Kay Marie Photography of Charlevoix, MI
Authentic hospitality for the outdoor enthusiast. Proudly hosting explorers and gatherers with excellence across northern lower Michigan.
Kay Marie Photography of Charlevoix, MI
Fresh eats, faces and places 👌June you were a blast from end to end. We adored hosting our design and dog obsessed @airbnb guests the lovely @brosier_ and @degroffdesign this weekend. Check out how they are making GR even more awesome with their larger than life artistic talents. Our garden beds got a #whatnottowear level makeover thanks to @flynnpower the Carmindy of lanscaping. We celebrated our hot new look with a wild caught Alaskan sockeye salmon dinner by @mi_life_afield followed by a #sundayfunday Torch Lake cruise... Feelin’ like the luckiest and loving it. Welcome July!💥🇺🇸 @ Fieldguide Farmhouse
Dear Saturday, you are our favorite 🥳 📷: @jennaborstphoto
Home from an incredible UP circle tour but our heart may still be at Kitch-iti-kipi 🌲💙🐟💚🌲 Here’s to feeling refreshed for the week ahead and hope y’all had a great weekend too #thatbluetho #amustsee @ Big Springs aka Kitch-iti-kipi
Our kickball team Fieldguide Ballerz kicked off our second season last night with an epic win despite being short two players 💪 thanks @grandtraversesocialsports for all the fun and our baller roster @therevelrose @oneoakbride @boardmanreview @talag1ga @kristentalaga @andytvc @hattie_christie @annarumler and our cheering / childcare section @flynnpower & Brianna 💚 Come cheer us on Thursdays at 6 at the Civix Center. We’re Maquette bound this weekend to tear it up at the @marquettetrailsfest cheers to a winning weekend y’all! #humblebrag #kickballchamps #nevertoooldtoplay #sayyestodaupeh @ Traverse City, Michigan
From art on our walls to swimming in our waters! Congrats @DaniKnophWildlifeStudio and Re-Wild
OTSEGO COUNTY — If all goes to plan, Arctic grayling could be hatching in Northern Michigan streams four years from now.
Honored and having a blast collaborating with Cellar 1914 / Shooks Farm offering interior design consultation for their winery's new tasting room and courtyard.
They reached out when each of their wives, three of my dearest friends, were providing design input and had differing ideas. Haha!
Our goal is to tell the story of a centennial farm through a visitor's experience by what they see, feel, smell taste, touch and hear. Numerous materials have been up-cycled from the farm to create the interior of this space. Beams, boards, metal and art.
The crown, baseboards, window and door trim are original to the farm and are bunk boards with raw and unique edges from where cows have rubbed and shaped them over 100 years. I was super skeptical about this trim choice when they presented the enormous 16'x8" boards and with their incredible carpentry skills it's my favorite component. What'da I know!
There are so many more cool features yet to come such as Grandpa's work bench, Ampersand Lettering Lab mural, this gorgeous barn beam chandelier and vintage stamped fruit bins.
Don't miss it if you're in our area this summer and I can't wait to meet you here for a glass! Cheers!
Small project we did today...
one of the barn beams on the farm
#nobodydied #winery #tastingroom #history #shooksfarms #cellar1914 #torchlake #torchlaketour #barnbeam
Cards Against Humanity is “a party game for horrible people”. The Fieldguide Farmhouse Family has a sense of humor, makes the best of 48’ inside when an epic winter wind storm blows the power out, arrive as guests but leave like family. We just updated our @airbnb calendars for the 2019 season and can’t wait to host you and yours here! Pour yourself a glass and book your stay asap as space is starting to fill up Cheers! 🥃
Happy Friyay! It’s sunny and snowy and we’re loving it 😎
When Google Earth + Canva have a love child on the millionth snow day 💚 #siteplan #eventvenue #cabinfevervibes
Blue bird skies and being good boys 🐶 This photo is from a year ago, on March 3, 2018 when our neighbors came over let the pups play in the sunshine so naturally, day drinking ensued☀️This post is in honor of their beloved German Pointer Tucker who passed away in his sleep this weekend. We are going to miss him- waving hello from our porch or yard on their daily evening walks, his energetic wiggly greetings and I know when the school bus rolls by he’ll be excitedly barking from above ❤️
Happy February folks! Our #polarvortex2019 survival kit included: snuggles with loved ones especially the furry kind, space heaters, blankets, rearranging furniture for exercise, Netflix, good books and online quizzes. Busting out today for a cross country ski and evening out in civilization 🙌 How did you survive the week? TGIF y’all! pc: @joshhartmanphotography
Such a blast partnering with @therevelrose last winter to kick-off their Wild Banshee Bachelorette services with a winter paddle down the Jordan with Jordan Valley Outfitters Thank you The Compass Points Here for capturing all the fun!
This is the first post in a series that I have found myself calling “Blogging the Backlog”. There are so many fun personal projects, images from our travel, or commercial and editorial projects from the past few years that I haven’t found the time to blog. Some of them I haven’t even truly h...
