Petoskey

Summer is on the horizon here in northern Michigan. Yes, we might have seen snow flurries last night but hopefully those will soon be a thing of the past! May is only a day away and I am definitely ready for summer! Summer in Petoskey is my favorite time of year. There are so many great things ...
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Categories:  Events, Petoskey, Travel

To say that my frequent stops at the Petoskey Post Office are akin to Norm or Cliff’s pit stops at Sam Malone’s Cheers might be a bit of an exaggeration. Nonetheless, if I find myself at the counter across from Randy or Millie, I know they will take care of me, without having to ask for ...
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Categories:  Petoskey

Even some of the hardiest of campers store their gear away once the weather turns cold. That's a pity because some of the best camping is winter camping, and some of the best winter camping can be found in Northern Michigan. Winter camping is certainly not for everyone, but then again not everyone...
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Categories:  Michigan Love, Petoskey, Travel

Northern Michigan is known for their winters but that doesn't mean you need to stay inside and hybernate. There are plenty of fun and adventurous ways to get out and enjoy Northern Michigan in the snow. One of the best ways to explore the area is atop a pair of cross-country skis.  Because of the...
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Categories:  Michigan Love, Petoskey, Sports

Wherever I go, I’m always on the hunt for history.  This need to know though, is just as important when I’m comfortably at home. And what’s great about living in Petoskey is how easy it can be to locate local history. As a reader and writer, of course I’m delighted to think about how E...
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Categories:  Petoskey

Fall is finally in the air and who is excited for Halloween?! I know I am! I started decorating out front porch the other day and have a trip planned to Bill's Farm Market for more pumpkins, corn stalks and hay bales! The weather hasn't been the greatest here in Northern Michigan but it's fall and w...
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Categories:  Holiday Love, Petoskey, Travel

Students at Petoskey High School can enjoy extra-curricular activities a hundred a different ways, but the best way to enjoy those extracurricular's in a successful way might be through the award-winning band program. Many students take on more than one extracurricular activity.  Some choose athl...
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Categories:  Petoskey

With summer starting to wind down here in Northern Michigan we are starting to look a head to school starting in a few weeks. My kids aren't super excited but I'm not going to lie, I am looking for to it! I adore our summers and relish every second of them but with school starting the weather begins...
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Categories:  Petoskey, Travel

I love shopping at our local thrift stores. Thrifting as I like to refer to it. Ever since I was a kid, I've loved a good deal. I grew up on a farm and we didn't have a lot of money. My dad was big into buying everything used. He worked a lot in the Detroit area during the farming off-season and I r...
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Categories:  Petoskey, Retail Tips, Shopping

With it already being July 1st summer has definitely arrived in Northern Michigan. Just driving around Petoskey you can tell there is more traffic and most of our summer residents have finally arrived. July 4th is only a few days away and everyone is already stocking up on fireworks. We bought the k...
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Categories:  Holiday Love, Petoskey