Must Haves - Great Lakes Ace Hardware Store

Must Haves

What are Great Lakes Ace Hardware's Must Haves?

Michigan FavoritesHousehold Must Haves 

Great Lakes Ace Hardware Stores offer more than you would imagine! Beyond hardware, we offer many miscellaneous favorites. From household decor, to food items, to toys for kids! Don't miss our specially featured items!


Michigan Favorites:

Sanders Hot Fudge  Sanders Logo

  • Award-winning Hot Fudge!
  • Made with only the finest ingredients from the Sanders kitchen 
  • Perfect as a topping for just about anything

Household Must-Haves:

Michigan Mint Meltaways

Mint Meltaways

  • Handmade candy made with premium milk chocolate and mint meltaway
  • Shaped like the Michigan mitt!  Truly delicious!
  • Made in Michigan!

The Muddy Mitt

  • Made of premium milk chocolate
  • Comes inside of a Michigan shaped cookie cutter
  • Made in Michigan!

Michigan Taffy

Michigan Taffy

  • Made by expert candy makers
  • Flavored with Michigan's top fruit crops, Cherry, Grape, Blueberry and Apple
  • Made in Michigan!

Paul Family Sugarbush Maple Syrup

  • The Paul family taps their own trees and produces all this delicious syrup.
  • 100% Michigan made maple syrup


  • Perfect addition to your coffee table
  • Visit your favorite location for a unique variety of Michigan Favorite coasters!


  • Skip the extra trip and get your lovely home decor at Great Lakes Ace!
  • Find a Great Lakes Ace Hardware near you for our Michigan Favorite pillows!

Michigan Mittens

Michigan Mittens

  • A unique gift and conversation starter
  • Many colors to choose from


Old Maid Michigan Playing Cards

Old Maid Michigan

  • Oversized playing cards feature Michigan iconic characters, mascots, and symbols that define our great state!
  • Each deck contains 49 colorful cards in a sturdy collectible box.
  • 100% Made in Michigan


The Twelve Months of Michigan Book

The Twelve Months Of Michigan

  • Written and illustrated by AnnieMarie E. Chiaverilla
  • A children's book that tells the story of a colorful and fun journey for the whole family
  • The charming tale highlights what is fun and beautiful throughout the great state of Michigan

Michigan Proud Michigan State Rocks Puzzle

Michigan Proud Rocks




  • 550 Piece Puzzle
  • Michigan Proud, Michigan State Rocks
  • Measures 18 in. x 24 in.
  • Made with soy-based ink and recycled cardboard
  • Made in the USA


Great Lakes Proud Map Cooler Bags

Map Cooler Bag

  • Drink cooler featuring map of the Great Lakes
Michigan Oven Mitt

Michigan Oven Mitt

  • An oven mitt for the mitten state
  • Come in multiple colors
  • Feature cities from all over the state
Peking Handicraft Michigan Christmas Towel 

Handicraft Michigan Towel

  • Made of 100% Linen
  • Design that features all the great things Michigan has to offer
  • Perfect for any bathroom or kitchen 
DunMor Metals MI Roots Magnets

MI Roots Magnets

  • Show your pride for the Great Lakes state
  • Excellent for displaying on any metal surface
  • Two ceramic magnets on the backside
  • Made from 16 gauge steel
  • Painted in a wide variety of colors with a protective high gloss clear coat as a topcoat
DunMor Metals Bottle Opener Key Chain 

Bottle Opener Key Chain

  • Keychain in the design of the Mitten state
  • Functioning bottle opener
Great Lakes Clock

Great Lakes Clock

  • Clock with topographical Great Lakes map
  • Water area is recessed to give a dimensional look
  • Powered by a single AA battery 
  • 12" in diameter
Great Lakes Proud Stickers

Great Lakes StickerGreat Lakes Sticker

  • Show your Great Lakes pride with Great Lakes Proud stickers
  • Roughly 3x5 inch die-cut sticker that represents the lake perfectly
  • Comes in multiple colors

These items are only available at select Great Lakes Ace Hardware stores!
Find your nearest location here.