Entries by Bill Schierl


6 Ways to “Spring” Into the Season 🌷

There’s nothing like stepping outside to a warm spring day after months of snow and ice. With another midwestern winter behind us, sunshine and above-freezing temperatures are more than welcome! Read on for 6 great ways to “spring into the season” and make the most of March.  P.S. – #6 is our favorite!  1. Go for a Walk 🚶‍♀️  It might seem simple, but there’s a reason it’s #1 on […]

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Spread the Love with Muffin Mania at The Store!

Happy February! At The Store, love is in the air…and by that, we mean the smell of fresh muffins and gourmet coffee.  Sure it’s cold outside, but we’ve got a sweet deal to melt away the winter blues: MUFFIN MANIA! What is Muffin Mania, you ask? It’s an exciting new promotion taking place at all 26 convenient The Store locations. Now through February 28th, stop in and enjoy two […]


8 Healthy Snack Options at The Store

New year, new you. You probably hear this saying (or see it in your Instagram feed) a lot every time January 1st rolls around.   For many, the start of a new year brings new goals and resolutions. According to Performance Health, about half of New Year’s Resolutions include losing weight, exercising more, or eating better. Clearly, people care about their health!  But let’s face it: healthy choices are rarely easy, convenient, or the […]

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Support Your Neighbors in Need at The Store

The holiday season is here once again, and so is our Paper Kettle Campaign! Now through December 25th, you can donate to your local Salvation Army organization anytime you stop in at one of The Store’s 26 convenient locations. There are two ways you can give:  Purchase a paper kettle for $1, $5 or $10 and sign your name – all paper kettles will be […]

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Vote for your Favorite Featured Pet!

We LOVE pets. In honor of our Buy A Bone and Perks For Pets promotions supporting local humane societies and animal shelters, we asked you to share your best pet photos with us…and you answered! Check out the adorable photo submissions below. Then, vote for your favorite photo in the comment section at the bottom […]

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Help Support Your Local Animal Shelter with The Store

We LOVE animals and we LOVE the communities we call home. This month, we’re excited to support both through our Perks For Pets and Buy A Bone promotions! October 1st – 24th, you can raise much-needed funding for the animal shelter or humane society in your area when you visit The Store…and there’s two great ways to help. No bones about it! Perks For Pets  Hey all you cool cats and kittens, need of some CATfination? When you […]

8 Autumn Activities to Enjoy with Pumpkin Spice Coffee from The Store

Fall is in the air! The weather is crisp, leaves are beginning to change, and you can finally wear your favorite sweater again. There are so many great things happening this time of year, but we think the most exciting part of autumn is warm, cozy, and comes in a Styrofoam cup…Pumpkin Spice Coffee and Cappuccino!  That’s right, the wait is over. You can enjoy Pumpkin Spice Coffee […]