Baby room vintage airplane shelf

For my son’s nursery, my wife wanted to decorate the room with a vintage airplane theme. As she was brainstorming ideas, she saw this shelf on Pinterest (where all women go to daydream). She brought me a picture of a shelf in hopes I could recreate …

Healthy Food Access Day

Volunteers of the American Heart Association met with lawmakers at the Capitol on Thursday, May 4 to talk about the need to expand access to healthy foods for all Michiganders and the importance of supporting HB4207. The bill addresses the need for convenient …

General Dad

Poor dad; no matter how humble the goal to which he aspired, the path to success was never smooth — and sometimes nonexistent. Take, for example, a family road trip from Michigan to Tennessee when I was 11-years-old. My father’s approach to car-packing …

Day of Fathers

Congratulations fathers, and to all of whom are fortunate to be parents in your household. Life is filled with many of emotions and being a parent is one of the most clearly eternal and fulfilling among them. I imagine we should celebrate our thankfulness …

5 ways to minimize your child’s student loan debt

Sending your child off to college is hard enough without adding the potential burden of thousands of dollars in student loan debt. Here are some ways you can help minimize the amount of student loan debt your future college student will have after graduation. Save …

Dad’s Biscuits

From the Kitchen of Cathy Blatnik I was lucky enough to find, in my vast collection of recipes, my great-grandfather’s biscuit recipe from August 1959.  It was on a typed index card with the title, “Dad’s Biscuits.”  The “dad” being …

Molly Chan: Family and Faith

There isn’t just one title which describes Molly Chan. In fact, even a list of titles wouldn’t accurately describe the strong, caring, passionate women who runs a household, several companies and inspires a community. Even after just one meeting …

Lansing Lugnuts Opening Day

The Lansing Lugnuts celebrated opening day with thousands of baseball lovers on Saturday, April 8. Fans enjoyed snacks, games, raffles, live music and a team meet and greet before the Lugnuts took on the Great Lakes Loons. The Lugnuts beat the Loons 9-8 …