Here are 5 of the best Michigan Flower Festivals that happen every year, and why every self respecting flower lover needs to make the pilgrimage to the Mitten State in the Great Lakes region to explore some of the most breathtaking flower displays anywhere in the world. Everything from trilliums and dahlias to peonies, lilacs, and millions of tulips are waiting to be discovered here in Michigan.
Milktooth was a fantastic brunch spot we visited during our most recent trip to Indianapolis. We visit the area frequently for work, and I am counting down the days until the next time I get to enjoy another fantastic meal at Milktooth. Here’s why we love this luxurious, farm-to-table eatery in the heart of downtown Indianapolis.
This step by step guide, with video, will help you create the most elegant and sumptuous bouquet for spring or summer, and the ladies of Margaret’s Garden at Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island will share their tips on how to extend the life of cut flowers, how to keep blooms looking fresh, and how to best present your floral arrangements.
It’s no secret that traveling is hard on the environment. While some things like flying may be unavoidable, we can take simple actions to reduce or even negate the carbon footprints of our travels by becoming more eco-friendly travelers. If you already own something that’s similar to what’s listed below, there’s no sense in tossing…
Tinker Street in Indianapolis, Indiana is well known for its eco-conscious, seasonally focused, sustainable menu that changes with the months, as well as for its incredible service, lively atmosphere, and plant-centric dishes. Explore the cuisine of Tinker Street in Indianapolis, and learn why it’s one of our favorite restaurants in the Midwest.
Mackinac Island is one of my favorite places in North America. It’s filled with things to do for anyone who loves the outdoors, fine dining, history, or unique places. One of the only places in the world where cars aren’t permitted, Mackinac Island has a very unique history of being different in the best possible ways. Read on to see why I return to the island year after year, whether I’m seeking a romantic getaway with my husband, solo outdoor adventures, or a girls weekend away with my best friends.
We first heard about Boca Restaurant in Cinncinati while traveling through Rome two years ago, and it’s been on our must-visit list ever since. Our meal was absolutely fantastic from start to finish, and award-winning, world famous chef and owner David Falk guides each diner through a culinary adventure via his artistic reimaginings of cuisine staples and sumptuous plating, making it enjoyable for everyone, regardless of palate or preferences.
The Garden Table in Indianapolis, Indiana is where we found some of the freshest, most transparently sourced food in the midwest. We loved our flavorful, satisfying meals and enjoyed learning about their farm-to-table sourcing practices which help to make their business and the meals they serve more sustainable. The interior was beautifully appointed, they had a spacious patio for warm weather dining, and they also offered plenty of options for every diet imaginable, which was why The Garden Table was our favorite place to eat in Indy.
Mackinac Island’s 71st Lilac Festival is one of the countrry’s most highly anticipated flower festivals. Explore the island and celebrate the iconic purple lilacs that were brought to this Northern Michigan paradise more than 250 years ago by French traders. Enjoy lilac themed food and drink, gifts, and dozens of special events like tours, parades, races, art shows and crafts, and so much more.
The Lilac Suite at Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island, Michigan is one of 397 uniquely decorated rooms and suites. Designed in a soft, French style with a green and purple color palette reminiscent of the French countryside, it’s yet another masterpiece by world renown interior decorator Carleton Varney of Dorothy Draper Co.
Steamline Luggage is my favorite luggage brand, and i take it with me on every single on of my adventures. Their best sale of the year is on now, and nearly a dozen different styles, colors, and patterns are 30% off with free shipping. You won’t find a better deal any other time of year, so stock up while they’re still in-stock.