Anna Mae

Anna Mae owns & operates Ann Arbor with Kids, a website dedicated to Family Activities in Ann Arbor. My husband and I moved to Ann Arbor in 2003 and our daughter joined the family in 2006.

Ann Arbor Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday – Support Our Local Non-Profits That Support Kids

Today is Giving Tuesday, with COVID-19 this year, many of our local non-profits need our support. Non-profits that provide assistance to families are helping more families than others. Non-profits that provide programming for our families have had to cancel most of their revenue generating programs. Ann Arbor Non-Profits Offering Families Support COVID-19 has caused extra …

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Holiday Movies in the Theater

Ann Arbor Holiday Movies

There are a number of Ann Arbor Holiday Movie Showings throughout the holiday season. What is your favorite Holiday Movie? My favorite is Miracle on 34th Street. My husband’s favorite is National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation. My daughter really enjoys Home Alone. Maybe your favorite is Elf or A Christmas Story. New Release Holiday Movies in Theaters With …

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Ann Arbor Christmas Tree Farms

Start A New Tradition At One Of These Ann Arbor Christmas Tree Farms

For many families, cutting their own Christmas Tree is an annual tradition – or one they want to start. While there are no Ann Arbor Christmas Tree Farms, there are several options nearby. Many years December seems to be a whirlwind of events and everyone is so busy. With less activities in 2020, it is …

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Ann Arbor Thanksgiving Guide - To Go Feasts, Events, Closures, Crafts & Activities

Ann Arbor Thanksgiving Guide

Our Ann Arbor Thanksgiving Guide will help you celebrate Thanksgiving in Ann Arbor. From Thanksgiving To-Go Feasts to Turkey Trots to pre-Thanksgiving Events, Activities, and more. In preparation for Thanksgiving, I’ve assembled a list of Ann Arbor Thanksgiving events. I’ve also got some activity and recipe ideas. Ann Arbor Thanksgiving Feasts The current recommendation is …

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Ann Arbor School Lunch During Virtual Learning

Ann Arbor School Meals During Virtual Learning

With most students in Washtenaw County learning virtually this fall, school districts are continuing distribution of school meals during virtual learning. There are a number of resources for continuing these services in Ann Arbor and surrounding communities. We have done our best to keep this information up to date. Please verify information at the links …

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Ann Arbor Turkey Trots

These Ann Arbor Turkey Trots Will Let You Enjoy Your Thanksgiving Feast Guilt Free

There are typically 3 Ann Arbor Turkey Trots from mid-November through Thanksgiving. As with many things in 2020, this year’s Turkey Trots look different. Turkey trots are a great way to work off some calories before indulging in your Thanksgiving feast – turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, pie! You can run or walk in the turkey …

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Ann Arbor Halloween Candy Buy Back Programs

2020 Ann Arbor Halloween Candy Buy Back Programs

Usually there are several candy buy back options in the Ann Arbor area – mostly at dental offices. I just checked all of the ones we had listed for 2019, and none are listing 2019 opportunities. The Facebook statement below explains that the extra office traffic caused by the program makes social distancing in their …

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2020 Halloween Dining Deals

2020 Ann Arbor Halloween Dining Deals & Special Options

Despite Social Distancing, there are still Halloween Dining Deals to be had. Plus, some restaurants are introducing special Halloween Items. With social distancing, some restaurants are extending their deal to last multiple days. 2020 Ann Arbor Halloween Dining Deals A few 2020 Halloween Dining Deals have been announced. Most of the traditional deals look a …

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