Dreams do come true! For a day our Baxter Suite became a bridal gown pop-up boutique by @oneoakbride #idodaycamp photo by @joshhartmanphotography
“And into the forest we go to loose our mind and find our soul” (adapted from) John Muir. TGIF y’all! Wild hearted brides to be join us here next weekend on Sunday, January 20th 11-3 for #idodaycamp to plan your 2019/20 wedding with northern Michigan’s most creative, modern and outdoorsy wedding professionals 🌲💍🌲 link in profile and register in advance for half off entry! Photo of 2018 Fieldguide real bride Laura by @halleyalexaphotography
Happy New Year y’all 🎉 We hope the holidays were good to you and yours. We spent it skiing, eating and celebrating with family and friends with some seasonal work mixed in. It’s been busy in the best way! Our upcoming adventure is #idodaycamp a wedding planning open house here on Sunday, January 20th featuring @oneoakbride and my favorite industry professionals. Whether you’re walking down an isle or hiking up a trail to spend forever together we have the folks for you! @joshhartmanphotography @halliekohler @therevelrose @foxandfernevents @miwildflowerevents @indiegrowflower @rockytopfarmsmi @macdonald_events @themagicshuttlebus @oneoakbride @oneoakweekend
On the 12th Day of Christmas my true love gave to me 🎶 I Do Day Camp 🎁 an exclusive wedding planning event for wild hearted brides to be 💃 we’ve teamed up with the lovely ladies of @oneoakbride and have personally curated northern Michigan’s best, unconventional and most adventurous wedding professionals 🏆 We’re stoked to have you and yours here Sunday, January 20th (MLK weekend) from 11-3📍📸 @joshhartmanphotography \\ I Do Day Camp Vendors:
@oneoakbride @nakina.ko @onsitebridal @therevelrose @foxandfernevents @miwildflowerevents @macdonald_events @rockytopfarmsmi @joshhartmanphotography @halliekohler and more!
The snow’s accumulating outside our window today, we pick up this season’s ski gear tomorrow and Saturday we’re TC bound to watch @warrenmillerent #faceofwinter at the Oprah House. We LOVE winter ❄️🎿❄️
We’re walkin’ into engagement season like it’s ⚡️💍⚡️ Welcome December and brides to be save the date for I Do Day Camp here on Sunday, January 20th 11-3 📆 more info on the way! Photo by @joshhartmanphotography
TGIF! We’re all wags for tonight’s spoiled dog dinner party with their talented humans in tow 😉 I doubt there will be leftovers #turkeyloaf
Gimme all da greenery, and all the grins ❤️🌿🎄#deckthehalls #tistheseason pc: @frankjking
Happy Thanksgiving to all y’all turkeys 🦃 We are grateful to gather with you here and hopefully here, too #gobblegobble #optoutside
Our two towering Norway Spruce take our breath away ✨ excited for future Fieldguide brides who envision saying I do beneath them following touring our venue this week🌲❤️ blanket of snow beauty captured by the talented @maestier
Walking into da weekend with 2-7” accumulation ☃️🎉 #welovesnow TGIF y’all pc: @mikegilger
This evening we’re stoked to reunite with this these boss ladies who ignite the wedding, events and tourism industry in our neck of the woods with an adventurous, off-beat and creative spark🔥 as seasonal professionals we’re toasting to “Making it to November” by enjoying ten varieties of cheeses and sipping Sex, a fav local libation by @mibubbly 🥂 this is speakin’ our love language on how to cheers to an awesome 2018 🎉 we still have availability to host your holiday shindig, or like tonight- any excuse to celebrate or no reason at all 📆 book a cozy fireside event with us this winter pc: @thecompasspointshere
Feels like pixie dust has been sprinkled on us with recent features and what’s in store for 2019 ✨AMAZINGLY kind, outdoors and dog loving couples celebrating their matrimony here 🥂@yourwanderingroots yoga + outdoor recreation retreat August 1st thru 4th, spots open up after Thanksgiving! Thirdly, the talented photographer @justinemontigny has featured my sister’s wedding on her blog and the link to it is in our profile. Check it out because the photos are SO stunning 😍 Last but not least, we are one follower away from reaching 2,000 which I vividly remember having 1 two years ago and this milestone seeming way out of reach. Not that our value is based on # of followers, rather authentic engagement but I’m a numbers gal so I’m giddy with anticipation to see those zeros. Most of all, THANK YOU, each and every freakin one of you, for being here and may some pixie dust spread on you 🙏😘✨these flower girls tho #icanteven pc: @justinemontigny
Talented photographer Justine Montigny blog post of my sister Boo Maynard + Jeremy Litz relaxed Aug 4th wedding is up- check it out! Such an at-ease photographer with such a chill couple makes for amazing photos
A wedding celebration at Fieldguide Farmhouse in Northern Michigan.
Our kinda list! #9 LA's The Hearth and The Hound is our fav and we love the name, too :) #29 is also so stunning! #goals
With the fresh chill of late fall in our bones and summer long behind us, we’re seeking out all the cozy fireplaces where you can kick back and get comfortable. Places where you can warm your toes just after a hillside walk, spots that do dinner and a fireside show, antique reading chairs set....
