Petoskey

It's October and Petoskey's infamous Restaurant Week will be here again. Restaurant Week happens twice a year in Petoskey, once in the spring and again in the fall. It's something locals and non-locals look forward too and it never fails to impress. Restaurant chefs get to showcase their culinary ...
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Categories: Shopping, Travel, Petoskey, Events

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

It's the end of September and we are looking a head into October here in Northern Michigan and fall is finally showing her colors. Mornings are cool, afternoons are warm and breezy and the leaves are slowly starting to change colors. Friday October 14th through Sunday October 16th celebrates the He...
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Categories: Travel, Petoskey, Michigan Love

Have you ever heard of Mexican Jumping Beans? If you are an adult you may have even have had them as a child. I remember my uncle bringing me Mexican Jumping Beans from Guatemala when I was a child. I kept them at my grandmother's lake house and they sat in desk off the breakfast nook. You could hea...
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Categories: Shopping, Petoskey

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

Summer in Northern Michigan often means spending time with friends and family. It also means checking out one of the numerous local festivals and activities that are traditions here in Northern Michigan. The Northern Michigan Flywheelers Antique Tractor Engine & Craft Show is one of those tradit...
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One of my favorite things about summer in Northern Michigan are the local farmers markets. Yes, we do have several winter farmers markets but during the summer it's a whole new ballgame. The markets are packed with local vendors and farmers selling there fresh produce, all natural organic honey, b...
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Categories: Shopping, Petoskey

Summers in Northern Michigan are one of my absolute favorite times of the year. To be honest, it's what make our 6 months (or more) of winter bearable. Don't get me wrong, winters up north are fun and there is a ton of stuff to do but for someone like me that is always cold, no matter how many layer...
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Categories: Travel, Petoskey, Events

Summer is here in Petoskey and it's time to have some fun, Where's Waldo style! I can remember when the Where's Waldo books came out. It was fun to sit and try to spot Waldo before my friends did. Sometimes I found him first and other times I didn't, but the books were always fun to look at! ...
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Categories: Shopping, Petoskey

If you've ever ventured north during the summer months to Petoskey, you're sure to have heard or or run across a Petoskey Stone or two in your travels. You probably know how where to find them along the shores of Little Traverse Bay and have probably even looked for them a time or two growing up or...
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Categories: Shopping, Holidays