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

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

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

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

The Jolly Green Junction: For Real Just Over the Highway

What tastes better than freshly made pumpkin pie for the holidays? If your answer is nothing (which it should be), then buying locally grown pumpkins is a jolly good idea.  At Albion’s full-time farmer’s market you’ll find a robust selection of locally grown and produced foods perfect for the holiday dinner table. Besides pumpkins, the Junction, just on the other side of I-94, has locally grown apples, mushrooms, asparagus. Eggs … Continue reading The Jolly Green Junction: For Real Just Over the Highway