Category Archives: Summer

Ann Arbor River Trip Kayaking – Wednesday Activity Review

Ann Arbor River Trip Kayaking - Ready to Go

This review of Ann Arbor River Trip Kayaking is part of our Summer Series: Wednesday Activity Reviews. Earlier this summer at Huron River Day, my daughter went kayaking in still water at Gallup Park. She requested that we try the river trip this summer. Last weekend our family took our first kayaking trip down the Huron River.  Ann Arbor River […]

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5 Tips for the Saline Celtic Festival

Saline Celtic Festival - 5 Tips

Have you ever been to the Saline Celtic Festival? We went for the first time in 2014 and returned last year for the 2015 festival. Based on our experience, I’ve put together some information about the Saline Celtic Festival and 5 Tips for Visiting. About the Saline Celtic Festival The Saline Celtic Festival developed from Saline’s sister city relationship with Brecon Wales. […]

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Ann Arbor Jaycees Fourth of July Parade Tips

Ann Arbor Jaycees Fourth of July Parade - Handing out Candy

We love the Ann Arbor Jaycees Fourth of July Parade. I have had the experience of enjoying the parade both as a participant and as a spectator. General Parade Information Fourth of July Parade Route The Ann Arbor Jaycees Fourth of July Parade route is almost 1 mile and composes 3.5 sides of a rectangle. It starts heading north on […]

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Ann Arbor Summer Reading Programs

Ann Arbor Summer Reading Programs & Recommendations

Summer Reading Programs with rewards for kids have been going on for as long as I can remember. Fortunately there are some great Ann Arbor Summer Reading Programs. I’m also sharing links to the Summer Reading Recommendations that we did in 2016. Over the years my daughter has participated in a number of different summer reading programs. When she was younger and […]

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Fuller Park Pool – Wednesday Activity Review

Ann Arbor Buhr Park Pool

This review of Fuller Park Pool is part of our Summer Series: Wednesday Activity Reviews. Our visit was part of the #MyPriusMyTown Campaign sponsored by Toyota USA. All opinions are ours. Our Visit to Fuller Park Pool Summer was off to a hot start this year with temperatures in the 90s on Memorial Day weekend. With the warm temperatures that […]

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Ann Arbor Still Water Boating and Stand Up Paddleboarding – Wednesday Activity Review

Ann Arbor Still Water Paddles - Kayaking

This review of Ann Arbor Still Water Boating and Stand Up Paddleboarding is part of our Summer Series: Wednesday Activity Reviews. When my daughter and I attended Huron River Day last month, her top priority was to go boating. She also took the opportunity to try Stand Up Paddleboarding. Ann Arbor Still Water Paddling The Ann Arbor Canoe Liveries at […]

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Ann Arbor Fourth of July Celebrations

Ann Arbor Fourth of July Celebrations

Are you looking for Ann Arbor Fourth of July Celebrations? Don’t wait for the fourth (maybe not even for July), there are plenty of celebrations the week before the Fourth.  Ann Arbor Fourth of July Fireworks Local fireworks displays are mostly this week (or have already happened). Ironically there are no firework displays actually on the fourth. However, on the […]

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Exploring Ann Arbor in a Prius Prime

Ready to Explore Ann Arbor in a Prius Prime - #MyTownMyPrius

Disclosure: Toyota USA provided me with a Prius Prime for the week and compensation for activities over the weekend. They are also making a donation on my behalf to C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital. Donation As a thank you for participating in the MyTownMyPrius promotion, Toyota USA is making a donation to C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital. They will make a $1 […]

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Buhr Park Pool – Wednesday Activity Review

Ann Arbor Buhr Park Pool

This review of Buhr Park Pool is part of our Summer Series: Wednesday Activity Reviews. Our visit was part of the #MyPriusMyTown Campaign sponsored by Toyota USA. All opinions are ours. Our Visit to Buhr Park Pool Summer is off to a hot start this year with temperatures in the 90s on Memorial Day weekend. With the warm temperatures, we […]

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