Entries by DTE Social Media Team

A Michigan-made Mother’s Day

It can be difficult to chart out the perfect Mother’s Day. For one of the most special women in your life, every detail of the holiday matters! This year, especially with warmer weather arriving a little early, it’s a fitting time to go beyond the traditional breakfast-in-bed. No matter what Mom prefers to do to […]

Michigan’s morel mushroom guide

Spring brings many things to Michigan, but maybe one of the most fascinating and peculiar phenomenon is that of morel mushroom hunting. Thousands around the state search far and wide for these delectable ‘shrooms, making it a thrilling (and tasty) scavenger hunt for both children and adults. If you ask any morel enthusiast, searching for […]

Avoid Stressing About Being Stressed

It may come as no surprise to you that anxiety, depression, and mood disorders are part of the top five national health conditions impacting the United States. We seem to always pile things on to our to-dos lists or work ourselves silly without taking the time for our health. The rainy season blues only seem […]

How to prep your body, mind and home for weather changes

As blistering cold winds finally give way to spring showers and sunshine, some deal with the weather changes better than others. Although we have blamed the forecast for achy joints and the flu for generations, there was little evidence for how weather specifically affects our well-being—until now. From your physical health to your everyday mood, […]

Why Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is so special

Here’s some interesting history: Did you know that in 1836, the state of Michigan was awarded the Upper Peninsula in exchange for conceding the Toledo Strip to Ohio? With no offense to Toledo, we think Michigan got the better end of that deal. Here’s why: Nature From a numbers standpoint, the Upper Peninsula is bigger […]