Be American Made

Celebrating American-made products and those that produce them.

Traverse City Whiskey

2023-07-28 Alcohol
It’s Friday! You made it to the end of the week, might be time for a drink? If so, be sure you are getting something that is American Made! In the realm of fine spirits, Traverse City Whiskey Co. is a name that resonates with the smooth blend of tradition and innovation. As an independent and family-owned operation, this company exhibits the best of American whiskey production. Hailing from the city often dubbed the “Cherry Capital of the World”, Traverse City, Michigan, Traverse City Whiskey Co. Continue reading

Silent Call

The phone rings. There is a knock at the door. The smoke alarm is going off. For most of us, we are immediately aware of what is happening simply due to our senses. However, if you have difficulties hearing or seeing you may not be aware of the situation. Silent Call is an American company that has created solutions for this exact scenario. Established in 1985 by George J. Elwell, Silent Call manufactures several American Made products to help those who are hearing impaired. Continue reading

Sister Bees

Dealing with chapped lips every fall reminds us all of the need for some quality lip balm. Not to mention the other personal care items that help us get through every day! If you are like us and you prefer to stick with American Made quality products, check out Sister Bees. Based in Michigan they produce personal care and wellness products along with candles and honey & wax items. They even have pet products for your furry friends! Continue reading

Stormy Kromer

Necessity is the mother of invention, as they say. That holds true for Stormy Kromer and their iconic wool cap. It all started with a cap. George “Stormy” Kromer, a semi-pro baseball player and railroad engineer, kept losing his hat on the train. He asked his wife, Ida, to sew an earband on his favorite ball cap to keep his ears warm and the hat snug. It worked. The result was The Original Stormy Kromer Cap which you can still buy today, over 100 years later. Continue reading

Tattler Lids

2023-02-24 Home Goods
We have featured products for canning before so we are hoping you are already doing that. And if you are, we are betting you might be needing some new or extra lids, yes? Tattler Lids produces exactly that. American Made reusable canning lids. The Tattler Lids are slightly different than conventional canning lids: Tattler Lids do require a bit of variation from conventional metal lids. Being a two piece combination with a rubber gasket ring, Tattler Lids must remain a bit loose during processing in order for the jar to vent the pressure that has built in the jar during processing. Continue reading

H2 Saddles

If you are one of the hunters among us who prefer using a saddle while hunting from a tree, give H2 Saddles a look. H2 Saddles produces American Made hunting saddles and accessories. Unsure what a hunting saddle is? Want to learn a bit more? Check out the video that H2 Saddles produced just for folks looking for more information: H2 Saddles offers a few variations depending on what you are looking for. Continue reading

Grace USA

2022-12-14 Tools
If you have followed along here for any length of time, you know that we love American Made Tools. We’ve featured quite a few tool companies, such as Chapman MFG, Wright Tool, ChannelLock and Safety Seal. Today we are adding another American Made Tool company: Grace USA. Grace USA creates tools for several specific areas of use: Gunsmith Tools Woodworking Tools Industrial Tools Military Tools Mechanics Tools They also offer Home & Gift tool kits. Continue reading

Bk Outdoors

Much of the country is currently in the middle of the main hunting season for the year. You’ll see folks out in the woods almost everywhere you go this time of year. The hunting world is one of gear. Archery hunting has specific needs. Rifle hunting has specific needs. What if you could find yourself American Made products for the hunters in your life? You can. BK Outdoors is a Michican-based company that produces gear for hunters. Continue reading

Uncle Goose

2022-10-13 Education Toys
Education is one of the most important things in the world. What better way to get your young ones started on the path of learning than with some American Made educational toys? This is what you will find from Uncle Goose. When you open a new set of Uncle Goose blocks, you get a rush. You smell the wood. You get a flashback. You’re a child again. You might find yourself wondering: “How high can I stack these? Continue reading

Slogan Outdoors

2022-08-08 Outdoors Hunting
Slogan Outdoors makes one thing, but they do a fantastic job with it. And, their product is 100% Made in America. The product they make is a sling. They make slings for rifles and crossbows, slings for compound bows and even slings for binoculars. So if you are a hunter looking for a great way to secure your weapon of choice, Slogan Outdoors has you covered. Slogan Outdoors is also very much proud to make their products in America: Continue reading