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August Michigan Festivals

Whether you are looking for a short road trip or some local family fun, get into summer with these August Michigan events! August Michigan Festivals August 1: Michigan Honey Festival – Frankenmuth August 1 – 2: Good Times in Goodrich – Goodrich August 5 – 8: Harbor Days Festival – Elk Rapids August 6 – 8: […]

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Maker Faire Detroit Has Arrived at The Henry Ford!

This weekend The Henry Ford hosts the Maker Faire Detroit.  It runs Saturday (July 25, 2015) through Sunday July 26, 2015.  If you or anyone in your family gets excited about creative inventions and likes puttering around making things, then this is the show for you.   The Maker Faire returns to The Henry Ford […]

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July’s Why Not Wednesday? Brings Big Family Fun to Arbor Hills

Monthly Shopping Event Invites Ann Arbor To Come Out and Play!  Arbor Hills shopping center is bringing Ann Arbor free family fun to celebrate the long days of summer. On Wednesday, July 15, 2015 from 6-8PM, the shopping center will host its monthly Why Not Wednesday? (WNW?) shopping event. This event offers something fun for everyone – even cynical teenagers.   WNW? […]

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Crispy Zucchini Fritters

Keep you eye out for fresh zucchini when you head out to the local farmers market this weekend.  My brother gave me a bag full from his garden last weekend so I decided to come up with a fritter recipe.      Mine recipe uses only shredded zucchini, but you can add carrots and potatoes […]


Cedar Point Review / Visit

        Last week, I posted about our stay at the newly renovated Hotel Breakers, however, I wanted to compose a separate post talking about our family’s visit to Cedar Point!!  We arrived to the hotel and our tickets were waiting for us. Trust me, ordering through the hotel is so convenient.  I […]

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Canton Library Summer Programs for Teens and Tweens

The Canton Public Library is offering some awesome programming for teens and tweens this summer.  Check out the schedule below! Canton Public Library Summer Teen Programs Father’s Day Candy Making June 13, 2:00-3:00 PM; registration required CYS Kick Off Celebration June 15, 9:00 AM-8:00 PM Teen Animanga Club June 17, 6:30-8:45 PM Lumi Sun Shadow […]

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June Michigan Festivals

Whether you are looking for a short road trip or some local family fun, get into summer with these Michigan events! June Michigan Festivals June 4 – 6: Dionysos Greek Festival – Kalamazoo June 4 – 6: Carson City Frontier Days – Carson City June 4 – 7: Curwood Festival – Owosso June 8 – […]


Made in Michigan: A Girl Like Her

The new film, A Girl Like Her, opening in theaters on March 27th was both written and directed by Michigan native, Amy S. Weber. It sounds like it will be a powerful story.  Check out the official trailer and synopsis below.   Sophomore year has been a nightmare for Jessica Burns. Relentlessly harassed by her […]

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Shop, Eat & Support Local Charities

The Rochester Junior Women’s Club will be hosting their annual Spring Highlights, a boutique shopping event and luncheon at the Royal Park Hotel on Saturday, March 21, 2015. Attendees will be treated to a delicious lunch at 12:30, with a cash bar, and a fashion show highlighting the newest spring looks from local merchants.  There […]