A look back to last month. On the 19th of January, winter came to Lansing, MI, with some snow. Not our usual deep January snow, but snow. And cold. The day before, a small group of us headed to one of my favorite spots, Chelsea, Michigan, which I've shown here and here in the past.
Our ultimate destination was the Jiffy Mix factory tour, but we started out with lunch at Common Grill and Barb and I split a dessert sundae with carmelized popcorn, sugared nuts and salted caramel ice cream. It looks big. You should have seen it before the server split it in two. (Actually, we didn't see it either, but you can imagine!)
Then a little shopping. I have decided that Lizzie is going to give me one of these for Cat-Mother's day. Aren't they cheerful, whizzing around in the breeze? I think it will go at the lake.
I might have to cave and get one for home, too!
Loads of lovely shops in Chelsea. We needed more time.
Even the alleyways of this small town are charming. So is one of my favorite used book stores.
Then on to the tour! I learned the company had been in business for four generations, corn muffins are their best seller, much of the wheat for the flour is grown regionally here in Michigan and they produce 1.5 million boxes a day of product for international distribution, along with larger sizes for institutional use.
Here we are, the Fearsome Fivesome. Rest assured, should you buy a Jiffy Mix, you won't find our hair in it! Even the beards were covered! (For an earlier and more detailed post on the Jiffy Tour, you can go HERE)
The it was off to another fun spot -- USArtQuest. Don't you think Rick needs a sculpture like this on his walls? I do.
Loads of paper, art supplies for collage and assemblage (mostly) and anything to do with paper.
Home sweet home after and the new season of "Grace and Frankie." Cold winter days have their charms!
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