Michigan Home and Lifestyle Magazine Homepage 2018-02-11T15:45:32+00:00


Remake Your Cabinets

Whether you’re planning a quick kitchen update or an entire renovation, deciding what to do about kitchen cabinets is one of the most important choices you’ll face.

Trim and Molding

Adding or updating interior trim and molding can transform a room from simple to stupendous.  But how do you determine what to use and where to install it?

Your Personal Reading Refuge

Today, home libraries are once again on the rise, riding a wave of nostalgia for the printed word. Home libraries can fit any budget and, like a reader’s taste, can change with evolving interests.

Energy Efficient and Ready to Burn

Upgrading Your Wood-Burning Fireplace - Has it been some time since you’ve built a fire in your wood-burning fireplace?  Do you have an old, unsightly, and inefficient gas log set that you seldom use?


Making a Sommelier

A 2012 Netflix documentary called “Somm” followed four wine lovers as they trained and studied for a demanding test that would grant them the title “Master Sommelier,” the most prestigious distinction in the world of wine, and the beverage industry in general.

Grow Them in the Kitchen! Cultivating Indoor Herb Gardens

Add fresh herbs to winter pasta, soups, and roasts all season long with these simple tips for growing your own indoor herb garden.

Written in the Mitten

From famous actors to musicians to sports figures, Michigan is no stranger to fame. But what about the authors from our great state? If you look up “authors from Michigan” online, the list is a mile long.  Some are well known and familiar, while others are not.

Call of the Wild

Winter arrives in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, and so do the region's annual sled dog races. Cold air nips at fingers, fur, legs, and heels, as the mushers and their dogs leap wildly across area trails into the white wilderness.