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Maple Sugar Fun

In Michigan- March means Maple Sugar!  We had a few really nice days last week and the trees near me have already been tapped. We took a maple sugar tour years ago that showed the process of cooking down the sap to create the most delicious syrup ever!  We haven’t gone with the kids yet and I looked to see […]

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photo booth fun

I’m prepping my supplies to take photos at my sister in law’s 25th wedding anniversary party in March… I was SOOO excited to find these props on Amazon this weekend… how fun will that be? 25th Anniversary – Photo Booth Props Kit – 20 Count I think the guests are gonna have fun with this!!  I’ll bring my black 10x 20 photo […]

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Free movies in Michigan

Celebration Cinema is getting ready to start their Spring Flick Family Film FEstival.  Free movies for kids and usually a low ($5 ?) ticket price for adults. Here is the schedule: Opens Friday 2/26:  Hotel Transylvania 2 Opening in March 2016: 3/4 Pan 3/11 Goosebumps 3/18 The Peanuts Movie 3/25 Alvin and the Chipmunks   List of theaters (all in […]

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Dove Dry Spray review

As part of Influenster, I periodically receive free items to try.  The only thing I need to do in return is provide honest review feedback. SO… here’s a review of my latest items received! I have to admit that at first, I wasn’t super excited about having to review these items.  We tend not to buy spray deodorant items… it’s […]

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Free/cheap things to do in February

Winter is getting old for many of us- here are some ways to get the family out of the house that won’t cost an arm and a leg!  Here’s just a snapshop- check your local venues for free dates (feel free to leave a comment with a link to free/cheap things to do in your area) ILLINOIS Shedd Aquarium: FREE General admission and discounted upgraded admission to Illinois Residents: February 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29   Anyone with a Bank of America Debit card and photo ID can receive one free General Admission Feb 6-7 WASHINGTON DC National Zoo:  FREE every day TEXAS Dallas Zoo–  $5 admission December 1- FEbruary 29.  After that it goes up to regular pricing of $12-15 CALIFORNIA Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego– Feb 18- 5-7pm.  Free the third Thursday of every month from 5-7pm.  WEbsite does state “kid friendly” WASHINGTON Seattle Art Museum– Feb 4-  Free to all on the first Thursday of every month INDIANA Children’s Museum of Indianapolis (I have been to this museum and it is WORTH the full price admission cost- so to get in FREE or even reduced is a FANTASTIC deal!) Feb 4- Free admission 4-8pm for Target family night.  Feb. 15, 2016—Reduced admission 10 a.m.–5 p.m. for Presidents Day ($5 adults; $1 youth) MICHIGAN FREE FISHING WEEKEND– Feb 14-15.  Great opportunity if it isn’t a blizzard outdoors 😉  You can fish on the Great Lakes […]

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