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Visiting the UM Nichols Arboretum Peony Garden

Visiting the Peony Garden at Nichols Arboretum has been on my to-do list for several years. I finally visited with a friend in 2019 and was looking forward to a return trip in 2020 with my family. Sadly, they requested no visits in 2020 due to social distancing. Fortunately, for 2021 they are allowing visitors. …

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Rolling Hills Water Park – Wednesday Activity Review

This review of Rolling Hills Water Park is part of our Summer Series: Wednesday Activity Reviews. Rolling Hills hosted us in August 2019 to update this review Yesterday we visited Rolling Hills Water Park for the first time in the 2019 season. We tried to visit early in the season before my daughter’s swim meets and …

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Putterz Batting Cages – Wednesday Activity Review

This review of Putterz Batting Cages is part of our Summer Series: Wednesday Activity Reviews. About Putterz Putterz offers batting cages, 3 miniature golf courses (18 holes each), and an arcade. Over the years we have played mini golf several times, but this year was the first time I brought my daughter to the batting cages. …

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Whiting Forest of Dow Gardens & the Longest Canopy Walk – Activity Review

Did you know the longest Canopy Walk in the US is just two hours away? In October 2018, Dow Gardens in Midland opened their new Whiting Forest of Dow Gardens with the canopy walk, playground, apple orchard, and much more. A friend and I visited on a weekday that month while the kids were at …

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Ann Arbor River Trip Kayaking – Wednesday Activity Review

This review of Ann Arbor River Trip Kayaking is part of our Summer Series: Wednesday Activity Reviews. The Kayaking River Trip from Argo to Gallup is one of my daughter’s favorite summer activities. Knowing she had an annual class kayaking trip approaching, we made sure to take the trip first as a family (in summer …

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Fuller Park Pool – Wednesday Activity Review

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. …

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

This review of Ann Arbor Still Water Boating and Stand Up Paddleboarding is part of our Summer Series: Wednesday Activity Reviews. My daughter’s top priority at Huron River Day 2018 was to go boating. She also took the opportunity to try Stand Up Paddleboarding. She discovered she loves kayaking (and SUP). Ann Arbor Still Water …

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Ann Arbor Buhr Park Pool

Buhr Park Pool – Wednesday Activity Review

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. …

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Colemans Corn Maze - Maze Entrance

Review of Coleman’s Corn Maze

As a family we did our first corn maze about 5 years ago. Since then, we try to do a maze every year. We have always gone to Talladay Farms (Milan) in the past. Last night we visited Coleman’s Corn Maze (Saline) for the first time.  About Coleman’s Corn Mazes Coleman’s Corn Mazes features 3 …

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