Archive | July, 2015

FREE Tours of a Frank Lloyd Wright House!

The best part about summer….Road Trips!! Destination, Grand Rapids Michigan!! Our day began in the Heritage Hills Historic District of Grand Rapids, at 450 Madison Avenue, at the Meyer May house. What makes this house so special? It was designed by the famous architect, Frank Lloyd Wright in 1909.   It is called the Meyer […]

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Want to know my secret? Happy, Calm, Focused Giveaway! ($60 value)

At a playdate with friends the other day one of the moms turned to me and asked what my secret was? For a moment I stood perplexed. Why whatever did she mean!? Did she want to know if I had found the fountain of youth? Did I really look that good? I just started using […]

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Wallabies, Buffalo, & Camel Rides, OH MY!

We had quite the adventure today! We had the opportunity to see camels, pet goats, feed Emus, watch alligators & wallabies, be briefly accompanied by a wild/free-range deer, got up close and personal with a buffalo, got to see tortoises & their poop (surprisingly much large than I had anticipated), had the pleasure of petting […]

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New Holland Brewing: Beer Sampling

I am sure many of us have heard the age old advice of the importance of location, location, location! And that also rings true for vacation. Location is the key! What I like about the Lake House location is that there are so many amazing towns and cities within a 60 mile radius to visit. […]

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Pure Michigan!

As I sit here reflecting back on what was seriously the best week of 2015 the tears are billowing in the corners of my eyes. Why the tears? Have you ever been somewhere and had such a magnificent time with such amazing people that it literally hurt when you had to leave?  When the sheer […]

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Kunkle 4th of July Parade!

We hit the road early in anticipation of a fourth of July parade like none other!! At least like none other that this city girl has seen. Our destination, Kunkle, OHIO! It is a very VERY small town out in the country, population, 246 people and is located approximately 65 miles from Toledo.  That little […]

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Minted, brings a whole new meaning to Treasure Map!

I am always on the lookout for cool, unique, and possibly customizable gifts. Gifts for graduations, weddings, birthdays, Father’s Day, Mother’s Day, you name it! I have always kind of prided myself in my gift giving (Ms. Modest, over here, ha-ha!)  I try my best to channel the individual’s likes, dislikes, sense of humor, etc. […]

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Imagination Kingdom

I don’t know what is more fascinating, the Imagination Kingdom or all the amazing people who made Imagination Kingdom possible! This project is a true example of what is possible when we all come together. We could all learn something from the community of Wauseon, Ohio.   Imagination Kingdom is a handicapped accessible playground located […]

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