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Treats for Troops

I know you’re trying to pry your kids’ hands from the gobs of candy they received yesterday trick-or-treating. If you get them to agree to sending their sweet surplus to the US soldiers waiting to come back to their families, perhaps you’ll over look the stash they’ve got hidden under their pillows and inside their…

Phil Jackson: NBA’s G.O.A.T. Coach? – Not Even Close

Phil Jackson just got swept out of the playoffs, [HELL, YEAH!] um..I mean the LA Lakers who were looking to “three-peat” didn’t win any games in its second round NBA match-up against Mark Cuban and his band of Mavericks from Dallas. Now Jackson says he’s retiring with his 11 NBA championships (as a coach) and…

Get ready to get snowed-in in metro Detroit

As an adult if there’s one thing I miss, it’s a good old fashioned snow day. Remember how amazing it felt when you got that wake up call on a snow-filled winter day. School was called off and you had an entire free day ahead of you to spend as you pleased? That just doesn’t…

It’s Girl Scout Cookie time – which flavor is your favorite?

Somewhere around the end of January we tend to stray from our health and fitness goals, the New Year’s resolutions and promises we made to eat better and workout more regularly. And I think I have it all figured out. This is exactly the time of year when we start to see Valentine’s candy hit…

Wayne County Lightfest

Some of the most joyful moments of the holiday season are experienced viewing the holiday light displays. Holiday lights put up by homes and business’ really add a sparkle to the neighborhoods and city streets. It’s fun to drive around and see what fantastic view is just around the corner. Some are fun, some are…

Creative gifts for the season

Whether you are celebrating Christmas or not, tis the season to give and give a lot. These gifts will show off your creativity and be gentle on your bank account. 1. Knit or crochet: create anything but socks. A cozy scarf, a cute hat, headbands, or even jewelry. 2. Bead work: necklaces, earrings, bracelets, or…

Migraine sufferers can find relief in acupuncture

It started as long ago as I can remember. When I was little I used to complain about headaches as I got older doctors took it more seriously. Now it’s a considered a chronic condition. Migraine. I’ve traced them back as early as age 5, though I wasn’t diagnosed until I was at least 12…

Are pets on your holiday list? Area shelters could use a boost

If you’re like me, your tree will be stocked with gifts for friends, your mom, sister, nieces and nephews and even the family pet. But there’s another way to give generously to our furry friends this time of year. Animal shelters often struggle to get by, caring for pets and relying on volunteers to help…

Advent Gifts

Unbeknownst to her, my neighbor has given me an early Christmas present.   Several weeks ago, she wrapped the tree adjacent to her patio in strands of white lights, punctuated by colorful oversized Christmas ornaments.   The effect is magical.   Even better, the tree just happens to be directly under my bedroom window, so…