Category Archives: May

Putterz Batting Cages – Wednesday Activity Review

Putterz Batting Cages - Waiting for the Pitch

This review of Putterz Batting Cages is part of our Summer Series: Wednesday Activity Reviews. About Putterz Putterz offers batting cages, 3 miniature golf courses (18 holes each), and an arcade. Over the years we have played mini golf several times, but this year was the first time I brought my daughter to the batting cages. Previously, we have reviewed Miniature […]

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Michigan Challenge Balloonfest – Review

Michigan Challenge Balloonfest - Preparing for Balloon Glow

Disclosure: Michigan Challenge Balloonfest hosted our visit. All opinions are ours. The Michigan Challenge Balloonfest has been on my summer bucket list for years. This year they hosted us to experience the event and share it with you. About Michigan Challenge Balloon Festival Michigan Challenge Balloonfest is held annually in Howell. They celebrated their 35th year in 2019. In addition […]

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Onward Teaser Trailer Now Available

Onward - Oh Brothers

Onward is Disney Pixar’s newest film set to open in March 2020. The film features elf brothres in a traditional fantasy story – set in modern times. It also reunites Avengers Infinity War and Avengers Endgame castmates Chris Pratt and Tom Holland. About Onward From Disney Pixar: Set in a suburban fantasy world, Disney and Pixar’s “Onward” introduces two teenage […]

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Where to Find Ann Arbor Fireworks Displays?

Ann Arbor Fireworks Displays

Are you looking for Ann Arbor Fireworks Displays? When I moved to Ann Arbor I was disappointed to learn that Ann Arbor doesn’t have a Fireworks display and that many local displays are spread throughout the week before Fourth of July instead of that night. Growing up Fourth of July Fireworks were an annual tradition. Local Ann Arbor Fireworks Display […]

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2019 Ann Arbor Carnivals and Fairs (with Rides)

Ann Arbor Carnivals and Fairs

My daughter loves rides, so carnivals and fairs that bring rides to town are a big hit with her. Arbor Annie has compiled a list of Ann Arbor Carnivals (including those in nearby communities). Ann Arbor Carnivals Our list includes carnivals in communities surrounding Ann Arbor that have rides. Unfortunately this leaves out some great events like the Ypsilanti Heritage […]

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11 Places to Get Wet: Ann Arbor Swimming Pools, Water Parks, and Sprayscapes

11 Places to Get Wet: Ann Arbor Swimming Pools

One of my daughter’s favorite parts of summer is the water – whether it’s swimming, water slides, splash parks, or just getting wet. Fortunately, there are a number of Ann Arbor Swimming Pools and more for kids to get wet and cool off this summer. The 11 places to get wet below may include an admission charge, but do not […]

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