Grandpa Shorter’s

Happy Tuesday everyone! Today is fabulous here in beautiful Northern Michigan. The sun is shining and it's absolutely gorgeous outside today and almost in the mid 30's!! And, even though Punxsutawney Phil claims to have seen his shadow and predicted 6 more weeks of winter, I do not believe it one b...
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Categories:  Petoskey, Shopping

We are about halfway through winter here in beautiful Northern Michigan and there is absolutely no shortage of awesome local activities. Last week's blog post highlighted outdoor winter activities throughout Northern Michigan. This week I'm writing about Petoskey's Winter Carnival. Starting in ...
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Categories:  Events, Petoskey

Yesterday's blog post was about the Pied Piper Skatery in Walloon Lake, the perfect place for those of us that prefer to stay inside during these cold winter months here in Northern Michigan. Love being outside with nature? Today's post is for you! Northern Michigan in a winter playground for those...
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Categories:  Petoskey, Travel

  Can you believe it's already mid January?? 5 months until summer and Valentine's Day is only a month away. Have you started thinking about how to treat that special someone? I'm not sure what I'll be getting the husband. Probably just a nice dinner alone. I'd settle for that. I, on the other ...
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Categories:  Holiday Love, Shopping

If you're like most people, you probably made a resolution this year to get healthy which means right now you're probably watching what you eat. The good thing, it that you can eat healthy and have food that tastes great at the same time. Take these yummy cinnamon and cherry muffins for example, t...
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Categories:  Recipes

Christmas break just started a few days ago. Are you ready for the kids to go back to school already? I'm not quite there yet, but I'm sure after Christmas I'm going to be! For now, we are still getting ready for the holiday. Today the kids are out Christmas shopping for me with dad. They weren't ...
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