Author Archives: Chita Hunter

CheeseBurger in Caseville

Do you ever have an irrational-emotional response to certain foods? Can you hear the food calling your name? Do you think “cheeseburger” and get all watery-eyed? Then, the CheeseBurger in Caseville Fest is where you need to be. “Cheeseburger in Caseville is a festival that takes place in Caseville, Michigan. Cheeseburger is a festival in tribute…

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County Fairs!

Did you ever see the movie “Despicable Me?” One of the best scenes in that movie was when adorable little Agnes saw the fair grounds off in the distance. Her un-bridled glee is how I now forever view fairs. And, with summer weather comes the fair! Many of them. Games, stuffed animals, rides, real live…

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Cool off at Local Michigan Waterparks!

Is It Hot Enough For You? Need to cool off a bit? Instead of sticking your head in the freezer, how about taking the family to one of the many Michigan Waterparks for a little cool-down fun.   Zehnder’s Splash Village Hotel & Waterpark Frankenmuth http://www.zehnders.com/waterpark/splashvillagewaterpark.htm   Waterford Oaks Waterpark Waterford http://www.destinationoakland.com/parksandtrails/waterparks/waterfordoaks/Pages/default.aspx   Kensington Metropark…

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Escape to Belle Isle 5K, 10K and Kids Fun Run

Escape to Belle Isle The Spirit of Detroit Challenge 5K, 10K and Kids Fun Run http://www.escapetobelleisle.com Other “Fun Run” race event that include Kids Runs: Glow4Kids SouthMoor Golf & Country Club, Burton Michigan “Glow4Kids is an illuminated nighttime race that blends fitness & entertainment all to benefit the ZoieSky Foundation. Racers are encouraged to walk,…

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The Dog Days of Summer!

Well, Southeast Michigan has finally put together a string of days where the weather didn’t go from great to ugly in a span of 5 minutes. We are entering what is known as “The Dog Days of Summer.” But, what does that term really mean? And does it really relate to our dogs? Continue reading…

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Alex’s Lemonade Stand—A Great Success—Giving Apartment Style!

Giving Apartment Style — We Did It! A big-tall-cold-ice filled glass of lemonade thank you goes out to all the Paragon Properties, volunteers, and residents that made “Alex’s Lemonade Stand—Giving Apartment Style” a huge success. The goal was to raise $5000 for the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, that helps to fight childhood cancer. The goal was reached…

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Kayaking Anyone!

Kayaking is a great experience! With warm weather comes our trek to the waters of Michigan. Whether it be a beach to play in the sand, a pond to feed the ducks, or our backyard pool, water calls to us. If you have a kayak hanging in your garage or storage shed, it’s time to…

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Living Apartment Style—Spring Cleaning Green

Although the calendar says it’s Spring, most of the past few days still feel like Winter. I’m anxious to fling open the windows and curtains and bask in the warm sunshine of Spring. (You, too?) But the colder winter-like temperatures haven’t stopped the beginning of the Spring Cleaning season. It’s a ritual. A purging. A…

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