Thursday, December 15, 2016

Michigan Made ... Just in Time for the Holidays!!

There is still plenty of time left to buy Michigan Made products for Christmas Gifts, Holiday get-togethers, or you can take advantage of Holiday specials to get some great Michigan products for yourself or your family.

Let's support our local businesses! As we travel Michigan and connect with these business owners, we are inspired and impressed with many of their stories and journeys. Many of the companies donate to local charities. Most offer items online, many offer products through various local retailers.

Michigan Made Health and Beauty

Integrity Pure& Natural
Westland, Mi
Specializing in nature’s skincare using natural ingredients such as Natural Oils, Essential Oils, Vitamins, and Minerals.  Integrity focuses on all-natural ingredients because our bodies are designed to better absorb what nature has to offer. Handmade products.

Bee Lovely Botanicals
Unionville, Mi
Bee Lovely Botanicals is a small family business that specializes in raw and infused honey, natural beeswax lotions and lip balms, and honey cold process soap.

Change Soap Company
Oxford, Mi
Handmade, natural, quality products, more than just soap!

David Lee Naturals
Holly, Mi
Natures Cosmetics
Specializes in handmade vegan soap, essential oils, and offers a wide variety of natural skin care products. Handmade products.

Green Daffodil
Ferndale, Mi
Handmade bath & body products, unique vintage finds, artisan wares and so much more.

Mulberry Pines
Six Lakes, Mi
All natural herbs & essential oil products made only with the highest quality ingredients. Each item is hand crafted in a cozy cabin in Six Lakes, MI

SP Fine Bath and Body
Freeport, Mi
In addition to bath and body, SP also offers products for laundry and for pets.

Soulful Earth Herbals
Lansing, Mi
Soulful Earth Herbals believes that everything comes from Mother Earth with purpose and it is our responsibility to become educated on how to use her resources without harm to the environment or ourselves.

Twisted Soap Company
LaSalle, Detroit, Mi
Vast product line with some great scents!

Michigan Made Food

Yumbitz Cookies
little bitz of yum (really), that's yumbitz. first they start with love, then they add the chocolate, sprinkle it with smiles and, then you have yum. or are they bitz? yumbitz is on mission (no, not to mars, lol). focusing on hunger, they give back $$$ to help support (hungry kids) local food banks.

Pop Daddy Popcorn
Whitmore Lake, Mi
Premium Popcorn Products popped in 100% Pure Olive Oil and Sprinkled with Sea Salt.
Try the Michigan Red Popcorn. This is a red kernel grown on a farm in Ann Arbor, Michigan - no other popcorn compares! Pop Daddy is also selling pretzels now.
Pop Daddy has many gift basket options too.

Al Dente Pasta
Whitmore Lake, Mi

American Coney Island
"Detroit's Original Coney"
Family Owned and Operated since 1917
American Coney Island Kits

Durhams Tracklements
Ann Arbor, Mi
Smoked Salmon, Flavored Mustards

Good Hart General Store
Good Hart, Mi
Chicken or Beef Potpies also gifts, clothing, and other fun Michigan items

Mackinac Straits Fish
Smoked Fish, spreads, fish sausage
$50.00 min. for online orders

Cherry Republic
Glenn Arbor, Mi
Cherry Jams, Snacks, Candies, Salsas
800 206 6949

Tom's Moms Cookies
Harbor Springs, Mi
18 handmade varieties

McClures Pickles
Relish, pickles, Bloody Mary Mix

National Coney Island
Many locations in the Detroit area
Since 1965
Coney Kits

Pasty Central
Calumet, Mi
Meat, Veggie, and Breakfast Pasties
Pasty frozen packages, 4 to 12 in a pack

Srodek Polish and European Delicatessen
Quality Sausage, Breads, and 38 varieties of Pierogis

Achatz Handmade Pies

Hilltop Restaurant
L'Anse, Mi
Sweet Rolls  LARGE 6 inch high cinnamon rolls
1 roll weights a POUND
order by Sunday  shipped on Tuesdays
906 524 7858

Leelanau Cheese
Suttons Bay, Mi
Smoked fish,  cheese spreads - dill, garlic, peppercorn

Pinconning Cheese & Fudge Shop
Pinconning, MI
Spreads, smoked whitefish, homemade sausage and jerky, and fudge

Mid East Pastry Delight
Sterling Heights, Mi
Baklava, lady fingers, birds nests

Naturally Nutty Foods
Traverse City, Mi
Fun flavors, peanut butters, vanilla almond butter, chocolate sunflower butter

Eagle Harbor, MI
Monks at Holy Transfiguration
Wild harvest berries jellies, baked goods, fruitcakes

Foods For Thought
Honor, Mi
21 years  USDA Certified Organic
Wild harvest jams, sauces, salsas

