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3 Incredible Features at Dow Gardens You Must See!

I love exploring our state (which happens to be Michigan) and discovering beautiful new places! One of my most recent discoveries is Dow Gardens in Midland, MI. I always felt like I had a good idea of what existed nearby, but I keep finding out about more and more spots! Apparently I know nothing 🤣. …

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7 Spooky Outdoor Halloween Activities

Introduction Halloween is my absolute favorite holiday! And I’m always on the lookout for new outdoor Halloween activities, especially now that I have a kid who’s old enough to share my enthusiasm! It’s so much fun to try and make holidays as magical as possible for your kids and getting to share in their excitement. …

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Holloween Activities For Kids

Halloween Activities for Kids: 3 Magical Potions to Concoct!

Introduction It’s officially spooky season, and I’ve been looking for some great Halloween activities for kids for the past month (because I’m a crazy person)! With a lot of our typical Halloween activities being cancelled, it seemed even more necessary to fill in the blanks with some of our own festivities this year. One my …

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Fall Crafts for Kids: 5 Stunning Ways to Use Leaves

Introduction The leaves in our area have begun to change, which makes it the perfect time for some great fall crafts for kids! Autumn colors are so beautiful, but sometimes it seems they’re here and gone in an instant. Which is why I love the idea of trying to preserve them. I’m also a fan …

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40 Awesome Ideas for your Fall Bucket List

A new season is upon us, which means it’s time to create my annual fall bucket list! I enjoy all the seasons for different reasons, but I love fall most of all. (Sorry… that popped into my head and I just couldn’t resist! Please forgive me 😂). But truly, Autumn is a magical time and …

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Preschool Activities: Easy Ways to Teach 8 Concepts with Nature

Fall is in the air and kids are heading back to school! Or possibly heading to school for the first time if you have a preschooler like me. I had been in search of some preschool activities even before Covid-19 happened. Homeschooling was always the direction I had been leaning towards, but a worldwide pandemic …

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9 Ideas for an Epic Backyard Camping Adventure

Summer is drawing to a close, and we finally had our backyard camping adventure last weekend! We’ve been wanting to take our little guy camping ever since March when we set up our tent inside for him to play in. But it kept getting pushed back and pushed back, as things do. Finally, there was …

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