Tagged: Christmas

Eight Great Reasons to Give the Gift of Swimming

It’s that time again where we are clamoring to get the BEST gifts for our family members and friends.  Grandparents, friends and family are always asking me “What should I get {insert child’s name here} for Christmas?”   There are so many great reasons why swimming lessons are the perfect gift...

Chug on by and see the Royal Park Gingerbread Train in Downtown Rochester

One of downtown Rochester’s favorite holiday traditions is the gorgeous gingerbread creation by the Royal Park Hotel. Draped in candy and icing, and smelling like ginger, vanilla and deliciousness, the hotel’s gingerbread confection draws lots of adoring fans each holiday season. Located in the hotel’s lobby, this year’s gingerbread creation...

The Real Polar Express from Owosso to Ashley, Michigan

One of my favorite holiday movies is The Polar Express.  It is based off the book The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg.  If you’ve ever watched the movie you know how well done it is.  Everything from the sound effects to the 6 character voices played by Tom Hanks.  Families...

Santa’s Annual Magic Forest in Taylor

The Junior League World Series is not the only fun that can be found in Taylor, Michigan!  This time of year, you can find Santa’s Magic Forest within Heritage Park, a hidden gem in the heart of Taylor.  Those looking to see Mr. and Mrs. Claus can stop in Fridays,...

You Won’t Have to Drag Your Children to Church This Christmas

Brought to you by:Kensington Church “Mom, do we have to go?” As moms, we’ve heard it plenty of times. Dragging your kids to the store, the doctor, or anywhere that doesn’t sound appetizing to them at the moment can be a frustrating experience. When it comes to getting your kids...

Our Dancing Lights: Holiday Magic in Auburn Hills

If you like big, spectacular light displays a la Clark Griswold, then Our Dancing Lights in Auburn Hills is right up your alley. This fantastic display, set to music, is one of the best around. Located at a home on a cul-de-sac in a swanky neighborhood off Tienken Road, Our...

Christmas Lights in Clinton Township

This hidden little gem of a home is on the west side of Moravian Rd south of Harrington St.  The lights are even synchronized to Christmas music (tune to 106.9FM). There’s no sidewalk on Moravian but you can pull onto Kelmar St to watch – and listen to – the...

Where Do You Hide the Holiday Presents?

The annual parental struggle will be upon us soon, for those who like to get a head start on the season, it is already here. Where to hide the holiday presents! It’s easy enough when our children are babies. They can’t look and don’t know to search for them. As...

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...

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