Spring into Warm Weather with Items from the Pure Michigan Store (Plus a Giveaway!)

Spring-like weather has made its return, and it’s only a matter of time before summer will officially be here. Make sure you have the essentials ready for outdoor activities and entertainment this spring!

From outdoor accessories to home goods, the Pure Michigan Store offers a variety of items to help prepare you and your home for warmer weather. Here are just some of our favorites (Read below to learn how you can win a few of them on Twitter!)

Pure Michigan Wine Glasses: Celebrate more than 100 Michigan wineries nestled among 15,000 acres of scenic vineyards with this set of Pure Michigan Wine Glasses.

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Pure Michigan Cheese Board: Your Michigan-made cheese has never looked or tasted better once it is displayed on this custom Michigan-shaped cheese board. The Upper Peninsula makes the perfect spot to rest your favorite cheese knife on (knife & cheese not included).

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Ladies Baby Rib Long Sleeve Hoodie: This form-fitting Women’s Baby Rib Long-Sleeve Hoodie not only looks great, but it will keep you warm and cozy during any Michigan season. Perfect for sitting around a spring campfire! PM_114PH_L Pure Michigan Fun Bucket with Shovel: When you have as much shoreline as we do in the Great Lakes State, this uniquely designed Pure Michigan Fun Bucket with Shovel comes in quite handy. Makes an excellent sand castle mold.

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Pure Michigan Navy Hat: Show your Michigan pride everywhere you go with this this great-looking Pure Michigan Baseball Cap.PM_114PE_L

Pure Michigan Custom Pewter Keyfob: This Pure Michigan custom pewter key fob features a die-cut silhouette of Michigan’s Upper and Lower Peninsulas.PM_115EE_S

Insulated Straw Tumbler: Easily take your favorite beverage with you without worry of spillage with this Pure Michigan 16-oz. insulated straw tumbler.PM_114RC_S

Pure Michigan Garden Flag: This Pure Michigan garden flag features a stunning image of Miners Castle along Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore.PM_114RE_L

Pure Michigan Custom Pine Wood Tote Basket: This Pure Michigan custom white pine wood tote basket is perfect for holding homemade goodies, jams, soaps, magazines, or anything else you can think of. Makes a great gift.PM_115EF_L

Pure Michigan Leather Wine Log: Michigan truly is wine country. Whether you are a wine connoisseur or someone who enjoys a fine wine, this Pure Michigan leather wine log is for those who enjoy the finer tastes of life!PM_115FR_L

Pure Michigan Acrylic Keyfob: This rectangular Pure Michigan acrylic key chain features a stunning picture of the Grand Sable Dunes along Lake Superior at the eastern end of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore.PM_114R9_S

Which item from the Pure Michigan store is perfect for your springtime needs? 

PM_Twitter2[1][2]GIVEAWAY: We recently hit 100,000 followers on our @PureMichigan Twitter handle! As a thank you to our wonderful fans, we’ll be giving away a few Pure Michigan store items via Twitter on Wednesday, April 30th, 2014. 

Followers of @PureMichigan on Twitter will have the chance to win prizes from the Pure Michigan store every hour between 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. this Wednesday, April 30th.

To be eligible to win, simply tweet your favorite thing about spring in Michigan to @PureMichigan on Wednesday. Pure Michigan will then choose one winner at random each hour to win prizes from the Pure Michigan store in the following order:

11:00 a.m. – Pure Michigan Insulated Straw Tumbler and Pure Michigan Pewter Keyfob (see photos above)

12:00 p.m. – Pure Michigan Insulated Straw Tumbler and Pure Michigan Pewter Keyfob

1:00 p.m. – Pure Michigan Insulated Straw Tumbler and Pure Michigan Acrylic Keyfob (see photo above)

2:00 p.m. – Pure Michigan Insulated Straw Tumbler and Pure Michigan Acrylic Keyfob

Winners will be contacted through Twitter with details on obtaining their prize. Tweets must include the hashtag #puremichigan100K and entrants must follow Pure Michigan on Twitter.

* *Disclaimer: Users can only enter the Twitter contest once and those who make multiple accounts in order to enter more than once will be ineligible to win. Those who post the same tweet repeatedly or violate any of the other Twitter Rules will also be ineligible.

Holiday Shopping Made Easy: Gifts from the Pure Michigan Store

After enjoying a delectable Thanksgiving meal, many shoppers will flock to the stores to get a head start crossing items of their holiday shopping list with some Black Friday deals. If you’d prefer to take some time to relax after your Thanksgiving celebration, then you can take advantage of some Cyber Monday deals on holiday gifts in the Pure Michigan online store. Here are a few of our favorites items for the Pure Michigan fans on your shopping list. 

Pure Michigan 2014 Calendar

The Pure Michigan 2014 Calendar is filled with stunning photographs of beautiful destinations across the great State of Michigan for each enchanting season. Day dream of days spent with family and friends or of your next Pure Michigan vacation.

Michigan Apple Harvest Crate

A Michigan apple gift basket to keep the autumn season going all year round. Gift basket also available in Michigan cherry.

Pure Michigan Women’s Logo T-shirt

This t-shirt embodies the Pure Michigan experience for you to enjoy for years to come. Available in navy blue.

Pure Michigan Logo Hooded Pullover

The iconic Pure Michigan logo looks great across the front of this, heavyweight hooded pullover sweatshirt featuring a muff pocket. Available in navy.

Pure Michigan Fitted Cap

While exploring waterfalls or hunting for morels, cap your day in the great Michigan outdoors. Available in navy.

Pure Michigan Soy Candle

This handmade soy candle will provide a refreshing scent into any room. Available in blue.

Pure Michigan Beer Glass

Enjoy your favorite Michigan craft beer in this impeccable beer glass.

Ceramic Lake Mug

Enjoy the lake view whether you are on your deck or looking at your coffee mug.

For more options – including hot holiday deals on select items – visit www.puremichiganstore.org. Be sure to place your order early to ensure arrival by December 25th!

Which item from the Pure Michigan Store is your favorite? Share with us below!

New Summer Gear in the Pure Michigan Store

With many parts of the state already experiencing summer-like warm weather, it’s only a matter of time before summer will officially be here! Make sure you have the essentials to keep you feeling and looking cool in the heat.

From outdoor accessories to home goods, the Pure Michigan Store offers a variety of items to help prepare you for warmer months. Here are just a few of our favorites.

Pure Michigan State Shaped Ice Cube Trays

Stay hydrated this summer with Michigan shaped ice cubes. Put the Michigan winter wonderland away in your freezer and turn ordinary ice cubes into reminders of the state.

VAPUR Water Bottle

Conveniently hydrate with a Pure Michigan water bottle that collapses to fit inside your bag! Perfect for trips exploring the Sleeping Bear Dunes or boating on the Great Lakes.

Fire Pit

Bonfires are summer staple in Pure Michigan. Now you can emblazon the Pure Michigan logo and State of Michigan outline on a custom handcrafted fire pit complete with poker, spark screen and BBQ grill.

Neoprene Eyewear Retainer

Ensure that you are never without shades in the sun again with this Pure Michigan eyewear retainer.

Beach Towel

Beaches and lakes are all over Michigan. Bring your Pure Michigan pride to the beach with you this summer with this brand new beach towel.

Iceberg Cooler

Keep your drinks and snacks cool in this Pure Michigan cooler. It’s unique and durable, perfect for camping, picnics, and trips to the beach or cottage.

These are just some of the many Pure Michigan products available online. Visit the Pure Michigan Store at www.puremichiganstore.org to see the full line of clothing and accessories.