Ann Arbor, home of the University of Michigan, offers families a funky Midwestern vibe, a wealth of tree-filled parks and a pedestrian-friendly downtown. This college town par excellence makes for a fun long weekend away with kids. Here are ten don’t miss to-dos for a long weekend in tree town with the family. Open the fairy doors. Amazingly, Ann Arbor is home to several fairies. And these urban fairies have taken up residence in many of the boutiques, galleries and cafes in downtown Ann ... Continue Reading
Here are ten don’t miss to-dos for a long weekend in Ann Arbor with the family.
Here are ten ways to maximize the life of your clothing.
Clothing can suck up a good amount of anyone's budget. Whether it's buying in season, your children outgrowing their clothes, or watching your sweater shrink in the sweater - it's not fun to continually dish out money on a wardrobe. But, it doesn't have to be that way. Clothing can last longer if you take care of them and buy wisely. Here are ten ways to maximize the life of your outfits: Keep Track Know what you have. If you are missing something, look for it. Don’t just assume it is gone ... Continue Reading
Make New Year’s resolutions that include going green – both at home and in transportation.
January was named after the Roman god Janus, the god of gates, doors, and beginnings. It seems fitting then that we celebrate January 1 as a new beginning, a fresh start, a time to change for the better in the new year. This new beginning gives us pause to reflect on choices that didn’t work in the past and gives us a chance to make a positive difference in the future. Change can be difficult, especially when you are trying to do too much all at once. Take small steps that will ensure a ... Continue Reading
Become more likeable through touch, compliments, and sharing with others.
Throughout the history of our race, mankind has had a desire to be liked. While being likeable comes naturally to some, there are others who need a little work. If you would like to be someone people love to see walk into a room, try some of these tips: Smile Smiling immediately gives those around you a warm and happy feeling. Think of how great it feels when a baby smiles at you. Try smiling at people as you make eye contact and pass them on the street, down the halls or while eating in a ... Continue Reading