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6 Ways to Give Back This Holiday Season

It’s pretty easy to give thanks for what you have during the holiday season, but it is also a prime time to actually give it back by volunteering in the community. Nearly 100,000 Michiganders are food insecure (limited or uncertain availability of nutritionally adequate and safe…

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The Budget-Friendly Guide to Family Vacations

In a perfect world, winter vacation is the ideal time to go on a family trip. The kids are out of school, many offices are closed and there are lots of fun winter destinations. But after weeks of spending money…

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5 Reasons to Visit Lansing This Weekend

Be merry, jolly, and bright in the state capitol this weekend! The 30th annual Silver Bells in the City kicks off Friday evening, Nov. 21, 2014 in downtown Lansing, and there’s a whole weekend’s worth of family fun to be…

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#MIKidsCan: Work Out With Santa Claus

Delivering gifts and goodies to the world’s children in one night is an amazing feat of endurance. Although Santa might look like he doesn’t work out, the jolly old elf actually engages in some serious sport, in the weeks leading up…

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Free Clinics Provide Priceless Care for Michigan’s Underinsured

Although Obamacare is helping millions of Americans get health insurance coverage, the need for free and low-cost health care clinics still exists for those who find themselves underinsured, as well as Michiganders who are still without any coverage. For example,…

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When Is The Best Time of Day to Hydrate?

You probably know that drinking water is a major component of a healthy lifestyle, but did you know that when you drink water is equally as important? Drinking water at different times of day can maximize different ways that your body uses…

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#MIKidsCan Program Computers and More, With Local Start-Up

Wixom based Kidpreneur is a technological start-up that helps kids hone and refine their creative skills to become little entrepreneurs. Through coding, HTML, Minecraft, robotics classes and more, the organization fosters a sense of intellectualism for kids and helps them learn…

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10 Michigan Parades and Festivals to Get Your Kids In The Holiday Spirit

Michiganders love a good celebration, especially around the holidays. While there are too many fairs, festivals, craft shows, and parades to list here, we’re spotlighting ten exceptional holiday-themed events from around the state. Bundle up and make time to celebrate…

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Work Out for Free All Over Michigan

Finding motivation to stick to a workout routine can be a daunting task. It’s way too easy to skip a run so that you can sleep a little longer in the morning or relax on the sofa in the evening….