Winter

Snow days are something that a parent either dreads or loves. Snowstorms in Northern Michigan can hit unexpectedly but are usually called by 5am-6am by our local superintendents. This leaves a little wiggle room for planning your day. If you need to check for school closing, you can tune into our lo...
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Categories:  General, Michigan Love

In their Up North song “Sirens,” Petoskey’s Michigan Rattlers sing about the hypnotizing effects of winter driving, how the snow--or other winter weather--can be a driver’s undoing if the hands on the wheel are not steady. Lucky for us, there are proven ways to manage this seasonal necessi...
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Categories:  Travel

In Northern Michigan, the weather is a frequent topic of conversation, especially in the winter. One common topic of winter conversations are the storms of winter's past. There are many Michigan blizzards to recall. One of the memorable blizzards was that of 1978. In January of 1978 more than two ...
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Categories:  Michigan Love

I think winter is officially here in Northern Michigan. The last month, it felt like fall just arrived here and now there is snow on the ground. Us northerners woke up to at least 1-2 inches, if not more, of snow this morning. My morning drive to school was filled with anxiety as the roads were icy ...
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Categories:  Recipes

I love soup on a cold winter day. Nothing beats skiing or sledding with the kids for a few hours and then coming home to a delicious hot and feeling bowl of homemade soup! Soup makes for an easy meal, feeds a crowd and there are so many wonderful recipes out there to try! Mid-December my husband an...
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Categories:  Recipes

I've lived in Northern Michigan my entire life. I grew up in Indian River, went to college in Sault Ste. Marie and now currently reside in Petoskey. To be honest, I'm not a huge fan of cold weather but honestly, I've grown used too it and I've come to expect it. I often see posts on social media of ...
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Categories:  Michigan Love

When winter settles in, it can make it hard to keep up with your fitness goals. The snow and ice make going for a run dangerous. Working out at the gym gets boring after a few weeks. But you don’t have to spend the cold months hibernating. In Michigan, winter provides a whole new set of ways to bu...
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Categories:  Michigan Love

If it’s been a cold, snowy winter where you live, you may have a serious case of Cabin Fever by now. I promise, spring is just around the corner. Until then, here are some ways to banish those feelings of restlessness and irritability that come from being cooped up inside too long. 1. Get Outside...
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Categories:  Michigan Love

Presidents' Day is Monday which mean lots of folks have a three-day weekend coming. It falls right smack in the middle of winter. In Northern Michigan, that means plenty of snow for winter fun. Many people will head up north to hit the slopes this weekend. At Nub’s Nob they’re open for night ...
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Categories:  Petoskey, Travel

Winter in Northern Michigan means spending a lot of time outdoors enjoying everything our beautiful area has to offer. Whether you are snowmobiling, snowshoeing, skiing, ice fishing or just outside building snowmen with the kids, there are so many great opportunities to get outside and get active! ...
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Categories:  Recipes