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Why We Love Dogs


It’s hard to find a person who doesn’t love dogs. Groucho Marx said:   Outside of a dog, a book is man’s best friend. Inside of a dog it’s too dark to read.   With that in mind, we have found a collection (via Buzzfeed,) of 31 times that dogs proved they’re the best people.  See for yourself why they’re the best furry friends: Read more…        Read More



Experience Fall


In Michigan, we are weeks into the Fall/Autumn Season!  For Michiganders, fall is all about  football, jeans, sweatshirts, cider mills, caramel apples, nature walks, hay rides, haunted houses, bonfires, pumpkin picking, crisp air, and the most beautiful display of colored trees as far as the eyes can see! I for one look forward to the end of [...]

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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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