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Medical
Laser treatment provides safe, effective alternative for chronic pain management
I think we can prevent most common conditions through lifestyle changes like diet and exercise. Read More
Jewelry
Our experts can repair and resize almost all vintage and contemporary jewelry
Take a piece of vintage jewelry to a national jewelry store and there are almost always two courses of action. The first one is the … Read More
Plastic surgery
Rick J. Smith welcomes an esthetician to the team
A graduate of the Douglas J. Aveda Institute in East Lansing and the National Laser Institute of Chicago, licensed esthetician Kathy … Read More
Real Estate
Forget renting misconceptions, millenials are the fastest growing buying population
Millennials are buying houses and I think there are a couple of different reasons why. Read More
Gifts
Zortz puppets are funky gifts that help you keep a hold of things
I met the artist Max Gyllenhaal at a handmade show in Philadelphia. He was just this little guy who is quiet and nerdy looking with … Read More
Gifts
Creating connection through glass crafts
Delphi Glass was founded in 1972 on the belief that making art glass projects should be enjoyable and rewarding for everyone, from … Read More
Banking
How to save for your child’s college
College can be one of the most expensive “purchases” in your family’s life, which can cause a lot of questions on how to … Read More
Insurance
Millennials: Stay on your parents’ insurance as long as you legally can
As long as it is possible and legal, millennials should stay on their parents’ insurance. They have the advantage of piggybacking on … Read More
Jewelry
The phrase DIY vintage jewelry repair should sound an alarm like DIY jet engine repair
Years ago, I read a sign hanging in a shop. It read, “Labor charge: $6.00 an hour regular, $10.00 an hour to follow your specific … Read More
Books
For only two hours a week you can make a difference in local literacy
According to the 2012 Census Survey, 20 percent or approximately 93,000 adults in the Greater Lansing area are functionally illiterate … Read More
Real estate
Have your bases covered before flipping homes
The first thing you should know when considering flipping a house is the easiest way to purchase it is through home equity or cash in … Read More
Jewelry
Small businesses are vital to local economy
Imagine how empty Downtown or Old Town or REO Town might be without small business. If that doesn’t scare you, imagine if the … Read More
Medical
Preventative medicine and fertility specialist joins CIMA
I think we can prevent most common conditions through lifestyle changes like diet and exercise. Read More
Gifts
Lansing artists call us home
We are proud supporters of local artists. Lansing native and artist Alex Torres’ animal figurines garner international attention at … Read More
Plastic surgery
Understanding a brow lift procedure
A brow lift, also known as a forehead lift, is a procedure that focuses on correcting the effects of aging on our upper face. Frown … Read More
Books
Make a difference for the underserved and volunteer as a tutor
Having served valued customers since 1925, Dart Bank has engaged in a lasting and rewarding partnership with Greater Lansing area … Read More
Banking
Community service is what we do
Having served valued customers since 1925, Dart Bank has engaged in a lasting and rewarding partnership with Greater Lansing area … Read More
Insurance
Looking for any signs of human life at big insurance companies
At Mid-Michigan Insurance Group, we will never greet you with the phrase “Thank you for calling Mid-Michigan Insurance Group. We … Read More
Gifts
Now offering glass blowing and borosilicate classes
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
BOOKS
Books for Pride
Think you're special? Yeah, well, we do too! Books for everybody regardless of everything! 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Plastic surgery
Facial fat injections give long lasting results to fight signs of aging
Fat grafting is a procedure that is often recommended to patients due to the loss of volume in the cheeks and under the eyes. Read More
Real estate
Joe Vitale offers a customized moving plan fit for any customer
The most important thing is to have an idea of the space you are moving into. People who are upsizing don't need to get rid of much. … Read More
Jewelry
The benefits of in-house jewelry design, development and repair
When seeking a repair store for your old jewelry, the process of finding one may have sentimental value attached to it.   Will … 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
Banking
The advantages of using a community bank
One of the nice things about a community bank is all of your decisions are made locally. You are not just an account number or … Read More
Gifts
Funky Rock Designs' stone dispensers
Diamonds are older than life on Earth. Most were created 300 billion years ago. They are pushed up by volcanic eruptions. Diamonds are … Read More
Jewelry
Five Diamond Truths
Diamonds are older than life on Earth. Most were created 300 billion years ago. They are pushed up by volcanic eruptions. Diamonds are … Read More
Real estate
When is it right to downsize?
When you think it is time to downsize it often is too late. Many people find themselves too overwhelmed with the process of … Read More
Alternative Medicine
What is neurofeedback?
Neurofeedback is biofeedback for the brain. Biofeedback can measure heart rate, skin temperature and also the electrical rhythms of … Read More
Insurance
Nirvana, Transcendent Insight and Insurance
This cat-loving insurance agent can be your dearest friend, teaching you about what insurance you need and making sure you get paid if … Read More
Gifts
Creating Connection through Glass Crafts
Delphi Glass was founded in 1972 on the belief that making art glass projects should be enjoyable and rewarding for everyone, from … Read More
Medical
Imagine a more comfortable mammogram
The importance of annual screens for preventative care cannot be understated. Specifically, pap screens for detection of cervical … Read More
Medical
Pap screens for early detection of cervical cancer
The importance of annual screens for preventative care cannot be understated. Specifically, pap screens for detection of cervical … Read More
MEDICAL/PHARMACY
All your meds organized and delivered
Keeping track of all your medication on a daily basis can be challenging, involving a lot of time and effort to get them right. … 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
Plastic surgery
IPL for Better Skin
Of the many signs of aging, irregular brown and red pigmentation of skin is all too common. These changes are usually caused by sun … Read More
SALON/BARBER
Custom Hair Color by Trained Professionals
Pastel, metallic or ribbons of different colors: Whatever your hair color dreams are, we have it covered! The experience of five … Read More

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