“Life is just a cocktail party in the street” -Mick Jagger or in our case, lakeside 🥂 #friyay pc: @maestier
HAPPY HALLOWEEN y’all! #trickortreat #truth 🕷🎃👻🕸
Weddings with lawn games are our bag baby! Even if they are Florida fans #godawgs🐾 @maestier
🔥 HOT READ ALERT 🚨 Get of a copy of this month’s @traverse_magazine for the ultimate how-to on hosting an easy going Up North Friendsgiving by the talented @freshexchange with DIY florals by our fav lady @sweetwaterfloral and delicious locally sourced seasonally fresh food by private chef @cooptables. For more Friendsgiving goodness check out today’s blog post by @freshexchange cheers to Friends, Good Food and it being Friday! We still have availability for you to host your Friendsgiving or holiday soirée at Fieldguide Farmhouse this season. Thank you for being here and we look forward to hosting you and yours here, too ❤️ photography and styling @freshexchange | florals @sweetwaterfloral | food @cooptables | venue @fieldguidefarmhouse
Lately this view from sunrise to sunset has us wondering if where we live is even real 😍🍁🍂🧡 Our newlywed suite view captured by our OG bride @baumgmel
Thank you Wren Photography and Juniper and Lace Events for coordinating this styled shoot and for the talented team of vendors who made it possible. Thanks SouthBound Bride for the feature- so cool how our work went from northern Michigan all the way to Africa. Check it out!
https://southboundbride.com/woodsy-modern-boho-wedding-inspiration/ Thank you
Couples that wed here can celebrate anniversaries by staying here 💖 M+D kept cozy last weekend and enjoyed a couples massage by our lovely massage therapist Keegan of Torch Lake Massage #treatyoself pc: our beautiful bride and mom to be @baumgmel
“I love Eggs Benedict. I hate big weddings with everybody staring. I’d like to get married on a weekday while everybody’s at work. And when I ride off into the sunset I want my own horse.” ⠀
- Maggie Carpenter, ‘Runaway Bride’ ⠀
We’re now offering week day, weekend and off-season wedding venue rental packages- no running required ;)⠀
I was 15 when I saw Runaway Bride in theaters and immediately wanted a kick boxing bag and to live in a small town. Twenty years later both of those dreams came true. I got the kick boxing bag for Christmas in 1999 and although it was a short-lived craze it shook the entire house when we used it. ⠀
Today, the world’s best small town, Central Lake, is home and like Maggie, I have the best girl friends. The three of us depart today to run Michigan’s @ragnarrelay race a two-day overnight run spanning 200 miles from Muskegon to Traverse City. You can follow along for all of the pain, glory and stinky van fun on our stories. ⠀
Wherever you run, may every mile be worth your while. ⠀
Photo by @maestier
“I’m outdoorsy. I drink wine on the porch.” Cheers to the gear list sometimes simply being good wine and good company. This is our porch view to come for a very special wine date, one year later, toasting to clients who became like family from our first wedding thanks to flawless coordination by @juniperandlaceevents beautiful laidback bride @baumgmel and magnificent MOB Wendy. Ladies, we can’t wait to celebrate🍷
... and so together, they built a life they loved... this hand built fieldstone farmhouse and thoughtfully landscaped lawn attracts creative and talented couples who build their own arbors, etch wine glasses, construct picture frames, forge for driftwood, design signs and carve candle holder centerpieces just to name a few. As I was composing this post Pete dropped by and he grew up here from 1942-early 60s. Watch our stories to see more there. Cheers to quality craftsmanship that stands the test of time, in a home and in love 🛠 @rayananastor photography | @juniperandlaceevents coordination | @amykatedesigns floral | @islandthymecatering food & bar | @macdonald_events tent & rentals | @fieldguidefarmhouse venue
“... there’s a full moon rising
Let’s go dancing in the light
We know the music’s playing ⠀
Let’s go out and feel the night ⠀
Because I’m still in love with you ⠀
I want to see you dance again ⠀
Because I’m still in love with you⠀
On this harvest moon” -Neil Young⠀
Happy Harvest Moon y’all 🌕 ⠀
Photography by @maestier⠀
Coordination by Juniper and Lace Events
Sundays are for site visits. Meeting couples face to face is such a sweet reward after phone calls and emailing. Come check us out! pc: @justinemontigny
Camp fire coffee or last call? Either way you celebrate, life’s meant for good friends and great adventures. Cheers to your tribe and happy fall y’all! Bachelor/ bachelorette experiences by @oneoakweekend and @therevelrose Photography by @thecompasspointshere
Walkin’ into the weekend like... 🤗 happy fall y’all! 🍂🍁🍄 Our lawn party wedding receptions make the most of the season. Which one is yours? ❄️🌷🌼🍂 #fallisourfavorite
382 N Intermediate Lake Road
Central Lake, MI
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