7 Ways to Take Advantage of Rainy Days


Rain, rain, go away.

Not likely, says the trusty weather persons who keep delivering the unwelcomed news that rain will continue to pop-up across the region. The rain has seemed to make itself at home the last few days and whether we like it or not, we’d better find some ways to make the best of it!

Here are a few suggestions on how we can keep a smile on our face and stay productive during these rainy days!

  1. Rest

Let’s be honest, there is no better music to our sleeping ears than the hypnotic sounds of rain. If you’ve been waiting on an excuse to catch a few extra z’s, here’s your perfect opportunity. In general, Americans are extremely sleep deprived and in desperate need some real rest. If you fall into this category, cancel your evening plans and get to bed at a decent hour. Getting a full night’s sleep will dramatically affect your productivity the next day and overall health. Do this for a few days, and you’ll be amazed at how much better you feel!

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What To Know About Your Gas Bill


If you’re one of those people who goes through the mail and just tosses bills in a pile (uh, like us), you’re not alone. After initially setting up your gas service, it’s likely that you, like most of us, pay little or no attention to what actually comes each month from the utility company. Well, that is, except for the part that says how much you owe – that’s the part that gets our attention!  Right? So with that in mind, let us ask you a few questions:

Do you ever—have you ever—actually read your entire gas bill?

Do you know how your utility measures your gas usage?

Do you know how much your gas costs?

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Detroit’s Best Lunch Spots

While being in the on-again, off-again spotlight over the past years for their weakening economy, Detroit’s new restaurant scene is gaining rave reviews. Entrepreneurial foodies are reviving the city with bold flavors and offering professionals many options, often making the decision on where to grab your lunch a little more difficult.

Whether you’re in town for a few days of business or just looking for a new place to try with your colleagues, here are a few of our top choices for a great lunch in Detroit.

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7 Ways to Make a Difference in Your Own Community

Everyone seems a little more relaxed during the summer months, and for most people, it’s the season to work a little less and have a little more fun. But while everyone is vacationing and relaxing at the local pool, let us give you a little something to think about.

What if you took just a few hours of those summer vacation hours to volunteer in your community? What if a few hours of your time could really make a difference in your life and those around you? Think about it.

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Columbus: Best Lunch Spots

You look at the clock. It’s about 10:30 a.m. and one thing is on your mind:


Even though Columbus is a great foodie town, you might find your lunch plate getting a bit repetitive and boring. Since that’s often the case, we thought you might need a little help deciding the best place to enjoy your lunch hour. Whether you’re looking for a place to take your new potential client or you just need to grab a bite with your colleagues, we’ve got the perfect place for you.

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5 Ways To Make Spring Cleaning Fun


Spring is such a great time of year. Flowers are blooming, temperatures are rising and the gloom and dreariness that comes with a tough winter are fading away.

Unfortunately, there is one downside to the arrival of Spring:

Spring Cleaning.

I know, I know. Just the mention of it reminds you of the dust that’s been gathering on your baseboards all winter and the broken limbs that need to be cleared out of your backyard. It’s awful, yes, but just imagine the relief and pleasure you’ll get the moment that it’s finished!

Fortunately for you, we’ve found several ways to make the entire spring cleaning process a little easier and a lot more fun.

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