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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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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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Thanksgiving Cocktail

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Thanksgiving will be here later this week! We imagine big fireplaces, cozy sweaters and  food abounding with friends and family close by.  We wanted to share with you a cocktail that is sure to be on our tables later this week! It’s from the website 40 Aprons and is the perfect Thanksgiving cocktail to be added to the menu! This Cinnamon Apple Cider Mimosa is light and a crowd pleaser to be enjoyed throughout the day. The recipe below serves 8, so you’ll want to make more if you have a large crowd! You’ll need: (1) 750 ml bottle of dry...

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Campfire Games

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  There are still a few good weekends ahead where you can get out by the campfire in the backyard for s’mores or head to the woods for a weekend of peace and quiet while camping with family and friends. Sometimes it’s hard to know what to do when you’re camping and the sunset is so early in the evening - tonight the sunset before 7 PM on Mackinac Island! If you’re camping in the Upper Peninsula over the next few weeks, it will continue to get earlier and earlier!  Here are a few campfire games to have ready, just...

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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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