2021 Fourth of July Fireworks in Michigan to Awe Over. Let Freedom Ring!

2021 Fourth of July Fireworks in Michigan to Awe Over. Let Freedom Ring!

Let freedom ring with these eye-catching 2021 Fourth of July fireworks in Michigan! In the state of Michigan, Independence Day is celebrated far and wide. Celebrate from Frankenmuth, Dearborn, Bay City and Traverse City to Grand Marais. Certainly, these five Michigan cities know how to celebrate their freedom in style with some family-friendly entertainment. 2021 Fourth of July Fireworks in Bay City, Michigan First we are going to start with my hometown, Bay City, Michigan. This is my favorite place

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Christmas Boat, Float & Truck Parades in California

Christmas Boat, Float & Truck Parades in California

Looking for family-friendly Christmas fun? Cities and towns across California host free Christmas boat, float and truck parades. Salinas, Los Altos, San Francisco, Fallbrook, Fortuna have made our list (and Santa’s)! Likewise, holiday lights shine bright in parades in Santa Barbara, Redding, Sonora, Belmont Shore (Long Beach) and Eureka. Salinas Holiday Parade of Lights The Salinas Holiday Parade of Lights steps off from Salinas High School December 1, 2019, at 6 p.m. To clarify, the parade is always the first

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Frankenmuth Vacation On A Budget

Frankenmuth Vacation On A Budget

With a phone number like 1-800-FUN-TOWN, it’s no surprise that Frankenmuth is full of Franken-fun! Undoubtedly it’s why you’ll find visitors from all over the world visiting Michigan’s Little Bavaria any time during our four seasons of fun! Frankenmuth has so much to offer whether you choose to come for a daycation or vacation or if you’re a local looking for a staycation. So grab a notepad and jot down your favorites to fill the day! Here are some free

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Michigan Festivals | Fun For Spring & Summer

Michigan Festivals | Fun For Spring & Summer

Spring … summer … If you’re a warm weather person like I am, you’re probably counting down the (bittersweet) days of winter’s slumber to hibernation’s end when outdoor adventures begin! Michigan offers a vast array of festival fun that will keep you dreaming through these chilly winter days of making memories all summer long! Here’s our list of must-see Michigan festivals!

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10 Things to Do at Bronner’s- Your Bucket List

10 Things to Do at Bronner’s- Your Bucket List

Is seeing the World’s Largest Christmas Store on your bucket list? We’re honored! We’ve got a little bucket list of our own … for those who can come to visit us in Frankenmuth, Michigan. Check it out!

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Michigan’s Comeback Cities: Detroit. Flint & Frankenmuth

Michigan’s Comeback Cities: Detroit. Flint & Frankenmuth

DETROIT The declining auto industry, corrupt leadership, high unemployment, poverty, a failing economy, plunging property values – all played a part in what some feared might be the final curtain for the drama that was Detroit. The fifth largest city in the United States in 1950. A twist in the plot brought Detroit to bankruptcy and emergency management in 2013.   Now the scene is changing. In 2010 billionaire Dan Gilbert, founder of Quicken Loans and Rock Ventures, moved his

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Small Town Fun in Pure Michigan

Small Town Fun in Pure Michigan

I think I say it in my sleep: You could vacation in Pure Michigan your whole life and never see everything our great state has to offer! From Chelsea to Calumet, meet five small towns (population under 6,000) that serve up big portions of history, intrigue, Great-Lakes fun and fury, foodie favorites, cruises, dramatic draws and more. Remember your getaways to these iconic locales with ornaments from Bronner’s! FIRST STOP – CHELSEA. Actor Jeff Daniels’ Purple Rose Theatre makes its

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Vienna + A Cauliflower Cream Soup Recipe

Vienna + A Cauliflower Cream Soup Recipe

#LibkaGirlsTakeEurope | Part 4 – Visiting Vienna! We arrived in Vienna mid-morning Wednesday via train from Budapest. The Friedensbrücke metro station landed us just a few blocks from our hotel.

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Budapest: Buda’s Castle District & Jewish Quarter

Budapest: Buda’s Castle District & Jewish Quarter

#LibkaGirlsTakeEurope | Part 3 – Budapest’s Best! Once we landed in Budapest early on Sunday afternoon, we settled into Garden House which is a small, affordable hotel near the city center that features touches of Hungarian folk art throughout thier rooms. Additionally, we acquainted ourselves with the metro and shopped and explored a bit.

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London: Tea at the Ritz & a Blueberry Scone Recipe

London: Tea at the Ritz & a Blueberry Scone Recipe

#LibkaGirlsTakeEurope | Part 2 – London Bound! After meeting Kristen in New York, we boarded a Virgin Atlantic night flight for London. If we were going to have to sleep somewhere en route to the city of Shakespeare, we had decided to do it on a plane. We considered it a “cracking” (excellent) way to multitask. After all, “We are such stuff as dreams are made on, and our little life is rounded with a sleep.” (The Tempest)

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