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Books and More: You’re Bound to Be Surprised

Books and More offers more than 10,000 new and used books, including works by local authors and New York Times bestsellers. There’s a whole shelf of books just about the towns of southern Michigan. And if you can’t locate the book you desire, special-order services can be arranged. Michigan stocking-stuffer classics? Try honey from J & D’s Honeybees of nearby Concord … ‘R Candy Gourmet English Toffee … Hanover’s Michigan … Continue reading Books and More: You’re Bound to Be Surprised

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Head Home with a Cuppa and Gifts from Albion’s Own Biggby

You’ve just taken two (or maybe even three, yikes!) exams, packed up all your dirty laundry, and now you’re on your way home. To improve the journey, pick up a cup of coffee at Albion’s locally owned Biggby … and while you’re at it, grab a few last-minute gifts for the family. A nice full bag of fresh whole bean or ground Biggby Coffee is an affordable gift that … Continue reading Head Home with a Cuppa and Gifts from Albion’s Own Biggby

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Illusions Hair Design: Got Goat’s Milk?

Besides offering a good-looking trim, Illusions Hair Design sells soaps, hair-care and nail-care products that will show your friends and family back home that your gift-giving skills extend beyond the usual and reach into the thoughtful. Select from their Redken, Matrix and Rusk lines. Or give gifts of Zum Bar soap, hand-made with goat’s milk. Goat’s milk is valued for moisturizing and keeping skin’s oils in balance.  Also good to know: … Continue reading Illusions Hair Design: Got Goat’s Milk?

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Flowers From Anna’s House to Yours

When was the last time you had a nice surprise for your mother? The woman who took care of you when you were sick, cleaned up your scrapes when you fell off your tricycle, and did countless loads of laundry for you growing up? Was it when you were four and made her a macaroni necklace? Step up your game with Anna’s House of Flowers. Flowers … Continue reading Flowers From Anna’s House to Yours

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Parks Drug Store: This Season’s Prescription Is for Scented Candles

Scented candles bring warmth and ambiance to holiday gatherings. Parks Drug Store has a wide variety of long-lasting, clean-burning candle fragrances from Ganz Company. Bring back memories of Christmases past with the scents of balsam, fir and pine — perfect for someone longing for the smell of a live Christmas tree. Or help the family set a festive mood with a Ganz sugar cookie candle. You can even give someone you love the sound and scent … Continue reading Parks Drug Store: This Season’s Prescription Is for Scented Candles

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Hadfield’s: Where Yesterday’s Common Is Today’s Rare

Another holiday, another disappointed look from that hard-to-buy-for family member? Not this year, not if you stop in at Hadfield’s Watch Repair and Antiques. Hadfield’s is where you will find unique gifts that will impress even the pickiest of relatives. Possibilities include rare American and foreign currency, a range of collectible watches, glassware, figurines, old cameras, furnishings, and more.  With an ever-changing stock,  you won’t find the same … Continue reading Hadfield’s: Where Yesterday’s Common Is Today’s Rare

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Sweet Seasons Orchard: Bring Home a Winning Holiday Dessert

The time has come for your family’s twelfth annual pie-eating contest. You think you’ll stay competitive by bringing home a freshly baked pie from Sweet Seasons Orchard. But you’d be wrong. Pies from Sweet Seasons are so good, you’ll want to slow down and savor every bite. Unless you win awards at home for eating fast, we suggest you take the ten-minute drive today from Albion to Concord and visit this … Continue reading Sweet Seasons Orchard: Bring Home a Winning Holiday Dessert