Oct 23, 2015

Crystal Lake at Crystalia

After I visited the Point Betsie Lighthouse I started home but not before I checked out the scenery in an area known as Crystalia. This is the west side of Crystal Lake and homes along the highway on ...
Oct 23, 2015

Point Betsie Lighthouse

I’ve been all over town this past week, a local gone tourist during leaf peeping season. Wednesday took me to the Point Betsie Lighthouse on M-22 just a few miles north of Frankfort. After I fin...
Oct 20, 2015

Sleeping Bear Dunes Fall Color Tour

The most beautiful place on earth must be the views from Sleeping Bear Dunes dressed in fall colors for the leaf peepers to enjoy.  Yesterday, hubby and I took a drive up to Sleeping Bear to take in ...
Oct 19, 2015

Fall Colors and Apple Cider

It’s apple picking time in Northern Michigan and on Saturday I visited a local, organic apple farm to get a taste of some delicious, fresh pressed cider.  Blackbird Farm owned by Don Smeltzer...
Oct 16, 2015

Quilting Marathon…I Mean Retreat

Inspiration and talent surrounded me for the past three days with at Little Eden Camp in Onekama, MI at the “Common Threads” quilting group’s Fall 2015 Retreat. These ladies are amaz...
Sep 28, 2015

Farm Day at Crystal Lake Alpacas

Every year our spinning group is invited to come to Crystal Lake Alpaca Farm to sit and spin while the public watches how we make alpaca fiber into yarn. We enjoy any excuse to sit and spin and we lo...
Sep 26, 2015

Preserving the Love Apple

Summer is winding down and it was time to harvest and can the “love apple” or better known as the tomato. This year, for the first time in a long time, we had to buy some tomatoes from our...
Sep 8, 2015

My Heart Recovery Quilt

My heart recovery quilt is finished, washed and ready to put on the bed. I made this quilt while I was recovering from a Sudden Cardiac Arrest in December this past year. I cut out the pieces for this...