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10 Places to Ring in 2016 Across Michigan

From the ice skating rink at Campus Martius in Detroit, to snowshoe trails in Laingsburg, there are many fun and festive destinations our beautiful mitten state has to offer during the winter months. Events to celebrate New Year’s Eve are no exception. If…

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Keep Kids Safe in Car Seats this Holiday Travel Season

If you’ll be bundling up the family and hitting the road this holiday season, make sure your infants and toddlers are safe and secure in their car seats before you head out on your merry way. Here are four ways…

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Shop Local for Holiday Gifts

Will you be braving the Black Friday crowds, or gasp, maybe even starting your holiday shopping on Thanksgiving? Perhaps you’re more of a Cyber Monday shopper, scooping up online deals between Monday morning commitments at work. (It’s okay, we won’t…

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7 Ways to Celebrate the Season in Downtown Grand Rapids

Feeling a little bah-humbug this year? Holiday lights are scheduled to be turned on this Friday, Nov. 20 in Grand Rapids and there are plenty of other fun, family-friendly reasons to head downtown. Here’s a look at seven Grand Rapids…

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Panicked Over Presents? DIY Gifts Anyone Can Make

In theory, homemade presents save you a trip to the mall and make the recipient feel extra special. But some are so complicated they require the patience of Saint Nicholas, while others (like fruitcake) are likely to get tossed in…

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Holiday Gift Guide: What to Buy For a Sports Enthusiast

Keep sports fans cheering all year long with the perfect gift this holiday season. We’ve compiled some of our favorite gift ideas for those sports enthusiasts in your life. Bonus: Throughout the guide, you’ll find “Featured Deals” offering exclusive discounts…

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Holiday Gift Guide: What to Buy for a Health Guru

The holiday season is in full swing, and so is finding the right gifts for friends and family. If you need some inspiration for the health nut on your list, you’re in luck! Below are some of our favorite affordable,…

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Holiday Gift Guide: What to Buy For a Busy Mom

No matter how big or small your gift list is, finding affordable, fabulous presents for everyone on it is no easy task. We want to help by sharing some of the best Michigan-inspired gifts around. Below is a sneak peek…

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Behold the power of peppermint

The candy-cane is as iconic a Christmas-time treat as it gets. The mere image of one, its red and white twirls hanging from a tree or stuffed in our stockings, stirs up thoughts and memories of the holidays. Like the…

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