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 a routine! I've outlined 30 things to do with kids in September below. Make it a great month! 30 Things To Do … Continue Reading..
From an inspiring book to an inspiring podcast, there's lots to love in this edition of Favorite Things August 2021! Cue the music: These are a few of my favorite things... BOOK: THE SUN DOES SHINE: HOW I FOUND LIFE AND FREEDOM ON DEATH ROW It's easy to fall in love with Anthony Ray … Continue Reading..
Social-emotional health is something that is extremely important to me, so I'm always looking for ways to help my kids build confidence without being overbearing. Last year, I started the tradition of writing a simple quote each week in my daughter's planner. I didn't think much of it at the time -- … Continue Reading..
The post below is sponsored by Green Oak Village Place. All opinions expressed belong to me. It's hard to believe it's already time for back-to-school around here. The summer slipped by so fast! While the kids may moan and groan about the return, there is a group who has been working hard to … Continue Reading..
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..