What is Life in Michigan?

Life in Michigan is an online magazine exploring the unique sides of Michigan through extraordinary stories.

Amy Karbo, Destination Ann Arbor

Destination Ann Arbor

“We love our partnership with Life In Michigan! They are an authentic and trustworthy voice in the world of travel, and they have the most engaging way of bringing their experiences to life. We look forward to many years of collaboration promoting the Ann Arbor area.” – Amy Karbo, Director of Community Engagement, Destination Ann Arbor

Kristin and Eric of Warhorses (Detroit) and Ladyship Warship

Warhorses (Detroit) / Ladyship Warship

“You’d be hard-pressed to find a better champion of all things Michigan, especially the rock music scene! Armed with that ubiquitous beard, camera and infectious energy, Chuck has been to countless shows documenting the rock music scene in Michigan. His electrifying photos really capture the live energy of our shows. He’s a true master of his craft!” -Kristin and Eric, Warhorses (Detroit) / Ladyship Warship

Chelsea Area Chamber of Commerce

“Life in Michigan has been an outstanding member of the Chelsea Area Chamber of Commerce! Having their presence at our events, along with their excellent photography, has been a true asset to our community. We receive great value from their coverage of all the things we are doing in Chelsea, and love having their positive energy around!” – Terris Ahrens, Executive Director, Chelsea Area Chamber of Commerce

Promote Michigan

“I regularly work with social influencers and the Marshalls are among the most dedicated and passionate. They are not simply passive observers, they commit themselves wholeheartedly to whatever project they’re involved in or event they’re covering. They willingly get their hands dirty and are eager to be a part of whatever is going on or needs to be done.” -Dianna Stampfler, President, Promote Michigan

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Brenda Sodt Marshall


Storyteller. Writer.
Exploring Life In Michigan.

Brenda Sodt Marshall


Michigander, recovering vegetarian, runner, Michigan beer enthusiast, photographer, guitarist, film extra, goober

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