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July in Michigan means many things, but one of our favorites is the county fairs! Use our guide to find a fair or festival nearby and enjoy a day of tasty treats, fun exhibits, shows, races, animals, and performances! Here is...
Fireworks, swimming pools, lakes, boating, s'mores, BBQs, stars, stripes, sunshine, and America! I know everyone says Christmas is the "Most Wonderful Time of the Year",  but I'd like to make case that it's the 4th of July.  For my...
The 'Summer Slide' is a thing, and each household is different. I don't know about your home, but ours is about a 50/ 50 split of readers and non-readers. But everyone has to read! So, we try to make...
Happy Summer Canning Season! Quick recap, my name is Cassie, and I live in Michigan. What many people take for granted is that Michigan is the second most agriculturally diverse state in the United States. Another fun fact, I live on...
Strawberry Cream Cheese Pie Drizzled with Chocolate, have you had it? I can still remember it. I’m about 7-years-old and it’s my grade school’s annual craft fair. My mom has agreed to make pies for the bake sale. As we...
When I think about the things I learned how to do as a child growing up, I remember taking swim lessons from instructors at the YMCA. My dad taught me to ride a bike, mow the lawn, and change...
Summertime means schools release their students into the 24/7 care of their parents. As a mom, I am thrilled to have lazy mornings, ice cream runs, late night star gazing, beach days, and spontaneous adventures. But as a teacher,...
Alright, mommas. It’s no secret that sometimes pregnancy can downright suck, especially in the heat of summer. We are too gassy, too uncomfortable, too thirsty, and too hungry, but we are just too dang hot - looks and temperature-wise. I’ve...
We know life often gets in the way, no matter how good intentions were, which is why we are here to help you spoil the Dads in your life this Father's Day with a last minute gift guide of...

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