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”

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”

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”

Family Science Night

“Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.” – Anonymous Any Science/Nature friends reading this?!?! In celebrating International Women in Science Day (2/11) and Darwin Day (2/12). The Hastings Public Library, Pierce Cedar Creek Institute, and many other local organizations will be gathering together with amazing hands-on science activitiesContinue reading “Family Science Night”

Kalamazoo Baby & Family Expo

“Families are like fudge – mostly sweet, with a few nuts.” – Les Dawson Did someone say FREEEEEEEE?!?!?! Yes!! Go and enjoy the 2020 Kalamazoo Baby and Family Expo for FREE! This event takes place on February 16, 2020 from 10am to 3pm. The expo will be held at the Radisson Plaza Hotel at KalamazooContinue reading “Kalamazoo Baby & Family Expo”


“Let your heart guide you…it whispers so listen closely.” -Walt Disney One thing I absolutely love are projects made by my kids! Especially ones that are customized with handprints, fingerprints, footprints, etc. My son tries to make me cry every Christmas with something he might have made at school. He definitely knows how to pullContinue reading “HEART STRING ART”


Yesterday, my daughter and I attended Mad Hatter Tea Party at the Hastings Public Library. I had shared the event a couple weeks ago and thought I would share our fun! The party was located upstairs in the big meeting hall. They had tables set up with assigned seating cards and cute little mad lib/potionContinue reading “REVIEW !!”

FREE Ice-Skating for Kids!

“In skating over thin ice our safety is in our speed.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson Poor Charlie Brown! Just struggling over there while the rest of the group has it all together. If you see me out on the ice. That might just be me you’re seeing (Charlie Brown that is)! Anyone else own that too?Continue reading “FREE Ice-Skating for Kids!”