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Frozen yogurt shop in West Bloomfield
can help you beat the heat.
hen that thermom-
eter is hovering north
of the 90-degree mark,
a cool treat is just what the doctor
ordered. You can head to Just Peachy
Frozen Yogurt and Custard in West
Bloomfield, on Orchard Lake Road and
The self-serve sweet shop, owned
and operated by Temple Israel mem-
bers Steve and Melissa Morris, opened
June 19, and business has been brisk.
Steve Morris is managing partner at
Mohr Partners, a Farmington Hills-
based commercial real estate firm. He
opened Just Peachy as a family busi-
ness, a place where daughters Alexa,
16, and Arielle, 14, could learn the
value of hard work.
"From an entrepreneurial stand-
point, the girls are learning how a
business is run and the value of a dol-
lar," Steve said.
Melissa Morris agrees. "They're
serving customers, helping behind the
scenes, cleaning and testing products."
Testing products isn't a bad gig.
Dozens of flavors of frozen yogurt are
available from Banana Royale to Cake
Batter and Texas Peanut Butter to
name a few. New flavors appear every
Choose from custard, non-fat
yogurt, no-sugar added yogurt and all-
natural fruit puree. Soon, a dairy-free
vegan product also will be available.
Fresh fruit toppings are made daily
as are the waffle cones, and custom-
ers have a smorgasbord of toppings
available and several delicious syrups,
including a hot peanut butter sauce, to
choose from. Treats are sold by weight
(47 cents/ounce). It's fun to create your
own delicious sundae, and Just Peachy
has "recipe" contests on its Facebook
page if you want to submit your cre-
Melissa Morris, a former stay-at-
home mom, runs the shop along with
general manager and longtime friend
DeAnn Lutz, whose daughter Sophie,
11, looks forward to working there as
well one day.
The Morrises studied trends before
opening Just Peachy, and hit on self-
serve frozen yogurt, which originally
started in California. "There was noth-
ing like it around here:' Steve Morris
said. He found an office building with
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several varieties of fresh fruit.
ample parking and hired Southfield-
based architects Neumann Smith
(architects for the Berman Center
of the Performing Arts at the West
Bloomfield JCC) to create a fun family
The orange-and-white shop with
bright seating is open every day and
has been attracting around 300-400
people each day.
"It's a nice place for the after-camp
and high school crowds to hang out:'
Just Peachy has branched out to
corporate and private events, bringing
a variety of flavors and toppings for
employees or guests to enjoy.
Employees at Friedman Integrated
Real Estate in Farmington Hills
enjoyed a visit from Just Peachy on
Aug. 3 with pre-swirled yogurt and
custard along with a variety of fruit
and dry toppings. Just Peachy does
fundraisers and bar and bat mitzvah
parties as well. F-1
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August 9 • 2012