Category Archives: Quality of Life

Some Michiganders joke that we have only two seasons – winter and construction!

We at The Allison Fishwick Team dislike the rows of orange cones and detour signs too – especially when we are on our way to meet our clients!

Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) has a link to help find the areas of construction for whatever time frame and area you may be traveling this season! You can search by any given location, partial or major construction closures, and future construction areas.

Click this link to check out potential road construction in your local area or before you head out to travel Michigan!

Pothole Safety!

I spend a lot of time talking here about how to care for your home. With winter still in full swing and plow trucks out more nights that I wish, I thought I’d take this opportunity to talk about taking care of that other expensive possession most of us have: our car. Specifically, here are…Continue Reading

Get ready for paczki!

Fat Tuesday is next week, March 4th!  Do you know where you’re getting your paczki?  Sure, you could buy some at the grocery store, but if you want a real paczki and not just your average jelly donut, you’ve got to stop by your favorite local bakery.  Here is where I want to go!  …Continue Reading

Oh So Sweet Bakeshop!

I’d like to introduce you to a customer, friend, and an incredible baker: Mindy Galvan of Oh So Sweet Bakeshop! I’ve been buying cookies, cakes, and other desserts from Mindy for years!  My family looks forward to the abundance of Christmas cookies I buy every season.  Her frosted sugar cookies are my absolute favorite, and…Continue Reading

Is Your Backyard Safe?

Despite the danger of cars speeding down your street or the fear of “stranger danger”, your backyard should be a pretty safe place. Not necessarily…here are five hazards that you should be cautious of when spending time in the backyard. The first danger is lawnmowers. Lawnmowers account for 68,000 injuries in children each year. Some…Continue Reading

Ann Arbor Michigan Events for January

Kick off January by visiting the Planetarium Show: The Sky Tonight: Star Talk tomorrow Sunday, January 5 at 1:00 at the University Of Michigan Museum Of Natural History.  This is a great show that is educational and enjoyable for just $5 per ticket – WOW! Entrance to the Museum is free. Every Friday in January…Continue Reading

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22374 Garrison Street 800 N  Old Woodward Ave.
1898 West Stadium Blvd.
Dearborn,MI 48124 Birmingham, MI 48009
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Suite 210