Category Archives: December

New Dental Exhibit Coming to AAHOM

AAHOM Chew on This! Delta Dental Mascot

Delta Dental is partnering with the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum to create a new exhibit on Dental Health. The exhibit will explore the differences between animal and dental teeth.  Disclosure: Ann Arbor with Kids receives compensation for sales through Amazon links. Thank you for your support by shopping through these links. Learn more about the upcoming exhibit in the press […]

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Ann Arbor Santa Meals

Ann Arbor Santa Meals

I remember having Breakfast with Santa when I was a child. It was definitely an experience I wanted to share with my daughter. There are several Ann Arbor Santa Meal options in Ann Arbor and Washtenaw County. I’ve also partnered with other sites in Southeast Michigan to bring you a list of all the opportunities to Dine with Santa throughout Southeast […]

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Christmas Tree Lightings and Parades

Tree Lightings and Parades

Kickoff the holiday season by heading to one of the many Christmas tree lightings. Even better, several of the tree lighting ceremonies include a Christmas parade. Festive lighting evening holiday parades are lots of fun – as long as it isn’t too cold. We also have information on daytime parades. Southeast Michigan Christmas Tree Lightings & Parades Tree lightings and […]

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Indoor Swimming Pool Guide

Ann Arbor Indoor Pool Guide

My daughter loves swimming! When she was younger, I found that swimming periodically would help her maintain her swimming skills. Fortunately there are a number of Ann Arbor Indoor Pool options so kids can swim year round.  Swimming Pools The Ann Arbor Indoor Pools below are open to the general public with a daily admission fee. Pools that require a membership are not included in this […]

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Greenfield Village Holiday Nights 2016 Review

Greenfield Village Holiday Nights - Entrance Signs

Disclosure: Greenfield Village provided my family with tickets to Holiday Nights to facilitate a review. My family loves visiting Greenfield Village and visiting the historic homes and shops. By far our favorite time to attend is for their annual Holiday Nights celebration. At Holiday Nights most of the historical homes are open and decorated as they would have been to celebrate Christmas or New Years at […]

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Apple Chicken Stuffing Balls

Apple Chicken Stuffing

I love fall flavors…apples, stuffing, etc. As I was pondering how to best use all of the apples that my family picked at Wasem Fruit Farm, I decided to make Apple Chicken Stuffing Balls. About 10 years I started to make an apple stuffing variation using cider and apples in my boxed stuffing mix. Last year I found a recipe on Pinterest […]

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Our Elf on the Shelf

Elf on Shelf

Do you have an Elf on the Shelf? We resisted until last year when my mother-in-law sent one to my daughter. My daughter named the elf after herself…Daughter, Jr. We tried to talk her into a more festive name last year, but she was convinced. Of course at night when my husband and I are discussing moving the Elf, she’s more frequently referred […]

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