Want fresh fruits and veggies? Grow it yourself!

Dirty fresh food can hinder your quest to eat healthier and it seems like contamination outbreaks are happening more often, but now that the weather is breaking in Michigan, this is the perfect time to start growing your own food! The…


Get out and explore Michigan’s fitness-friendly destinations

There is nothing quite like being active in the great outdoors to rejuvenate your mind and body. But sometimes a simple run around the block or bike ride through town might not excite you. For those seeking more adventurous outdoor…


50 reasons why Michigan is foodie paradise

Michigan is one of the culinary capitals of the United States. Surprised? You shouldn’t be! Here are 50 reasons why our state is the best state for great food and drink: Grand Rapids was named Lonely Planet’s top travel destination…

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Reduce, reuse, recycle with Arts and Scraps

For a quarter of a century, a local nonprofit organization has put a creative twist on the adage, “Reduce, reuse, recycle”. Arts and Scraps is celebrating its 25th year of reducing waste and creating beautiful art in the community. Housed…

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Black History Month in Michigan: Where to go

In recognition of Black History Month, we’ve rounded up a list of events across Michigan where you and your family can learn more about our state’s history and celebrate its rich African-American heritage. The Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn has…

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A frugal foodie’s dream: Ann Arbor Restaurant Week

The only thing better than going out to a great restaurant? Going during restaurant week and paying way less than you normally would. Ann Arbor’s just started and it’s the perfect opportunity to go out and try new places without…

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Best blogs of 2013: Top dog parks in Michigan

Originally posted on April 8th, the popularity of this blog proves that keeping pets healthy and happy is always high on our priority list. No matter where you live, or if you are visiting in Michigan, you can find a great…

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The best bedding for your health

My husband and I recently built our kids new loft beds. We started out with some plain pieces of lumber and the finished project looked awesome! Once the beds were up, we began to think about bedding. In the past, we would’ve…

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Michigan embraces Small Business Saturday

Black Friday gets all the glory as the kick-off to the holiday shopping season, but fighting crowds at the big box stores can start to feel a little exhausting (if not dangerous!). May we suggest an alternative: Small Business Saturday….

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