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Create a new custom cabinet look without breaking the bank

Several years ago, a kitchen remodel set me back a budget-sapping forty grand. About half of that drain on my bank account was attributed to the cabinets. I opted for a lovely painted white to replace the outdated 1962 versions that were falling apart. But not everyone needs to sink their savings into replacing cabinetry like I did. Most people...

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Seasoned educator and Lake County native Craig Heath embarks on his next chapter as Superintendent of Mentor Public Schools

Mentor Public Schools kicked off the school year with a change in leadership. Meet new Superintendent Craig Heath. Mentor Board of Education President Mary Bryner remarks that he is the perfect fit to lead the team of dynamic educators in the school system. “It is clear Superintendent Heath has a passion for public education and has...

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At Busy Bees Pottery & Arts Studio, guests are invited to explore their love of everything from painting, glass fusing, jewelry, mosaics to pottery in a relaxed instructional atmosphere

Creating a place for both her children and friends to create art in a fun, recreational way was the wish of Busy Bees Pottery & Art Studio owner Beth Brinton. “In November of 2015 that wish came true,” says Beth. “I have a background in photography, had done some pottery painting, and wanted to expand on that and include other mediums...

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Your fall adventure bucket list isn’t complete without a visit to these Lake Metroparks hot spots in their autumnal glory

What does one autumn leaf say to another? I’m falling for you. Pardon the cheesy joke, darlings, but Mimi is falling—head over stiletto heels for the breathtaking seasonal colors that are near-peak and right outside your doorstep. In Lake County, we are particularly blessed with an eclectic variety of trees, from vibrant...

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Getting the most out of Disney

Over the past 50 years, Walt Disney World has earned a reputation for casting enchantment and magic. When people start feeling sticker shock, sometimes they make unwise decisions to cut corners. One of the biggest mistakes I see them make is not staying on Disney property. They think they’ll save money by finding a cheaper hotel or Airbnb...

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