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It’s prime time for blueberries and the Grand Haven area is a prime place for this fresh fruit, so we’re diving in with some great tips on how to keep your blueberry experience from being anything but blue.

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It’s time for socially distanced camping, outdoor dining, reading and campfire pleasures.

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July is National Watermelon Month, and since it is one of my favorite fruits, we’re cutting to the core with this week’s Trib Tips.

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The wick has burned out on the Fourth of July, but there’s still plenty of fun to fire up.

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Our local sky show is canceled this year due to the pandemic, but there’s still plenty of festive fun to be had this Fourth of July.

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Firing up the grill to celebrate Father’s Day this weekend?

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It’d be great if racism didn’t exist. If you didn’t have to give your kid an explanation for why a person clutched a bag as a black man walked by. If black families didn’t have to hold multiple versions of “the talk” in hopes that their child doesn’t become the next Michael Brown or George F…

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It’s almost mid-June, and time for sandals and going barefoot on the beach. After months of quarantine, are your feet up for it?

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School’s out for summer in Spring Lake. And, if you’re in Grand Haven, it will be soon.

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Resa Alb wants to host Father’s Day brunch. She and her husband, plus their two kids and the grandkids, would make 10 people – the exact number allowed to gather under phase three of the state’s reopening plan.

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We may still be under a stay-at-home order, but there’s no reason we can’t have some tasty dinners on the grill while we’re hanging out at home.

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Memorial Day weekend is typically a long getaway weekend, but COVID-19 tamed the travel.

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A loaf of bread and a gallon of milk, a dozen eggs and onto the checkout line. “Paper or plastic?” or fill your own bag, then out the door.

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She cooks, she cleans, she packs lunches, she provides transportation and even kisses boo-boos goodbye.

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Being locked in the house together means couples have to find creative, intentional ways to spend quality time with one another.

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With a stay-at-home order in place, we’re probably not using our cars as much – which gives us more time to work on them instead of driving them.

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While we’re sheltering in place, the fact that kids can stay in touch with friends and family by texting, video-chatting, and gaming has been a lifesaver for many families.

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Even with shelter-in-place orders in effect, there’s no sense wasting time. Life is short.

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Spring break may be over, but we still need ways to entertain the young ones during COVID-19 containment.

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Dr. Diana Bitner, a nationally certified menopause practitioner, answers some questions about how women in midlife can put self-care on their to-do list during the COVID-19 outbreak.

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No matter which came first, the chicken or the egg, we’re focusing on the egg this Easter weekend.

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DEAR ABBY: I have a friend who is an alcoholic. I met her when we first moved here five years ago. At that time, I wasn't aware of her drinking problem. Over the years it has become very apparent. I have yelled at her, shown deep concern for her, threatened rehab, begged her to get help, etc.

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Although I am a community urologist, the focus of my academic research, to date, has been on the effects of childhood trauma, or ACEs, on patient and physician wellness.

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Weekly grocery shopping trips used to be a time for me to relax, think about the week ahead and see familiar faces.

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It’s officially spring break. But instead of heading to Florida or other parts of this great world, we’re all (hopefully) holed up at home.

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When we can’t hug, or touch, it doesn’t mean we can’t continue to reach out.

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CHICAGO — Rachael Stewart is planning to meet her second child, a baby boy, in about four weeks. A name is chosen, a doula is selected and flights are booked for her out-of-state mother to be in attendance for the birth.

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Besides the normal threat of colds and flu this time of year, the fear of COVID-19 (coronavirus) looms large these days, with more cases being confirmed in the United States daily, including on the east side of Michigan.

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With daylight saving time on tap at 2 a.m. Sunday, we may want to think about some quick and easy breakfasts while we adjust to losing that precious hour.

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Each month, local health care professionals answer your questions. This month, Katie Rhew, a family nurse practitioner at Mercy Health Physician Partners North Ottawa Family Medicine, answers your questions about diabetes.

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Saturday is Leap Day, an extra day that you won’t have again for another four years.

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There’s nothing like homemade comfort food on a cold winter evening, but if that evening is a work night, it can leave little time for such luxuries.

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It’s sweetheart season, but before you head off for a fancy dinner, check out the etiquette tips below.

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CHICAGO — The breakthrough bite took place about 30 minutes into treatment. My daughter Kate bravely raised a cracker to her mouth and, with little hesitation, took a bite. That cracker had cinnamon in it, a spice she hadn’t tried in years.

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While many visit Florida or other citrus-bearing states this time of year, there’s no reason for the rest of us non-snowbirds to feel left out. We can live vicariously through their fruits.

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While the Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers battle it out on the field, there’s no reason for you to be battling it out in the kitchen Sunday evening.

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This time of year, with snow and cold temperatures, it often feels like we’re on the inside, looking out.