My children have only been to the beach once, when they were small.  Austin hated the sand and cried the whole time on the beach.  Ava was in a life jacket – I was terrified of her drowning!  Other than that, it was a great time! However, I knew, I wanted to wait until they

Michigan has been on my bucket list for a long time! We have a good friend who is from Michigan so when he offered for us to rent a house with them and our families, it was an instant YES! It was such an amazing trip! Staying with them was like having our own personal

Let’s begin with a short list of “must-do” things that everybody who visits the area should try to see or do. Since we stayed in Lake Leelanau, Michigan, I’ll start with the ones closest to that location: 1.    Leelanau Peninsula The scenic Leelanau Peninsula has long been a major fruit producer, and today it’s also

After much searching, talking to many self-proclaimed Disney experts/friends, and many late nights of planning; I finally talked the Hubs into biting the bullet and taking our family to Disney this past March.  Our Children were 6, and 4 at the time and I really felt that this was the perfect age to take them.