Passion projects seem to be all the craze. I understand why, too. What better time to adopt a passion project than during the throes of a pandemic? Passion projects connect us to something we love and effortlessly ignite a fire in our bellies. Many of our fires are already ignited and burning brightly for the […]
“I can’t wait to see my kid struggle!” said no parent ever. We’d all be naive to think that struggles weren’t going to be a part of our child’s life; they’re a part of everyone’s life. But, when it’s your baby on the receiving end, it’s different. You want to be able to fix them. […]
I often refer to Houghton/Hancock as the city where I fell in love. Moving up there when I was 19 and enrolling at Michigan Technological University, I met the man I would later marry and raise a family with. I fell in love with him, while also falling in love with Houghton and Hancock as […]
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The “little city with a big heart” will always have a special place in my heart. My husband and I started here as a newly-engaged, mid-twenties couple. Clawson is where we turned our first house into a home. As I type this, the words give me goosebumps. Our first home is officially up for sale. […]
We know that you can only ride around the block so many times before the scenery becomes a little boring. Why not try out some new bike trails with the kids this summer? Make a list of trails you’d like to try and hit a new one each weekend. Not only is it great exercise, […]
I’ve never really liked the gym. It used to make me super self-conscious and sometimes I never knew if people were really wiping down the equipment. When I became a mom, I completely stopped going to the gym. Part of it was not being ready and the other part was probably my budget. I started […]
A Michigan resident all my life, I grew up going camping around the state. Outdoor camping is social distancing friendly– it encourages seclusion and isolating your family unit in the outdoors. Whether you tent camp, camp in a camper, or really glamp it up, camping is a summer tradition that will build lifelong memories. Pentwater […]