The Townsend Hotel is the perfect place for a romantic getaway with your loved here, and here are 12 incredible reasons why you should make this luxury hotel in Birmingham your next destination!
Thank you Traverse City Tourism for sponsoring our long weekend away! As always, all opinions are my own. Traverse City, Michigan is located about an hour away from my hometown of Petoskey in northern Michigan, along Grand Traverse Bay. Famous for being a huge exporter of cherries and fantastic Michigan wines, Traverse City is a […]
Tulip Time is a lovely festival that takes place each spring in Holland, which celebrates Dutch heritage, Dutch dancing, Dutch fashion, and of course iconic Dutch tulips. Millions of tulip bulbs are planted every fall by volunteers and city staff, and they burst into colorful bloom late April to early May, just in time for, well, Tulip Time!
Whether you’re preparing for your first stay at the Grand Hotel, or your 25th stay, below are a few things to keep in mind as you pack and prepare for your Mackinac Island adventure! Hopefully this guide will make planning your next visit that much easier. I’ll also be creating a sample packing list of things […]
Join me on a photographic tour of Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island as I show you a look inside the hotel itself, the grounds, the rooms & suites, food and drinks offered, things to do and see while staying and so much more!
Michigan has so many delicious and unique locally owned restaurants that we Michiganders never answer the question “What do you want to eat?” with “I don’t know.” I receive lots of inquiries about where the best restaurants in Michigan are, so I decided that it’s about time I compile a list of my favorites. While I could make this list a mile long, I’m sharing my very favorite places. As I try new restaurants and explore more cities in Michigan, I’ll be compiling a part II, so if you don’t see your favorite place listed here, leave a comment and I’ll go check it out!
My first pure barre workout was the most challenging level they offer and while it totally put me in my place, I’m so excited to challenge myself to improve my fitness, flexibility, endurance, and strength! Read on to learn about how Pure Barre workouts work and why I’m now totally addicted!
If you follow my blog, you’ll likely have noticed that every few months I post about a cute, classic brand called Duffield Lane, which is based out of my home state Michigan! We’ve been collaborating for some time now, and I’ve seen first hand that their quality is not only phenomenal, but the cuts of […]
If there’s one thing I love more than traveling, it’s writing about traveling! My travels lead me at least twice a year to Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island, one of Michigan’s most beloved destinations for those who enjoy the finer things in life. Without fail, each year I’m left wondering what to pack for the […]
Grand Hotel has many options available for those looking to imbibe, alcoholic or otherwise, located all around the hotel and its various restaurants. Below are some of my favorites, listed in no particular order. Tell me your favorite place to grab an iced tea, alcoholic drink, or coffee on the island in the comments below! […]