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The Henry Ford Bungalow overlooks the Keweenaw Bay

The Sleepover: The Keweenaw Bay in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

For those seeking a deeper level of remoteness, a rustic nirvana awaits those who travel to Keweenaw Bay in Michigan's the Upper Peninsula.

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Where to Go and How to Watch This Year’s Solar Eclipse

On August 21st the first transcontinental total solar eclipse in 99 years will cast a shadow across fourteen states. For most people seeing a total solar eclipse is an awe-inspiring, once in lifetime opportunity, which is why we’ve put together a guide for where to go and how to watch the 2017 solar eclipse.

 

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Spartan Knife Block

It's time to defend your kitchen with a Spartan knife block.  Made to resemble a Spartan warrior this unique knife block ...
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Instant Pot Max – 6 Quart Electric Pressure Cooker

The Instant Pot Max is the first smart cooker by Instant Pot that provides people with the ability to cook ...
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Copco Stainless Steel Ice Cream Scoop

This stainless steel ice cream scoop by Copco has an elongated shape to cut through frozen ice cream with ease. The ...
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Thessaly Hammered Copper Platter Made by Sertodo Copper

These handmade copper platters are a perfect show-stopper for your next party. These large platters can be used as trays to ...
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