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Trees ready to go at Schumckal Tree Farm.

ATTN: CHRISTMAS TREES ARRIVING IN TIME FOR THANKSGIVING

Jeff and I drove out to Schmuckal Tree Farm this past week to pick-up a BIG tree for “The Great Hall” at Cherry Republic (yes we deliver locally).  They are one of the larger growers in the area of Douglas Fir, Fraser Fir, Canaan Fir and Concolor Fir Trees.  Their farm is located between Traverse […]

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Gnomes and more gnomes!

GNOMES INVADE NORTHWOODS HOME AND GIFT

Gnomes, known as nisse, tomte or tomtenisse (depending on which Scandinavian country you’re referencing) are mythological creatures from Nordic Folklore and today are typically associated with the winter solstice and Christmas season.  They’re small creatures (no taller than 35 inches), have a long white beard, and wear a conical or knit cap. I can’t get […]

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