Weekly Reads

  • Cocktail of the Month: the Paloma

    Cocktail of the Month: the Paloma

    Try a new refreshing cocktail to beat the heat this month. It’s called the Paloma.When the average American thinks of a Mexican cocktail, the margarita is likely the first to come to mind. But the true hidden gem that is the treasured drink of Mexico is actually, La Paloma.The beloved cocktail has had many unique spins in the restaurant industry from Paloma mimosas, Paloma Bloody Mary’s and more.Traditionally, the cocktail is made with grapefruit-flavored soda, but you can also use grapefruit juice and club soda to make a homemade concoction.Here is how to make a classic Paloma!Ingredients:Servings: Makes 1Salt1 grapefruit wedge1 … Read More »
  • Summer Savings Tips From MSUFCU

    Summer Savings Tips From MSUFCU

    Ah, summer in Michigan! The days are long, the weather is gorgeous and the temptation to spend money on a good time is all around us. Michigan State University Federal Credit Union (MSUFCU) knows that with so much to do this season, it can be easy to loosen the grip on your budget and spend, spend, spend. This is why MSUFCU has taken the opportunity to share its top five picks on budget-friendly options this summer to help you save money and beat the heat (or soak it up!).Enjoy a home cooked meal. Busy schedules can often lead us to … Read More »
  • Movie Review: “Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates”

    Movie Review: “Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates”

    “Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates” is a comedy about a couple of brothers, Mike and Dave Stangle played by Adam Devine and Zac Efron, trying to find good girls to take to their little sister’s wedding. Their parents have forced them to get dates in order to calm them down. Otherwise, Mike and Dave have a tendency to destroy family gatherings.After advertising on Craig’s list, the two brothers wind up on a T.V. talk show where Alice and Tatiana, played by Anna Kendrick and Aubrey Plaza, see that the boys are looking for “good girl” dates – ones that … Read More »

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