Category Archives: May

Trailers for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 & Pirates of the Caribbean Dead Men Tell No Tales

We were very disappointed on Sunday to have missed the Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 trailer. It aired before the game started. We were out of town over the weekend for my grandmother’s 90th birthday. We only arrived home at kickoff. Fortunately Disney has made the trailers available along with updated movie posters. I did see the Pirates of the Caribbean

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2017 Ann Arbor Preschool Guide

2017 Ann Arbor Preschool Guide

If you have a child who will be 3-5 this fall, it is time to start looking for preschools for the 2017-2018 school year. Our 2017-2018 Ann Arbor Preschool Guide is sponsored by Apple Garden Playschools. Thank you also to the Preschools who purchased upgraded listings. Preschool Guide Sponsored by Apple Playschools The curriculum at Apple Playschool’s preschools and kindergartens is Reggio-inspired and

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Indoor Swimming Pool Guide

Ann Arbor Indoor Pool Guide

My daughter loves swimming! When she was younger, I found that swimming periodically would help her maintain her swimming skills. Fortunately there are a number of Ann Arbor Indoor Pool options so kids can swim year round.  Swimming Pools The Ann Arbor Indoor Pools below are open to the general public with a daily admission fee. Pools that require a membership are not included in this

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Greenfield Village – Wednesday Activity Review

Greenfield Village Kids At Work Playground

Disclosure: The Henry Ford Museum has provided my family with a pass for Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village. All opinions are my own. Greenfield Village is a great option for a Wednesday Activity Review. The last few weeks of summer are a great time to visit. Firstly, the weather has definitely cooled down from the crazy temperatures this summer.

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Kennywood – Travel Thursday

Kennywood Entrance Arch

This profile of Kennywood is part of our Travel Thursday series. Kennywood is an old-fashioned amusement park just outside of Pittsburgh, PA. We have heard about Kennywood for years and seen signs as driving east to visit family on the eastern side of the state. This year, we decided to fit in a trip to Kennywood while we visited family. Kennywood Kennywood features several roller coasters, thrill rides,

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Knoebels Amusement Park – Travel Thursday

Knoebels Amusement Park - Travel Thursday

This post about Knoebels Amusement Park is part of our summer Travel Thursday series. My husband grew up going to the Knoebels Amusement Park in Elysburg, PA. We have been visiting as a family yearly since 2009. Knoebels Amusement Park grew out of a picnic grove and campground and still offers open access from the adjacent campground. Today they offer many

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Putterz – Wednesday Activity Review

This review of Putterz is part of our Summer Series: Wednesday Activity Reviews. Yesterday my daughter and I visited Putterz in Ypsilanti for an afternoon of Miniature Golf after school. Unfortunately Putterz will be closing after this summer. The owner wants to retire and a medical practice wants to redevelop the land. Update 9/25/2016 – Putterz announced today that they will be

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