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Named after the small town in Northern Michigan, the Petoskey stone has become a popular keepsake for people who live or are visiting Michigan. Petoskey is a small town on the coast of Lake Michigan known for its beautiful beaches and the home of the late Ernest Hemingway. Besides its history a...
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Categories:  Petoskey, Shopping

If you are a lover of the fall season, there is no better place than Northern Michigan. Not only are the colors outside gorgeous, but there are lots of things to do this time of year, too! Here are a few favorite things we like to do during the autumn months.  Get some fresh air and exe...
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Categories:  Michigan Love

It's that time of year again in Northern Michigan when the weather starts to cool down and the leaves start changing color on the trees! For most Michiganders, it's one of our favorite times of the year. We will see the leaves slowly begin to change in Northern Michigan in the next few weeks, w...
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Categories:  Michigan Love

With the cooler weather slowly creeping up on us, it’s always fun to breakout the cookbook and start experimenting with yummy fall recipes. Soups are always a go-to for me in the fall. This Chicken Tortilla Soup recipe that I adapted from the Pioneer Women is sure to get you in the fall mood!...
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Categories:  Recipes

It's that time of year again - the start of the school season! If your child is heading to college this year, it can be overwhelming for both parents and the child, but it doesn't have to be. With good planning and preparation, the start of college can be fun and exciting. Here are six ideas we...
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Categories:  Parenting

There’s no better place to experience summer than Michigan, with our miles of sandy beach, rivers, lakes and forests. There’s so much to do, you’ll never fit it all into one summer. You might not even be able to do it all in a whole lifetime of summers! But why not have fun trying? This list o...
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Categories:  Michigan Love, Travel

If you love watching the sunset in beautiful Northern Michigan, you will love our Top Places to Watch the Sunset in Petoskey list - a local's guide to the best sunset spots! This past weekend my family and I spent several nights down by the waterfront watching baseball and the amazing Northe...
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Categories:  Michigan Love, Petoskey, Travel

Jennifer Shorter and her mother, Mari Shorter at Sidewalk Sales 2019 I’m not going to lie: not having to haul stuff to the street last July was pretty blissful for me. Sidewalk Sales are a big job. A huge job. Monumental in a good year. Even harder in the middle of a pandemic and an employee s...
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Categories:  Events

Swimming in the Great Lakes is perhaps the ultimate perk for those who spend time Up North, but some precautions are wise to heed. Your mother might have told you to wait an hour after eating before swimming, and while this is no longer standard advice, there are other precautions to take: Enjoy t...
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Categories:  Michigan Love

According to the National Meteor Society, several meteors are visible every night. Of course, there are many other things to see in the night sky, like the Milky Way, constellations, planets, and even the Northern Lights. There are some important factors to consider that ensure you have the best...
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Categories:  Michigan Love
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