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CHEF GREG SHARES HIS RECIPES!

November 2022
If you've ever seen photos of the beautiful dishes we've posted on social media and wondered how Chef Greg creates such delectable breakfast choices? Or have you stayed with us before and loved the breakfast so much, you aspired to prepare some yourself when you got home? Now's your chance as Chef Greg shares some of his favorite recipes!
People hanging out on the lake

THE BEST PARKS TO VISIT WHEN VISITING THE NORDIC PINEAPPLE

September 2022
Our little town of St. Johns, Michigan has a great selection of trails and parks. Whether you're looking for a cool morning walk, a summer time swim or a chance to lace up your ice skates, the Mint City won't ...
Woman peeking behind a red velvet curtain

PINEAPPLE HEAD-QUARTERS

August 2022
It's a little unusual for Innkeeper's to have a 1700 square foot living space inside of their bed and breakfast. Most innkeepers might essentially live in guest quarters with their kitchen and living spaces as part of the inn. That is not the case for Kjersten and Greg.
Festival attendees buying food

FESTIVALS TO ENJOY THIS SUMMER

July 2022
There's always something to do in our great city of St Johns and you can learn more about all of them by visiting our Things to Do page. When it comes to events, our local festivals are some of the best around. These are just some of the great events you can ...
Lady grabbing cookies

10 REASONS WOMEN LOVE TO STAY AT THE NORDIC PINEAPPLE

June 2022
Whether it's a cozy place to stay for the night after a trip up north or a romantic weekend getaway, women love staying at the Nordic Pineapple. We'd like to think there are more than ten reasons, but we'll stick with some of our favorites. Feel free to add more in the comment section:)
Tee Shot overlooking the fairway

BED, BREAKFAST AND BIRDIES

May 2022
It could be argued that central Michigan has become the best golf destination in Michigan in recent years with some great new golf courses and several classics. Connecting it all is highway 127, just a duck hook away from our Inn.

As a stay and play option, the Nordic Pineapple is hard to beat. Our 7 suites...

Breakfast tray on bed

BREAKFAST IN BED WITH GOLDEN PINEAPPLE TOUCHES

April 2022
You're cozy and warm, you want to stay in bed.... with nothing required of you today.

When you're on a getaway, what you're really after is a chance to recharge. We recharge by letting others take care of us, handling the things we are normally tasked with. We...

Rockers on Front porch

BED AND BREAKFAST
VS. HOTEL

March 2022
I mean is there really even a debate? My kids might think so, they love a good hotel pool. Me on the other hand, never. I would rather stay at a Bed and Breakfast before a hotel any day.

Here's why. First and foremost it's the food. The gourmet breakfast is the way to my heart. The Nordic Pineapple prepares from scratch some really delicious offerings...

Bride looking in mirror

HEY BRIDES!

February 2022
I do realize this post is for a certain audience, but you should read it anyway! And you should definitely read this if you are newly...
4 Friends having dinner

48 HOURS IN ST. JOHNS, MI-DAY ONE

January 2022
I think St. Johns has been moving in a forward direction for a few years now. By forward, I mean it's a place where people not only want to live, but want to stay and play too. There's been a shift in the mind set that in order to be entertained we have to go to Lansing or Grand Rapids. Don't get me wrong, I love these places too, but it's...
Kate shopping

48 HOURS IN ST. JOHNS, MI-DAY TWO

January 2022
After a busy day of fun, I couldn't help but sleep in. The bed is just oh so comfy. However, it's another day of adventure...
Nisse - Norwegian Santa

GLEDELIG JUL...OR MERRY CHRISTMAS!

December 2021
Christmas is my absolute FAVORITE time of the year. It's the anticipation leading up to it really, with the decorations (I decorate A LOT), and the lights, and the baked 7...
Greg and Kjersten

FINALLY... OUR FIRST BLOG!

November 2021
Hi friends! I'm excited you are here! I will be writing about ALL of the things that make The Nordic Pineapple Bed and Breakfast unique, the first being the innkeepers, Greg and Kjersten. They are the driving force ...