Charming Things

Fall is in the air in SW Michigan. The kitchen was chilly when I tiptoed down before the kids woke to pour a cup of coffee, and windows left open at night led to fabulous sleep. Saturday begged for a drive through the countryside, and we stumbled upon a gem along Hartline Road in Baroda. […]

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Hyde and Seek

We had the itch. It starts with a “so, what do you want to do this weekend?” Game on. We both whip out our phones and start searching. Distance? 2-3 hours each way tops. Cost? With lunch $100. Activity? Something kid-friendly but not a total snore for us. This weekend’s winner was The Oriental Museum […]

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New Orleans With Kids

Eyebrows raised when we told people we were taking our two kids, ages 5 and 3 to New Orleans for Spring Break.  “You just cross right over Bourbon Street,” we’d say.  But in all honesty, New Orleans was my favorite family trip yet. And, despite an annual adults-only trip there, bringing the kiddos made it […]

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