Only Use Michigan Apples For These Recipes

Only Use Michigan Apples for These Recipes - The Awesome Mitten

As we’re reaching the end of fall, we’re also coming to the end of Michigan apples for the year. Everyone it out grabbing their last batch of apples from their favorite orchard. Pull out your flannels, slip on those rain boots, and get ready for apple picking! Michigan boasts 18 varieties of locally-grown apples, ripe […]

Michigan’s Bass Fishing Mecca

The golf community knows Gaylord, Michigan as Michigan’s Golf Mecca. With over 30 courses within a 30-mile radius of the Gaylord city limits, it is truly a hub for the sport. However, Gaylord is also a hub for another, lesser known hot spot in Michigan’s Sport landscape. It is close to a number of world-class […]

5 Spectacular Places To Watch A Michigan Sunset

  I’ve watched sunsets from the shores of Greece, tundra of Norway, and beaches of Australia. Although sunsets in those places are beautiful, they pale in comparison to a Michigan sunset. I’ve sat in awe many times watching the sunset along Lake Michigan. There’s something about watching the clouds light up in shades of pink, […]

Swing Into Spring With Tiger Traxx And The Detroit Tigers

The Detroit Tigers spring training is in full swing. Naturally, we are all thinking warm thoughts for spring and summer. As Michiganders dream of hot, sunny days at the baseball field, Hudsonville Ice Cream is gearing up to make and distribute Tiger Traxx. Tiger Traxx 2017 marks the 6th year of the Official Ice Cream of the Detroit Tigers. […]

Fishtown: Small-Town Michigan at its Finest

Fishtown - #MittenTrip - Leland -The Awesome Mitten

I have always found the Pure Michigan radio spiels to be smooth and enticing, but I never really took them as reality. I don’t even know if there is a spiel for Leland – if there isn’t there should be if for no other reason than to highlight Fishtown. When I told people I was […]

Celebrate the “Flavors of Pure Michigan” with Fall Events Across the State

I’m a little excited that the summer is almost over. While I do enjoy the great beaches of the Great Lakes and backyard BBQ’s, there’s nothing I love more than crisp fall days and all the food and festivities that come with the season. Fall is harvest time, and the perfect chance to celebrate Michigan […]

Pure Michigan DREAMJOB

Pure Michigan DREAMJOB

After attempting the record for hosting the largest single indoor yoga class in February, Ford Field will once again be a part of history this summer. On June 13th, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) will be taking over the Lion’s home turf to host Michigan’s largest ever career matchmaking summit, bringing employers and job […]

Where Are You From?

Where are you from?  If you can hold up your hand, point to a spot on it, and say “here” then you, my friend, are a Michigander.  We’re an elite group, us Michiganders.  The group that locate their homeland using a body part, that can have four seasons in one day, that understand that the […]