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Paint And Play at Happy Our Art in Kalamazoo: A Review

Happy Our Art is an art studio specializing in fun group instruction for anything from date night to a mom’s group night out. They’re a locally run mom and daughter place too, so when their new Paint and Play classes popped up, I was eager to try it out with my two girls who are almost five and two. Paint and Play is a
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Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament in Schaumburg: Our Trip To Adventure

Looking for a fun adventure close to home? There are plenty of adventures to be had not too far from our area. Cue the knights in shining armor…the Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament is the perfect diversion for the whole family. Just a three-hour car ride from the greater Kalamazoo area, Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament is a fun way to have an amusement-like adventure closer
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ONE Winter Activity NOT to be Missed: The Toboggan Run at Pokagon State Park

Our stay at the Potawatomi Inn Resort was provided by Steuben County Tourism Bureau. We want to thank them for their hospitality. All opinions are my own.   We usually think of heading Up North in the winter to enjoy the seasonal activities available in the Mitten. However, this winter our travels took us one hour southeast to Angola, Indiana for an amazing adventure
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Make Studio Kalamazoo: For Those Who Love To Create

*This is a sponsored post brought to you by Make Studio Kalamazoo. Website | Facebook Page If you’re looking for a new, creative place for a mom’s night out, team building event, night with friends, or even a date night, check out Make Studio Kalamazoo. Our KZOOkids.com team recently attended a workshop and had so much fun creating our unique wooden signs. From start
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Hot Wheels: Race to Win Exhibit at Impression 5 Science Center

*Passes to Impression 5 Science Center were provided by the museum for review purposes. All opinions are my own.  Impression 5 Science Center in Lansing, Michigan is designed to give kids of all ages a real hands-on approach to learning using all five senses. If you have a child who loves cars and racing, you’ll want to make a trip to check out their
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Sushiya in Kalamazoo – A Sneak Peek

*This article is meant for informational purposes and not meant to be a restaurant review. We didn’t order enough items from the menu to be able to give a clear restaurant review. I’ve been looking forward to some of the new businesses coming to Kalamazoo. Last week, we just published 10 New Businesses That You’ll Want To Check Out Soon Around Kalamazoo and I’ve been watching
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10 Reasons to Visit Gull Meadow Farms This Season and Enter to WIN! A Family Fun Pass

For the past 16 years, Gull Meadow Farms has been the place to visit for fall family fun. With new attractions, events and activities every year, here are 10 reasons you will want to plan a visit this year. 1. NEW Corn Crib – Your kids will love playing in the new giant corn crib. This giant sensory bin, is like a sandbox, only
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Our Visit to Grand Rapids Treetop Adventure Park

Flashback to early summer and a family zip lining experience at a nearby camp. My children were finally old enough and brave enough to zip line. They had jitters and I provided words of encouragement “it’s not that high, don’t hesitate, it is easy” You get the drift… After they successfully zip-lined it was my turn and I climbed the stairs to a meager
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Grand Traverse Resort and Spa – A Getaway For The Entire Family

One of the best small-town destinations in Michigan is Traverse City. Known for its tart cherries, vineyards, pristine bay water, historic Front Street downtown area and so much more! Nestled over on the East Bay is the Grand Traverse Resort and Spa. Vacationing in Traverse City when I was younger, I always noticed this majestic building looming over the East Bay. I wrongfully concluded
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5 Reasons To Visit Boulder Ridge Wild Animal Park in Alto

From baboons to alligators and giraffes to zebras, a trip to Boulder Ridge Wild Animal Park is one “wild” ride! Located in Alto, Michigan, just east of Grand Rapids, the park opened to the public in 2011. 5 REASONS TO PLAN YOUR NEXT TRIP   Here are five reasons you may want to plan a trip: 1. Exotic Animals – The park is home to
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