I'm Nicole. I am a wife, mother, shop owner on Mackinac Island, and lover of handmade. The little things and little moments inspire me. Follow me on my blog as I write about shop news, my travels, island life and motherhood.

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One of our favorite things to do at Little Luxuries is highlight Michigan made products and businesses. 

We have been working with Cellar Door Bath Supply Co. for over 10 years! For a while, their products were featured at Artists Market, but now we are happy to have their products back on the shelves at Little Luxuries'! 

Cellar Door Soaps are clean, sustainable and eco-friendly! Their olive oil and shea butter soaps are perfect for sensitive skin. With countless scents (even ones for the guys!) you will find a soap that everyone loves! 

Cellar Door Candles 100% Vegan Friendly with 100% American Grown Soy Wax. You can feel confident in burning your candle - as it is completely clean for you and your family to breathe in! Each candle burns for 40 -50 hours. Cellar Door is always coming out with new scents each season. We love seeing what they are coming out with! 

We love Cellar Door - including their Mackinac Island Lilac Soap + Candles! We are constantly selling out of this popular scent, so next time you see it in the shop, be sure to grab it before it's gone!





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It's so fun to be open for another season! 💕 I love being in the shop and seeing all the beautiful new goodies that we have in stock! 
I wanted to highlight a few products that I loving so far!
Mila & Rose Dresses: If I had a little girl, she would be living in these sweet dresses! They were designed by a mom + dad team who wanted comfortable, easy and cute clothes for their little girl! They use the softest material and your little girl will want to live in them all summer long! We also have a few little boy rompers from them that are just as cute!
Beth Mueller Fort Mackinac: Did you see our NEW Fort Mackinac design from Beth Mueller? Fort Mackinac is iconic and has so much history! I love taking the boys there every chance we get! I know this is going to be a new favorite!
Archipelago Body Lotion: It's silky smooth and a customer favorite (as well as my personal favorite)! We have three scents- Oat, Black Honey and Lavender. 
Relax Perfume by Lollia: This is my all time favorite fragrance! It's light yet so beautiful. 
Jar Openers: These work great! A must have for every single kitchen - even multiple is great for when you replace one! 
We're off to a great start this season - we have SO many favorites back this year, plus so many new finds, too! We hope you'll stop in! We can't wait to see you! 
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It feels SO good to be open again! Each season it feels like reopening a brand new store again. I think that’s a good thing, I hope! I cannot believe this is my 14th season with Little Luxuries.
I learn new things each season and change things up as trends change and as I grow too. We have over 50 Michigan vendors in the store and a handful of Mackinac Island artists and makers. It feels so special to have one store filled with so many good things - talent, happiness, uniqueness, and Mackinac love. I hope you can make it in this season.
My staff is eager to meet you and help you find the perfect gift or little luxury. If you can’t make the trip to Mackinac, shop online with us and we will ship our goodies right to your home and make you feel like you’re on Mackinac.
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Looking for the perfect way to spoil Mom this Mother's Day? 💕 Here are some great ways to treat her to a delicious brunch!

Photo from Weelicious

This French Toast on a Stick from Weelicious looks incredible! These will be the perfect sweet treat to have at your brunch! 

Find the Recipe Here

Picture from Savory Nothings

I love a good quiche! It's easy to prepare the night before, so that brunch is an easy dish to just throw in the oven that morning! If you're looking for a vegetarian quiche, try this delicious Caprese Quiche Here: https://www.lemontreedwelling.com/caprese-quiche/.

Find the Recipe For Spinach Bacon Quiche Here


Picture from WeekNight Bites

If you want to have a fun snack board, try this waffle and pancake board from WeekNight Bite. The entire family will love it! 

Find the Recipe Here


There are so many delicious ways to celebrate Mother's Day this year! 💕 We hope that you'll find inspiration from these recipes to make your Mother's Day special and memorable for the entire family!







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I love to make the boys fruit pizza on special occasions! I found this recipe for an Easter Egg Fruit Pizza that I know they are going to love!
  • 1 batch sugar cookie dough - either store-bought or homemade 
  • 12 oz. cream cheese brick - room temp 
  • 6 tablespoons butter - room temperature 
  • 2 cups powder confectioners' sugar 
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 
  • Colorful Fruits - I used strawberries, blueberries, kiwi, mandarins, grapes. Some may need to be cut into smaller pieces.


  1. Roll out cookie dough into an egg shape onto a cookie sheet. Trim if needed.
  2. Bake according to package instructions until golden brown.
  3. Allow to cool.
  4. Using an electric mixer, beat together cream cheese and butter in a large bowl until smooth and creamy.
  5. Add sugar, continue to beat until well blended.
  6. Add vanilla and stir.
  7. Spread frosting on to the cookie, then decorate and create a design with your fruits.
I hope to make this recipe this weekend when we are at home when we are crossing off our Easter activities. Did you read that blog? If you missed it- it’s right here!
I have more Easter recipes that I love (or want to try!) on my Easter Delight’s Pinterest Board Here!
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