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Michigan girl

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"It was Summertime in Northern Michigan"..

Like the lyrics to the popular song state: we spent our summertime in northern Michigan. This is the second of four blog posts describing amazing time in the Great Lakes State. Today, I want to tell you about our time in the Mackinaw City area; the uppermost point of the Lower Peninsula. "Si Quaeris Peninsulam Amoenam Circumspice" This is the state motto of Michigan. And it truly is descriptive of the state: "If you seek a pleasant peninsula, look about you." Michigan is a land of many great…

Well, not really for homeschool, but I know I can find it again!  Too funny (since I am from "up North".

From cereal and ginger ale to superior music and hardcore pawn shops, here is a list of reasons you can be proud to be a Michigander.

Farmning Areas

Due to its unique microclimate, Michigan produces over 200 commodities on a commercial basis and is the second-most agriculturally diverse state in the country (second only to California). Nearly 27% of the state’s entire land—10 million acres—is still dedicated to farmland, with more than 53,000 farms operating between the two peninsulas. Over a million jobs, almost 24% of the state’s workforce, is supported by agriculture in some way. As such, the state’s agricultural industry generates…

Super cool infographic highlighting facts about Michigan's Upper Peninsula via @Detroit Free Press.

1. Explore Les Cheneaux Islands Les Cheneaux Islands | Photo Courtesy of Les Cheneaux Islands Area Tourist Association The 36 islands within this Lake Huron chain east of the Mackinac Bridge provide sheltered channels and bays and an historic harbor area for boaters and explorers. The base towns for an island trip, Cedarville and Hessel, are historic port towns that boast amenities like the Les Cheneaux Culinary School Restaurant, a boat building school with drop-in classes, art galleries…

Etats-Unis : La nation Sauk - coco Magnanville

Peuple autochtone des Etats-Unis proche par la langue et la culture du peuple Fox ou Meskwaki (Renards), des Kickapoos et des Mascoutins. Langue : sauk de la famille des langues algonquiennes. Autodésignation : asakiwaki (a-sak-i-wa-ki = gens de la...

Michigan Bucket List - Go See Do Photography

Over the last few weeks, I’ve seen these location-based “ultimate bucket list” graphics floating around Pinterest. I’ve even pinned a few of them for future trips. I searched and searched for a Michigan one (I was curious how many “bucket list” worthy things I’ve done in my home state) but when I came up empty, …