I have an intense love of all things quirky/creepy/unique, but roadside attractions top that list! Our family has covered a lot of ground here in Michigan, so I'm sharing some of our favorite travel stops along the way. Next time you plan a family vacation, make sure to check this list and see if … Continue Reading..
My dear son, Today is a BIG deal...It's your GOLDEN birthday! Seven years old on the seventh day of the eighth month to be exact. In many cultures, seven is considered a lucky number, so I am going to chalk that up to meaning this is going to be a fantastic year. Knowing your track record for … Continue Reading..
We received a free nights stay in exchange for a review. Opinions expressed belong to me. Visiting the German-inspired town of Frankenmuth is a go-to for many Michiganders and our bucket lists. Bavarian Inn Lodge in Frankenmuth is perfect for experiencing that old world charm while still enjoying … Continue Reading..
How is it already August? Summer is slipping by! We are in the final countdown of family fun before we return to school. Use the month ahead to squeeze in some family fun! 31 Things To Do With Kids in August 2021 in Southeast Michigan August 1 — Visit the Monore County Fairgrounds for … Continue Reading..
From a cookbook by a Michigan food blogger to a pickle salad kit and a fantastic podcast, there's lots to love in this edition of Favorite Things July 2021! Cue the music: These are a few of my favorite things... BOOK: 30-MINUTE FAMILY COOKBOOK BY AMANDA HERNANDEZ I've followed Amanda of … Continue Reading..
My Dear Kari, Goodness this year been a wild ride. Yet another pandemic birthday, though this year is a bit more hopeful than the past year, and it certainly has been a memorable one. The year has brought you wearing a mask, a mouthful of braces, continuously wild hair, piles of books, and … Continue Reading..
Park hopping is one of my favorite things to do with the kids. It gives us plenty of outdoor time, it's great exercise, and it's FREE to do! I recently loaded up my crew plus an extra kid to rank the best playgrounds Livingston County, Michigan. Check out the positives the kid's chose for each, … Continue Reading..
The Grand Rapids Public Museum hosted my family's visit. The opinions expressed below belong to me. We recently hit the west side of the state for some family fun, and when rain decided to squash our outdoor adventures, we were thrilled to have some amazing museums to visit instead. Grand Rapids … Continue Reading..
On our family summer bucket list, June is for strawberries, July is for blueberries, and August is for SUNFLOWERS! Maybe it's a cliche flower to some, but there is nothing that will take your breath away more than a field filled with these beauties. You can't NOT smile! I am lucky to be in an … Continue Reading..
With wild horses, beautiful beaches, and great food, the Outer Banks, North Carolina is a great destination for families. Learn what to consider on your trip with this list of 10 Things To Do In The Outer Banks, North Carolina With Kids! We just returned from a fantastic family vacation to the … Continue Reading..