The Heart of the Home is You

Designing a home isn’t just about choosing home furnishings; it’s also about you. You may have a passion for art. How do you incorporate that into your design? Selecting items for your home is a very personal activity.

Lightbulbs 101

In recent years, lighting has shifted from a design afterthought to the jewelry of a home, a piece of illuminated art. But there is one detail more important than the style, the finish, or the size ― the lightbulbs!

Tips to Brighten Any Room

Why not create a lighter and brighter home interior to help you through the gloomy months? Get inspired with some guidance provided by Mary Liz Curtin, co-owner of Leon & Lulu, a roller rink-turned-shopping-destination in Clawson.

Appliances and Our Planet

Every day, we learn new ways to protect our environment by recycling, composting, and reducing emissions. The appliance industry has stepped up to the task and is letting us know that they are working hard to achieve their sustainable goals now and into the future.


Top of the Lake Snowmobile Museum

The Top of the Lake Snowmobile Museum is a nonprofit museum that celebrates the history of antique and vintage snowmobiles. It is an enjoyable stop for snowmobiling enthusiasts and those who value history or seek to learn more about the mechanics of these rare machines.

Curl Up with a Podcast

Recently, though, some are steering away from traditional hard or softcover books and finding entertainment, education, and enlightenment elsewhere ― from podcasts. According to, as of October 2021, over 2,000,000 podcasts and over 48 million episodes are available to consumers.

Healthy Holiday Greenery

There is a full assortment of indoor flowers and plants available to enhance holiday cheer with their natural beauty during the winter months. Fortunately, the special warmth their presence brings to your home doesn’t have to end once the decorations are packed away. Here are some tips and tricks to help keep your festive plants healthy during the holiday season and well into the new year.

Organizing Tips to Help Clear the Clutter

With the following tips from Amelia Pleasant Kennedy, Certified Life Coach, professional organizer, and president of the Michigan Chapter of NAPO, the task at hand becomes more manageable.