Northern Michigan

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 ...
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Categories:  Travel, Petoskey

If you're an adult like me you probably have fond memories of spending a few days a week at your local roller rink. I remember spending every Saturday or Sunday afternoon at our roller rink, here in Petoskey, (now the American Spoon Foods warehouse at the corner of Click and River roads). My older ...
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Categories:  Events

Valentines Day is right around the corner and why not plan a special day or night with that someone special? We live in one of the most gorgeous areas in the country and whether you prefer being outdoors taking in the natural beauty of winter or cuddling inside with that special someone, you ar...
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Categories:  Holidays, Petoskey

  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 ot...
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Categories:  Shopping, Holidays

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...
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Categories:  Recipes

Keeping with this weeks New Year's Eve theme I started doing a little research on some kid-friendly New Year's Eve drinks. We haven't been out on New Year's in y-e-a-r-s and this is the first year that our kids are old enough to actually participate so I thought I'd make up some fun drinks for them ...
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Categories:  Recipes, Holidays

With New Year's Eve 2014 being only days away do you have any big plans? I fondly remember the days long before kids planning the perfect evening with friends weeks a head of time. That also meant picking the perfect outfit and matching accessories. Ahhhhhhh, memories. Then the hubs and I decid...
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Categories:  Holidays, Events

This week Michigan cities and towns all up and down the coast of Lake Michigan were walloped by a raging winter snow storm. We have over a foot of snow some places, wind chills below zero, schools were closed and ski resorts opened early. The thing is, it isn’t even winter yet according to the cal...
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Categories:  Travel, Michigan Love

During my last week in Kalamazoo this spring, I went in and talked to one of my professors during his office hours.  He had been encouraging us to go in and chat with him about the class, our work, and life in general.  It was very casual and, as I had procrastinated and waited until ...
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Categories:  Travel
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