Tuesday, July 5, 2011

just a few of my favorite places...

in case you missed the 1st post from my vacation, click here

as promised, here are a few more photos from a couple more of my favorite places to visit when i am up north.

next up suttons bay, michigan. bahle's has the best selection of barbour! i almost bought another jacket, but didn't! after all, i just bought one in georgetown a few weeks ago! ha! ha!

check out the barbour wellies...great deal for $89.00!
the annex which is their sale store had a nice selection of madras shorts and plenty of vineyard vines shirts!

here a photos from a few more of my favorite stores.

next up, here are a few photos from glen arbor, michigan, also home to cherry republic!
while at cherry republic you can enjoy their cafe. everything is made with cherries! cherry ice cream, cherry chicken salad, cherry pie, cherry wine, chocolate covered cherries, cherry peanut butter, etc. YUM!!!!!! 

below is a sample of some of their salsas:
below is a view of the cafe, great place to catch a bite to eat or even a slice of cherry pie or ice cream cone!
below is a view of the wine tasting/beverage building.
while we were at the tasting room they had some very tasty cherry guacamole on display! YUMMY!!!!
of course, i enjoyed a few samples of wine and non-alcoholic beverage samples.

below are a few more photos from glen arbor:

check back tomorrow when i share photos of a few of my purchases and a photos from harbor springs and petoskey, mi.

before if forget, below is a view from the shores of lake michigan! couldn't have asked for better weather --- low 80's and no humidity!!!!


  1. All weekend mu husband and I were wishing we were Up North! Such a great weekend weather wise. We're thinking next year we will stay at The Homestead for the weekend. I'll be in heaven shopping!

  2. Very cute pictures! Glad you are having a great time! Looks like a lot of fun!xox