Food & Home

Jello-filled orange slices on a white plate

April Fools’ Food Pranks: Recipes to Give Your Family a Fun Surprise

Is it cake or pizza? Jell-O or juice? It's time to trick the kids with April Fools' food pranks! Try one of these sneaky, silly recipes to celebrate April 1.
A salad from Planthropie

Vegan Dessert and Cheese Bar, Planthropie, Opens in Birmingham

After fleeing Iraq and having a baby, Rua Francis Oshana decided to dedicate her life to healthy eating and opened Planthropie – a vegan dessert and cheese bar in Birmingham.
Goodies from a Watermelon party

Virtual Birthday Party Ideas for Kids

If your child is bummed their birthday is cancelled to COVID-19, cheer them up with an online shindig at home. These virtual birthday party ideas can help you start planning.
Chocolate bread on a plate

Chocolate Bread and Butter Pudding Recipe From Zingerman’s Cornman Farms

Got leftover bread? This bread and butter pudding recipe, a twist on a British classic, is a keen way to use it. Local chef and dad of two Kieron Hales shares.
Two hands getting hand sanitizer out of a jug

Homemade Cleaning Products to Help Fight Germs

Having trouble finding bleach or disinfecting spray at your local shops? These homemade cleaning products recipes can help keep your home clean.

Carter’s Cantina in New Haven Collects N95 Masks for Local Nurses

This Macomb County-based eatery is offering discounts on food in exchange for these much-needed medical supplies for local hospitals.
A box from a subscription box service for kids

Awesome Subscription Box Services for Kids and Families

You’ve heard of subscription boxes of meals, makeup and clothing but did you know there are subscription box services for kids and families? Here are our top picks.
An organized white and light blue kitchen

KonMari for Families: Tidying Tips for Your Home

Are you sick of the clutter always coming back? Two experts of the popular Japanese tidying method offer their tips on using KonMari for families.
Two people making pizza

Fun Pizza Recipe Ideas Kids Will Love

Forget plain pepperoni. Top your next homemade pie with fun and more enticing fixins'. These fun pizza recipe ideas will help get your family started.
The front of comes in Ferndale

Como’s Restaurant Commits to Employees During Coronavirus Outbreak

This Ferndale eatery — and the entire Peas & Carrots Hospitality Group — is providing meals for its employees and their families during this difficult time.

Food Delivery Services for Hungry Southeast Michigan Families

Not in the mood to hit up your local grocery store? Try one of these food delivery services in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor.
Chocolate Cookes on a grey background

Homemade Oreo Cookie Recipe From Zingerman’s Cornman Farms

Local chef and dad of two Kieron Hales of Zingerman's Cornman Farms shares this delicious homemade Oreo cookie recipe. Use cookie cutters for extra pizzazz!