Petoskey

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

If you are from the Petoskey area or have driven through at some point in time, you are probably aware of Petoskey's well-known donut shop: Johan's Bakery. Located at 565 West Mitchell coming into downtown Petoskey, Johan's carries a wide variety of homemade donuts, as well as cakes, cookies and oth...
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Categories:  Petoskey

With it already being mid-May, summer is finally on the horizon here in Northern Michigan. Finally!! There is less than a month of school left and its finally starting to warm up here in the Petoskey area. With summer being so close, downtown is bustling with activity. Lake and Petoskey Street have ...
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Categories:  Events, Petoskey, Travel

Although it doesn't feel like it, Summer is fast approaching and will be here before we know it. School is out in June and many parents I know struggle with what to do with the kids during the summer months and most parents I know are always on the look out early on for summer activities for their k...
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Categories:  Michigan Love, Petoskey

Winter is in full swing here in Northern Michigan and Petoskey's Downtown annual Winter Carnival is about a month away. I love our Northern Michigan summer's but winters can also be awesome, even for people like me who are freezing all the time. Between skiing, snowboarding, sledding, ice skating, s...
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Established in 1946, Grandpa Shorter's Gifts has become an iconic place of business in Downtown Petoskey. In today's world, a business that has been open for over 71 years and continuing to prosper has to be doing something right. Business is tough in today's world. We see headlines daily regarding ...
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Categories:  Petoskey, Shopping

Summer may be over, but it’s not the only season you can enjoy camping in Northern Michigan. Shorter days and cooler nights make it the perfect time of year for cozying up to the campfire with family and friends while roasting marshmallows and sipping mugs of warm apple cider. Fall in the Mitten ...
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Categories:  Michigan Love, Petoskey

Happy 4th of July weekend! Our biggest summer holiday is finally here and only a day away! With the summer months being busy here in Northern Michigan and the July 4th holiday is no exception. If you've ever been Up North for this annual celebration, you know how much fun it can be! We have so many...
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Pizza. Everyone eats it. No matter how young or old you are you've probably enjoyed a slice, or three at any given time during your life. One of the big reasons pizza is so popular? You ou can put whatever you like on the delicious dough for toppings and it's automatically called pizza. Do you lov...
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Mother's Day is already next weekend and if you are in need of some fun and unique Mother's Day ideas, I have you covered! I personally am one of those mom's who never really wants or needs anything. I love spending time with my children and husband but honestly don't bother buying me a card and you...
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Categories:  Holiday Love, Petoskey