Santa Logo for Facebook Page

We officially launched our new Santa logo for our Facebook today. Many thanks to Kate Peterson (pleasantlyprogressivedesign) for the logo Design and thank you Nathan Scheck for the Santa Illustration. New Life In Michigan Facebook Logo        ...

Dark Horse 4 Elf Party 2012

We journeyed to Marshall, Michigan on December 8th to celebrate the release of Dark Horse Brewing Co.’s4 Elf Winter Ale. The Annual 4 Elf Party is an opportunity to enjoy crazy amounts of Dark Horse beer with elves, santas and thousands of other Michigan...

Betty’s Recipe Box – Family Recipes

Betty’s recipe box is filled with memories of my mother, family recipes and pieces of history. The note cards and scraps of paper where she wrote her recipes are valuable folklore as well as directions for baking cookies. I loved her cinnamon snaps and buckeyes....

Bethlehem Cemetery

Bethlehem Cemetery – Ann Arbor, Michigan Our final stop on the 2012 post-Thanksgiving research fieldtrip to de-tangle the Luick/Lewick tangle. The Bethlehem Cemetery on Jackson Road in Ann Arbor, Michigan, was a treasure trove of history. John David Luick...

Lima Center Cemetery

This cemetery is located on Jackson Road just west of Ann Arbor, Michigan.  The Lima Center Cemetery is also known as the Luick Farm Cemetery.  Lima Center Cemetery The Luick – Lewick family mystery continues…. Our visit to the Lima Center...

What do Vegans eat?

What do Vegans eat?  Twigs? Vegans don’t eat meat, eggs or dairy. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard “What do you eat?” I eat a lot and yes I get enough protein and calcium. We have the milk and beef lobbies to thank for the...
Detroit Annual Fall Beer Festival

Detroit Annual Fall Beer Festival

Halloween Weekend + Detroit Beer Festival = FANTASTIC WEEKEND. The Michigan Brewers Guild and Metro Times presented the Detroit Annual Fall Beer Festival event on October 26-27, 2012 in Eastern Market.  The day started out on the chilly side but the clouds...

Best Vegan Recipe Blogs

I am asked routinely, “What are your favorite Vegan Recipe Blog sites?” I have my favorites mostly out of habit. There are thousands of great vegan recipe sites out there.  I’m always on the search for new ones and promise to update this...

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