This week I am featuring a small business from Twin Cities, Minnesota; that is recently new to Great Lakes Made. Embellish By Sandra is a quaint company that can add a personal touch to just about anything! Starting Out Embellish By Sandra started about two years ago, when Sandra and her husband, Rick, wanted to…

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 public…

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. She…

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 and…