Enjoying Coloring Books as a Grown-Up

Adult coloring– it’s a thing. CNN, Huffington Post, NBC, and many more national news conglomerates started 2015 by featuring adult coloring and its researched-based health benefits. While many studies have recently exposed the very real health benefits of coloring (decreased stress, increased coordination, better work performance, increased relaxation, and prettier refrigerators*), Abbey Johnston, founder of […]

A Ypsilanti Bucket List for Michiganders

Visit Ypsilanti - Awesome Mitten

It seems most people have heard of Ann Arbor, but not everyone is familiar with its close neighbor: Ypsilanti (or Ypsi as most lovingly refer to it). Ypsi is in close proximity to A2 and has a lot of its own quirky, fun things to offer. From historic buildings to a thriving art scene, it’s a place you should visit! I’ve compiled a […]

9 Ways to Beat the GR Winter Blues

The snow has started to fall in Grand Rapids and it’s tempting to curl up on the couch with your Netflix account and hibernate until April. But just because the temperatures are dropping doesn’t mean that there is a shortage of things to do. So round up a few friends and check out this list […]

Top 10 Detroit Summer Activities

Michigan summers are many things. Predictable, however, does not make the list. From weeks of sweltering heat to what seems like months of monsoon-like rain, Mother Nature seems to be at her most mercurial here in the Mitten. Yet, while I’m sure I speak for many when I say I’d love a few more days […]

Drummond Island

Drummond Island, one of the largest islands in Lake Huron, can be found just off of M-134, on the east side of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Actually, that’s a little misleading, because Drummond Island is in fact an island. You just take the 134 to De Tour on the east coast of the U.P., hop on […]