Tag Archives: Great Lakes

Great Lakes Vintage Boat Long Sleeve

Long sleeve tees are going to come in handy mighty soon. This heat wave interrupted what was already an introduction to the cool mornings and evenings about to greet us on a daily basis. And while a lake-themed print might … Continue reading

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Great Lakes Prep Logo Tee

Shameless self-promotion alert. You may have noticed recently that the “Koozie” link on the navigation menu has changed to “Store”. That’s because the line of GLP products has expanded beyond just beverage-cooling components. I’ve introduced the Logo Tee, a simple … Continue reading

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Krug Region, First Round

Go here to vote in the Second Round Falstaff and Goebel Region voting opened yesterday, and with one day in the books it’s time to move on to the Krug Region. Read on for a bit of background information on the region’s namesake if … Continue reading

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Field Guide: Great Dogs and Lakes

The Field Guide is a new weekly feature highlighting some of the best reads and news across the internet.  Stop by every Thursday for a round up of what’s relevant that week.

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Blast From the Past: Chicago Belt Co. Great Lakes Belt

It’s been awhile since we’ve checked in with Chicago Belt Co. and there have been a lot of great things going on.  First up is a partnership with Great Lakes Proud in which every Great Lakes Belt order also receives a … Continue reading

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Great Lakes Proud Die-Cut Sticker

One thing in the Midwest we tend to trail behind other regions of the country in is an outward expression of pride in where we are from.  Sure we love growing up and living in this area but we don’t … Continue reading

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On Being From the Midwest

My wife and I sat at dinner one night, enjoying a lively conversation when an intriguing questions came up.  What does it mean to be from the Midwest?  We pondered this awhile, realizing it was much more difficult to put … Continue reading

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Chicago Belt Company Giveaway

Chicago Belt Company is a new Midwestern brand located in Chicago (of course) specializing in ribbon belts, many of which have some sort of Midwestern theme.  If you want to know more about the brand and some of its offerings … Continue reading

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Chicago Belt Co. Great Lakes Belt

A couple weeks ago a brand new Midwestern brand made its much-anticipated debut.  I had been excited about the possibilities ever since I first heard about Chicago Belt Co.  Living in the Midwest we’ve come to rely on brands based … Continue reading

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Philanthropy Week: United By Blue

A friend of the blog, Brian from One Man’s Hodgepodge, suggested I take a look at a company based in Philadelphia that’s playing a part in cleaning up our waterways and oceans, United By Blue (you can read his take … Continue reading

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