Family fun

  • Exploring Fall: Apple Picking at Nye's!

    "Mama! It’s an enchanted garden!" 


    My three year old hasn’t been around many fruit trees before moving to the Fruit Belt, so when we rolled up to Nye’s U-Pick, her thoughts were with her favorite Daniel Tiger story. 

  • Family Fun and Holiday Happenings: December 2nd-4th, 2016!

    It’s a weekend of family fun in Michigan’s Great Southwest! The first weekend of December brings lights on bluffs and lights on trains, Santa in many, many places, mannequins, and music. Check out all the family holiday happenings, starting Friday, December 2nd through Sunday, December 4th, 2016!


  • The Find: Who Picks for Blue Moon Vintage Market

    When Jen and Vicki Kerr founded Blue Moon Vintage Market in Three Oaks, Michigan, they came armed with an eye for picks and an ear for history. There’s an inherit storytelling that comes with picking, as items from history become relevant again. From salvaged windmills to produce tables, the pieces at Blue Moon Vintage Market arrive with a story. 

    Jen and Vicki Kerr with one of Danielle Colby's picks; these are film reels from a drive-in theater!

  • Where To Find Santa in Michigan's Great Southwest!


    Ho ho ho! Santa has arrived in Michigan’s Great Southwest! Interested in visiting the man in red? Here’s a list of where he can be found until Christmas Day; you can even visit a few times if those wish lists change.