On Sunday, September 15, guests can visit The Henry Ford Museum for FREE thanks to a VERY generous donor. The museum and parking will be free of charge. The hours are 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Step inside the bus where Rosa Parks took a stand by taking a seat. Play pilot as you explore flight … Continue Reading..
September is such a lovely month, right? Cool mornings followed by warm days, the leaves starting to change, apple picking, and perhaps every parent's favorite reason: Back to routine! While adventures may be changing in the months ahead with school events, there is still plenty of fun out there … Continue Reading..
With cooler weather comes family movie nights, am I right? One of my favorite things about watching movies together is that it's universal and is something that can be done with ALL ages, especially during those tough teen years! As a parent, it has been amazing showing my kids all of my … Continue Reading..
There's one thing my husband and I loved best about our time at Central Michigan University, and that was tubing down the Chippewa River. Not only was it a riot, but it was a relaxing good time with friends, too. Since we're always trying to replicate that pre-kids bliss, we decided to learn how … Continue Reading..
I attended a media preview for Impression 5 opens Smash: A Nuclear Adventure. All opinions belong to me. I've blogged about Impression 5 many times and all the reasons I adore this Lansing-based gem. This interactive science center is always evolving, and giving us more reasons to visit. … Continue Reading..
Tackling Michigan's entire Upper Peninsula has been at the top of my list for quite some time now, so when my two youngest requested an U.P. trip versus a birthday party this year, I may have done a little happy dance. All my lectures about experiences versus things must finally be kicking in … Continue Reading..
The post below is sponsored by Green Oak Village Place. All opinions expressed belong to me. As a parent, back-to-school time means a rush of commotion to gather pencils, backpacks, lunch supplies and more. It's a busy time of year for all of us, but there's one group it's especially crazy … Continue Reading..
Dear Miles, How in the heck did you get so old? As you already know, as my last kiddo, you will ALWAYS be my baby. Hard to believe the blur of midnight feedings and chunky toddler legs has slipped by me in the blink of an eye. Today you are five. You are big enough to get yourself … Continue Reading..
The post below is sponsored. All opinions expressed belong to me. If there had to be one activity my kids have requested the most lately, it would have to be putt-putt golf. We always do our best to make individual date nights with our kids, and overwhelmingly, miniature golf has been the pick by … Continue Reading..
The post below is sponsored by Southeast Michigan Salvation Army Family Thrift Stores. All opinions expressed belong to me. Pro tip: Always bring your red bag when shopping at Salvation Army for an additional 5% off. Just 99 cents to purchase! If you've been following me for awhile, you may … Continue Reading..
August...Such a bittersweet month here in Michigan! The calm before the storm of school begins and life returns to normal. I hope you all do your best to wrap up summer memories by attending some of the 30+ ideas and events below. ENJOY! Family Fun in Southeast Michigan August … Continue Reading..
The post below is sponsored by Genesee County Parks. All opinions expressed belong to me. They're two, they're four, they're six, they're eight, Shunting trucks and hauling freight. Red and green and brown and blue, They're the Really Useful crew. If you find yourself humming … Continue Reading..