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For some people—many being of the male persuasion—football season is a celebration of team and sport that culminates in a winner-takes-all final Big Game. For the rest of us, it’s a season to endure; an annual period when we lose our significant others to the television for hours on end and our kids devour more chips and soda pop than we care to confess.

Serve up an authentic Mexican dish at your next party with these favorites from Supermercado Mexico co-owner Kerry Olvera! Kerry began sharing her recipes at the request of many, and since February 2013, her blog has received more than eight thousand hits. Activity on Pinterest has also "unexpectedly taken off," Kerry said. "People have enjoyed specialty dishes from my hands and stovetop and ask for the recipe. I'm not one to keep secrets. At least not cooking secrets! I love getting a helping hand in la cocina."

Most women get invited to countless in-home parties. While the comforts of in-home shopping are obvious (free and discounted products are nice, too), a little research should go into the parties, products, and themes that could be tailor-made for you and your friends. 

As we finish out the last full month of summer, it's time to schedule (at least) one more get-together! Summer in Michigan opens the door, quite literally, to options that are not available year-round to us namely, outdoor entertaining. So, take advantage of these last few carefree weeks, gather some friends or family, and enjoy!

Michael McKay Santo, or Chef Michael, as he prefers to be called, is bringing bold new concepts to Grand Rapids with the opening of his restaurant McKay’s Downtown. Represented by David Wiener and Ray Kisor of Colliers International, McKay’s now occupies a heavily trafficked area of the Arena District at 25 Ottawa. 

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