Having a good day begins with having a great morning. Here are my ten favorite ways to have a better morning, set a positive tone for the day, and ensure I accomplish all that I need to without feeling drained. I hope these tips help you have a better morning too!
Afternoon Tea at Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island
Afternoon Tea at Grand Hotel is one of Mackinac Island’s most iconic activities, and something that both guests and visitors alike can partake in daily from 3:30pm – 5:30pm in the hotel’s sitting room or on the World’s longest porch, overlooking the Straits of Mackinac. This tradition has existed for more than a century, and is something every visitor to the island needs to do at least once.
Breakfast in Bed
During our anniversary trip to Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island, we enjoyed a gorgeously slow start to our otherwise adventure filled day, by having breakfast in bed. Freshly caught fish from Lake Superior, gluten-free granola & strawberry topped panna cotta, gluten free pancakes, plenty of fresh, organic fruits, and other beautiful side dishes made this a morning to remember, as we looked out over the beautiful Straits of Mackinac.
Luxury Hotels of the World: Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island
I have written about Grand Hotel, and Mackinac Island on which it has stood for 133 years, more than perhaps anywhere else in the world, because my husband and I spend so much time there each year. What keeps us coming back year after year to “America’s Summer Place” as its known, is its flair for the extravagant, attention to detail, and innovation. Read on to see why we keep coming back, season after season.
Neon Pop Pink Tieks & Lilly Pulitzer
I love wearing bright, bold colors. It’s part of the reason I’m such a huge Lilly Pulitzer fan. I don’t think wearing bright colors can ever be too loud, but that’s just me. When I heard that Tieks had a neon collection that included radiant pink, purple, green, yellow, and orange in the brightest neon shades possible, I knew I had to add the neon pink, called “pop pink” Tieks to my shoe collection. I’ve never worn such bright, neon pink shoes before, and I absolutely love these!
How to Create a Spring Bouquet (with Margaret’s Garden at Grand Hotel)
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.
Lilac Suite at Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island
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.
Luxury Golf Courses: The Jewel on Mackinac Island
The Jewel golf course at Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island, MI is one of the world’s finest golf courses. Offering a front 9 for all experience levels, a scenic horse-drawn carriage ride to the back 9, and a more challenging but oh so rewarding back 9 with some of the best views of the island and the Straits of Mackinac anywhere in the Great Lakes, The Jewel is a course all golfers should experience at least once in their lifetime.
10 Romantic Places to Visit This Year
These are 10 romantic travel destinations I’ve ever visited and can’t wait to return to one day, here’s why we loved them, and why you need to visit them in 2019!
Luxury Restaurants of the World: Jockey Club on Mackinac Island
For fresh food, unique drinks, an inviting, colorful atmosphere, and service that’s second to none, islanders and visitors in the know head to Jockey Club on Mackinac Island for unforgettable meals and breathtaking views.
Luxury Restaurants of the World: Woods on Mackinac Island
Woods Restaurant on Mackinac Island is one of the msot luxurious and enjoyable places to dine in the midwest. It’s festive, cozy atmosphere and sublime menu options are a must for any self-respecting foodie visiting Mackinac Island.