Petoskey

We are about halfway through winter here in beautiful Northern Michigan and there is absolutely no shortage of awesome local activities. Last week's blog post highlighted outdoor winter activities throughout Northern Michigan. This week I'm writing about Petoskey's Winter Carnival. Starting in ...
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Categories:  Events, Petoskey

Yesterday's blog post was about the Pied Piper Skatery in Walloon Lake, the perfect place for those of us that prefer to stay inside during these cold winter months here in Northern Michigan. Love being outside with nature? Today's post is for you! Northern Michigan in a winter playground for those...
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Categories:  Petoskey, Travel

Valentines Day is right around the corner and why not plan a special day or night with that someone special? We live in one of the most gorgeous areas in the country and whether you prefer being outdoors taking in the natural beauty of winter or cuddling inside with that special someone, you are s...
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Categories:  Holiday Love, Petoskey

Winter is finally here to stay in Northern Michigan and we've been getting hit with snow left and right. That being said, it's a little bit harder for me to get out of the house with the kiddos. I won't lie, I'm not a huge fan of winter. I put up with it, being that my husband was born and raised a ...
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Categories:  Petoskey, Travel

It is officially fall here in Northern Michigan. The October weather is crisp and cool in the mornings and the leaves have begun to fall. We've been able to visit several local pumpkin patches several times over the last few weeks between school field trips and family time and my kiddos have their ...
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Categories:  Petoskey

Although it’s still (typically) too warm for most of us to start thinking about fall and the start of the new school year, the number of college kids in Petoskey has already started to dwindle.  Now, I’ve still got a few weeks left before I pack up and head back downstate to Kalamazoo for a...
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Categories:  Petoskey

This past Monday, my family and I went to The Young Americans’ dinner theater for the twelfth year in a row.  For as long as I can remember, I have gone to see the show at Boyne Highlands with my sisters, parents, grandparents, aunt and uncle, and sometimes cousins from out of state. It has alw...
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Categories:  Petoskey, Travel

  [caption id="attachment_5197" align="alignright" width="300"] Example of a REAL polished Petoskey Stone[/caption] There’s a certain feeling of pride that accompanies being able to claim your city lent its name to your State Stone.  It means that your home is also home to a unique and i...
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Categories:  Petoskey, Shopping

This week, I've felt like more of a single child than I have in quite a long time.  Of course, I was away from my family at college, but being at home with only my parents is not something I’m used to for any length of time.  Now, my sisters (and a couple hundred other band kids) are only out ...
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Categories:  Petoskey