Lissa Edwards wrote a new post, Four White Kitchens, Four Looks for Your Northern Michigan Home, on the site MyNorth.com 5 days, 2 hours ago
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Designer: BAC Design Group, 231.941.0014, b […]
Lissa Edwards wrote a new post, Mario Batali Shares Entrée Recipe He Served to Obamas at Final State Dinner, on the site MyNorth.com 6 days, 2 hours ago
The White House invited Mario Batali to design the menu and serve as chef for President Obama’s final State Dinner, when he hosted the prime minister of Italy. We asked Mario to share his recipe for t […]
Lissa Edwards wrote a new post, Rustic Up North Wedding at BlueBridge Event Center, on the site MyNorth.com 1 week ago
When Tommy Mick, an electrical engineer, rented an apartment in Canton, Michigan, near his work, little did he know that the deal came with his future wife. Jennifer Drechnowicz was the property manager at the […]
Lissa Edwards wrote a new post, Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day on Beaver Island (Plus the Islanders’ Favorite Crockpot Recipes!), on the site MyNorth.com 1 week, 5 days ago
Looking to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in authentic Irish style? Book a seat on wee Island Airways (adults round trip, $106) and fly 32 miles across Lake Michigan, from Charlevoix to Beaver Is […]
Lissa Edwards wrote a new post, Recipe: Oatmeal Stout French Onion Soup for St. Patty’s Revelers, on the site MyNorth.com 1 week, 6 days ago
We’re not saying that you need this information in time for St. Patty’s Day—but if you do, know that french onion soup is good for preventing a hangover due to the sugar in the caramelized onions that speeds up yo […]
Lissa Edwards wrote a new post, Love is in the Details: Fresh Wedding Ideas to Inspire Your Up North Day, on the site MyNorth.com 2 weeks ago
Fourteen fresh wedding ideas to use on your special day.
1. Classic couple + classic car + classic small town = Classic!
2. Guest book, rethought!
Lissa Edwards wrote a new post, Dinner at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island: 130 Years of Caviar and Aristocracy, on the site MyNorth.com 2 weeks, 6 days ago
As another magical season nears on an unforgettable island, we take a look back into another century at the inaugural dinner held at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island.
Here’s how it began …
Ladies, ti […]
Lissa Edwards wrote a new post, Katie and Peter: A Recipe For An Up North Boho Wedding, on the site MyNorth.com 3 weeks ago
A Free Spirited, Relaxed Bride (And the Groom Who Adores Her)
Meet Katie, a willowy, gypsy-beautiful brunette with a hippie soul. Katie loves cycling, camping, and taking in outdoor concerts, and […]
Lissa Edwards wrote a new post, Elegant Wedding at Historic Willowbrook Mill in Northport, on the site MyNorth.com 1 month, 1 week ago
Although Lynzie and Nick both spent a portion of their childhood growing up in the same Okemos, Michigan, neighborhood, Nick is four years older so their paths didn’t cross often. Only, in fact, when L […]
Christmas morning, 2015: Kallie and Nick had been together long enough that friends were joking she should just ask him. After he thought they’d unwrapped all their presents she pulled out a small w […]
Lissa Edwards wrote a new post, Feel the Love: Northern Michigan Valentine Getaways for Two, on the site MyNorth.com 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Stop. Do not press send—on that online flower delivery. Time to show your Romeo, Dude. You make the time. We have the ways to make your Northern Michigan Valentine very happy.
Chateau C […]
She has this! Traverse City’s very own Chef Kimberly Ann Ryan beat out 17 contestants to become the grand prize winner of season 16 of Fox’s reality cooking show Hell’s Kitchen. That prize is $250,000 and a hea […]
Lissa Edwards wrote a new post, Kid-Friendly Recipe: Healthy Valentine Treats with Frozen Fruit, on the site MyNorth.com 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Kids will have fun making (and eating!) these Valentine treats that deliver on holiday sweetness the healthy way.
Strawberry Banana Frozen Hearts
Makes 2 frozen hearts
1 cup frozen […]
Lissa Edwards wrote a new post, SHE Is Master Sommelier at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island, on the site MyNorth.com 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Since 2010, Master Sommelier Elizabeth Schweitzer has gone to Mackinac Island each spring to oversee the wine cellar and service at the Grand Hotel. From May 1 through October, Schweitzer, who was only the ei […]
Lissa Edwards wrote a new post, Breathtaking Barn Wedding at Charlevoix Country Club (with Pistons star Bill Laimbeer!), on the site MyNorth.com 2 months ago
When the father of the groom is Bill Laimbeer, the former Detroit Pistons star, NBA Hall of Famer and all-around Michigan sports icon, you know the guest list is going to be large.
Lissa Edwards wrote a new post, 16 Northern Michigan Wedding Ideas to Make Your Big Day Perfect!, on the site MyNorth.com 2 months, 2 weeks ago
From s’more cupcakes and a lollipop stop to a bird’s nest–shaped basket for the flower girl, these 16 Northern Michigan wedding ideas will make the day perfect for you and your guests. But these inventive details […]
Lissa Edwards wrote a new post, Tuscan-Inspired Wedding at Aurora Cellars Terrace in Leelanau County, on the site MyNorth.com 2 months, 2 weeks ago
How do you entice dudes to a diaper party? Let them play poker in the garage. Elizabeth Berger and Daniel McClintic, guests of the diaper/poker extravaganza arrived as singles and left planning a New Year’s d […]
Lissa Edwards wrote a new post, Traverse City’s Sweet Tartlette For You & Your Sweetie! (Plus Tart Recipe!), on the site MyNorth.com 2 months, 2 weeks ago
With its pale pink walls, red-and-white linoleum floor and cases of tarts, truffles, cakes and pastries, Sweet Tartlette (445 E. Front St., Traverse City) feels as festive as a Valentine. Credit owner and pastry […]
While you’re popping the bubbly this New Year’s Eve, you might give a thought to … how in the heck did they celebrate New Year’s on Mackinac Island in the early 19th century? Now that we have you wondering, […]
What will be on your Christmas dinner table this year? Ham? Turkey? Whatever it is, it probably can’t outdo what Elizabeth Thérèse Baird and her family feasted on for their Mackinac Island Christmas celeb […]
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