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#OptOutside

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Photo Courtesy of REI A few years ago REI started a movement to #OPTOUTSIDE on Black Friday, rather than hitting the stores for sales.  As a seasonal store, the idea of Opting Outside does not affect us, since our storefront isn’t open on that day. We realize that it will affect some of our friends, but we encourage you to #OptOutside on Friday and then visit some of our favorite shops on Small Business Saturday! (Nicole recently shared on the Little Luxuries’ blog some of her favorite places in Petoskey, Michigan, including some businesses where you can shop on Small...

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Cranberry Apple Margarita Recipe

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The crisp leaves are falling from the trees and the weather has definitely turned to chillier temperatures! Are you venturing out to apple orchards and cider mills to get your fill of apple cider, donuts and all things pumpkin? We thought it would be fun to share this Cranberry Apple Margarita Recipe with you, if you are looking for a fun seasonal drink this weekend!  Ingredients 2 oz silver tequila 2 oz apple cider 2 oz. cranberry juice 1 oz. orange juice Ice Brown sugar and granulated sugar for rimming glass Instructions On a small plate, mix together small, equal...

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Michigan Fall Getaways

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It’s been a crazy summer, with things being way different than ever  before! Along with the changes, people have been handling summer vacation plans in new ways!  If you’re looking for a last minute getaway for the fall, here are some fun and creative ideas for escaping! Porcupine Mountains Wilderness Yurts Shot from: https://www2.dnr.state.mi.us/parksandtrails/Details.aspx?id=426&type=SPRK Have you ever stayed in a yurt before? The circular shapes of yurts are to help keep the wind pressure to a minimum! The yurts in the Porcupine Mountains come with beds, stoves, but they don’t have water or electricity, so you still have that camping feel...

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S'more So Good!

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Earlier this week, we received this new S'more Tray, which is perfect for entertaining guests around the campfire! To go along with this fun tray, we're sharing a couple of our favorite twists on the old fashioned s'more!  This shot is from Jelly Toast and it inspired us to think about adding a fruity flavor to our traditional s'mores! Instead of graham crackers, use waffle cookies or graham crackers, a perfectly roasted marshmallow and a jar of Berry & Rose Conserve jam from American Spoon, sold at Little Luxuries (our sister store)! This shot is from Shared Appetite! Let's add some of our favorite Ned's pretzels to the s'more! Dip Ned's pretzels in some...

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Snowshoeing in Michigan

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Have you ever tried snowshoeing? In Northern Michigan, the sport of snowshoeing is quite popular for those who prefer to stay off the ski slopes! Snowshoeing is a way to get outside and enjoy the fresh air, grab some sun rays and escape the sedentary nature that comes with winter.  Have you ever tried snowshoeing? In Northern Michigan, the sport of snowshoeing is quite popular for those who prefer to stay off the ski slopes! Snowshoeing is a way to get outside and enjoy the fresh air, grab some sun rays and escape the sedentary nature that comes with winter. ...

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