General

Winter is in full effect and children have continued hopes of getting a snow day or two off from school. There are a lot of legends and superstitions about “rituals” that will make it snow and keep the big yellow buses off the roads. We can’t guarantee any of these methods work, but if yo...
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Categories:  Michigan Love, General

Boyne City, in the fall or summer, is one of our favorite local cities to visit. It's a great place to visit for some great fall colors, beautiful views of the lake, and some delicious local restaurants. Avalanche Mountain Preserve: Avalanche Mountain is over 300 acres of woods for outdoor l...
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Categories:  Travel, General, Michigan Love

There's no question that Petoskey is a special place. Northern Michigan is a place most of us choose to live year-round, and a place to enjoy all 4 seasons to their fullest. We put together a fun free word search that includes a few places and things we love about where we live. You might also e...
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Categories:  General

There are plenty of bike rentals in Petoskey and there's a great reason why! Petoskey has miles of paved bike paths with great views, it's a must when visiting the area. Latitude 45: Close to Petoskey's waterfront, this bike shop offers great bike rentals. This year, you will need reservatio...
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Still want to have a few friends and family over this summer? Here's how you can host a socially distant BBQ. Do you have a big backyard? Host an outdoor BBQ. Make sure you have a big enough backyard for your guest to be able to socialize while practicing safe distancing at 6ft apart. BYOC: ...
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Categories:  General

We have gone to virtual living as of late, but that doesn’t mean we stop celebrating and enjoying life. There is nothing more fun than celebrating with a new mommy-to-be and watching her open her gifts and listening to all the ooooo…..ahhh……over the tiny treasures she receives. If you can't...
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Categories:  Events, General

If you're having a hard time coming up with things for you or the kids to do, then our I'm Bored! Bingo is a perfect solution. How to play I'm Bored! Bingo: Print out our free printable on a piece of card stock.Use a magnet and put your Bingo board on your fridge. Select your activity and...
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Categories:  General

We had so much fun on our neighborhood scavenger hunt, so we thought we would add a photo scavenger hunt. Similar to our neighborhood scavenger hunt, this version is all about photos. Let your kids use your camera or smartphone to take pictures of the items on the checklist. Do this w...
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Categories:  Michigan Love, General

If you need some fresh air and enjoy going for walks with your family, our neighborhood scavenger hunt is the perfect activity. Getting outside is a must right now, whether you take your dog for a walk, go for a bike ride, hike some local trails or head out for a run. Fresh air has many ben...
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Categories:  Michigan Love, General

Many of us are at home practicing social distancing and trying to stay healthy during COVID-19. Part of staying healthy is getting physical. Sitting around too long is not good for your body or mind. We want everyone to stay healthy, so below are a few ideas to get you moving, grooving, and hav...
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Categories:  Parenting, General