Unexpected Emotions on Artie’s Birthday

Unexpected Emotions on Artie’s Birthday Today is Artie’s 12 Birthday!!! I remember the day we adotped him so clearly! We were traveling back from Georgia with my parents when we stopped at a restaurant in Tennessee to pick up Artie from my friend. At 6 months of age, Artie was the last of his litter to be adopted. I’m not

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Snow Tubing in Metro Detroit and Beyond

  Although we haven’t had much snow this winter, there is still a lot of winter to come! Be prepared for tubing fun by finding a local hill or plan a road trip within Michigan!  Tubing Hills in Metro Detroit  Bower’s School Farm (Bloomfield Hills)  Tubing is very popular at this park in Bloomfield Hills. In fact, reservations are required

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Best Christmas and Holiday Movies Streaming Now

Best Christmas and Holiday Movies Streaming Now Snuggling up with a blanket and watching Christmas movies is one of my favorite ways to get in the holiday spirit. And with streaming services such as Amazon Prime and Netflix, the options in movies are endless! From classics to originals there is bound to be a movie to excite you too!  With

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Celebrating Thanksgiving COVID Style

Traditional Thanksgiving celebrations with family and friends are fun but can increase the chances of getting or spreading COVID-19. Although most of us enjoy a large gathering, the safest way to celebrate this year is with only people in your household. If you plan to spend Thanksgiving with others, be sure to take steps to make your celebration safer. If

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5 Reasons to Visit Frankenmuth this Holiday Season

Step into Christmas – The holiday season brings greens and garlands, lights, decorated trees, and festive store fronts. Frankenmuth is a charming town year around, but the it sparkles and delights travelers with its holiday magic. Family Style Dinner – With two restaurants that offer a family style chicken dinner, Frankenmuth is a great place to enjoy food and sweets!

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Best Veterans Day Freebies

Best Veterans Day Freebies   The official date for veterans Day is November 11. While most establishments offer specials on Nov. 11, there are some that offer specials throughout the week. Some are even offering month long deals this year! Remember, proof of military service (past or present) is required at most restaurants. ***Many establishments haven’t yet announed their specials. This

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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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40+ Fun Fall Activities during COVID

As COVID continues to affect our lives, things look a lot different and people are beginning to wonder about their usual fall activities and Halloween festivals. Although this is true, there are many fun fall activities you and your family or friends can plan that allow for social distancing. 40+ Fun Fall Activities during COVID Visit an apple orchard Find

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10 Tips for Creating a Homeschool Workspace

  Beyond the heartbreaking losses due to the COVID-19, families are now facing decisions regarding schooling for the upcoming year. Some school districts are still developing a plan, while others have made the difficult decision to offer full/part-time virital learning. Many parents are choosing to homeschool their children due to the pandemic and its risks. If you are a parent

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Spray Parks, Splash Pads, & Water Parks UPDATES FOR 2020

Spray Parks, Splash Pads, & Water Parks UPDATES FOR 2020 Due to COVID-19 and social distancing regulations, many splash parks will remain closed for the 2020 season. While some cities/townships are in the process of deciding on opening dates and others have already determined that date! Read below for more information. I will update if/when more information becomes available.  Oakland

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