The Best of Summer

The Best of Summer

Here in the Midwest we are making the most of outdoor living in the summer, enjoying these warmer months while  we can. Coffee on the porch in the mornings, Sunday brunch on the patio, s'mores at a backyard bonfire...these are the days we soak up the heat, have the windows wide open when we can, and enjoy these last golden days of summer.
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Time to Road Trip!

Time to Road Trip!

It’s time to plan a road trip and honestly it doesn’t even have to be far from home. It just needs to be far enough where we can decompress and focus on time together. Sounds like a perfect way to spend time to end the summer!
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Let's Celebrate the Olympics!

Let's Celebrate the Olympics!

Is there a better excuse to gather friends and family and get together to watch the opening ceremonies or your favorite events? Hosting a watch party doesn't have to be difficult and here are a few ideas to make the gathering fun and easy!

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Summer Travel Mementos!

Summer Travel Mementos!

Summer is all about exploring new places, traveling to neighborhood farmers' markets, camping in the great outdoors, and adventuring to other states. We have so many great gifts to remind you where you have traveled to and enjoyed.

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Discover Michigan's Leelanau Peninsula

Discover Michigan's Leelanau Peninsula

As you wind your way north on M-22, you catch glimpses of blue water dancing through sun-dappled trees. This peninsula feels isolated as it's surrounded by water and filled with lakes. But it is dotted with charming towns, barns, and rolling fields making it a perfect destination to explore.
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Make Summer Memories

Make Summer Memories

These are the porch-sitting days. The sounds of kids playing in the neighboring pool. The smell of fresh cut lawns and the quiet evenings when the sky glows pink at sunset. Summer is for making up lost time, enjoying moments and creating memories.
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Summer Celebrating is ON!

Summer Celebrating is ON!

When do we break out of the routine and invite others into it? When we are purposeful and intentionally gather friends and family together, it just doesn’t have to be a big event or major undertaking. Sometimes the least amount of planning or most impromptu event makes for the most special. Leave a little room in your schedule and be intentional!
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Gifting for Grads and Dads!

Gifting for Grads and Dads!

We have so many great gifts to show the grads in your life that you are proud of them and you can show your kids' teachers how much you appreciate them. Have a hard to buy for dad or the man who has everything? Our new enamel camp mugs and ceramic coasters make unique gifts and share your love of the recipient and the location it celebrates.
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Magic in Acadia National Park

Magic in Acadia National Park

Spending one week on magical Mt. Desert Island was wonderful. We were surrounded by soaring pine and spruce, rocky coastline that exposed tide pools when the tide receded, bald eagles that we sighted daily, and the stunning deep blue of the Atlantic that was mesmerizing to watch when the sun would dance off the water or the lobster boats would check their traps.
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Ways to Welcome Summer

Ways to Welcome Summer

We are so ready for summer. After a long winter, we've seen people and plants slowly emerge from slumber throughout the spring, but now the earth has warmed and so have we, fully blossoming and stretching our faces to the sun to enjoy all that this season has to offer.
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Celebrating Grads and Teachers!

Celebrating Grads and Teachers!

We're all about celebrating around here and we don't need an excuse to celebrate! But this month is full of big milestones -graduation from high schools, college graduations, moving from elementary to middle school, heading off to the military or a trade school. And we can't forget our teachers and mentors who have influenced and encouraged us along the way!
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Spring Weekend Exploring Savannah, Georgia

Spring Weekend Exploring Savannah, Georgia

The historic city of Savannah, Georgia really does have it all - beautiful architecture, wonderful gardens and quaint squares, fantastic shopping and so many great dining choices. With its great art scene, the beach close by and the Riverfront, we ran out of time to explore it all. I guess we'll just have to come back!
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