HOW TO PACK A PERFECT PICNIC BASKET

 

 

When lunchtime rolls around during our outdoor adventures, there is nothing more enjoyable than having a picnic. Fresh air, sunshine and good company not only makes for a great time, but the food, for some reason, always tastes divine.

When choosing what to pack for a picnic, I try and choose foods that are simple to eat and that do not require a lot of cutlery. Sometimes I will make sandwiches or wraps and throw in some extra snackables like individually wrapped cheeses as well as nuts that I place into a small jar. But one thing is for certain, if I happen to spy a local market, I will pay a visit to pick up some goodies like fried chicken, potato salad, fresh squeezed lemonade and sweet treats from the pastry counter. Picnic food at its best I say.

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UP UP AND AWAY! DISCOVERING MICHIGAN’S U.P. PART 1

After a wonderful few weeks exploring Michigan’s Lower Peninsula it was time to head north to the Upper Peninsula, commonly referred to as the U.P.

There is so much to see in the Upper Peninsula that is was hard to choose where to go! You told us we couldn’t miss St. Ignace or Mackinac Island so we started there.

 

 

We set up camp in a lovely treed campground in St. Ignace. It was conveniently located within walking distance to downtown.

 

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