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Weekend Fun—August 28, 2015!

Oddball comedy

If you want to see and hear absolute musical genius in action this weekend, Carlos Santana is gracing the DTE Energy Music Theatre. Actually, you can spend the weekend at the DTE Energy Music Theatre and get plenty of great music and along with a belly of laughs. 2015 Kalamazoo Island Fest Kalamazoo Mayor Riverfront Park August…

Outdoor Apps for You and the Kids

Bugs in the Garden

I’m a techie. My smartphone is permanently attached to my hip. I use my smart-devices to enhance my life experiences. Especially when it comes to finding out about “the great outdoors.” Educating myself about the things around me like, plants, birds, star-gazing, and special or general outdoor activities, is very interesting and engaging to me.…

Doggie Water Park

Doggie Water Park

 Why should you have all the fun? While we humans like to seek out waterparks when summertime gets a little too hot around the gills, I’m sure your dog is staring at you during the summer heat and thinking “What about me?” Well, instead of giving your dog that clueless look of response. You can…

Weekend Fun—August 21, 2015!

King Kong Godzilla

This has been one amazing Detroit summer! If you aren’t having fun yet, you’re not really trying. One of the hottest acts around is Idina Mendez, she’s heading Fox Theatre. Legends, Earth, Wind & Fire with Chicago, are a very special treat at the DTE Energy Music Theatre, King Kong & Godzilla are at the…

Living Apartment Style — Kitchen Herb Garden

Finished herb Garden

If you’re like me, one of your favorite television channels is HGTV. I’m always looking for ideas to add to, remove from, embellish, or improve my living space. No matter where you live, kitchen counter space is always premium real estate. But, I like the idea of having a kitchen herb garden, so I ventured…

Weekend Fun—August 14, 2015!

Woodward Dream Cruise

Just pretend you don’t hear all of that back to school noise, there’s still plenty of summer fun in the city to be had. We still have the world famous Woodward Dream Cruise and WWE Live, no less! Woodward Dream Cruise 2015 Woodward Avenue August 15, 2015 (Really all week long) 9am – 9pm http://www.woodwarddreamcruise.com…

CheeseBurger in Caseville

Cheeseburger Caseville

Do you ever have an irrational-emotional response to certain foods? Can you hear the food calling your name? Do you think “cheeseburger” and get all watery-eyed? Then, the CheeseBurger in Caseville Fest is where you need to be. “Cheeseburger in Caseville is a festival that takes place in Caseville, Michigan. Cheeseburger is a festival in tribute…

Weekend Fun—August 7, 2015!

Kid Rock

The summer is sizzling in the Motor City, with our own Kid Rock’s Cheap Date Tour setting records at the DTE Energy Music Theatre, Motley Crue’s the Final Tour is headlining at the Palace of Auburn Hills. Then, there’s baseball…   MÖTLEY CRÜE Final Tour with Alice Cooper The Palace of Auburn Hills August 9,…

County Fairs!

Cass County Fair

Did you ever see the movie “Despicable Me?” One of the best scenes in that movie was when adorable little Agnes saw the fair grounds off in the distance. Her un-bridled glee is how I now forever view fairs. And, with summer weather comes the fair! Many of them. Games, stuffed animals, rides, real live…

Cool off at local Michigan Waterparks!

Splash n Blast

Is It Hot Enough For You? Need to cool off a bit? Instead of sticking your head in the freezer, how about taking the family to one of the many Michigan Waterparks for a little cool-down fun.   Zehnder’s Splash Village Hotel & Waterpark Frankenmuth http://www.zehnders.com/waterpark/splashvillagewaterpark.htm   Waterford Oaks Waterpark Waterford http://www.destinationoakland.com/parksandtrails/waterparks/waterfordoaks/Pages/default.aspx   Kensington Metropark…