Michelle Dunaway

MAGIC: Las Vegas – Where the Stores Shop

Michelle Dunaway recently got a chance to go behind the scenes at one of the largest marketplaces for fashion retailers in the world. From clothing, to shoes, to accessories, this is where the stores come to shop, to bring the styles you’ll see on their shelves this spring and fall. She tagged along with Michele Bosscher, who owns two boutiques…

A Mother’s Grief

Dealing With the Loss of Easton

Having a baby is typically one of the greatest joys in life. Losing one can be one of the most devastating. Michelle Dunaway introduces us to a northern Michigan mother who’s lived it, and is now there for other moms every single day. Katelynn Hergott is a registered nurse who works at the birthing center at Spectrum Health Big Rapids…

Traverse City Student Develops New App

Michigan Tech Senior Hopes to Make Healthy Eating Easier

Kyle Ludwig is originally from Traverse City goes to Michigan Tech, he’s actually developed an app and it’s getting ready to be released. Today he tells us a little bit about it. He and his co-founder were looking at what apps can do right now when it comes to making a healthier lifestyle more manageable. Kyle found four sections are…

Beautiful Flowers on a Budget: Weddings

Kalin Sheick from Stems & Sprigs designs floral and greenery for weddings around northern Michigan and beyond. She has some great tips to help you save money if your big day is on the horizon. She says the larger your bridal party, the more expensive your flowers will be for those bridesmaids and groomsmen. Larger parties can easily run more…

Get Your Hat On!

Fundraiser for the Ronald McDonald Houses across Michigan

You may remember, back in September, our own Michelle Dunaway walked nearly 50 miles from Traverse City to Cadillac. That journey raised nearly $30,000 for the Ronald McDonald house of Western Michigan. Today, she’s taking on a much, much easier job, and she’s encouraging you to do the same… It may not say so on the calendar, but it certainly…

Wellness for the Family: Holiday Mason Jar Kits

Plenty of good food during the holidays — it’s a given. But if you’re trying to avoid gaining those extra pounds this season, Michelle Dunaway and Grace Derocha, a registered dietitian with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, are sharing a few recipes to try out. From sweet to savory, these Mason jar kits even make great, inexpensive gifts! Matcha…

MedWatch: Hip Replacement

People are living longer lives, and that’s the good news.  The bad news? Our bodies can’t always keep up. Aches and pains slow plenty of people down as they age, but they can be fixed.  Improvements in surgeries can get people up and moving faster than ever. Michelle Dunaway introduces us to a patient in today’s MedWatch report. Right now…

Wellness for the Family: Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes

With Thanksgiving just one week away, many of us are starting to get our recipes in order and our grocery lists made. Before you hit the store, Michelle Dunaway and Grace Derocha, a registered dietitian with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, show us some healthier versions of our favorite holiday classics. Mini Pear-Almond Cheese Balls Ingredients: 8 oz reduced-fat…

Giving Back to Guatemala: Mission Impact

*This is part three of a three-part series. Don’t forget to check out parts one and two.  Today 18 volunteers from Northern Michigan will get clean water from a faucet, flush a toilet and perhaps cook on a gas or electric stove inside their homes. But the people they served three weeks ago don’t have those luxuries. The group was…

Giving Back to Guatemala: Students on a Mission

*This is part two of a 3-part special. You can check out part one here.  Two young ladies are back in class at the Leland school, but three weeks ago they were on an epic international adventure. Their mother brought them along on a medical mission to Guatemala with several other volunteers from Northern Michigan. They got some perspective that…