Archives: February 2010

Back to Basics

It’s Not Your Grandpa’s Scouting Anymore One of the country’s largest youth organizations, the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) will celebrate its centennial this month. Founded by Chicago businessman William Boyce on February 8, 1910, the institution is considered essential to young boys in the Fox Cities, teaching them how to be trustworthy, loyal, helpful, READ MORE

Breads to Warm Our Hearts

Artisan breads rising in the Fox Cities! A love affair warms up as some of the slower, more creative methods of bread-making tickle our crumb-craving fancy. We hanker for different herbs, cheeses, nuts, vegetables and other sweeteners to accent the yeast that is the stuff of the staff of life. We’re sweet on sourdough, lusting READ MORE

The Skinny on Smaller Homes

Unique Floor Plans Capture Value-Seeking Customers Tighter budgets mean tighter floor plans, but potential homebuyers have a lot to love about new homes today, including wall-to-wall amenities, flexible floor plans and energy-efficient technology. Smaller & Smarter Today, builders are offering more value than ever before in new-home construction. With a trend toward smaller homes, it’s READ MORE