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.

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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.

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.

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