Emily Haines Lloyd

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Emily Haines Lloyd is a freelance writer in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She has worked in advertising and marketing for over twenty years and also contributes as a features writer in outlets like – Medium, Elephant Journal, and Detroit News.

Adventure Awaits With Johnny’s Treasure Quest

While the global pandemic offered its fair share of disappointments and loss, one couple opted to mine for the treasure in the mayhem and...

Foraging For Mushroom Houses

When you turn the corner to the charming cul-de-sac and first spy the houses perched one after the other at an almost fairy-tale level—words...

Wild Art

Mushrooms are unassuming and hard to unearth sometimes, but totally worth the time and effort to bring out into the light. A little like...

It Takes Guts

You’ve got to ask yourself—what does it take to stand in a line with four other people while someone with a steely gaze just...

Four Generations Contribute To The Swanson Pickle Co. Pickle Legacy

Michigan is one of the most diverse agricultural growers in the country, second only to California. So perhaps it shouldn’t be surprising that it’s...

Tackling Commercial Fishing With Massey Fish Co.

When zebra mussels or other foreign aquatic invaders find their way into the Great Lakes, the outlook can appear dire. But nature has a...

For The Love Of Books: The Community-Driven Heart Of Petoskey’s Indie...

McLean & Eakin is the epitome of what it means to be an independent bookstore, with its bespoke selections, heartfelt customer service, and lovingly-curated...

Porcupine Mountains In The Winter

With Michiganders on the long end of a year that limited us in the everyday activities we often enjoy, the outdoors was a respite...

Thrill Seekers Welcome

While the next Winter Olympics aren’t scheduled until 2022, the spirit of winter athletes is very much alive and active—especially at the Muskegon Luge...

Magic Meets The Mitten

Many small towns in rural Michigan are quaintly magical. But in the tiny hamlet of Colon (population 1,100-ish), magical is more than an adjective,...