Glenlore Trails: Portal to an Enchanted Forest

Michigan is home to many beautiful walking and hiking trails that offer great recreational opportunities in both peninsulas. Most are best suited for daytime outings, but when the sun goes down, one Metro Detroit forest truly shines: Glenlore Trails. This immersive, interactive, illuminated trail opened in Commerce Township in August 2020.

CSA Co-ops

Whether you have just one belly to fill or an entire household of bellies, grocery shopping is a chore that regularly tops the to-do list. Luckily, there are plenty of convenient ways to restock the kitchen these days, from online ordering to subscribing to a boxed meal kit service such as Blue Apron or Imperfect Foods.

UP Biking Trails: Two Wheels, One Unforgettable Memory

Did you know that Michigan is one of the most bike-friendly states in the country? With over 1,300 miles of biking trails across the Great Lakes state, there are plenty of opportunities for cyclists of any skill level to grab two wheels and create one unforgettable Michigan memory. 

Out and About: 5 National Parks in Michigan

In the last couple of years, the National Park system has been having a renaissance, with more people than ever getting outside to see the natural wonders. The 423 national park sites across the country are divided into designations like national historic sites, national monuments, national recreation areas, and more, with 63 identified as national parks.

2022-08-09T14:21:25-04:00Categories: Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , |

Restoring the Monarchs

The golden amber tone of monarch butterfly wings is one of the highlights of Michigan summers. Many of us enjoy watching their distinctive flight as they flutter through the sky, looking for the perfect landing spot. Unfortunately, these jewel-colored beauties have been in decline. In just two decades, the population has dropped to an estimated 3.6% of what it once was. The Michigan population went from 384 million in 1996 to just 14 million in 2013. 

Just Like Grandma Used to Make

Grandma knew what she was doing when she picked up her knitting needles, canned a batch of tomatoes, or baked a loaf of crusty bread. Not only are these activities from simpler times known to reduce stress and provide comfort, they are also gratifying as they yield something created with your own hands.

2022-07-12T19:22:07-04:00Categories: Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , |
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