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Ann Arbor Coloring Pages

Ann Arbor Coloring Pages

Coloring is a great way for kids (and adults) to pass time while they are home. We have assembled a list of Ann Arbor area coloring pages. If you know of others, we would love to add to the list. Arbor Annie’s Coloring Page Let’s start with a coloring page featuring our own Arbor Annie. …

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Snow Day, February 27

With lingering road issues from yesterday’s snow Thursday, February 27 is a snow day in the Ann Arbor area. Ann Arbor Public Schools and many other local districts canceled school. Ann Arbor Snow Day Closures School closures were announced beginning on Tuesday evening. School Closures All Washtenaw County School Districts are closed: Ann Arbor Public …

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Costume Ideas for a Rainy Halloween

Rainy Halloween Costume Ideas

Don’t let a rainy Halloween spoil trick or treating with these costume ideas. But the kids still want to head out trick or treating. Don’t worry, we have some great ideas on how to pivot a costume or easily create an alternate costume for rainy trick or treating. Our Rainy Halloween Costume Shift Several years …

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Ann Arbor Cold Weather Closures

Ann Arbor Cold Weather Closures & Advice

The temperatures from Tuesday afternoon through Thursday are supposed to be dangerously cold with strong winds making the wind chill even lower. Windchills below -40F (or -40C since they’re the same thing) are a possibility. At these temperatures, it is not safe to be outside. Expect school closures, activity closures, and even businesses with modified …

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Ann Arbor Holiday Crafts

Holiday Crafts

Holiday crafts are a definite holiday tradition. I have numerous handmade ornaments on my Christmas tree. Some that I made as a child and some that my daughter has made. Making an ornament is a great way to keep your child’s holiday crafts over the years. Holiday Crafts at Home Tri-Bead Ornaments Tri-Bead Ornaments are …

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Ann Arbor Gingerbread Events

Ann Arbor Gingerbread Events

Gingerbread Houses and Gingerbread People cookies are a traditional part of the holiday season. But they can be a mess to make at home. We’re lucky that there are a number of Ann Arbor Gingerbread Events. We will continue to add events as we see them announced. Ann Arbor Gingerbread Events There are events to …

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Celebrate Star Wars Day in Ann Arbor

May the Fourth Be With You – Star Wars Day is Monday

Monday is Star Wars Day – May the Fourth (Be With You). As Star Wars Fans, we will definitely be celebrating this weekend and on Monday. Ann Arbor Star Wars Day Events Since May 4th is on Monday, there are a few Star Wars events scheduled this weekend to kick off the celebration. The Star Wars Baseball Game …

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Dyeing Easter Eggs Naturally

Today one of my Facebook friends shared an infographic by Door to Door Organics with ingredients for dyeing Easter eggs naturally. Door to Door Organics is encouraging sharing of their infographic (below): Embedded from Door to Door Organics Colorado I love that this method hard-boils the eggs at the same time that it dyes them! When I’m crunched for …

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