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Weekend Fun—November 28, 2014!

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The weekend offers plenty of holiday fare and shopping galore. SLIPKNOT is headlining at The Palace of Auburn Hills on Saturday, The Detroit Opera House his hosting a holiday favorite, Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker”, The Wayne County Lightfest is all aglow and waiting for you to ride through, Festival of Trees has many holiday decorating ideas to…

Thanksgiving Day Traditions (Football?)

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Thanksgiving Day …is a national holiday celebrated primarily in the United States and Canada as a day of giving thanks for the blessing of the harvest and of the preceding year. Several other places around the world observe similar celebrations. It is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November in the United States and on…

Goodwill No Matter The Day

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The time honored tradition of Thanksgiving Day started as giving thanks for the harvest of the preceding year. The celebration of Thanksgiving Day today is more so a time traditionally spent with family and close friends in loving spirit of being thankful for the family ties and friendships that make life meaningful.  But that thankfulness…

Weekend Fun—November 21, 2014!

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All’s aglitter in the Metro-Detroit area, along with this Arctic Vortex Part 2 weather. We may be experiencing temperatures well below normal for this time of year, but as they say, “The Show Must Go On.”  With that, Boyz II Men are at the Motor City SoundBoard, Pinkalicious the Musical has taken over City Theatre,…

Black Friday Cyber Monday 2014

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I don’t know about you, but I started seeing Black Friday ads back in late September. While it may have seemed a bit early, that’s not all bad. We, meaning everybody, need things. Things to replace the things that have worn out, broken down, are inefficient, or too bulky. Things. Not to mention the things…

Living Apartment Style — Comfort and Cozy

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We’ve entered into the Fall/Winter season, which brings shorter daylight hours, colder temperatures and for a good number of people, seasonal discomfort, or “the winter blues.” During this time of year my thoughts focus on “how do I make my home cozy and comfortable?” Cozy and comfortable really feels good when you come in from…

Weekend Fun—November 14, 2014!

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This weekend Nickelodeon’s Fresh Beat Band is at the Fox Theatre, the circus is in town and is bigger than ever at The Palace of Auburn Hills, legend Stevie Wonder is also in town…!   The Fresh Beat Band Fox Theatre November 15, 2014 http://www.olympiaentertainment.com/events/detail/the-fresh-beat-band-1 The Fresh Beat Band, Nickelodeon’s preschool music group and stars…

Are You An Innovator?

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This past September, our own Henry Ford Museum was the first spotlighted in a new CBS series on inventors and innovators. The Henry Ford’s Innovation Nation http://www.thehenryford.org/innovationnation/episodeGuide.asp The series then goes on to spotlight inventors and innovators around the country.   The Henry Ford’s Innovation Nation has an awesome companion website “OnInnovation.” OnInnovation brings active…

Weekend Fun—November 7, 2014!

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This weekend Metro Detroit pulls out the variety cards. Fastasticon is at the Gibraltar Trade Center, Mötley Crüe is at the Joe, George Lopez is sure to help you get your laugh on at the Fox Theatre, and the Moscow State Symphony Orchestra is at the Wharton Center for the Performing Arts! But, please don’t…

Hiking Trails in Your Neck of the Woods

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This past summer I ventured off to do some walking and hiking of nature trails in other states. On one of those trips, to Cloudland Canyon, Georgia, I experienced one of the quietest places I’d ever visited. It was surreal. As I stood on an outcropping along the top of the canyon walls, the only sound to…