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We have gone to virtual living as of late, but that doesn’t mean we stop celebrating and enjoying life. There is nothing more fun than celebrating with a new mommy-to-be and watching her open her gifts and listening to all the ooooo…..ahhh……over the tiny treasures she receives. If you can't...
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Lighthouses have such a romantic, mysterious pull, a light in the dark, bringing mariners safely home through the storm. Their unique architecture is graceful and beautiful. They are a symbol of our rich maritime history and a record of the people whose lives followed the currents of the water. Mic...
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There may not be a more democratic institution than the public library.  There is access for everyone, and titles that run the gamut from fantasy to fan fiction and everything in between.  As old as books and reading, libraries are a worldwide institution, recognizable to all. Perhaps an e...
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We all know the adage: it’s just like riding a bike. While this is always intends to illustrate how easy or familiar some other task might be, if you are a bicyclist looking for a challenge this riding season, a couple events feature strong helpings of northern Michigan scenery. If you’re lo...
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I had the privilege of sitting down with McLean & Eakin's Bess Bleyeart to discuss just what to look forward to from McLean & Eakin Booksellers this Summer. And, let me tell you, it's going to be good! Bess Bleyeart is a native to the Petoskey region and has lived here her entire life. Sh...
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A hobby I never thought I would step foot into as a 23 year-old- coloring. I had witnessed all the rage when the Adult Coloring Books had just come out, and I thought it was pretty neat, but certainly not something I'd ever take up myself. I can honestly say that the last time I took the time to sit...
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"If you can survive the winters here, only then can you call yourself a true Michigander". These words of advice were given to me when I was seeking the "need to knows" from a Petoskey, MI local over the summer, when contemplating my official move in December. I had only visited Petoskey once dur...
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Now that we have snow here in Northern Michigan, I put together a list of 8 outdoor winter activities for kids to do outside. If you would prefer to stay inside, I don't blame you. Simply bundle them up and send them on their way! We've gotten over a foot of snow over the last few weeks and the kid...
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Did you know Michigan ranks second in the country for the number of ski areas state-wide? Some of the best are located right here in Northern Michigan. The first significant snowfall of the year is forecast for this weekend, which means the 2015-16 Ski season is about to get underway. It’s time to...
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Thanksgiving is less than 2 weeks away, can you believe it? I swear I just blink and summer is over and I blinked again and missed Halloween and now it's Thanksgiving in a week and a half. With Thanksgiving also comes Black Friday, one of, biggest shopping days of the year. So, between planning fo...
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