Buy for ‘Cause and Effect’

Last time I wrote about buying local and now I would like to suggest that we buy with a cause in mind or perhaps it’s just a ‘buy-product’ of your shopping and consuming. Either way, ‘It’s a good thing’ to quote Martha Stewart. There are countless businesses and organizations that sell cool products and support 

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Celebrate Local

Something that I’ve embraced in the last few years is local…shop local, buy local and celebrate local. Everything from farm fresh vegetables, egg and meat suppliers, fruits, honey etc. In addition, micro-brews, cider houses, kombucha, and wineries in my region. Now, move onto items such as local retailers supplying clothing and other apparel, personal items 

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Scrap Booking Retreat

Over 10 years ago a friend of mine introduced me to a little gem of a place, tucked into the small town of Chesaning Michigan…Cropping Daze Retreat. At first, we used our 3 day trip to Cropping Daze for 2 reasons…to get away from our young children and the daily grind that comes along with 

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Passion

  This past weekend I had the pleasure of going on a ‘Date Day’ with my husband (which does not happen very often). We started our day off at Purdy Natural’s open house Anniversary party, a store that I have gotten to know and LOVE over the past few years and is steadily becoming the 

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