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Backyard Makeover

So, it’s time for a backyard makeover. Maybe you’ve got some very specific ideas in mind, like a water feature, fire pit or outdoor kitchen. Or maybe you’re at a loss as to what will best fit your space…

Twilight, that lovely period between sunset and dusk, when light is still visible in the sky and one can find their way around the outdoor garden setting. This typically lasts about 20-30 minutes during the Midwest summers (please don’t…

Here are four great reasons to consider buying a home this summer instead of waiting.  1) Prices Will Continue to Rise What have home prices been doing? CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index reports that home prices have appreciated by…

Integrity is a word not taken lightly in the Bazzell family. Rob and Diane Bazzell have spent the last 25 years building up Integrity Mortgage of Missouri into a business that is known for its exceptional and honest service….

“Our lives are storybooks that we write for ourselves: wonderfully illustrated by the people we meet.”  Dianne Garrison Every year the Community Council of St Charles honors individuals and organizations who live by the words Collaboration and Community. The…

Usually, spending a few hours in the middle of the day visiting with a judge in his courtroom makes for a less than pleasant experience. That wasn’t the case, though, on a recent visit to the St. Charles County…