Advertisements Traverse City is one of Michigan’s most beautiful treasures. This is a fun Summer destination that is located on the Northwest side of Michigan, on the base of the Leelanau Peninsula. They are known best for their cherry groves and vineyards that are very prominent due to the weather patterns of the peninsula. Unlike…

Advertisements Indigo Acres Apiary is an all-natural Hobby Farm and Beekeeping property belonging to the Shope family. Nestled in the scenic landscapes of rural Rockford, Michigan, Indigo Acres Apiary is an educational and natural passion project where “Bees come First”. Before Indigo Acres Apiary began, Roda Shope was an elementary school teacher for the Rockford…

Advertisements Hello Everyone! This week I am writing about another local business, Chelester’s Creations. This is a self-made jewelry company out of DeWitt, Michigan. Creator, Michele, always has liked creating jewelry, because of her mom. She started Chelester’s Creations by making jewelry for herself, as well as for friends, family members, and gifts for people.…

Advertisements This week I am switching gears from traveling, to focus on a local artist that happens to be one of my best friends. Annelise Nearon is a 24-year-old from Dearborn, MI that has turned her hobby into a business! Starting at a young age, Annelise has enjoyed art. With the help of social media…

Advertisements This week’s magnificent Midwest jewel is The BoxBerry! A one-woman creative enterprise that creates and sells a collection of adorably “punny” greeting cards. Their whimsical, hilarious and heartwarming designs and slogans can capture so many moments in our lives, both big and small. The cards at BoxBerry are almost as amazing as the woman…