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Unexpected Adventure Time

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  Things look a little differently today compared to the last few weeks. We’re taking this time to reflect on our blessing, of holding those we love close and thinking of those in need. We’ve been busy this week with board games and puzzles from the shop (have you tried the Michigan puzzle we have in the shop? It is SO fun!) and also maybe building a blanket fort or two from some of these vintage blankets.  Recently, we saw a post mentioning how loving those we care about, spending time outside and taking care of ourselves is the perfect...

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Biking on Mackinac Island

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It's getting closer and closer to the time where Mackinac Island will start to come alive for the 2020 season! With Opening Day and The First Day of Spring approaching, here are some of the best bike rides to do once you're on Mackinac Island this spring!  1. Bike up to Fort Holmes: You cannot beat the view of the Mackinac Bridge and the Great Lakes from the top of Mackinac Island at Fort Holmes! Bike up to the fort for unbelievable views and photo opportunities.  2. Bike around Mackinac Island: There is something special about biking around Mackinac Island...

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October on Mackinac

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October is flying by, with the second week of October already coming to a close. It has been a beautiful fall, with sunshine and the leaves changing. October on Mackinac Island is one of my favorite times! The island slows down and there is an air of expectation, as we know there are only a few weeks left in the season. Stores start to have their end of the year sale and we are no exception! Currently, our items are on sale from 20-30% OFF at all three of the shops: Canvas and Paddle, Little Luxuries and The Artists Market....

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Fall Bucket List

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The first day of fall is just around the corner! We’ve rounded up a few fall favorite pumpkin patches, apple mills and more that are favorite places for Michigan residents to visit:  Pond Hill Farm is located a little north of Harbor Springs and is so fun to visit in the fall! They have a pumpkin launcher, animals to see, hayrides, pumpkin patch and more! It’s the perfect family friendly outing for you and your kids on a fall afternoon - they even have a farm - to -table restaurant for a delicious lunch or dinner! Fall Color Tour: Have...

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Fall on Mackinac

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The temperatures have dropped drastically since Labor Day, with the highs in the 60s during the day and it getting down to the low 50s / high 40s at night! We are hoping for an Indian summer. No matter how chilly it is, there is always something to do, if you are bundled up enough!  Here are a few items that we are going to do on Mackinac Island this fall:  Sunrise Kayaking Trip with Great Turtle Kayak Tours. Horseback Trail Riding to see the colors on the trails. Try Pumpkin Spice Fudge from the different fudge shops. Ride the...

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