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When Are the Local Farmer’s Markets Open? Here’s Your List, West Michigan!

NOTHING BEATS MICHIGAN HOMEGROWN Our farmers are fruit and veggie champions, growing superb crops to share with all us folks who don’t have gardens of our own. Grab your favorite
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100 Reasons We Love Michigan

MITTEN STATE FOR THE WIN Sorry, America, but we Michiganders think Michigan is the best in the nation. There. We said it. We’ve all been thinking it for years. Many of
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2015 Memorial Day Roundup for Grand Rapids

MEMORIAL DAY PARADES FOR FAMILIES IN THE GRAND RAPIDS AREA Information has been updated for 2015 Thank you, veterans and service personnel, for all that you have done for our
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Nichole Asks, What are Your Favorite Custom Children’s Keepsakes?

You Readers Know What You’re Talking About After last weeks comments on breast milk leakage, I’m glad to find I’m not the only one. I’m also glad to report that
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WIN! MVP Summer Camp Giveaway

MVP SUMMER CAMP IS SPECIAL MVP Summer Camp is for All! Whether you use camp as a summer child care alternative or as a means of summer enrichment, a week
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This is a MUST for Your Next Trip to John Ball Zoo – Ep 28

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LISTEN NOW – EPISODE 28 If you’ve been lucky enough to visit John Ball Zoo and bump into a zookeeper, you know how much information they have – and how
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THE ULTIMATE WANDER LIST FOR YOUR SUMMER TRAVELS

LOCAL KID SITES AROUND COUNTRY Traveling this summer? Check here for local kid and family info before you go! Chances are, if you’re headed out of town for the summer, your
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Kent County Youth Fair Wants YOU to Show Them Your Stuff

Calling all Youth With Stellar Hobbies I have so many fond memories of 4-H and showing exhibits at the Tuscola County Fair as a kid that I tried signing up my
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grkids Exclusive! Try FOOTGOLF for just $10! Lunch included!

FOOT GOLF IS PERFECT FOR KIDS Don’t miss the GRKIDS Summer Kick-Off Event! Are you looking for a new play date? Does your son or daughter have energy to spare?
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What I Really Want For Mother’s Day – A Letter To My Kids

Dear Wonderful, Beautiful, Exhausting Children, Mother’s Day is coming and you and your father may be wondering how to show me some love. Pay attention, kids, because my top ten
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MEIJER CURBSIDE SERVICE CHANGED MY LIFE

AN OPEN LETTER TO MEIJER: THANK YOU FOR CHANGING MY LIFE DEAR MEIJER CGO (Chief Grocery Officer): Is that a real title? If not, it should be. I have exactly
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Mom Guilt. The Struggle is Real.

I’m a Bad Mom for Playing Outside With my Kids?? I hate to exercise. I just do. However… I’ve also had four babies, I love to eat and I’m not
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11 Michigan Summer Vacation Getaway Ideas for Your Family

11 Michigan Getaways for Families Want to take your family on a Michigan getaway, but want to preview the place before you go? Our grkids team has traveled the state for
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WIN! Maple Hill Golf is Giving Away 4 Sets of Powerbilt Clubs

Congrats to winner #1 Mandy! Congrats to winner #2 Miriam! Congrats to winner #3 Ron! The Grass is Always Greener…on the Course! Did you notice it this weekend? I mean,
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Fun and Learning Abound At Science Camps This Summer!

Fun + Learning = Science Camp Fun. What kid doesn’t want fun? And face it, if they don’t have at least a little bit of fun this summer you’re going to be
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