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Greenfield Village Holiday Nights - Entrance Signs

Greenfield Village Holiday Nights 2016 Review

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 …

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Cinnamon Roll Turkey

Cinnamon Roll Turkeys

Ever since Halloween ended I have been seeing cute ideas for Christmas food all over my social media. Somehow cute Thanksgiving food gets lost in the shuffle. I decided to help combat that by making Cinnamon Roll Turkeys from refrigerated cinnamon rolls – perfect for a Thanksgiving morning breakfast. Since we are using refrigerated cinnamon rolls in a can, these turkeys …

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Apple Chicken Stuffing

Apple Chicken Stuffing Balls

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. Apple Chicken Stuffing Balls Inspiration About 10 years ago I started to make an apple stuffing variation using cider and apples …

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Ann Arbor Sledding Hills - Rolling Hills

Sledding at Rolling Hills – Open Late

Yesterday I took my daughter sledding at Rolling Hills. I was thrilled to get (at least) one more use from my 2013 vehicle pass. The Rolling Hills sledding hill is one of our favorite Ann Arbor sledding options. Rolling Hills Sledding My daughter enjoyed sledding as much as when she went last year. On the …

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Christmas Countdown Craft: Tri-Bead Ornaments

My daughter was thrilled when I suggested that we make Candy Cane bead ornaments for our second day of Christmas activity.  We had made these several times when she was younger. I love making bead ornaments, in part because I remember making them when I was a child. As a matter of fact, when I …

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Ann Arbor Sledding Hills - Rolling Hills

Rolling Hills -“The Best Sledding Hill Ever”

This afternoon my daughter and I met up with some friends at Rolling Hills Park in Ypsilanti to go sledding. After some initial hesitation, as we were leaving she declared it “The Best Sledding Hill Ever!” The weather was nice for sledding as well – sunny and just below freezing so it never got too …

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