“Corona stay-cation”

“Of all the liars in the world, sometimes the worst are our own fears.” – Rudyard Kipling Every one of us near and far have been hit with the social distancing due to the Corona Virus. Although, staying home and slowing down can be very frustrating. I also see it as a blessing in disguise.Continue reading ““Corona stay-cation””

Spare, Strike, Turkey!

“I’m a bowling pin, even when I fall I’ll always stand back up.” – Jay Park I’m definitely not a bowling pro but sometimes doing things you’re not the greatest at can be a lot of fun too! A couple weekends ago, we took a family field trip to our local bowling alley called HastingsContinue reading “Spare, Strike, Turkey!”


“Life is like an ice cream, enjoy it before it melts.” – Unknown Spring is finally here!! And that means WARMER weather and hopefully more SUNSHINE!!! I love the smell of Spring. Anyone know what I’m talking about? But something I like even more than the smell of Spring is………. the TASTY ice-cream treats thatContinue reading “LIMITED TIME!! SWEET DEAL!!”

High School Musical

“What’s that word again?” – Ariel Last year around this time. I took my first daughter to see a Beauty and the Beast musical. This musical was played out by a near by high school in Hastings, MI. She had no idea what we were up to. I thought it made for a great surpriseContinue reading “High School Musical”


“If you can’t outplay them, outwork them.” – Ben Hogan As a mother of three active kiddos. I know how expensive sporting events, allowing your kids to participate, equipment, etc can be. When our oldest started playing sports. It didn’t seem to be such a big deal to find ways to save on items heContinue reading “USED SPORTS SALE”

Griff’s READING Goals

“A good hockey player plays where the puck is. A great hockey player plays where the puck is going to be.” – Wayne Gretzky At the end of last year. My husband and I took our oldest son and his friend to a Grand Rapids Griffins hockey game. This had been my first professional gameContinue reading “Griff’s READING Goals”

Disney on Ice

Everything Disney always seems so magical. It doesn’t matter to your child if your at Disney World or Disneyland or even Grand Rapids, MI. Seeing their favorite characters up close in person just makes their cute faces light up and brings joy into their hearts. This is why Disney on Ice is one of myContinue reading “Disney on Ice”

Kids Eat Free!

“You can’t live a full life on an empty stomach.” – Anonymous Has anyone else here felt overwhelmed with the busy life schedule that seems to develop over the school year?!?! I know I have at times! My 3 kiddos are ALL in some kind of activity. From wrestling to cheer and now gymnastics forContinue reading “Kids Eat Free!”

GRKIDS Summer Camp and Fun Fair

“Children really can brighten up a house, because they never turn the lights off.” -Ralph Bus Did somebody say FREE FUN for EVERYONE in the house?!?!?! YES!!! Anything I can find to do for FREE with my entire family is a WINNER!! On March 15, 2020 from 1-4 pm. The GR Kroc Center will beContinue reading “GRKIDS Summer Camp and Fun Fair”

Father Daughter Banquet

“My father didn’t tell me how to live. He lived, and let me watch him do it.” -Clarence Budington Kelland The relationship between a father and daughter is very important. He is her first impression of what a male figure looks like in her life. This can help guide her when she is in searchContinue reading “Father Daughter Banquet”