Dave's Sweet Tooth Toffee
Redford Township, Mi
Jars of toffee, 5 pack samplers

Mikes Mustards
Charlevoix, Mi
Mustard varieties - lemon dill, cherry, jalapeno

Pond Hill Farm
Harbor Springs, Mi
Wine, pickles, sauces, jams

Rocky Top Farm
Ellsworth, Mi
Preserves, butters, toppings

Better Made Snacks
Detroit, Mi
Potato chips, pretzels,  chocolate covered items

Detroit Popcorn
Since 1923
Caramel, cheese, butter
Holiday Tins

Germack Trading Company
Detroit, Mi
Nuts and gift baskets
Coffee, tea, and spices
2509 Russell at Eastern Market 

Grocers Daughter Chocolate
Empire, Mi
Fine Artisan Chocolate

Marshalls Fudge
Mackinaw City, Mi
Fudge, peanut brittle, caramel corn

Murdicks Fudge
Mackinac Island, Mi

Michigan Maple Farm
Rudyard, Mi
Organic fruits infused with Maple Syrup

Higher Grounds Trading
Traverse City, Mi
Sampler gift boxes

Leelanau Coffee Roasting
Glen Arbor, Mi
100 varieties
Gift Boxes with local dried blueberries,  pancake mixes, cherry jams

Detroit Bold Coffee
Hazel Park, Mi
Whole bean or fresh ground coffee, gift packages available

Lady Jane See Co.
Hadley, Mi
Hemp seeds, proteins, energy bar mixes, pancakes mixes, gluten free

What-A-Ya Nuts?!
Orignally from St. Louis, but now a Michigan based company
All natural nut clusters

Seafoam Candy Company
Traverse City, Mi

Reilly Craft Creamery
Handcrafted ice cream and cheese
Produced locally and sustainably in Detroit

Great Lakes Potato Chips

Clara's Cookies
Raising money for children, one cookie at a time

Roasted Lentils by Simple Supple Foods

Simply Smart Living
Oak Park, Mi
Vegan - Gluten Free - Non GMO
Bars for Everyone, Including Smart Kids Bars

Tassier Sugar Bush
Cedarville, Mi
Maple syrup, maple candy, maple sugar, maple cream, Maple Brew BBQ Sauce, Grammy Shorty's Special Sauce, Maple Vinaigrette, and Cinnamon & Vanilla Infused Maple syrup.

Michigan Made Products for the Home
Nature Unrefined
Jerome, Mi
Amazing pure soy wax candles from family business, operating out of their country home.

Clean Crown 
Royal Oak, Mi
Remove your bottle caps with Clean Crown. A single patent pending design for all your bottle cap removal needs. DAMAGE FREE BOTTLE CAPS. Easy to use, great designs!

Martens Printworks
Martens printworks creates original lithographs representing well-known locations in Michigan and the Great Lakes. The prints are standard frame sizes using fine-quality paper and light-fast inks.

American Forging
Millington, Mi
American Forging makes beautiful hand hammered aluminum gift ware out of recycled cans or other recycled aluminum items.

Pink & Frillos
Gowen, Mi
Modern vintage. Pink & Frillos is modern vintage mixed with shiny new and eclectic pretty. It's a creative studio, a gathering space and an inspiring shopping destination.

Michigan Made Clothing and Jewelry

Map Lady
Lansing, Mi
Jewelry made from recycled papers. Such as maps, books. sheet music, hymnals, postage stamps etc.

Mi Rootswear
Pontiac, Mi
Rooted in Michigan … MI RootsWear was founded with the goal of helping people to show the world where their roots are, and representing all that the great state of Michigan has to offer

Jasper Shore Jewelers
Negaunee, Michigan
Unique, handmade, stone jewelry and hand polished pendants made from Great Lakes stones.

Coral Sash
South Lyons, Mi
A modern boutique with vintage charm

Binks & Babs Boutique
Brighton, Mi
If you are looking for a FUN and fashionable place to shop, Bink & Babs is for you! You'll find an array of beautiful accessories including unique jewelry, trendy hats, handbags, scarves, sunglasses and so much more.

Michigan Writers
Michael Glenn Monroe

Mike is a wildlife artist and book illustrator who owns Monroe Art Studio in Brighton, Michigan.
Michael's book are nothing short of amazing. Educational and entertaining with  outstanding graphics.  You may be familiar with M is for Mitten or The Michigan Counting Book. Michael has a new book, Millie and the Moon and two Christmas books, The Christmas Humbugs and A Wish to Be a Christmas Tree - Read by Katie Couric on The Today Show.

Also, see these blog posts for Michigan based businesses:

More to come from the mind of …


  1. The best, most coherent and organized post I have read thus far. The pictures and text are nicely blended in together and the website on which this is posted is quite colorful and active in its own right. Simply put, this is a flawless piece of work.