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Road trip-worthy spots around Michigan

Going on vacation with the family doesn’t have to mean spending thousands of dollars on plane tickets and battling the crowds at the airport. You’re lucky enough to live in one of the most beautiful states in the country (we…

Positive Michigan

Winter safety for Fido

Winter in Michigan is a season of bitter cold and blustery harsh conditions that don’t only affect us humans. Your four-legged friends also need to some extra protection during the frosty months ahead. Just follow these simple guidelines and your…

Healthy Community

How to refuel after a day on the ski slopes

The snow is starting to stick across the state, which means ski season is officially here! In fact, most ski resorts in Michigan are opening their trails this week, giving you and the family the chance to get outdoors and…



Side dishes with star power

When planning your holiday feast, don’t make the mistake of putting all your focus on your main dish. Sure it’s the biggest component, but it isn’t going to be the only thing on your guests’ plates. In fact, choosing the…


Drink to your health

More than any other time of year, the holiday season is a chance to treat yourself to some amazingly indulgent drinks. It seems like no party or gathering is complete without egg nog, hot cocoa, mulled wine, or hot cider….


Homemade truffles

Treat your friends to homemade holiday gifts

Holiday gift giving is often loaded with stress, from finding the absolutely perfect present to battling the crazy mall crowds. Here’s a better option: make-it-yourself treats! Your friends and family are sure to appreciate the personal touch and, of course,…



Football inspired workout

Football season is under way, which means it’s time to plop in front of the TV with friends and family and dive into snacks and game day fare.  Remember watching athletes burn calories on the field doesn’t mean that you…


Fuel up to compete like a Big 10 athlete

Whether you’re training to dominate on the football field or want to beat your best 10-mile time, it’s important to recognize the role that food plays in athletic performance. Tip #1: Put down the soda! Sound obvious? The following tips…


The right gear to score a winning football season

We’re always inspired when we watch the Wolverines and Spartans hit the field during college football season. The smart plays, quick sprints and bone-jarring hits – how do they do it? Of course, talent and years of training play a significant role…