries, blueberries and more! A wonderful family activity with a break on price and picking your own fruit is so rewarding. Here in Wisconsin we don’t get year-round warm weather so take advantage and go …
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Ready for Summer? Nine Home Improvement Tips for a Better Season!

With warmer weather comes longer days of enjoying the outdoors! Time to check and update certain areas around your home to make sure they are in tip-top shape for the season ahead. These nine ideas won’t break the budget or …
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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


Shorewest Weekend Preview: German Fest, Taste of Lake Country and Brewfest

German Fest, Milwaukee Milwaukee’s ethnic fests continue this weekend at Henry Maier Festival Park, where German Fest takes place Thursday, July 25-Sunday, July 28. Established in 1981, the true spirit of authentic German culture is alive and well at this …
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Categories: Community


Summerfest, the World’s Largest Music Festival, Starts Today!

Summerfest, Milwaukee’s 11-day music festival, opens today at noon. With 11 stages and over 800 acts, this year’s Summerfest is sure to please the nearly 900,000 people who will visit the festival. Hosted at Henry Maier Festival Park, the fest …
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Categories: Upcoming Events


Shorewest’s June Checklist for a Refreshed Summer Home

Schools are coming to a close, vacations are being planned, and we’ve had a taste of summer weather in Wisconsin. Use these seven great tips to freshen up your home for the summer season. Swap out seasonal dishes and decorations. …
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Categories: Home Improvement


Enjoy Farmers Markets Near You

Summer is a perfect time to enjoy fresh, seasonal produce from Wisconsin farms.  By visiting farmers markets, you can support the local economy and savor delicious produce that was picked directly before you take it home. See our list of …
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Categories: Community, Uncategorized


Try to Keep Those Mosquitoes Away with Natural Repellents

Those pesky mosquitoes have been a trending topic in Wisconsin this summer and it seems like they are multiplying at an astounding rate. Most mosquitoes are active from dusk until dawn, but there are certain types of the insect that …
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