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Kandace Chapple
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Kandace Chapple, Lifestyle Expert

Kandace Chapple is a freelance writer and owns Michigan Girl, a business focused on bringing area women together. You can reach her at www.kandacechapple.com.

Dog-friendly in Leelanau County

Do you have a buddy who loves to run, play and drink… water, that is! Here are a handful of dog-friendly places to visit in Leelanau County. (Of course, all locations require owners to use a leash and cover potty pick-up.) There are many more, but here are a few to start exploring – along with a few…

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Picture-Perfect Sleeping Bear

A book of shared memories celebrating the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. The Friends of Sleeping Bear Dunes, a non-profit organization, has put together a book about the area – but with a twist: It was crowd-sourced! They asked locals, visitors and historians to submit their best photos…

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Snowshoe & Wine - Make it a weekend!

The snow has finally arrived and Leelanau is showcasing two of its best qualities: snow-covered orchards and their harvest! Several wineries in the area offer snowshoe and cross-country ski trails, which makes for a perfect weekend getaway up north – we hope you’ll join us in the white, fluffy…

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Fall Arrivals for Holiday Shopping

The holidays are approaching, which means the eclectic and charming shops of Leelanau County have seasonal items on their shelves – from comforting fall décor to the warmth of ol’ St. Nick. Check out these cute finds in the county celebrating the upcoming holiday season: Front Porch, Suttons Bay…

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It's Apple Season!

There is nothing like getting that first fall apple in Leelanau County. And, out here, with countless orchards, farmer’s markets, and falling leaves, there’s no end to the celebration of fall! Here’s a look at what apples are ready and where, along with tips on the “best of the best” when it comes…

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E-Bikes - They're E-Xciting!

E-bikes have, shall we say, found their pace in the last year or so. While they were initially met with skepticism when they came on the scene about a decade ago, they have since found their place in the market. “It’s a different demographic that likes e-bikes versus regular bikes,” says Keith…

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Top Five Souvenirs

A visit to Sleeping Bear Dunes isn’t complete without a keepsake to take home. Here is a handful of Michigan must-haves: Petoskey Stones If you’re in luck, you will find one of these famous fossil corals along the Lake Michigan lakeshore, some estimated at 350 million years old! These stones often…

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