Events

October is in full swing here in Northern Michigan and so is the Downtown Petoskey Scarecrow Contest! Downtown Petoskey always puts together the best activities and fall is no exception. Every year, from October 1st through October 31st, the Downtown celebrates the arrival of fall with a scarecrow c...
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Categories:  Holidays, Events

Fall is finally in the air after the last few weeks of 90 degree weather. We enjoyed every extra minute of it but I'm happy to say the temps are back in the mid-60's where they should be! The month of October is only days away and the kids are getting excited for Halloween. The kids have already be...
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Categories:  Holidays, Events

National Cousins Day was Monday. It’s a day to celebrate the special bond you can only have with people you’ve known your entire life and shared many special moments with. Here are 16 things that makes your relationships with cousins so special. 1. Cousins are the only ones you can laugh with...
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Categories:  Events, General

Have you ever noticed that the date May 4th sounds strangely similar to 'May the force be with you', the Star Wars franchise's famous line? Because of that, May 4th has become the nationally celebrate, yet unofficial 'May The Force Be With You' day. Celebrated by thousands of Star Wars fans around t...
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Categories:  Recipes, Events

Easter is right around the corner and April is only days away! Petoskey schools are on spring break this week and the kids and I are staying home, trying to find stuff to do locally that is free or cheap. After making my staycation list, we started talking about local Easter egg hunts that will be ...
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Categories:  Holidays, Events

It's October and Petoskey's infamous Restaurant Week will be here again. Restaurant Week happens twice a year in Petoskey, once in the spring and again in the fall. It's something locals and non-locals look forward too and it never fails to impress. Restaurant chefs get to showcase their culinary ...
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Categories:  Events, Shopping, Petoskey, Travel

Summer in Northern Michigan often means spending time with friends and family. It also means checking out one of the numerous local festivals and activities that are traditions here in Northern Michigan. The Northern Michigan Flywheelers Antique Tractor Engine & Craft Show is one of those tradit...
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Categories:  Events, Travel, Michigan Love, Petoskey

Summers in Northern Michigan are one of my absolute favorite times of the year. To be honest, it's what make our 6 months (or more) of winter bearable. Don't get me wrong, winters up north are fun and there is a ton of stuff to do but for someone like me that is always cold, no matter how many layer...
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Categories:  Travel, Events, Petoskey

Nothing says summer like smokey barbecue dripping with your favorite sauce, and southerners aren’t the only ones who do BBQ right. Up north in Michigan, we make your mouth water too with our fingerlickin’ good ribs, chicken and brisket. Visit one of our many barbeque festivals this summer and ta...
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Categories:  Travel, Events, Michigan Love

It's that time of year again here in the Petoskey, Restaurant Week! It only happens twice a year; mid fall and late spring here in Petoskey and it's an event that many Petoskey natives look forward too. If you love food and love to eat and try new fare, it's the perfect time to try some new Petosk...
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Categories:  Events, Shopping, Petoskey, Travel