Goodwill sale

Clean Out Your Closet & Earn a Discount

As you are packing away your summer attire and unpacking your favorite winter sweaters, take a good look at what you might be able to do without.

Natural elements

Bring the outdoors into your home.

Grand Rapids ranks as 68th-best biking city

The city of Grand Rapids ranked as the 68th-best biking city in the country overall in 2021, according to LawnStarter.
Amy Baird shows off her pink accordion sleeve vintage find.

Learn How to Blend Vintage Favorites with 2018 Spring/Summer Trends

One of the struggles I have with my existing vintage collection is finding the right time to wear certain pieces. Not all vintage clothing is for everyday wear or it can sometimes feel too out of date or over the top to wear if you’re in more of a modern mood. A challenge for myself this year is to utilize some of my existing vintage collection while also incorporating trends of 2018.

Furniture store relocates

A furniture retailer is relocating its Kentwood store.

Pretty Has Its Purpose

All great stories start in someone’s garage or basement. Companies are born, rock bands are formed and long-held dreams find a pulse. It’s the same thing for Rhoda Klomega, founder of Delasie, a clothing brand with an African element utilizing meaningful fabrics.

Vintage Finds: The Perfect Wedding Gift

When you are as obsessed with vintage shopping as I am, you can’t avoid sharing this love with everyone around you. My sister’s wedding is at the end of September and I’ve been searching my local vintage/antique stores to find something completely unique that will help her remember her special day.

BYOP: Bring Your Own Prescription

Less cold and clinical optician’s office and more fun, social gathering, Honest Eyes optical wants to bring affordability and style to the forefront of the optical industry.
Shannon Andrus reflexology

A footnote for better health

Your feet might just hold the secret to better health.
At Home Bar Cart Essentials

At home bar

Mix up anyone's favorite drink with these essentials.
Amber Brandt of The Coziness Consultant

The Philosophy of Cozy

Hunker down. Burrow in. Get as comfortable as the season allows. Practice your hygge and as winter approaches, layer up with soft clothing and collect items for the home that seductively whisper: sit, rest and stay…

Art historian aims to reveal mysteries of MMA paintings

A conservator and art historian will uncover secrets surrounding two of the Muskegon Museum of Art’s paintings in a Zoom presentation next week.


Hygge (pronounced hoo-ga) is a Danish word that has been gaining recognition of late, and it’s one we find especially important in the design world.

Bedroom bliss

Designing a beautiful bedroom will produce benefits far beyond the visual appeal.
LA Miller owner Lisa Miller focuses on personal styling.

Personal Styling Makes LA Miller Unique

Talking to LA Miller boutique owner Lisa Miller means discussing leggings, fur and the art of layering.
Romence Gardens

Tips & Tricks for Flourishing Window Boxes & Flower Beds

If you’re plotting out your window boxes and flower beds this weekend, Romence Gardens has some tips and tricks to help ensure you purchase the right plants for your yard.

Kesslers Diamonds opening new location in Breton Village

Kesslers Diamonds will celebrate the grand opening of its new location in Grand Rapids’ Breton Village with a chance to win prizes.

Your dream closet

9 design elements to turn your closet into a space you want to spend time in.
Alkalign Studios opened in Ada earlier this year.

A Workout for Every Body

Yoga blocks, pilates balls, low weights, yoga straps, resistance bands, closed-loop bands, a ballet barre and even the mirrors lining the studio walls are used to help with engagement and alignment at Alkalign.

Reduce, reuse, recycle

Tackle wishful recycling with donations.




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