Northern Michigan

Located on Lake Michigan's beautiful Little Traverse Bay, Northern Michigan's Emmet and Charlevoix counties turn into a winter playground when the snow flies.  The resort towns of Petoskey, Harbor Springs, Bay View and Boyne Falls have plenty to offer for anyone looking for a fun, relaxing getaway...
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Categories:  Travel, Petoskey, Michigan Love

One of the best ways to experience the beauty of fall in Northern Michigan is to get out into the woods and go for a walk. Emmet County has many trails that provide an opportunity to see autumn color up close and personal. Several trails also offer scenic views of sparkling, blue, Lake Michigan, the...
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Categories:  Travel, Petoskey, Michigan Love

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:  Shopping, Petoskey

The calendar officially turns the page to fall next Thursday. In Northern Michigan, the days are already getting shorter, the air is cooler and trees are starting to show hints of autumn color. Here are five unique ways you can enjoy fall in Northern Michigan: 1. Boyne Highlands Horseback Trail rid...
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Categories:  Travel, Petoskey, Michigan Love

Summer is officially winding down this week and the kids have been spending as much time outside as possible before I call them inside to get ready for bed. Every evening they go out after dinner to ride their bikes or zipline behind our house. At camp this summer, my oldest kiddo learned how to pla...
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Categories:  Petoskey

I cannot believe it's mid-August already. The kids day camp ended just a few days ago as most members have already gone home for the season. But, for us Northern Michiganders, it's still summer! We have several more weeks of warm weather, sunshine, campfires and beach days a head and I can't wait. E...
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Categories:  Petoskey

If you've ever traveled through Michigan's beautiful Upper Peninsula you have have heard of a pasty. If you've stopped to eat lunch or dinner, you may have even eaten one. What is a pasty you ask? It is a delicious Cornish meat and vegetable filled pocket. Think: old fashioned Hot Pocket but way big...
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Categories:  Recipes

We love summer time here in Northern Michigan. Lazy beach days spent lounging in the sun and warm summer evenings on the boat. What is a better way to enjoy a hot summer day than enjoying an adult beverage? I love playing hostess all throughout the year but summer means fun trying out fun cocktails ...
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Categories:  Recipes

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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Summer in Northern Michigan, boating, swimming in the Great Lakes, lazy days spent at the beach and delicious ice cream. I love our summers here in Northern Michigan and I also love ice cream. I might even love ice more and so do my children. I love making our own but there is just something about...
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Categories:  Travel, Petoskey, Michigan Love