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Kandace Chapple
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

Maple Sugaring Days Coming March 4-5

It’s time! Come March, you’ll start to see plastic buckets hanging from the maple trees in Leelanau County – and dreams of waffles and fresh maple syrup aren’t far behind. This year, for the first time ever, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is hosting Maple Sugaring Days March 4-5. The new…

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Meaoooow! Bobcats in Leelanau

This photo of three bobcats in Leelanau County has gone viral on Facebook around here! The adorable big cats were perched on the bluffs of Good Harbor Bay in Leland just a few days before Christmas when Dan McDavid got the picture. “My wife, Susan, and I looked out the window and saw two bobcats…

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Foodie Fridays in Leelanau County

If you’re looking for a way to combine good wine with homegrown local, cuisine, stop into Bluestone Vineyards any Friday through Labor Day weekend for Foodie Fridays. These events – where area restaurants get to show off their best – is a partnership made in (foodie) heaven! Tom Knighton, owner of…

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