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So We’re Thinking About Buying a Trampoline…

A Trampoline? I'll Never Get a Trampoline! This article made possible by Backyard Fun Zone. All opinions are my own. A few years ago I asked my Facebook friends an innocent question about trampoline storage in the winter. They fired back with all of the reasons I should not get a trampoline. So, I put the thought aside. But, we've [...]

What’s Going on with Summer Camps this Year – Kalamazoo and Southwest Michigan 2020

What Will Summer Hold for Kalamazoo Families and Kalamazoo Summer Camps? Well THAT was unexpected. In a matter of weeks, everyone's summer plans were thrown on their heads and many of us are still spinning from the effects of the statewide shutdown that has extended way longer than anyone anticipated. Even when schools across Michigan were closed through the [...]

9 Michigan Drive-In Movie Theaters to put on Your Summer Bucket List

Michigan Has 9 Drive-In Movie Theaters - Here's Where to Find Them Drive-in movies are having a moment right now. They've always been a cult favorite throughout Michigan, but drive-in theaters are going mainstream this summer like never before. Catching a movie with the family at a drive-in movie theater is going to be a more palatable way for [...]

Camping in Michigan with Kids? Here are 50+ Best Family Campgrounds in Michigan

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan State Parks are tentatively scheduled to open for camping activities on June 22, 2020. Michigan is the King of Camping and #Lakelife The thought of camping in other states has me curious - do those campgrounds boast enormous picturesque lakes, warm days and cool nights, and plenty of incredible views like campgrounds in Michigan? Maybe [...]

Fitting in Fitness While at Home with 8 Ways to Workout + List of FREE Virtual Workout Options

Ideas for families to workout and fit in fitness while at home. And, Kalamazoo area virtual gyms offering streamable fitness classes that will keep you active during social distancing.