Tag: museums

A historic visit to Grand Rapids

Last week in honor of our 6-month wedding anniversary and my new job, my husband and I decided to take a road trip for fun. Our destination: Grand Rapids. We woke to a beautiful sunny day with temps in the 50’s, which made the 2-hour drive that much better. 2 Upon arriving in Grand Rapids,

Fun family activities during winter break

The winter blahs seem to be upon many of us. Despite spring still being several weeks away, there is plenty to do in these colder months. And with school breaks starting to approach, it dawned on me that there are many fun activities to do as a family while waiting for the warmer temps and trees

Visiting Faberge’ at the Detroit Institute of Arts

I was really excited for Justin and my latest adventure – a visit to the Detroit Institute of Arts. We talked about going for months, especially after the August art millage that lets residents from Oakland, Macomb and Wayne Counties into the museum for free. Our interest only increased when the Faberge’: The Rise and Fall

Activities to keep you busy in metro Detroit (for free!)

Now that our wedding is over, our new focus is selling our two houses and finding a new home that comfortably merges two households. That means saving money is a priority so I’ve been pinching pennies and dimes when possible. You know I’m serious about saving when visits to Starbucks are down to once per

A night at a real museum

One of the things I’ve always loved about living in southeastern Michigan is the multitude of cultural institutions and attractions available for residents to explore. I’ve touched on some of these great places in previous posts but there is so much more to share. We are so lucky to have these pieces of history open