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Wordless Wednesday: Eat Bread

Eat R Bread? OK. I saw this as I was driving through town the other day and couldn’t help but snap a photo. What do you think, clever marketing ploy...

To Boldly Go Somewhere You Don’t Really Care to Go

Parenting is all about compromise. Like when my daughter wants to wear a summer dress when it’s 20 degrees outside. Or my son wants to eat nothing but crackers...

Wanted: Avocado Recipes

I don’t consider myself a lucky person. I don’t win the lottery (probably because I rarely play it). I never walk out of a casino with more money in...

Wordless Wednesday: Downtown Ann Arbor

Twinkle, twinkle little twinkle lights… This week I have a couple photos from a recent night in downtown Ann Arbor — can I tell you how much I love that...

Thrift Store Shopping

You’ve got babies? They’ve got clothes. Living in a college town has all sorts of benefits. A revolving-door population means quick turnaround on a number of things — including used goods. And...

Wordless Wednesday: Super Snowman

We’re back from a relaxing long weekend in northern Michigan ski country. I’ll share more details on that soon, but wanted to get this photo of what we saw...

#FriFotos: Lake Michigan through the Trees

The Tunnel of Trees on Highway 119 in northern lower Michigan. A snowy northern lower Michigan drive along Highway 119 takes travelers through the Tunnel of Trees. In the winter, it’s ...

Weekend Getaway to Inn at Bay Harbor, Michigan

Sometimes a hotel is more than just a place to rest your head for the night. Instead, it’s a destination in itself, a place you find yourself not wanting...

In Training

These running shoes and I are going to be very well acquainted this year. It’s official (sort of) — I am training to run a marathon. Well, a half marathon....

Epic Playdate Weekend

This post is brought to you by The New Santa Fe from Hyundai. Click here for information on how to win a trip for four to Los Angeles to attend Hyundai's Epic...

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Avocado Egg Salad Sandwiches

I boiled two dozen eggs this morning for the kids to decorate for Easter. Of these, guess how many broke in the pot while...

Castaway Cay, Disney’s Island in the Bahamas

If you’ve been on a Bahamian Disney cruise, you’ve probably been to Castaway Cay. This little piece of paradise in the Bahamas is Disney’s...

Williams-Sonoma Baking Stone

My baking stone is quickly turning into a Rorschach test, with blips and blobs that resemble all sorts of things. When I bought it, it was a...

Pittsburgh Style Pulled Pork Sandwich

Primanti Bros. sandwich Many people return from their travels with souvenirs; I bring back recipes. This one’s from a long-term stay outside of Pittsburgh, where...