Monthly Archives: July 2018

Consider the library

Many of us spent the last few weeks barbequing, gardening or swimming at the pool or beach. In Michigan, there’s nothing like spending the warm summer months outdoors under the sun. But sometimes you need a break from these activities … Continue reading

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New exhibit on motherhood coming to the Anton Art Center

The Anton Art Center will welcome a new visual art exhibition to its gallery from July 28 through September 5. Motherhood, a juried collection presented by McLaren Macomb, features works on the complexity of mothering. Participating artists developed works reflecting … Continue reading

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Enjoy a sundae this coming Sunday

We’ve certainly had some hot days recently. And looking ahead at the weather forecast, it doesn’t appear to be cooling down anytime soon. How do we beat this heat? Well personally, I indulge in a sweet treat from my local … Continue reading

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A fragrant festival: Event to celebrate Michigan lavender crop

The lavender plant has found its way into just about every area of our lives. From candles and lotions, to cooking and cleaning products, the purple flower has become an essential element in many items. And it’s no wonder – … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Fourth of July as the Founding Fathers intended

Happy Fourth of July everyone! Today we recognize America declaring its independence from Great Britain by hosting backyard parties, attending parades, watching fireworks and eating large quantities of grilled foods and various “salad” dishes. And while this may seem a … Continue reading

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Red, white and blue – Here’s what to do.

The Fourth of July holiday is upon us. And you know what that means – it’s time for festivals, parades, fireworks and barbecues. While many folks are heading up north to beat the heat, some of us are sticking around … Continue reading

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