The Cheese Lady

The Cheese Lady Traverse City

Located in northwest Michigan Traverse City edges the Grand Traverse Bay and finds itself in the perfect geographical location for grape growing. Over the years it has become renouned in the state and beyond as being a premier wine producing region. The increased wine popularity brought with it an increase in high quality restaurants. This… 

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MessageHub App: The Social Media App That Saves Time

I’m not going to lie, I live by my smart phone. Emails, Facebook, twitter, travel planning, reading, mostly takes place via my phone. I use it for social media so much I was thrilled to find and try out the MessageHub app. MessageHub is an app that pulls all my social media, emails, chats and… 

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Grand Hotel Mackinac Island

10 Reasons to stay at the Grand Hotel Mackinac Island

If you’ve never had the opportunity to stay at the Grand Hotel Mackinac Island NOW is the time to book your getaway. October is the perfect time to visit with the gorgeous fall colors and end of season deals to be had across the island. Staying at the Grand Hotel is an idyllic way to spend… 

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It’s Time For Teavana Tea Fall Favorites #TeavanaFallFavorites

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Teavana Tea. I received product samples to facilitate my post as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. I know I’ve mentioned this before, but Fall is my absolute favorite season. The cooler temps, the fall colors, harvest… 

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Love And Gingerbread Giveaway

Please welcome Paula from Love & Gingerbread to the blog. She is sharing European Christmas traditions and offering THREE lucky readers German Gingerbread aka Elisenlebkuchen. I am loving all the recipes and traditions being shared on LoveAndGingerbread and cant wait to incorporate these into our family Christmas holiday. Please read more about and how… 

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Grand Traverse Resort & Spa

Grand Traverse Resort: The Perfect Fall Weekend Escape

Disclosure: Grand Traverse Resort invited me to enjoy their resort for a weekend. All thoughts and opinions are my own. From across the Grand Traverse bay I see a steel and glass structure jutting up from the land. Surrounded by nature and just beyond the shore Grand Traverse Resort stands higher than any other building in the… 

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Michigan's Upper Peninsula

30 Reasons to visit Michigan’s Upper Peninsula #PureMichigan

I recently spent a week in Michigan Upper Peninsula (U.P.) and fell in love all over again. It had been a few years since I had visited this region of the state and I loved going back.  The U.P. has an abundance of nature. Drive along Hwy 2 and you’ll follow the Lake Michigan shoreline… 

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walmart savings catcher

Savvy Shopping with Walmart Savings Catcher #WMTSavingsCatcher

I shopped savvy using Walmart Saving Catcher, as part of a sponsored post for Crowdtap #WMTSavingsCatcher. I’m always looking for ways to save money. For me, money saved means more money for travel. For others, it might mean money for sports or concerts or a multitude of other interests. What ever you like to spend… 

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