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Surprise Brewery Vivant Visit Over Easter Weekend

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Grand Rapids, MI – Over the Easter weekend my wife Cori, our 3 month old Rowan and I headed downstate to Grand Rapids to see some extended family.  We left early, 4:30 AM hoping that Rowan would sleep for some of the drive, which he did, waking up for the first time in Gaylord.  This […]

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From none, to fuzz, to beard, Beard, BEARD!

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Marquette, MI – In the cold evenings, of the long winter, I’ve sat with my son Rowan. In front of a roaring fire on massive animal pelts, I’ve stroked my beard and told the tales of it’s power and strength. On the very coldest nights, I’ve even disclosed the darkest times in my life, back […]

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Thanks for the FREE GAS Fox Motors!

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Marquette, MI – Fox Motors Team U.P. filled the gas tank on my Dodge Ram 1500 for Free today as a part of their customer appreciation. I was on E and almost fill it up this morning. Their Fox mascot was there helping out, pumping gas and even posed for a selfie! Fox Motors was […]

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5 Tips For The UP Builders Show and Upcoming Spring Building Season

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Marquette, MI – Warmer temperatures, melting snow and longer days give way to spring time, and the start of another building season here in the U.P.  The U.P. Builders Show kicks off tonight at the Superior Dome in Marquette and wraps up Sunday Evening.  If you’re planning to go, be sure to take a look […]

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Binge Watching Jessica Jones on Netflix While Sick

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Marquette, MI – Over the past weekend my wife and I were both sick. She barley made it to the couch on Saturday which left me running point watching our 2 month old son Rowan. Luckily he didn’t catch what we had which by the way included a fever, cough, aches, headache, and sinus congestion. […]

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Citrus Gone Wrong – Buddha’s Hand

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Marquette, MI –  Being a good little foodie I was instantly drawn to this alien looking fruit as it rested high on a shelf above the common oranges, grapefruit, bananas, and pineapples.  The Buddha’s Hand as I soon learned after reading the tag.  I hesitantly picked it up, I wasn’t sure what to expect and […]

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The Grinch Tried to Steal Sunny.FM!

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Marquette, MI –  December 8, 2015  –  Being a DJ isn’t always an easy job. While everyone was getting ready for Santa to come to the Marquette Township Tree Lighting and light up the big, 33-foot Christmas tree, I had to fend off the Grinch when he tried to steal Sunny.FM! Luckily Santa wasn’t far […]

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Get More Out of YouTube with These Hacks

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Marquette, MI – I’m an avid YouTube user. I’m constantly looking up videos on DIY projects, songs to learn on guitar, wasting time, a different D.I.Y. project, something my wife pinned for me on Pinterest, wasting more time, wasting all of the time, and then back on track, trying to be productive with what I […]

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Delicious Spin on the Traditional Finnish or Cornish Pasty

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Marquette, Michigan – Living in the U.P. offers up so many great opportunities.  From the wild untamed beauty and year round recreation to incredible craft beer and “Good” People who care about their neighbors.  But one of the best things about living in the Upper Peninsula has to be the food. I’ve eaten hundreds of […]

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Top Down Tree Trimming from the Bucket Truck

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Harvey, MI – My Mother in Law asked me to help trim a large Red Pine that was leaning over her garage.  The Pine stood tall, at almost 70ft and the winds were blowing as I buckled my harness and jumped into our bucket truck.  I couldn’t wait to fire up my chain saw and […]

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