8+ Free Things to do in Ludington Michigan

  To celebrate our 21 Anniversary (July 22), hubby and I made the 3.5-hour trek to Ludington, MI. We choose Ludington for the beautiful beaches and views of Lake Michigan. As frugal vacationers, we are always searching for fun things to do that are either FREE or inexpensive. During this recent trip, we were able to find plenty of affordable

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Free Summer Concerts in Southeast Michigan 2021

Free Summer Concerts in Southeast Michigan 2021 Summer is just around the corner and soon families will be looking for activities to fill those long days. Lucky for us, many communities are offering FREE concerts that are sure to entertain all ages! As COVID restrictions are lifted, more communities will update their schedules, so check back for updates!  Other concerts

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Southeast Michigan Summer Festivals 2021

Summer fun doesn’t have to break the bank or involve traveling long distances. There are many summer festivals right here in Southeast Michigan. These festivals offer a wide variety of activities and entertainment that the whole family will enjoy! Check out these festivals, mark your calendars, and get ready for a fun-filled summer! Due to COVID restrictions, some events have

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10 Lazy Rivers in Michigan for Tubing

Last year in the midst of COVID, many people were looking for fun outdoor activities and one popular activity was water tubing! Because of it’s popularity, tubes (or anything to float on) were difficult to find online or in stores. This year, I planned ahead and I already bought a new two person tube. You can find this tube and

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Easter Events Southeast Michigan 2021

  Easter is just one month away (April 4) and many cities/townships have organized events that are family-friendly and COVID safe. Check out the list below to find an event near you. And of course, be sure to check the websites for any possible changes or cancellations. I will add events as I find them so check back often.  Oakland

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Southeast Michigan Halloween Happenings 2020

Southeast Michigan Halloween Happenings 2020 Although things may look different this year due to social distancing practices, there are still many Halloween activities happening across Southeast Michigan. Check out my list for activities in Wayne County and stay tuned for activities in other counties! I hope you have a fun and safe Halloween!!!  ***This list will be updated frequently as

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Apple Orchards & Cider Mills in Southeast Michigan

Apple Orchards & Cider Mills in Southeast Michigan If you are looking for fresh apples, cider or donuts, there is bound to be an orchard or cider mill near you! Even though social distancing and safety procedures are in place, most cider mills and orchards are open! Check out this list and visit the links to find out more! Happy

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Best Pizza Places Around Michigan

It’s a fact that I love to travel and I love to try new restaurants. Before I decide on a restaurant I search both Yelp and Google for those with spactualar ratings (4-5 stars). And my search tends to lead to either Mexican food or pizza! I consider myself a connoisseur of both types of food and it’s not easy

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Kayak Rentals in Michigan

  For my birthday this year, I decided to purchase a kayak! I love being on/near the water, therefore, I thought a kayak was a suitable answer. A basic kayak costs about $200 and can be purchased at a local sporting goods store and other major retailer. Another option is an inflatable kayak which can be found on Amazon. My

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10 Open Drive-In Theaters Michigan 

As social distancing in Michigan continues, indoor theaters remain closed but you can still see movies on big screens. There are currently 10 open drive-in theaters in Michigan! So, grab your family, load up the snacks, pillows, blankets, chairs, and any other necessities, and head to a drive-in near you! 10 Open Drive-In Theaters Michigan  Capri Drive-In (Coldwater) This drive-in

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