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Have you ever been stumped about what to get someone for a birthday gift or upcomingholiday? People can spend hours banging their heads trying to come up with a creative idea fortheir loved ones. Grandpa Shorter's has got you covered! Whether it's a gift for an upcomingbirthday or the next holiday ...
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With the holidays here, you can never have enough goodies to give your family and friends! One way we like to give and decorate our table at the same time is by using Christmas crackers. Christmas crackers are festive table decorations made of cardboard paper that make a snapping noise when...
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Categories:  Holiday Love, Shopping

It’s hard to believe, but the holidays are just around the corner, and before you know it, Christmas Eve will be here! Are you the type of person who stresses out about shopping during the holidays? Do you find yourself completing your shopping at the last possible minute? Here at Grandpa Sho...
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Categories:  Holiday Love, Shopping

Named after the small town in Northern Michigan, the Petoskey stone has become a popular keepsake for people who live or are visiting Michigan. Petoskey is a small town on the coast of Lake Michigan known for its beautiful beaches and the home of the late Ernest Hemingway. Besides its history a...
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Categories:  Shopping, Petoskey

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:  Shopping, Michigan Love

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:  Shopping, Holidays

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:  Shopping, Travel, Michigan Love

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:  Shopping, General

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 weren't going to have a w...
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