Category Archives: January

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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Ann Arbor Ice Skating Guide

Ann Arbor Ice Skating Guide

There are several Ann Arbor Ice Skating Rinks available including both indoor and outdoor options in winter. In 2016 Ann Arbor added 3 natural outdoor rinks that are available when the weather is cold enough. As a child my favorite part of winter was ice skating. When I lived in Illinois, our neighborhood park offered outdoor ice skating (basically it was a gully that […]

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Ann Arbor Restaurant Week Winter 2019

Ann Arbor Restaurant Week - Winter 2019

My family loves Ann Arbor Restaurant Week. We take the opportunity to try new restaurants and return to some of our favorites. The Ann Arbor Restaurant Week Winter 2019 begins on Sunday, January 13 and runs through Friday, January 18. Over the years, Restaurant Week has grown in popularity in Ann Arbor. Ann Arbor Restaurant Week started with restaurants in the Main Street Area […]

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Ann Arbor Christmas Tree Disposal

Ann Arbor Christmas Tree Disposal Options

Are you looking for Ann Arbor Christmas Tree Disposal options? Personally, we have an artificial tree, but I’ve found a few options for you. Information below is currently being updated for 2018. 2017 information where noted Charitable Christmas Tree Collection Each of the Ann Arbor High Schools has an extra-curricular group that is offering Christmas Tree Collection as a fundraiser. […]

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Trailer (& Title) for Avengers 4 Released

Avengers Infinity War Review & Parental Guidance - Thanos

Ever since the devastating cliff-hanger ending of Avengers: Infinity War in April, we have been eagerly awaiting information on the fourth Avengers movie. July’s Ant-Man and the Wasp, was happening concurrently and a post-credit scene tied it into the end of Infinity War. With the delayed title release, I was afraid we would have to wait until after the release […]

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Captain Marvel Extended Trailer

Captain Marvel - Carol Danvers

During this week’s Monday Night Football game, Marvel released a new trailer for Captain Marvel. After the devastating ending of Avengers Infinity War, Marvel is going back to the 1990’s with Captain Marvel. It is slated for release on March 8, 2019. About Captain Marvel Marvel Studios has released the following description of the movie: Set in the 1990s, Marvel […]

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The Lion King Teaser Trailer

The Lion King Teaser Poster

Disney continues the live action remakes of their animated classics with The Lion King. The Lion King Teaser Trailer Our Thoughts On first reflection, I was very excited that it was so similar to the animated movie’s opening. I am glad that James Earl Jones returns as the voice of Mufasa. The familiar opening song also plays a big part […]

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Ralph Breaks the Internet Review

Ralph Breaks the Internet Review - Princess Selfie

Disney Ralph Breaks the Internet crashed into theaters just in time for Thanksgiving. My daughter, my mother, and I took a break in our Thanksgiving preparations to see Ralph Breaks the Internet on Wednesday. Ralph Breaks the Internet Review We loved Ralph Breaks the Internet. The movie takes a humorous look at the internet -from pop-ups to spammers to viral […]

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Toy Story 4 Returns – See the Teaser Trailer

Toy Story 4 - Woody, Buzz, Jesse, & Forky

Toy Story returns with a fourth feature film on June 21, 2019. Your favorite characters are back with a new friend – Forky. Check out the Toy Story 4 Teaser Trailer here. About Toy Story 4 From Disney: NEW TOY? – Everyone’s favorite pull-string cowboy sheriff Woody, along with his best friends Buzz Lightyear and Jessie, are happy taking care of […]

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Aladdin Teaser Trailer

Disney's Aladdin - Aladdin & the Magic Lamp

Aladdin is returning to the big screens in May 2019 as a live-action film. Disney’s live-action adaptation is directed by Guy Ritchie. The most notable star in the film is Will Smith. About Aladdin From Disney: ALADDIN is the exciting tale of the charming street rat Aladdin, the courageous and self-determined Princess Jasmine and the Genie who may be the […]

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