Category Archives: Toddlers

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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2018 Ann Arbor Jaycees Carnival Review

Ann Arbor Jaycees Carnival

The Ann Arbor Jaycees Carnival opened on Wednesday, June 20 and continues through Sunday, June 24 at Pioneer High School. The Ann Arbor Jaycees provided my daughter with a ride wristband so we could check out the carnival and report back to you. Check out our thoughts and tips for visiting the carnival. Have you been to the Ann Arbor Jaycees Carnival this year? […]

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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 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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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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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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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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