Summer

Unfortunately, our summer is looking a little different this year, 4th of July activities have been canceled, summer kids camps, and even the summer open house downtown Petoskey was canceled. But the great thing about where we live is that we can still enjoy summer and these summer social distancin...
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Categories:  Michigan Love, Petoskey, Travel

Much is said and written about how to survive winter in Michigan. Online you can find lengthy lists of the winter gear you need, like long underwear, snow shovels and rock salt. It’s suggested you keep those and a few other survival items in your car in case you end up stranded in a snow bank. But...
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Categories:  Michigan Love, Travel

We make the most out of our warm Michigan summers by hitting the beach as often as we can. Beautiful Gun Lake at Yankee Springs State Park is just a few minutes from our house. We swim there as many as three times a week once school it out. Lake Michigan is about an hour away, and we make several tr...
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Categories:  Travel

School is officially out for summer here in northern Michigan. Myself, along with many parents worry that some of the academic progress our children made over the school year will be undone by summer learning loss. At the same time I don’t want to spend the summer sitting at the kitchen table with...
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Categories:  For the Home

Summer is on the horizon here in northern Michigan. Yes, we might have seen snow flurries last night but hopefully those will soon be a thing of the past! May is only a day away and I am definitely ready for summer! Summer in Petoskey is my favorite time of year. There are so many great things ...
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Categories:  Events, Petoskey, Travel

With summer being in full swing I love nothing more than heading to the farmers market several times a week. Monday's and Friday I tend to hit Coveyou Farm Market and Wednesdays is always a great day to head over to the Harbor Springs Farmers Market. I can find a delicious fruits and veggies straigh...
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Categories:  Recipes

With July 4th being less than a month away (can you believe it?!) I thought I'd share an easy patriotic fruit cup recipe. As most everyone knows, I am all about easy entertaining. Northern Michigan summers are gorgeous but they also don't last as long as I'd like so I love making the most the most o...
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Categories:  Holiday Love, Recipes

After spending much of the weekend out on Crooked Lake I can easily say that summer is (almost) finally here!! The sand bar was busy and the kids had a fantastic time jumping in and out of the water. I got in but only walked around until the water warmed up. Hard to believe there was ice on the lake...
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Categories:  Recipes

With spring finally here and summer on the horizon, farmers markets across Northern Michigan will soon be moving outside. Farmer markets are a fabulous way to get fresh fruits and vegetables and interact with community members. During the winter months, the Petoskey Farmers market is held at the Cro...
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Categories:  Events

With it already being mid-May, summer is finally on the horizon here in Northern Michigan. Finally!! There is less than a month of school left and its finally starting to warm up here in the Petoskey area. With summer being so close, downtown is bustling with activity. Lake and Petoskey Street have ...
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Categories:  Events, Petoskey, Travel
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