Village Green Blogs


The Coolest Cities in America


Forbes has created a list of America’s Coolest Cities 2014.  There are 20 notable mentions and you might even think they are some omissions as well.     Some notable thoughts: There aren’t any cities from Michigan that make the list.  Depending on your perspective, this is either a shock or just food for thought.  Detroit or any Michigan city not making the list is one thing.  However, there are zero cities from the Midwest in general to make the list.... Read More



Clothing Drive


The Village Green of Rochester community is holding a clothing drive for their Pontiac neighbors in need.  The residents will donate gently used clothing articles for men, women and children through the month of August 2014 in hopes to bring them much needed, everyday clothing articles! I personally make an attempt to clean out my [...]

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Emerald City: Add a Little of 2013’s Color of the Year to Your Space


Pantone, the authority on color for the world of design, has named emerald the hue of 2013. Pantone describes emerald as, “a lively, radiant lush green.”

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Five Simple Tips to Jazz Up Your Salad


Lettuce is for rabbits, salads are for those who are looking to eat healthy and still feel full long after lunch. The great things about salads are there are no rules, they are very portable and can become a complete and balanced meal in one dish. Here are some great ingredients to help build the [...]

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Chili for When It’s Chilly: Six Easy Recipes to Warm You Up

The final stretch of winter is here! The good news is spring is just a few short weeks away. In the meantime, here are six easy chili recipes to warm you up. Black Bean, Corn & Turkey Chili Ingredients: 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 pound ground turkey 1 large onion, chopped (about 1 cup) 2 [...]

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