Shopping

It is officially Fall here in Northern Michigan and it is the perfect time of year to get out of the house and explore Our area. The summer crowds have subsided, kids are in school full time and it's a great time to get out of the house and shop our beautiful downtown. Whether you are just window sh...
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Categories:  Petoskey, Shopping

Have you ever heard of Mexican Jumping Beans? If you are an adult you may have even have had them as a child. I remember my uncle bringing me Mexican Jumping Beans from Guatemala when I was a child. I kept them at my grandmother's lake house and they sat in desk off the breakfast nook. You could hea...
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Categories:  Petoskey, Shopping

Do you watch Antique Roadshow religiously? Do you enjoy the thrill of the chase, always hoping to stumble on that priceless treasure of your own? Perhaps you simply like to fill your home with beautiful pieces from the past. Whatever your reason, if you love antiques, there’s no better way to sp...
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One of my favorite things about summer in Northern Michigan are the local farmers markets. Yes, we do have several winter farmers markets but during the summer it's a whole new ballgame. The markets are packed with local vendors and farmers selling there fresh produce, all natural organic honey, b...
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Categories:  Petoskey, Shopping

Summer is here in Petoskey and it's time to have some fun, Where's Waldo style! I can remember when the Where's Waldo books came out. It was fun to sit and try to spot Waldo before my friends did. Sometimes I found him first and other times I didn't, but the books were always fun to look at! Thi...
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Categories:  Petoskey, Shopping

If you've ever ventured north during the summer months to Petoskey, you're sure to have heard or or run across a Petoskey Stone or two in your travels. You probably know how where to find them along the shores of Little Traverse Bay and have probably even looked for them a time or two growing up or ...
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Categories:  Holiday Love, Shopping

It's that time of year again here in the Petoskey, Restaurant Week! It only happens twice a year; mid fall and late spring here in Petoskey and it's an event that many Petoskey natives look forward too. If you love food and love to eat and try new fare, it's the perfect time to try some new Petosk...
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Categories:  Events, Petoskey, Shopping, Travel

Mother's Day is right around the corner and if you're trying to think of something special we have some ideas and events happening here in the Petoskey area to share with you! Some mom's enjoy a low key day of being pampered while others enjoy getting outside and having some fun. We have a variety e...
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Categories:  Holiday Love, Shopping

Trapper's Cabin, located on the lower level of Grandpa Shorter's Gifts, has been under construction since early January. What used to be an oasis for everything "cottage" like, is now a Pendleton retreat in a way. Not many stores in Northern Michigan do very much at all with the Pendleton brand, alt...
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Categories:  Shopping

A Way to Refresh This Spring: Shower Therapy Tabs I don't know about you, but this constant change in climate from warm-and-sunny to cold-and-wet really does not play nicely with my sinuses/allergies. Often I walk into work dragging because I can barely breathe out of my nose. Like most, I have med...
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