Over the course of the next few weeks, my husband and I are venturing to England and Scotland to celebrate our fifth wedding anniversary in the land of our ancestors. In case you couldn’t tell by my hair color, green eyes, and fiery personality, my family hails from the Scottish Highlands and the Lowlands, as…
Harbor Springs is one of the prettiest places to travel within Michigan, and its proximity to incredible beaches, sand dunes, skiing, and sailing means there’s something to do in this charming Great Lakes coastal town all year long, no matter one’s interests. Read on to discover why Harbor Springs is one of the most popular places to summer in North America.
These are my essential skincare tools that are both eco-friendly, gentle, effective, and worth the investment. These tried and true beauty products have helped me reach my skincare goals, reduced redness and inflammation, have helped me reduce the amount of plastics I use in my daily routine, and help my skincare products last longer, work better, and they’ve helped me feel better both physically and aesthetically.
My 10 Step Korean Beauty Regimen with Amorepacific Skincare has revitalized my skin, and helped me get one step closer to attaining “glass skin”, the state of having clear, glowing skin, free of redness, puffiness, visible pores, or blemishes. This is my routine, along with which products I use, and how I use them.
Bay View, Michigan is one of Northern Michigan’s best kept secrets. This small community of luxury cottages has one of the best views of Little Traverse Bay in the area, and has a rich history of public works, and has supported the enrichment of the public through theatrical and musical endeavors, education for all, and a focus on wellbeing. Learn why this hidden gem is a wonderful place to stop when you’re in the Petoskey Area by reading more.
Frederick Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park is one of our favorite gardens in the nation. They have a gorgeous multi-room greenhouse, expansive outdoor gardens, and dozens of fascinating sculptures both indoors and out. Michigan’s most beautiful public garden is currently undergoing a large expansion to add even more green spaces and educational areas to the already sprawling garden complex. Explore the different sections of Frederick Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, and see why we have been members for the past 5 years.
The Imaly City Lavender Festival was a beautiful celebration of all things lavender. We spent a delightful day amongst 23 acres of beautiful, purple, French lavender, and took home massive bouquets of fresh lavender to use in cooking, cosmetics, and around the home. We loved doing yoga amongst the lavender, and enjoyed lavender flavored foods and beverages, and learned how to cultivate, preserve, and enjoy lavender all year long. Read on to learn how to explore and enjoy this gorgeous annual festival.
The New York Restaurant in Harbor Springs has been a classic staple of fine dining in Northern Michigan for more than a century, proudly serving only the freshest and finest ingredients available, expertly prepared, plated and paired with exceptional wine, drinks, or cocktails.
Stafford’s Pier Restaurant is one of the most nautical restaurants in the world, featuring a seafood rich menu, 3 distinct indoor dining areas, and an outdoor dining area with a view of beautiful Little Traverse Bay. Its decor is subtly maritime, and many of its design elements are made from recycled materials like recycled fishing nets, recycled sailing rope, and recycled sails.
My hometown and one of my favorite places in Michigan, Petoskey will always be one of my faovrite places to travel in Michigan. The million dollar homes, and yachts can’t even hold a candle to Petoskey’s natural beauty found in its many parks and along its expansive white sand beaches on Lake Michigan’s Little Traverse Bay. Read on to find out why my hometown is one of the most popular midwest beach destinations.
My Cincinnati Travel Guide will tell you all of the best places to eat, explore, take the perfect Instagram photos, and where to stay with suggestions about what to do while enjoying The Queen City. In the past decade, the city of Cincinnati has experienced explosive growth and much of the city’s gorgeous architecture and public spaces have been revitalized or completely overhauled, making it a beautiful midwest destination for those who love art, fine dining, the great outdoors, museums and gardens, live entertainment and performances, and so much more.