Author: Julie McKeeman

Royal Oak, Berkley, Ferndale, Huntington Woods – Vacation Bible School 2018

Here’s a roundup of some local South Oakland County Vacation Bible Schools in Royal Oak, Berkley, Ferndale, Huntington Woods.  Please check the links for more information. Royal Oak Genesis the Church June 18-22 “Shipwrecked” Ages 3 to Grade 5 St. Mary’s Catholic Church June 25-29 “Splash Canyon” Ages 4 to...

Dauntless Blank Books Giveaway

“When people start writing there is this idea that you have to get everything right first time, every sentence has to be perfect, every paragraph has to be perfect, every chapter has to be perfect, but what you’re doing is not any kind of public show, until you’re ready for...

Dauntless Journals to Match Your Personality

“When people start writing there is this idea that you have to get everything right first time, every sentence has to be perfect, every paragraph has to be perfect, every chapter has to be perfect, but what you’re doing is not any kind of public show, until you’re ready for...

Kids Night at Plato’s Coney Island in Warren

It’s been a crazy few weeks here at The McKeeman house. I’ve had kids sick with strep throat and terrible allergies, busy times at work, and I had to take my mom to the hospital on Mother’s Day. Needless to say, after I picked her up from the hospital and...

Brighten Your Home with ThermaLeaf®

ThermaLeaf allowed me to choose a product of my choice in exchange for this review.  I chose a  purple and green hydrangea wreath, because who couldn’t use a little Spring on their front door during this cold season in Michigan? The wreath arrived in a sturdy box and when I...

Ferdinand Movie Review

As an elementary school librarian, I have been anxiously awaiting the new movie, Ferdinand, since I saw the trailer earlier this year. The book, written by Munro Leaf in 1938, is a childhood classic and even though the movie took a few liberties with the original storyline, the main message...

Tunnel of Lights-Warren

If your family is like ours, going to see festive holiday lights is one of the best parts of the season. Many of us already know about the Wayne County Lightfest, Holidays at Greenfield Village, and downtown Rochester’s Big Bright Light Show, but one of THE best holiday light displays...

SHIPT-All your questions answered!

You’ve probably seen the ads on Facebook, or heard the radio spots.  SHIPT has been expanding throughout Michigan for the past year. Just recently I have seen a lot of social media posts asking questions about the SHIPT process, so I figured it was time for a quick blog post. ...

Santa has arrived at The Henry Ford Museum

It’s a family tradition in our house to visit Santa at The Henry Ford Museum. It is always included with your admission ticket and the Santa takes his time with each family.  The best part is you can take as many pictures as you want! In years past, Santa has...

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