Serving New Buffalo, Benton Harbor, St. Joseph, South Haven, Fennville, Glenn, Douglas, Saugatuck, Holland, Grand Haven, Spring Lake and Muskegon
Get ready to explore the lakeshore’s scenic back roads as the 22nd Annual Blue Coast Artists Tour kicks off the first weekend of October. This year six artists will hold an open house in their studio/gallery featuring refreshments and demonstrations of how they work. Open to the public, the tour is free. Maps are available to guide visitors to the studios, but part of the fun lies in driving through the beautiful autumn countryside.
Lady Elgin and Augusta
Was it simply an "accident" or did something more than coincidence have a hand in the fate of the ships and their captains?
Pumpkin season is upon us. Every front porch is about to display illuminated Jack O’Lanterns, and at least one of the desserts after Thanksgiving dinner will include a delicious pumpkin pie. But don’t forget about the pumpkin between Halloween and Thanksgiving. To thoroughly enjoy one of autumn’s most nutritious and versatile vegetables, try one or more of the tasty recipes below.
- The Little Stranger - An old-fashioned haunted house story - by Sarah Waters
- Double Crossing - Young Adult - by Meg Mims
- the not so big life: making room for what really matters - Motivational Non-fiction - by Sarah Susanka
History buffs will enjoy our Lighting the Lake section which features the Big Bay Point Light Station. So sit back and enjoy our latest Lake Effect Living. And let the lake work its magic on you.
Unless otherwise indicated, all Lake Effect Living photographs
are the work and property of Sharon Pisacreta.