Check out TV 9&10 Reporter Kalin Franks' interview with Phil Porter, director of the Mackinac State Historic Parks, here. The Mackinac Island battle from the War of 1812 happened on August 4, 1814. On Monday, August 4 at 3 p.m., actors will recreate the battle using authentic weapons, formations, uniforms and positioning on the exact spot the battle happened. Hundreds of reenactors and … [Read more...] about TV 9&10 Previews The War of 1812 History And Battle Reenactment This Weekend On Mackinac Island
Around here, we love to find things to celebrate. With that, Happy Birthday to us! On Sunday, we turn 127 years old. Mackinac Island’s original fudge shop, which opened its doors in 1887, continues its longtime tradition handcrafting all-natural fudge the same way original Murdick's family members did more than a century ago. Today, we continue to serve up fresh, gluten-free fudge, … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday To Us! We Turn 127 On July 27 — So Come Unwrap Your Free Gift!
Say good night to our awesome marble fudge-making tables! Before shutting off the lights at our Mackinac Island, Mackinaw City and St. Ignace fudge shops every night, we cover these precious tables with heating blankets to ensure that our first batch of fudge each morning is poured onto marble that is just the right temperature. As for our old-fashioned, 1887 recipe that Sara … [Read more...] about Heating Blankets, Mackinac Island Weather Conditions Help Make Our Fudge So Uniquely Textured
So a man from Canada walks into our Mackinac Island fudge shop. He points to a sign in the window that says "Send Fudge Anywhere In The U.S. For Only $6." He asks our team leader Patti if that's true. She sweetly replies yes. "Then I want to be shipped to Hawaii," he says, as he whips out his wallet and shows her that his name is "Mr. Fudge." LOL Posted July 17, 2014 … [Read more...] about Only On Mackinac Island! We Love Hearing Fun Fudge Stories Like This
“I love, love, love brown sugar and fudge and, well, sweets are my thing … ” so says Monica Drake-Carter of New Baltimore, MI, winner of our National Fudge Day New Flavor Contest. Monica learned about our contest on our Facebook page and conjured up a dream flavor that got our fudge wheels spinning here in one of our Mackinac Island, MI shops. She suggested we try to create a “Michigan Honey … [Read more...] about We’re All Abuzz Over Our New National Fudge Day Contest Winning Flavor – Michigan Honey Butter
F is our favorite letter in the alphabet and not only because it stands for FUDGE. This month, we enjoy three ‘F’ celebrations all in a row -- Flag Day (June 14), Father’s Day (June 15) and Fudge Day (June 16). Don’t think for a sweet second that we at Original Murdick’s Fudge haven’t been thinking about these special ‘F’ days. For all three celebrations we are offering FREE SHIPPING until … [Read more...] about We’re Celebrating Dear Old Dad For Father’s Day With Gift Ideas And Free Shipping
Guest blog post by Brenda Horton, June 5, 2014 When the Benser family (owners of Original Murdick's Fudge) invited me to create some posts for their blog, I was flattered, excited and onboard immediately. If it means going to Mackinac Island, my bags are packed immediately. I jumped at the chance to come north for nine days before our planned visit in August. We arrived Sunday on the island … [Read more...] about Longtime Mackinac Island Blogger Shares Her Original Murdick’s Fudge Adventures