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BOOKS
Books for Pride
Think you're special? Yeah, well, we do too! Books for everybody regardless of everything! Read More
Banking
Investing in this community bank is investing in YOUR community
Having served valued customers since 1925, Dart Bank has engaged in a lasting and rewarding partnership with Greater Lansing area … Read More
Plastic surgery
Skin removal procedure caps off successful weight loss
Despite pounds lost and sizes shrunk, loose skin can be a significant problem after weight loss. Although the fat is gone, the … Read More
REAL ESTATE
It pays you to have a real estate agent in the buying process
Number one, an amateur buyer is almost always negotiating against someone who has real estate insight or an attorney. Also, a … Read More
Medical
CIMA enables doctors to communicate better with patients  
When asked why did I get into medicine, the answer is similar to what most medical providers give you, “I want to help people.” … Read More
Gifts
Snarky canvas boxes make debut
When I saw these, they made me laugh. A lot of them are belly laughs. I wasn't sure in the beginning if we wanted to carry them. They … Read More
Alternative Medicine
Manage stress better with knowledge of your brainwaves
Do you struggle to manage your day, due to stress and anger? Are you sad all the time? Does your brain seem to turn on and get busy … Read More
Insurance
Whitmer’s auto insurance reform in Michigan
Nobody in insurance knows what this insurance reform means yet. Even people who championed it don't know what it is going to look … Read More
Gifts
Delphi Glass is turning up the heat this summer
It's June and you want to do nothing more than run your fingers through the sand of Lake Michigan — we get it, believe us. Read More
Jewelry
Understanding freshwater and saltwater cultured pearls
When people talk about pearls starting as a grain of sand, it is not quite true. It is more like a parasite. So, a mollusk will get … Read More
Medical
P.A. Jennifer Weston and her approach to living healthy
Growing up in the Upper Peninsula set the stage for me to pay attention to my health. We were always active outside and that was just … Read More
BOOKS
Everybody Reads Books and Stuff - Local independent bookstore with Michigan authors and workshops
 People are really into Michigan-made things these days like produce, ceramics, music and more. But why aren’t they into Michigan … Read More
Gifts
“If everyone who complimented our beautiful gallery bought a card, we’d still be open.”
We get a lot of people looking for souvenirs of Lansing and Michigan because they are visiting the area looking for something cool or … Read More
Plastic surgery
Fast facts to protect you from skin cancer
May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month and though the winter left us yearning for sunlight, here are some tips to enjoy the sunlight … Read More
Insurance
Mid Michigan Insurance Group - Independent Lansing insurance company for all your insurance needs
Skip out on the stuffy and stuck-up major insurance companies who couldn’t care less about your needs. Give us a call, let us listen … Read More
Gifts
Delphi - Cool gifts for mom and graduates    
Can you believe it’s already May? Mother’s Day is days away and graduations are also happening. Read More
Jewelry
Traditional watches matter more in the digital age than you think
A smartwatch may run circles around its analog counterpart with all of the interactive features it provides, but traditional watches … Read More
REAL ESTATE
What to consider when looking to buy historic homes
You’ll find a lot more character and often higher quality of materials in a historic home, such as solid wood doors, wider trim … Read More
Banking
Dart Bank - Home equity loans for spring renovations
We are seeing a rapid appreciation of home values in our markets. Over last year, property values are up nearly seven percent, which … Read More
HYDROTHERAPY & WELLNESS
Hot Water Works - FuroHealth tubs
For hundreds of years, the Finns have taken a plunge in a lake for well-being after an intense 200-degree sauna. Tony Robbins, life … Read More
HYDROTHERAPY & WELLNESS
Automated Covana Covers bring privacy, sustainability and style to any hot tub
We started selling these a year and a half ago and we’ve had customers say they absolutely love them. Read More
Banking
Dart Bank’s IQ mortgage application saves time, eliminates hassles
New technology is making mortgages faster and easier, and Dart Bank is one of the first in the area to implement this type of … Read More
Insurance
Oh good heavens, don't buy insurance from me
If you drive in Michigan, you will need insurance. Whatever you do though, DON’T buy it from me! Seriously, there are literally … Read More
Gifts
April is Art Glass Month – Art Glass Festival
Sometimes the widely recognized holidays just aren’t enough — my calendar needs to be dotted with more zany and creative things to … Read More
Medical
We meet patients where they're at in their journey
Some people are very receptive to diet and lifestyle changes. Other people just want to take their medicine and leave it at that. We … Read More
Jewelry
Facts About Synthetic Diamonds
Last month, we discussed facts about natural diamonds. This month we’ll look at man-made diamonds. Read More
Gifts
Laser cut wood dioramas of Lansing and Michigan
We get a lot of people looking for souvenirs of Lansing and Michigan because they are visiting the area looking for something cool or … Read More

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