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City Chickens: History, Breeds & Steps to Bec...

Chickens are moving to the suburbs; they used to be commonplace, even in more populated areas, but societal changes and regulations kept them out of city limits. However, recent trends of homesteading and self-sufficiency, as well as the popularization of chickens on social media, have led to changes in city rules as people fight for the right to have chickens.  Recently, a band of chicken lovers got Oconomowoc to alter their stance on chickens, and they are now permitted within the city. However, the ownership of chickens is controlled, with various regulations in place. These include aspects like lot dimensions,...
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5 Times to Think About Walking Away From a Home Sa...

Walking Away from a Home Sale: When to Consider it as a Buyer It can be difficult to consider walking away from a home sale when you receive an accepted offer as a buyer; however, there are situations where it may be easier to walk away from a sale in the long run.    The inspection turns up something wrong Recently, many have decided to waive a home inspection to make their offer more appealing (21% did not include a home inspection contingency versus 13% in 2019). However, the findings of inspections are one reason you might want to walk...
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7 of the Best Places to See Fall Colors in Southea...

One of the best parts of fall is watching the foliage transform into vibrant colors adorning the countryside. It’s a stunning scene, as a sea of green gives way to an explosion of red, yellow, and orange.  Although the process seems magical, it’s scientific. Fall colors develop as daylight wanes (causing a drop in chlorophyll production) and weather conditions change; as a result, leaves will turn an array of colors, including bright yellow, purple, red, brown, orange, and golden yellow. Although you can always watch this phenomenon happening from your windows, there are some spectacular spots to visit in Southeastern Wisconsin...
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Five Amazing Apple Orchards to Visit this Fall in ...

All red-y to go apple picking? Check out these spots to go. . . What’s more fall than stopping by an apple orchard for some fresh, local apples straight off the tree? We would argue not much, so make the most of your fall by stopping by one of these apple-solutely amazing apple orchards in Southeastern Wisconsin. Jelli’s Market Address: N5648 S Farmington Rd, Helenville Although many know them for their berries, did you know Jelli’s Market has an apple orchard as well? With popular varieties, like Honey Crisp & Cortland, there’s an apple type that everyone will enjoy.  U-Pick?...
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