September

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 …

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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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Wasem Fruit Farm Orchard View

Fun Day at Wasem Fruit Farm

Yesterday afternoon I asked my daughter if she wanted to go apple picking or to a corn maze this weekend. She really wanted to go apple picking. Since the orchards tend to get crowded by mid-morning and afternoon, we knew we wanted to go first thing in the morning. We debated going today (Saturday) or tomorrow (Sunday). …

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Adventure Park in West Bloomfield

Healthy Habits from Together Counts & Girl Scouts

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 …

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Adventure Park in West Bloomfield

The Adventure Park – “The Best Day of My Whole Life”

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 …

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Back to School 3 Interesting Things - How to Talk to Your Kids About Their Day

Back to School: “Three Interesting Things” – Talking to Your Kids About Their Day

“How was school?” — “Fine” “What happened today?” — “Nothing” Does the above conversation sound familiar? It is one that my daughter and I would repeat almost daily when she started preschool and into Kindergarten and First Grade. Invariably, she’d remember something to tell us at dinner or I’d hear about something from another parent …

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