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Cherry Blossom Time in Traverse City
Traverse City, Michigan bills itself as the “Cherry Capital of the World.” With 75% of the world’s tart cherries, used for pies, pastries and jams, produced in the area, they have good reason to make such a claim. Read on for a great Quick 'n' Cherry Chicken recipe.
Cherry Recipes from Michigan
Two more great recipes from Michigan cherry growers: Cherry Cashew Cookies, Yummy!! and Cherry Angel Dessert, Ohh La La!
Travel To Your Backyard For Bird Watching
Love to bird watch but can't get away for a birding trip? Try birding in your own backyard by becoming a participant in NestWatch, a nest monitoring database project sponsored by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.
Traverse City Chocolate Festival & Recipe
The 2017 Traverse City Chocolate Festival will be held on Sunday, April 30th, 1:00 to 4:00 PM, at the historic Traverse City Opera House. Chocolatiers and chefs will be on hand with trays of decadent chocolate creations for sampling. Also, Katharine Hepburn’s favorite brownie recipe.
Seasickness and Seniors
Guest author Janet Collins gives us some helpful hints for preventing and combating seasickness, along with some warnings of special note to seniors.
Dare to go Digital with Travel Photos
If you're intimidated by digital cameras, don't be, inexpensive, easy to use point & shoot cameras are great for travel.
Tips For Buying The Best Walking Shoes
Shop for comfort, as well as style, when you're shopping for walking and traveling shoes.
Early Spring Means Maple Syrup Season
Maple syrup season is a welcome sign of spring in colder climates. Plan a fun day out, or a maple weekend getaway, to visit a sugarhouse or sugarbush to See, and Taste, what "sugaring" or "sugarmaking" is all about. Included is a decadent recipe for Maple Cream Pie.
Star-Spangled Banner Housed In New Exhibit
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History has a new gallery and exhibit to display the Star-Spangled Banner. The flag recently underwent an extensive conservation treatment and is once again on display for the public to see.
Alexandria, Virginia’s Old Town
Guest author Janet Collins takes us across the Potomac River from Washington, DC to the town of Alexandria, Virginia. In addition to offering great deals for thrifty travelers, the city’s historic heart provides a unique opportunity to walk in the footsteps of the men and women who helped “create” t
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