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Mom-to-Mom Sales in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Mom to mom sales are starting to reschedule for the fall. Get tips to prep for when they return and find some info on local sales coming up later this year.
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Black-Owned Businesses in Metro Detroit

The worldwide support for the Black Lives Matter movement may have families wondering how they can help. You can start by supporting these Black-owned businesses in Detroit.

High School Graduation Gift Ideas

Got a grad in your family and not sure what sort of graduation presents to get? Take a peek at seven high school graduation gift ideas.
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Farmers Markets in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor, Plus Community-Supported Agriculture (CSAs)

Want to purchase fresh produce for your family? Stop by these farmers markets in metro Detroit and Ann Arbor to find delicious food for your brood.
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Beach Reads for the Backyard

Not ready to brave the waves just yet? Bring the beach to you this summer with these backyard beach reads for parents.
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Sweet Licks: Delicious Summer Treat Shops in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Savor the yumminess of summer with these 10 local summer treat shops in Macomb, Oakland. Wayne and Washtenaw counites that feature sweet and unique offerings.
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Meet the 25 Brands Gen Z Loves Most

Google, YouTube and Amazon make the list. Are these 25 brands the ones you'd expect? Discover the brands Gen Z loves most – specifically ages 18-21.
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Pop Daddy Popcorn Feeds Family’s Snack Needs

Highland Township's Pop Daddy Popcorn talks about how the local business started and how they are continuing to thrive.
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Pretty Hunter’s Health Care Heroes Necklaces

Waterford mom and owner of Pretty Hunter, Tricia Auten wanted to celebrate our female health care heroes so she and her kids send them necklaces.
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Mom-to-Mom Sales in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Looking for local mom to mom sales? COVID-19 has many of them canceled for the time being but you can prepare for when they start up again with these tips.

Grocery Shopping Coronavirus: Hours for Pregnant Women and the Elderly

Grocery shopping during coronavirus is especially risky for those who are elderly, pregnant or high-risk, so many grocery stores have adopted special hours for them.
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4 Ways to Support Small Businesses While Stuck Inside

Local businesses need our support now more than ever, so if you're able, kindly consider one of these simple ways to support small businesses from home.