Category Archives: dining

Pieology Review

Pieology Pizza

Before downtown Ann Arbor is completely invaded by returning students, my family decided to make our first excursion to Pieology. My daughter dressed for our outing in her “Pizza is Always a Good Idea” shirt from Justice. That definitely sums up her philosophy on pizza. Pieology Ann Arbor is located at 620 East Liberty. At Pieology, you can select one of their pre-designed […]

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Breakfast Waffle Sundaes with New Quaker Real Medleys Granola & Yogurt Blend

Breakfast Waffle Sundaes made with Quaker Real Medleys Yogurt Cups

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #QuakerRealMedleys #CollectiveBias While trying to come up with creative breakfast ideas for Back to School, my mind flashed back to an ice cream sundae served on top of a waffle. In particular, I remember having them at the amusement park. I realized that a waffle sundae was perfect […]

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Readers Recommend: Ann Arbor Donut Destinations

Ann Arbor with Kids Readers Recommend Donuts

Yesterday was National Donut Day, so on Thursday night I asked readers for their favorite Ann Arbor Donut Destinations. As part of my new series on Ann Arbor with Kids Readers Recommend, I am sharing the readers recommendations. Ann Arbor Donut Destinations: It was a close contest with Dom’s Bakery in Ypsilanti edging out Dimo’s Deli & Donuts. Other locations receiving […]

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EVOL Frozen Foods Are a Quick Dinner Option

EVOL Frozen Food Products

Disclaimer: Meijer and EVOL Frozen Foods have sponsored this post by providing product coupons, swag, and a gift card for purchases. All opinions are our own. With the end of the school year approaching, our lives are rapidly becoming more chaotic. Each year our late May/early June activity level seems to rise. Between Girl Scouts, Soccer, and Science Olympiad plus end of […]

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

Celebrate Star Wars Day in Ann Arbor

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 and Movie doesn’t fit into our […]

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Yardbird Smoked Meats – Join Me For a Tasting

Yardbird Smoked Meats

Does your family love barbecue? We are big fans in my family – especially my husband and daughter. My husband has a group of co-workers who have a guy’s night to visit various destinations throughout Southeastern Michigan. After he has sampled them, he has brought us back to some of his favorites. Yardbird Smoked Meats is a new smokehouse restaurant that has opened […]

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New Olive Garden Menu Additions

Olive Garden Menu Changes

Olive Garden is introducing several new menu concepts this winter. I was invited to attend a tasting of the Olive Garden Menu Changes with a 10 course tasting menu. Before the event, she was trying to figure out what the 10 courses would be called (coming up with appetizer, salad, entree, and dessert). Olive Garden Menu Changes Olive Garden Menu Changes include an […]

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Ann Arbor Restaurant Week is Next Week

Ann Arbor Restaurant Week

A few years ago, the Main Street Area Association began holding Restaurant Week. Over the years, Ann Arbor Restaurant Week has grown in popularity. Restaurant Week now encompasses restaurants throughout the Ann Arbor area and is held twice a year. Ann Arbor Restaurant Week for Winter 2015 begins on Sunday, January 18 and runs through Friday, January 23.   My family loves Restaurant […]

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PF Chang’s Ann Arbor Review

PF Chang's Sesame Chicken

Saturday night my family had dinner at the new PF Chang’s Ann Arbor location at Briarwood Mall to celebrate my daughter’s birthday. She was still talking about how delicious it was all day Sunday, especially the Crispy Green Beans starter and the broccoli in her Sesame Chicken. She said it is her second favorite restaurant (after Cheesecake Factory).   Food at PF Chang’s […]

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