Hot in July

WOW, what a month it’s been! I was hit with the heat at the beginning of the month, as the 80s are not my favorite temperatures, and it made for some pretty uncomfortable days at work and nights of sleep. But, I made it through, of course, and just kept focusing on work. July (and…

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Memories from June

What a whirlwind the month of June has been! Last month (I can’t believe it’s July already) has been filled with all kinds of new beginnings, including starting up my business much later in the season than  I’m used to. The vast majority of islanders are very serious about mask wearing, and businesses here are…

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Nearing the Season’s End

The main portion of the tourist season is almost over, marked usually by the passing of Labor Day. Once we get into September, although there is still activity throughout the island, business definitely dies down. I just wanted to post a few of my favorite pictures from the fudge shop this summer: We start most…

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A Season of Fudge 2015

It’s the start of another fall season, and I have purposefully been neglecting my blog writing all summer. I’ve been purposefully neglecting many of my normal summer activities with one main goal in mind, which was to put my all into running the family business here on Mackinac Island. There were nights where I’d go…

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Fudge Festival 2014

This past weekend was the big celebration of the Mackinac Fudge Festival. My anxieties are a little high this time of year because I worry about how well I can put forth the best of my fudge shops. This year, I was able to create a lot at the fudge shops, and with the new…

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Saying Goodbye

Saturday was the last day of work for Clark, my candy making assistant from China. He was a really hard worker, and a really good guy. SO, here’s to Clark, one hard working son-of-a-gun candymaker!

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