Category Archives: September

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. Apple Chicken Stuffing Balls Inspiration About 10 years ago I started to make an apple stuffing variation using cider and apples in my boxed stuffing mix. Last year […]

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Fun Day at Wasem Fruit Farm

Wasem Fruit Farm Orchard View

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). We decided to go with […]

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Healthy Habits from Together Counts & Girl Scouts

Adventure Park in West Bloomfield

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 knew that I was a […]

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

Adventure Park in West Bloomfield

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 lining. My daughter was extremely […]

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

Back to School 3 Interesting Things - How to Talk 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 in her class. Then I […]

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UM Women’s Soccer Game Review

This evening my daughter’s Rec & Ed soccer team had their team party and then went to a University of Michigan women’s soccer game. This was our first time attending a UM soccer game. Tickets are typically $8 for chairbacks, $7 for general admission for adults, and $5 for children’s general admission. However, they frequently offer ticket deals in the […]

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Tigers Game Report

In July our friends from Philadelphia came out to visit the weekend that the Philadelphia Phillies were in town to play the Tigers. So the 7 of us (my family of 3, their family of 4) attended a game at Comerica Park in Detroit. Comerica Park is located in downtown Detroit and is easily accessed from the highway. We parked in […]

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