Michigan

These Apple Cinnamon Muffins are full of flavor and are perfect for a fall breakfast with a cup of hot coffee. Living in Northern Michigan my favorite season is for sure summer, but I absolutely love fall here too. I love the beautiful colors on the trees, when the weather starts to cool dow...
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Fish hatcheries are great day trips for families. They provide an educational opportunity to learn about fisheries and how vital they are to the Great Lakes. At some hatcheries you can fish without a license and even keep the fish to eat for dinner. Here are some great Michigan fish hatcheries to vi...
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Categories:  Michigan Love, Travel

First things first, let’s get the pronunciation correct. It’s not pa-stee, as in, "My legs are always pasty white after a long Michigan winter." It’s pah-stee. Like pasta, but with a long E sound on the end. Got it? Good. We Michiganders are passionate about our pasties, and we want to make su...
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Categories:  Michigan Love, Travel

Tired of the same ole resting spots in Michigan? You have got to check out these seven unique places to spend the night in Michigan. Submarine, teepee, yurt, boat house. We've got it all here!  1. Submarine - Spend the night in the USS Sliversides, a WWII era submarine in Muskegon. Sleep in the ...
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Categories:  Michigan Love, Travel

Michigan is a large state with a long history, and the list of famous native sons and daughters is a long one. It includes everyone from famous inventors to artists to politicians. Here are just a few that are household names around the country. 1. Francis Ford Coppola, the famous Hollywood directo...
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Categories:  Michigan Love, Travel

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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My son, the movie buff, and I were discussing the latest movies, which got me thinking about all the films either made in Michigan or with an active Michigan theme. It makes us proud to live here. There is a rich vault of Michigan films, a couple of which are particularly noteworthy. Th...
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Categories:  Michigan Love

While public high schools around the state and the country are readying for the ACT and SAT, there are also those that are highlighting their Career Technical Education (CTE) students and successes, and with good reason. CTE students are working on creating a giant megaphone and for good reason. ...
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March is drawing to a close, but it is never too late to celebrate National Reading Month. Everywhere, readers and booksellers and librarians and others are collaborating to encourage students and families to read together. The National Education Association, for example, champions the idea...
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Categories:  Michigan Love

Cherry blossoms and daffodils, even morel mushroom all announce the end of winter and the start of spring. This means baseball, a traditional past time for Americans. For more than a century and a half, dating to the 1830s, spring and summer have meant baseball, and this year is no differen...
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Categories:  Michigan Love, Sports