Big Dreams from a Small Home
A travel and lifestyle blog brought to you by a midwest girl from her northern Michigan a-frame.
Helping you live tomorrow’s dreams today.
Adventure with me in Harbor Springs and beyond as I live my life with intention and hope to inspire others to as well. Life is short, let’s make it count!
From Wanderlust to Planting Roots
This blog follows my journey from a corporate career in television to selling my house and embarking on a solo trip around the world for a year. Upon returning home, my story has been a series of ups and downs as I made my way forward and eventually north to the top of Michigan and the small, picturesque town of Harbor Springs. From my charming a-frame in the forest, I bring new stories and adventures closer to home.
Where I Call Home
Far up the freshwater coast, about four hours north of Detroit, straight highways start to grow graceful and curve into country roads. Past gentle slopes with horses grazing and pristine forests that stretch on for days, you’ll find the sleepy town of Harbor Springs.
Poetry and prose featuring autumn in northern Michigan.
The Magic of Mackinac
An island that is near and dear to my heart. See why I love this place.
As I stood in line at Homegoods the other day, in the maze of last-minute temptations they place near the checkout, (I don’t need another phone cord or holiday tea towel thank you very much!), I noticed a colorful journal. On its cover was a fun, flowy font that read,...
In early morning light at Fayette Historic State Park, I wake in the tent. I cringe at the ache in my shoulder from sleeping on the thick foam mattress we had bought for camping; this is what 40 does to a person. Gone are the days when I would bounce back after...
The Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden is a place where life overflows and positive energy prevails. It’s a fertile land, cleared by early settlers 150 years ago, yet now so dense and lush it seems to have always existed. I couldn’t wrap my mind around the fact that the...