Summer

Hello, friends and welcome back! It's almost mid-July and we've been enjoying our summer as much as possible here in beautiful Northern Michigan. The kids camp in Bay View is in full swing and I'm so, so thankful that the weather is finally starting to warm up here in Petoskey. Our afternoons and ev...
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Categories:  Events, Travel

Hello, friends and welcome back! I hope that everyone had a fabulous 4th of July weekend. We spent the weekend up north in the Upper Peninsula between Gladstone and Escanaba where my husband is from. We hadn't spent a July 4th up north since 2002, when my husband begain working as a Petoskey Public ...
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Categories:  Recipes

Looking for an easy and refreshing summer beverage to try this week? Look no further! I'm always looking for new and fun recipes to try out and during the summer I tend to gravitate toward lemonade or citrus-y beverages. Maybe it's the heat but I always think citrus drinks are really refreshing and ...
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Categories:  Recipes

I have a confession. I love ice cream. I can eat it any day of the week for breakfast, lunch and dinner. I actually try not to keep it in the house. The kids go nuts for it and then it's ice cream all around. 'Mom, what are we having for dinner??' Um, how about some ice cream. Kidding. Totally kiddi...
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Categories:  Recipes, Shopping

Hello, again! Welcome back to another great recipe on the blog. With this week being July 4th already (can you believe it??!!), I thought I'd put together some yummy and really cute kid-friendly July 4th inspired beverages. Not only are they super cute and yummy, they are super easy to make! Before ...
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Categories:  Holiday Love, Recipes

July 4th is almost upon us friends. It's only 2 weeks away and today on the blog, I've put together a list of local Northern Michigan towns hosting patriotic events such as parades and fireworks! I for one, love the 4th of July. My birthday is July 3rd so I'm quite accustomed to celebrating this Ame...
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Categories:  Events, Holiday Love

(Photo Credit: Petoskey Downtown) Hello friends! It is finally June, school is almost out for most of us and the summer season here in Northern Michigan is about to kick off. The Petoskey Downtown Summer Open House is this Friday June 5th, 5-8pm and I'm really looking for to it! The kids only hav...
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Categories:  Events, Petoskey, Travel

Hi everyone! With Memorial Day weekend being this past weekend summer is technically here, right? School will be out in a few weeks and I'm gearing up for summer, which means having fun outside with the kids and on the boat and less time in the kitchen cooking. Today I'm sharing with you an easy s...
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Categories:  Recipes

Hello again friends and welcome back! Today on the blog I'm bringing you food trucks. I did some research on some local food trucks that we have right here in Northern Michigan and I'm bringing all the info to you.  You don't have to live in the big city to experience delicious food out of the bac...
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Categories:  Travel

Good morning, friends! Can you believe it's the last week of April already? I don't know about you, but I'm getting antsy for school to be out and for summer to finally be here! Today on the blog I am bringing you information on summer camps here in Northern Michigan. I work from home year-round...
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Categories:  Petoskey, Travel