One of my favorite posts to write the past three years has been a BIG list of FREE summer concerts. First, because I love lists. Second, because nothing beats live music. Community concerts are the perfect way to introduce your child to the performing arts and let them burn energy by dancing and … Continue Reading..
It's easy to not let summer boredom creep in...Just make a bucket list! I love these lists for reminding me of things I can do with the kids throughout the course of our special time together. Our weekends are filling up quickly with weddings and road trips, but we hope to take in some lazy days … Continue Reading..
Fishing is one of those outdoor sports every child needs to experience. Even if the worms make you squirm or the fish make you queasy, there's nothing like spending quality time together in nature! Each year, the state of Michigan hosts FREE Fishing Weekends in both the winter and summer. During … Continue Reading..
The post below contains affiliate links. When you make purchases through the links, you support this blog. Since having a little boy, I've become a self-procliamed expert on an unlikely subject: Truck books. My toddler son loves being read to, but pretty much only if it's a topic he enjoys. His … Continue Reading..
It's baaaack! In case you missed its debut last year, American Girl will be returning to Twelve Oaks Mall June 24 - January 28! The family favorite will once again be opening a temporary retail location at the shopping center this summer and will stay open through early 2018. How fun will this … Continue Reading..
There is nothing that screams SUMMER quite like a baseball game, right? Fortunately for us, there are a few options other than just the neighborhood kid's little league game. In southeast Michigan, we have a few choices for watching ball -- the Detroit Tigers, the United Shore Professional … Continue Reading..
Get out your pen and paper and mark your calendar for this family fun: Starting in June, check out FREE kids movies at Emagine Theatres in Michigan on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 10 a.m. This will make for the perfect excursion for beating the heat...and maybe eating a little popcorn too … Continue Reading..
It's getting to be that season...Baby animals are being born and it has me thinking about all the amazing farm events on the horizon. Three things I love: Michigan, agriculture and FREE family fun. Every child deserves the opportunity to visit a farm and see where their food comes from. That’s … Continue Reading..
The post below is sponsored by Dunkin' Donuts. All opinions expressed belong to me. As many of you know, I LOVE coffee. Thing is, when I am out bee-bopping with my kids during the summer, the last thing I want is a hot beverage. Dunkin' Donuts to the rescue! Not only can I grab a delicious donut … Continue Reading..
Stamp Out Hunger Saturday, May 13! May 13, 2017 brings one of my favorite ways to give back to my community: Stamp Out Hunger. I love this program for an easy way to make a difference -- without even leaving the house. Simply collect and bag non-perishables you'd like to donate and place them in … Continue Reading..
I am promoting this show in exchange for tickets. All opinions expressed belong to me. There's nothing like a mom's night out full of laughs, am I right? Yes, of course I am! Because honestly, if us moms can't laugh at ourselves, there is no way we can survive the comedy that is raising tiny … Continue Reading..
If your kids are anything like mine, they LOVE to create. Problem is, some days I just don't want to deal with the mess or we just want to get out of the house for a bit. Enter Michaels Kids Club. Nearly every Saturday, Michaels hosts a Kids Club craft project from 10 a.m. to noon, and visitors … Continue Reading..