When it comes to Michigan produce, it can sometimes feel like cherries, apples and blueberries get all the glory. But those three are just the tip of the grown-in-Michigan iceberg. There are, in fact, loads of other less obvious fruits and vegetables to be found here—especially this time of year. Here are three in-season fruits to help expand your taste… Read More »Fall Harvest Underdogs You Didn’t Realize Were Michigan-Grown
Check out a list of our favorite fall activities around Michigan.
Three Cedards Farm in Northville offers a cornmaze, hayrides, Barn Yard Payland, train rides, u-pick pumpkins, donuts, cider and more.
Parshalville Cider Mill serves fresh donuts, cider, and caramel apple “chips”, has apples available for sale, as well as other local goods.
Fall is the season for apples, visiting farms and cider mills, making all kinds of apple goodies like Apple Butterscotch Brownies. Caramel Apples, Apple Sandwiches, and more. So when I was asked to create a recipe, featuring DairyPure Sour Cream my first thought was to include apples! These sour cream bars turned out perfectly, I’m sure you will love them too! DairyPure… Read More »Sour Cream Apple Cinnamon Crumb Bars
The Back-to-School displays have been up for a while now. It seems like we had just finished school, and in a blink of an eye, Target was bringing out the giant bins of crayons, markers, and glue sticks. Now don’t get me wrong, I LOVE getting new school supplies and the smell of a brand new box of crayons, but… Read More »Five Tips to Boost Kindergarten Readiness
Plymouth Orchards and cider mill fresh-pressed, award-winning apple cider, fresh-made donuts, caramel apples and a fun farm experience.
I love caramel apples, but they’re big and awkward to eat. So, I came up with a quick, easy treat called chocolate apple pops that will delight your sweet tooth and is less messy. Here’s what you will need; Large Granny Smith apples Chocolate for melting Wooden Sticks for ice cream bars Chocolate and caramel sauce to drizzle Your favorite toppings.… Read More »Chocolate Apple Pops
Fall themed preschool lesson plans. Arts and crafts, games, math, science, group time activities, songs and snack ideas. Art Balloon Jack o Lanterns Blow up an orange balloon and let the child use a black marker, stickers, or finger paint to create facial features. Ask the child how does the jack o lantern feel? Paper Plate Pumpkins Have your child paint a… Read More »Fall Early Childhood & Homeschooling Lesson Plans for Toddlers, Preschool, Pre-K & Kindergarten
Back to School Supplies – Early Childhood & Homeschooling Lesson Plans for Toddlers, Preschool, Pre-K & Kindergarten
Back to School Supplies – preschool lesson plans Pencils Supply the children with a wide variety of pencils for the children to count or to sort. The children can sort the pencils by color, shape, size. The children can line the pencils up from shortest to longest. Supply the children with a large number of pencils and have the children… Read More »Back to School Supplies – Early Childhood & Homeschooling Lesson Plans for Toddlers, Preschool, Pre-K & Kindergarten