From The Mind Of A Michigan Girl

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From the Mind of a Michigan Girl...

2017 Michigan Events - Summer<p>July and August are going to be a great time in Michigan. There are many exciting events around the state …

Looking for Products Made in Michigan?

Looking for products made in Michigan? Look no further, these stores sell Michigan-made products (many have online stores along with the physical …

Meandering Michigan, Midland

We've made two Meanders to Midland, one last fall and one most recently to visit the Butterflies in Bloom Exhibit at Dow Gardens. The majority of our …

Meandering Michigan Series: Marshall

I grew up in Charlotte, Michigan, just 28 minutes from Marshall. I've stopped there many times but never actually made it downtown until recently. Of …

Michigan Made ... Just in Time for the Holidays!!

There is still plenty of time left to buy Michigan Made products for Christmas Gifts, Holiday get-togethers, or you can take advantage of Holiday …

Michigan Fall, Apple Season and a Fun Fall Michigan Girl Contest

For those that live in Michigan, fall is one of the most beautiful times of the year with so many colors on the trees. In addition to color tours …

Meandering Michigan Series: Grand River Avenue Towns, Howell, Michigan

The third stop on the Michigan Meandering of Grand River Avenue is Howell, Michigan. While Howell is home to the Annual Melon Festival, it is also …

September in Michigan

If you are looking for something to do in Michigan this month, you are in luck. September is packed with festivals, crafts, Michigan products, and …

Michigan Pasty

The Pasty, often called a Handheld Meat Pie, is a famous Michigan Meal. The pasty made it's way to the Michigan Upper Peninsula through Cornwall …

Meandering Michigan Series: Grand River Avenue Towns

If you are from the Lansing or Detroit areas, you are familiar with the Grand River and Grand River Avenue. Between Detroit and Lansing there are …

Michigan Made

I love to find products made in Michigan and support local companies. I'd like to share some of my favorite and most recent products that I've …

Meandering Michigan Series: Grand River Avenue Towns, Williamston

The first stop on the Michigan Meandering of Grand River Avenue is Williamston Michigan. Until my mom moved into the Williamston area about 9 years …

Meandering Michigan Series: Grand River Avenue Towns, Webberville

The second stop on the Michigan Meandering of Grand River Avenue is Webberville, Michigan. Webberville is a very small town, actually it's considered …

Where in Michigan would you like to see Michigan Girl Meander to next?

For those that are fans of the Meandering Michigan Series, thank you. I have received a tremendous amount of feedback recently. I've created a poll …

2016 Michigan Spring and Summer Events

Keep an eye out for updates on 2016 Michigan Spring and Summer Events. I'm posting them on the Michigan Girl Facebook page. You can also find …

New look for the Michigan Girl

First, I want to thank my good friend, and graphic artist, Amanda Brown for the Michigan Girl logos. She did a great job. I love it and I hope you do …

Meandering Michigan Series: Lake Odessa

I remember playing Lake Odessa in sports in High School, driving through it when we took the back road to Grand Rapids, and hearing stories of people …

Loving this warm Michigan November

Clearly October was a busy month for me. I've had plenty to blog about, but unfortunately, not enough time to blog. I think November could be just as …

Turn up the volume ... Michigan Girl's guide to thicker, fuller hair!

Like many, I struggle to add volume to my hair. I have shoulder length, thin strands of hair, but lots of it. To keep it under control, I keep layers …

Just say no ... Michigan Girl's guide to time management

It's pretty common to feel overwhelmed in our daily lives with more things that need to get done than time in the day. The first way to deal with …

Meandering Michigan Series: Tecumseh

I'm finally getting back to one of my favorite topics, Michigan travel. One of my favorite things to do in the summer is to travel around Michigan. …

Michigan Girl's crispy baked chicken dinner

Today we had my dad over for dinner and my husband made some great crispy baked chicken. The best part of the chicken was the flavor. I do not like …

Michigan Girl's stumbling upon a tasty, easy, lettuce wrap

As I recently shared, during a three-day lean red meat and green vegetable cleanse, I stumbled upon a lettuce wrap that I love. A few people have …

Meandering Michigan Series: Coloma

A few weeks ago, on my way home from Chicago, I noticed a sign for <b>The Chocolate Garden</b> at the Coloma, Michigan Exit 39 off I-94. I remembered that my …

Meandering Michigan Series: The General Store, Downtown Hastings

Although I have been to Hastings when I was younger, it has been a very long time and I had never really spent much time downtown. I have to say, I …

Personalized hair color and great products delivered to a girl’s door

I’ve been coloring my own hair for a very long time. It’s not something I necessarily enjoy, but I do all-over color and it’s not very difficult, so …

Michigan Girl's guide to getting rewarded for shopping and spending money

There are so many ways to be rewarded for spending money today. Who doesn’t want to receive cash back for spending you are already doing? Most of the …

New Year ... New Posts from Michigan Girl ... Better late than never

Well, it's been almost 2 months since my last post ... no, I haven't abandoned the blog, just ran out of time, but I'm back. I may not post everyday, …