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The Local City Fair: A Perfect Family Day

I have absolutely loved going to the fair since I was little. I am a thrill seeker and wanted to ride every ride I could. Anyone else like this?  I have two little ones {5 and 2} and they aren’t tall enough to ride the big rides, but the little rides will suffice for now. […]

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Why I’m Not Taking My Kids Camping For a Very, VERY Long Time

Ahhh, summer camping –  endless sunny days, children’s laughter, bubbles in the sunshine, s’mores, and starlit memories made around a campfire- right? This summer, my husband and I took our nine-month-old son and two-year-old daughter camping at Warren Dunes State Park. I wasn’t worried while we were packing up, I was excited! I grew up going camping. […]

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The Most Wonderful Time of the Year: The Fourth of July!

Fireworks, swimming pools, lakes, boating, s’mores, BBQs, stars, stripes, sunshine, and America! I know everyone says Christmas is the “Most Wonderful Time of the Year”,  but I’d like to make case that it’s the Fourth of July.  For my entire life {that I remember} I always look forward to this day, and more so now […]

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2018 Fireworks Guide In + Around Mid-Michigan

Much further back than you and I can remember, we have celebrated the Fourth of July with the most grandiose of fireworks displays. But why do we celebrate Independence Day by setting off all of these small explosions?  Well, because John Adams wanted us to. It is believed that he envisioned fireworks as part of the festivities before the Declaration of Independence was [...]
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Guide to Fruit Picking In + Around Mid-Michigan

Berries in the Summer, apples in the Fall. Fruit picking remains one of my most coveted family traditions. In anticipation of the picking season, I did a bit of research and was blown away to discover just how many fruit picking locations there are in the mid-Michigan area. So, grab your boots and pails and get started; as the strawberry [...]
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