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July August 2014 Midwest Living

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Old-school lake vacation charm meets B&B-style hospitality at Tee Lake Resort in Lewiston, Michigan (77 miles east of Traverse City).
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Head for summer fun on Ohio's Lake Erie shore; try our recipes for soda-shop desserts; tour a budget-savvy dream cottage in Wisconsin; and see how an Illinois homeowner arranges unusual...
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Inspired by classic soda-shop treats, we wrapped these nine new summer desserts in an old-fashioned swirl of fizz, cream and smiles.
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For your first canning venture, pick just one recipe. Invite a friend, and set aside time to savor the process—and have fun! Here's our guide for how to can.
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Our recipes include desserts inspired by old-fashioned soda fountain treats and canning recipes to preserve summer flavor all year long.
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Swank or silly, dreamy or down-home. Whatever your mood, Chicago has a patio to match. Here are four destinations that serve top-notch food in atmospheric settings.
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A century-old mansion in Vernon Hills, 35 miles north of the Loop, showcases two owners’ contrasting sense of style.
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Magic, history and Dalí paintings merit a side trip to Appleton, Wisconsin, 75 miles southwest of Door County.
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About 30 miles north of downtown Chicago, Lake Forest draws shoppers looking for an all-American getaway in Marshall Field’s hometown.
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The 300-mile section of Route 66 angling across Illinois lures road-trippers seeking throwback gas stations, Muffler Men and the pleasures of taking your time getting anywhere.

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