Petoskey

Northern Michigan is a popular destination for fall color tours. Blazing reds, oranges and yellows paint the abundant forest and look even more vivid against the blue backdrop of Lake Michigan. If you’re headed up here this autumn, add a few stops at the local wineries to your itinerary. Michigan...
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Categories:  Michigan Love, Petoskey, Travel

Summer is just starting to wind down here in Northern Michigan, yes, I know it's hard to believe but sadly it will only be a matter of time (weeks!!) before August comes to an end. Summer festivals are all over the place to be enjoyed by young and old alike and several years ago, Petoskey's Bayfront...
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Categories:  Events, Petoskey

It's almost the end of July here in Northern Michigan. I can't believe it's almost August. It feels like July just started! Back to school sales are already popping up everywhere and the last weekend in July marks a huge weekend for downtown Petoskey: Sidewalk Sales! This year will won't be like any...
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Categories:  Events, Petoskey, Shopping

We are pretty much halfway through summer here in gorgeous Northern Michigan. I know, I know, I feel like summer just started too!! I swear the kids just got out of school yesterday and I'm already seeing back-to-school sales everywhere. Don't get me wrong, I love me some back-to-shopping. I have a ...
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Categories:  Petoskey, Travel

(Photo Credit: Petoskey Downtown) Hello friends! It is finally June, school is almost out for most of us and the summer season here in Northern Michigan is about to kick off. The Petoskey Downtown Summer Open House is this Friday June 5th, 5-8pm and I'm really looking for to it! The kids only hav...
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Categories:  Events, Petoskey, Travel

Good morning, friends! Can you believe it's the last week of April already? I don't know about you, but I'm getting antsy for school to be out and for summer to finally be here! Today on the blog I am bringing you information on summer camps here in Northern Michigan. I work from home year-round...
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Categories:  Petoskey, Travel

Hello friends! Are you looking for something interesting to do during your work lunch hour? Or, maybe you just enjoy learning about new and different topics. Today on the blog we are featuring the North Central Michigan College lecture series. Maybe you have heard of it or maybe it's something ne...
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Categories:  Events, Petoskey

Hello Friends, After starting up writing the 'West Coast Shorter Wife' blog it really hit me - my husband, Ryan, is the 1st in 6 generations of Shorter men to move out of Michigan.  So here we are living and working on the West Coast but you really can't take the Michigan out of the man - nor wo...
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Categories:  Petoskey

St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner but we've started celebrating early. We've been enjoying Irish Soda Bread, Andes Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies (to die for!) and this past weekend a local Mardi Patty Gras Crawl. Who needs to go to Louisiana to celebrate? Not us! Downtown Petoskey held t...
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Categories:  Events, Petoskey

Happy Tuesday everyone! Today is fabulous here in beautiful Northern Michigan. The sun is shining and it's absolutely gorgeous outside today and almost in the mid 30's!! And, even though Punxsutawney Phil claims to have seen his shadow and predicted 6 more weeks of winter, I do not believe it one b...
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Categories:  Petoskey, Shopping