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Fast acting, Advil® For Active Lives #FastAdvil

I am participating in a sponsored campaign hosted by fast acting Advil® Film-Coated and I received a free sample of Advil® Film-Coated. This is a sponsored post for SocialStars by Crowdtap. All opinions expressed are my own. #FastAdvil Betsy the van and I spend A LOT of time together (yes, I named my van). She… 

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Bowers Harbor

A Day On Old Mission Peninsula

Standing at a scenic overlook I look across an explosion of fall colors that meld into the sun dappled blue waters of Grand Traverse Bay. Taking a deep breath I slowly let it out and release all the tension with it. Looking around I think this view must be pretty close to what heaven looks… 

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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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Teavana

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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LoveAndGingerbread

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 LoveAndGingerbread.com 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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