Category Archives: shopping

Family-Friendly Events at Twelve Oaks Mall

Twelve Oaks Mall will have Family Friendly Events each Thursday in August. Combined with the opening of an American Girl store and Hanna Andersson, it will be a definite must-visit for your fall back-to-school shopping. Each event will kick-off at noon with registration for the limited seating. The performance will start at 1p and last about an hour. The first 100 kids registered […]

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6 Art Inspired Summer Reading Recommendations

Art Inspired Monday Summer Reading Recommendations

Since this week is the Ann Arbor Art Fair, I decided to focus today’s Monday Summer Reading Recommendations on Art Themed books. I would like to thank my two readers who responded to my Facebook request for art themed books. I have arranged the books by reading/interest level starting with a board book. Disclosure: Support Ann Arbor with Kids by shopping […]

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Ann Arbor Farmers Markets Guide

Ann Arbor Area Farmers Markets

Spring is here, and local Ann Arbor Farmers Markets (and those in surrounding communities) are gearing up for the busy summer season. As we enter the growing season, there are Farmers Markets popping up all over the Ann Arbor Area. I’ve pulled together a list of various farmers markets in the area. If I’ve missed one, add it in the comments below or send […]

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Bookstock 2016 – Metro Detroit’s Largest Used Book Sale

Bookstock 2016 - May 15-22 - Laurel Park Place, Livonia

Last month I was invited to lunch at WDIV (Channel 4) to learn more about Bookstock 2016 which is happening this weekend. About Bookstock 2016 Bookstock is Metro Detroit’s largest non-profit used book and media sale. It is held at Livonia’s Laurel Park Place which is a convenient drive from Ann Arbor. Proceeds from the sale benefit charitable literacy and education […]

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2016 Ann Arbor Tax Day Deals

2016 Ann Arbor Tax Day Deals

Every year on tax day a number of businesses offer tax day incentives. I’ve seen several lists of national deals only to find that most of the deals are for locations that aren’t local to Ann Arbor. I’ve searched several lists of national tax day deals and looked for 2016 Ann Arbor Tax Day Deals. Some deals are only announced on the deal day or a day […]

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ivivva Athletic Wear Store To Open in Twelve Oaks

Hawaii girls bright lets SP16 - ivivva Twelve Oaks Opening

Are you looking for great activewear options for your daughter? I know we are always looking for good sports shorts/skirts for my daughter’s soccer practice and games.  lululemon has created the ivivva line of athletic wear for girls sizes 6-14. They are opening a new store in Twelve Oaks Mall in Novi this weekend.  See their press release below for more information: […]

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Freshii Celebrates Grand Opening at Briarwood Mall with a Benefit for Flint Water Crisis Victims

Briarwood Mall

Freshii opened their first Ann Arbor location at Briarwood Mall in November with little fanfare. Now that the holiday rush and winter doldrums have passed, they are holding a Grand Opening Celebration with a Buy One, Get One Free entree (minus the protein) promotion this weekend. Additionally, they will be contributing 5% of their proceeds this weekend to United Way of […]

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