Category Archives: August

Ten Places to Get Wet: Ann Arbor Pools and More

Places to Get Wet in Ann Arbor this Summer

Note: This list of 10 Places to Get Wet: Ann Arbor Pools and More was originally written in 2015, but was updated for 2016 Are you looking for Indoor Pools? Be sure to check out our Indoor Swimming Guide. One of my daughter’s favorite parts of summer is the water – whether it’s swimming, water slides, splash parks, or just getting wet. With the hot […]

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Putterz – Wednesday Activity Review

This review of Putterz is part of our Summer Series: Wednesday Activity Reviews. Yesterday my daughter and I visited Putterz in Ypsilanti for an afternoon of Miniature Golf after school. They opened for the 2018 season on April 13. About Putterz Putterz offers 3 miniature golf courses (18 holes each), an arcade, and batting cages. The three miniature golf courses are differentiated […]

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Healthy Habits from Together Counts & Girl Scouts

Adventure Park in West Bloomfield

Disclosure: As part of the Mom It Forward Blogger Network, Ann Arbor with Kids was compensated for sharing this information by Together Counts/Girl Scouts of the Nation’s Capital.  When I was approached by the Mom It Forward Blogger Network about working on a project for Together Counts and Girl Scouts of the Nation’s Capital about their Healthy Habits initiative, I knew that I was a […]

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Strawberry Fudge Mini Milkshake Recipe

Strawberry Fudge Mini-Milkshake

Mini-Milkshakes are the perfect summer treat for kids. They offer a sweet treat in a great size for kids. Our Strawberry Fudge Mini-Milkshake incorporates fresh local produce (and fudge) into the drink. Visiting the Farmers Market This morning, my daughter and I stopped at the Ann Arbor Farmers Market to buy fruit and vegetables for the week. We were particularly looking for fruit to use […]

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The Adventure Park – “The Best Day of My Whole Life”

Adventure Park in West Bloomfield

When I first heard about The Adventure Park opening in West Bloomfield last summer I was intrigued. I thought it sounded great, but didn’t know how my daughter would feel about it. This year, her Girl Scout troop decided to use their cookie money to plan a trip to the Adventure Park to go zip lining. My daughter was extremely […]

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Tigers Game Report

In July our friends from Philadelphia came out to visit the weekend that the Philadelphia Phillies were in town to play the Tigers. So the 7 of us (my family of 3, their family of 4) attended a game at Comerica Park in Detroit. Comerica Park is located in downtown Detroit and is easily accessed from the highway. We parked in […]

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Review of Blue Heron Bay at Independence Lake

This afternoon my daughter and I met friends at the new Blue Heron Bay spray play facility at Independence Lake that opened this summer. It was our first visit to the new facility. When I first heard about Blue Heron Bay at Independence Lake, I was excited because my daughter had not particularly liked the lake the first time we […]

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