Lakefront Entertaining

Living on the lake provides so many special opportunities for homeowners to entertain friends and family throughout the year, with summertime the obvious favorite when temperatures soar. Daytime water activities can be easily paired with casual outdoor meals, requiring minimal effort when the outdoor living space is oriented to maximizing ...

Summer Bounty from Your Private Garden: Getting even more enjoyment from your Custom Dream Home’s Property

This summer’s wet and unpredictable weather, particularly in July, has been nothing short of a godsend for lawn health and bountiful gardens throughout Southeastern Wisconsin. With temperatures staying warm, even hot, and humidity levels elevated, the frequent showers and cloud cover have protected plants and foliage from mid summer drought ...

Finding the Perfect Balance Between Your Property and Your Custom-Built Dream Home: Location is Everything

Many of us today are familiar with the art of Feng shui, the Chinese philosophy of creating harmony with one’s environment. Growing awareness of many Eastern philosophies, religions, healing practices and meditation techniques, yoga and acupuncture among them, have seeped into our Western culture over the last few decades. No ...

The Perfect Place for Your Lake Home

You’ve spent a great deal of time, maybe even years, looking for the perfect lake location to live in either year round or as a summer home.  The views are breathtaking, and the lake is pristine. The cottage or house that currently resides on your new lake property, unfortunately, is ...

Keeping your Custom-Built Home Allergy-Free

Each year, spring in Southeastern Wisconsin seems to bring more environmental allergies with abundant rains and milder winters. This year has been no exception, as even residents without known allergies seem to be suffering from typical allergy symptoms, and those unfortunate chronic sufferers are finding little relief in the outdoors. ...