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Michigan Made Lines

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Happy 4th of July Weekend! Today on the blog, we are sharing about Michigan made lines that you can find at Canvas and Paddle!  A State of Copper: One of a kind art work featuring the great state of Michigan. These beautiful copper wall art pieces are made using heavy gauge copper and various patinas and processes. The pieces are then framed in barn wood. Each piece is an original.  Journals Unlimited supplies our Kraft Journals and Jumbo Notepads: These themed Kraft journals are so fun to use! Remember your favorite trip Up North, to the National Parks or camping. Whatever adventure you...

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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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Instagram Accounts We Are Loving

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Today we are highlighting the Top 10 Instagram accounts that we are loving this winter! These accounts are keeping us feeling adventurous amidst the cold but yet cozy by the fire! These accounts are some of our favorites to follow year round - they feature Michigan accounts and beyond!  MackinacIsle: Of course, you have to follow the Mackinac Island Tourism Bureau for all of the information on what’s happening on the Island! During the winter, they share awesome posts from the summer to remind you of the warm and sunny days that are coming! GreenDrinks: Sara is a Mackinac Island based photographer...

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2020 Michigan Bucket List

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  What’s on your 2020 Bucket List? We’ve picked out 20 cool ideas of things around the State of Michigan we think you should add to your list! Plan a trip to Mackinac Island: Obviously we had to include this, but have you visited Mackinac Island for the opening weekend? It’s definitely quieter than visiting in July, but just as fun! There is excitement in the air for all that is about to happen for the new season! Visit the five parks that are operated by the National Park Service in Michigan: Pictured Rocks, Sleeping Bear Dunes, Isle Royale National Park,...

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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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