Summer

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:  Petoskey, Shopping

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:  Events, Petoskey, Travel

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! Thi...
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Categories:  Petoskey, Shopping

Summer is finally here. Finally!! The days are getting hotter (I love super hot days) and the kids even start summer camp tomorrow in Bayview. Woohoo! With it finally being hot outside we love barbeque and grilling and try to utilize the grill as much as we can throughout the summer months here in N...
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Categories:  Recipes

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:  Holiday Love, Shopping

We’re famous here in Michigan for our Great Lakes. They’re huge, gorgeous and provide a wealth of recreational activities. But I’m going to share some insider information with you. If you really want a fantastic beach vacation, you should consider making one of our 11,000 inland lakes your hom...
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Categories:  Michigan Love, Travel

That's right, summer is on its way! It may not seem like it right now with the cold temperatures, rain, and random bursts of sunshine, but, the Petoskey Chamber of Commerce's event calendar assures us otherwise! The Summer fun kicks off Memorial Day Weekend and wraps up with a big bang on August 20t...
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Categories:  Events, Petoskey, Travel

Vacation season is just around the corner, and more and more folks from near and far are putting Michigan on their summer itinerary. Word is getting out about Michigan's clear, blue waters, sandy beaches and lush forests. If it’s culture you’re looking for, we have galleries, museums and enter...
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Categories:  Michigan Love, Travel

There are so many reasons to come to Michigan in the summer. We could go on and on about it, but we had to narrow it down. Here are 18 of the best reasons you should make Michigan your summer playground. 1. Beaches - The Great Lakes give Michigan 3,052 miles of coastline, the most freshwater coastl...
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Categories:  Michigan Love, Travel

We love all the seasons up here in Michigan, even winter. We make the most out of it by hitting the ski slopes, snowshoeing in the woods and Fat Tire biking. But this time of year our thoughts turn to spring, and we start to long for warmer days. Summer here is the best! Of course we miss it. 1....
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Categories:  Michigan Love, Travel