Category Archives: August

Berry Picking – Wednesday Activity Review

Berry Picking is today’s Wednesday Activity Review. Each Wednesday this summer, Ann Arbor with Kids is covering an activity typically aimed at children in Elementary School.  It is currently Blueberry Season in Michigan. Michigan is also great for picking raspberries. With this summer’s hot temperatures blueberry season actually started about a week earlier than normal. Dexter Blueberry Farm Yesterday we visited Dexter Blueberry Farm to pick blueberries. […]

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Knoebels Amusement Park – Travel Thursday

Knoebels Amusement Park - Travel Thursday

This post about Knoebels Amusement Park is part of our summer Travel Thursday series. My husband grew up going to the Knoebels Amusement Park in Elysburg, PA. We have been visiting as a family yearly since 2009. Knoebels Amusement Park grew out of a picnic grove and campground and still offers open access from the adjacent campground. Today they offer many […]

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Rolling Hills Water Park – Wednesday Activity Review

Rolling Hills Water Park - Zero Entry Pool

This review of Rolling Hills Water Park is part of our Summer Series: Wednesday Activity Reviews. On Sunday we made our first trip of the season to Rolling Hills Water Park. We usually visit earlier in the summer, but either my daughter was camping with her Girl Scout troop or we had other activities going on.  Our Visit to Rolling Hills Water Park We had a […]

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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. Back in 2016, my daughter and I visited Putterz in Ypsilanti for an afternoon of Miniature Golf after school. They are open each year from spring through fall. We have updated prices and pictures for 2019. About Putterz Putterz offers 3 miniature golf courses (18 holes each), an […]

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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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