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Banana-Chocolate Chunk Muffins Recipe
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Banana-Chocolate Chunk Muffins Recipe

This easy-to-follow banana-chocolate chunk recipe brings together the natural sweetness of ripe bananas, the creaminess of almond butter, and the slight bite of unsweetened chocolate chunks. Blending together more delicious ingredients including almond butter, real maple syrup (we prefer Michigan Maple Syrup direct from a farmer), and coconut flour, these muffins offer a guilt-free treat…

Grand Rapids Lantern Festival Returns To John Ball Zoo
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Grand Rapids Lantern Festival Returns To John Ball Zoo

Grand Rapids is gearing up for the much-anticipated return of the Lantern Festival at John Ball Zoo in partnership with Tianyu Arts & Culture, Inc.  Due to the successful lantern festival last year, it’s returning for the second year. The festival runs from April 10th to June 16th.   The magic of this festival brings to life…

A North Carolina Culinary Adventure Around Smithfield, NC
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A North Carolina Culinary Adventure Around Smithfield, NC

One of the best things about travel is all the delicious foods and Smithfield, North Carolina does not disappoint. From brew pubs to steakhouses and everything in between you’ll find something to tempt your tastebuds here. Old North State Food Hall Old North State Food Hall, located in Selma, NC, it is the nation’s first…

9 Ways To Make The Most of Your Visit To Blue Ridge, Georgia This Winter

9 Ways To Make The Most of Your Visit To Blue Ridge, Georgia This Winter

Winter is the perfect time to get away completely and enjoy all Blue Ridge has to offer. Usher in your stay in a cozy cabin, take in some spectacular events, explore nature and indulge in some of the area’s best wine and craft beer. Here are 9 ways to enjoy a winter getaway in Blue Ridge First…

A Guide To Bronner’s Christmas Wonderland: The World’s Largest Christmas Store
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A Guide To Bronner’s Christmas Wonderland: The World’s Largest Christmas Store

In the quaint town of Frankenmuth, Michigan, about 90 minutes north of Detroit, is the World’s Largest Christmas Store, Bronner’s Christmas Wonderland. This enchanting Christmas destination isn’t merely a shopping destination, it’s a festive pilgrimage that promises to spark your holiday spirit. I’ve been visiting Bronner’s since I was a young girl and it never…

30 Weight Watchers Recipes With Chicken
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30 Weight Watchers Recipes With Chicken

Discover a world of flavor without sacrificing your wellness goals! Dive into our latest article featuring 30 amazing Weight Watchers recipes with chicken. Hearty eating never tasted so good! Baked & Pan Fried Weight Watchers Recipes With Chicken Lemon Pepper Chicken Tenders These chicken tenders are baked in a tangy lemon olive oil juice, resulting…

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Travel, food and life in the midwest (and beyond) Subscribe To The Newsletter Subscribe Loading… Thank you! You have successfully joined our subscriber list. What’s New Latest Travel + Activities Welcome! Deb is a travel writer from Michigan whose work takes her across the country in search of unique (think haunted & strange) and interesting…

The Ultimate Guide to Winter Activities in Cadillac, MI
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The Ultimate Guide to Winter Activities in Cadillac, MI

You’re going to want to pack your snow gear and head north after reading this guide to winter activities in Cadillac, MI. Located in northwest Michigan’s lower peninsula, Cadillac is about 90 minutes north of Grand Rapids and only 4 hours north of Chicago. In my opinion, this makes it a great “up north” weekend…

How To Have the Best Day Trip To Historic St. Andrews, Florida
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How To Have the Best Day Trip To Historic St. Andrews, Florida

The tiny community of Historic St. Andrews, Florida is going to charm you with its quaint vibe. Their slogan is “stay salty” which I 100% am here for and once you visit you’ll see why so many people fall in love with St Andrews.  This community was established in the mid-1800s by a son of…

Simply Delicious Farm Market Pizza You’ll Want To Try
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Simply Delicious Farm Market Pizza You’ll Want To Try

Gathering ingredients for this farm market pizza recipe is always a good excuse to head to the farmers market.  I love seeing all the different produce at the market. In addition to fruits and vegetables I have found honey, cider, fresh squeezed lemonade, baked goods, local wines, meats, cheeses, eggs, and so much more. Because…

Why You Should Celebrate the Holidays in Helen, GA
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Why You Should Celebrate the Holidays in Helen, GA

We discovered a fun and unique European inspired town in the United States, there are surprisingly quite a few, that helped ease our desire to hop across the pond for a holiday. Ideally, we’d celebrate the holidays in Europe, however, our responsible adulting minds told us to stay domestic. And that is how we ended…