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Sometimes a walk around town is all we need to have a little fun with our families. This Petoskey, Michigan scavenger hunt is just the thing to get you outside with your family, enjoying each other, and enjoying our small town. Each picture you see below with a number is a picture of the out...
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Categories:  Michigan Love, Shopping

Whether you like yours with cheese, pepperoni, or a little of everything, National Pizza Day is something to celebrate. National Pizza Day is celebrated on February 9th. Although more pizzas are sold on Super Bowl Sunday than any other day, I would have to imagine that National Pizza Day is a bu...
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Categories:  Holiday Love, Shopping

Petoskey is a small town in northern Michigan that is well known due to it's beautiful beaches and famous author Ernest Hemingway. Another popular part of Petoskey is the Pestoskey stone. What is a Petoskey Stone? The "Petoskey Stone," which became the official state stone of Michigan in 1965, is ac...
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Categories:  Michigan Love, Shopping, Travel

Planning a trip this summer or maybe just headed up north for a long weekend? Make traveling a breeze with some fun new travel accessories from Grandpa Shorter's! Whether you are in need of a stylish new toiletry bag or maybe a small crossbody purse while you're out and about exploring north...
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Categories:  Shopping, Travel

Winter is finally here for good and that means cold temperatures, ice and snow are all here to stay! For many of the cold winter months I can be found outside with my children and at our local ice arena. I love nothing more than bundling up in warm clothing, throwing on a hat, gloves and a scarf to ...
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Categories:  General, Shopping

Winter driving is one of those things that I am not a huge fan of. Living in Northern Michigan I've learned to drive in the winter but no matter how old I get and how awful the weather is I never really get used to winter driving. Several weeks ago we all thought we were weren't going to hav...
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Categories:  General, Shopping

The holidays are right around the corner and that means the inevitable holiday rush. Every year I try my best to plan ahead on holiday gift purchases, yet I always seem to be rushed regardless of what I do. I love shopping local during the holiday season, especially while the kids are in school. The...
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Categories:  Holiday Love, Shopping

With November only being less than a few weeks away opening day of deer season is on the horizon. My husband is an active outdoorsman and also hosts hunters safety classes in the City of Petoskey. Soon, him and many other husbands will be venturing off for a week or weekend at the infamous deer camp...
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Categories:  Events, Holiday Love, Shopping

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

Ok, we've all been there. You know what I'm talking about. I think at all of us have been 'in the dog house' with our significant other at some point in time. I know I have! Whether it's forgetting an important date or just not being there when needed I think we all have it happen at some point in...
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Categories:  General, Shopping
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