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#MIKidsCan Make Music Together!

The Music Together program is a great way to get your children involved in music at an early age. Music Together is designed for children ages 0-7 and the grownups who love them, according to their website. It brings families, primary caregivers and early childhood professionals…

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On the Apple Trail: Farming Michigan’s Abundant Orchards

A recent visit to two family-owned apple orchards, as part of a Michigan apple blogger tour, revealed a great deal about farming methods and challenges in the state. With different growing methods and philosophies, both farms provided unique insights into the industry,…

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Michigan Apples: Take a Tour With Us!

When you’re at the grocery store or the farmers market, picking an apple doesn’t really seem like a big deal. A recent tour of West Michigan apple destinations – Sietsema Orchards & Cider Mill, Youngquist Farms, Jack Brown Produce, Inc.,…

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Local Bakery Brings Sweet and Savory Pies to Southeast Michigan

“Pie is a food that demands to be shared,” says Lisa Ludwinski, owner of Sister Pie. She’s been popping up and delivering since 2012, but soon she’ll be sharing her seasonally-inspired goods out of her own bakery in Detroit’s West…

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Michigan’s Best Apple Orchards and Pumpkin Patches

‘Tis the season for apple picking and pumpkin carving! And here in Michigan, we’re in luck because we’re surrounded by amazing orchards and pumpkin patches. There are too many to list, but below are a few of our favorite go-to…

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Celebrate Heart Health as a Family with Fall AHA Events

With school back in session, there’s never been a better time to organize heart healthy activities with your kids! Many students’ fondest memories growing up are from Jump Rope For Heart and Hoops For Heart events. If you’ve never heard…

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Zoo Goes Boo Gives West Michigan Families a Fun Way to Celebrate Halloween

Looking for a fun and not-spooky way to celebrate Halloween in West Michigan with your kids? John Ball Zoo has you covered with Zoo Goes Boo! Dress up and enjoy trick-or-treating on the kooky (not spooky) Trick-or-Treat trail. Every day…

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ArtPrize 2014: And the Winner Is …

Art critics and the public agreed on this year’s big winner at ArtPrize 2014. Anila Quayyum Agha’s shadow-and-light installation piece “Intersections” was awarded the Public Grand Prize and tied to share the Juried Grand Prize, netting her a total of…

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Tips to Make Sure Hunters’ Hearts Are Ready for Season

Excited to get back into the Michigan woods for prime deer-hunting season? As you make your preparations, put a heart checkup on your list. Heart attacks in the woods claim the lives of hunters every year. For those with pre-existing…

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