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Life Goes On

Over the past six weeks my team has said goodbye to 3 of our members. We planned to create a short video for each one but they are all gone now so I will just tell you about them. Kate Samra joined us last fall as a Senior at Marshall High School. She was dual […]

Cool Morning Has us Thinking.

Woke up and the temperature was in the 50’s. Not ready for summer to be over, but know that fall will soon be here. How long before we break out our Stormy Kromers? To get us in the mood here are some of our favorite Kromerisms.

Marshall District Library Programs

Thank you to the Marshall District Library for letting us come in to lead a program called Household Essentials. Kate Samra and I had the pleasure of talking about natural household cleaning products, some items we stock and shared some recipes to make your own. There were many great questions and we are so encouraged […]

We Love the Ocean!

One of the things that we love in this world is the ocean. Some of our fondest memories are of time tide pooling in Alaska. The memories of observing the fascinating creatures will stay with us forever. We were reminded of those memories while listening to NPR’s radio program, Science Friday. Below, you will see […]

Sunny Saturday

It has been another glorious spring day here in Marshall, Michigan. A couple of hours ago we experienced a minor earthquake which is very unusual for our area. At the same time there was a loud crash so I thought a truck hit something and didn’t realize until an hour later what happened. Fortunately it […]

Partnering for Community Service

This morning started at Oerther’s with Kathleen and a group from the Ketchum Park Advisory Committee which included Mitch Robbins, Kate Samra and Garrett Sander where they were presented with some of the funds we raised from our Earth Day Sale. Kathleen and I sold self- watering planters made from recycled wine bottles for Earth […]

Spring is here at last!

Well it’s been nearly nine months since Doug and I began this retail adventure, and I love coming to work more everyday! What a great sight this morning to see our main street lined with white blossoms on the pear trees and the American flags waving in the sunshine. This is what living in a […]

Vernal Equinox

This is the first installment of The Green Question. Periodically we will be posting a question on our Facebook Page with either an environmental question or one related to the store and home town. These should be fun and thought provoking. We hope you have fun with this. So, today in the Northern Hemisphere is […]

Recipes

On Friday, February 6th during the Ice, Wine, & Blues event in Marshall, a number of people asked for the recipes of the snacks that were offered in the store. Below you will find those recipes. Don’t forget that the next Girls Night Out is March 19th. Enjoy. Spinach Balls¬†¬† by Marijke Guerin Ingredients: 2 […]

Photos with Santa

Pictures with SantaIn downtown Marshall Michigan the local retailers have worked together to create regularly scheduled shopping events that are rapidly becoming must do events. On select Thursday evenings throughout the year downtown merchants are open in the evening and provide snacks and beverages for their customers. Girls Night Out provides some of the most […]