Stephanie P

Stephanie P

About Stephanie P

Stephanie is an architect, turned graphic designer and PTO momma of 3. A wannabe photographer, travel agent, party planner, and do-gooder at heart, she enjoys filling her family's schedules and the lives of others, while obsessively documenting it along the way.

31 Days of MARCH Fun for Kids in Grand Rapids

Fun For Kids. Every Month.
Every month, we put together a list of fun things for kids to do in and around Grand Rapids for every day of the month. We also include a printable version! Lists publish a few days before the month begins. And of course, you can find a full list of what’s […]

By |February 27th, 2017|Categories: Spring|0 Comments

101 Unique Date Night Ideas for Parents in Grand Rapids

This article brought to you by NorthPointe Christian Schools. 

Whether you have a hard time getting away, or you have a regularly scheduled date night, sometimes coming up with something to do that night is difficult.

We’re here to save you!  Grab lunch or dinner at one of West Michigan’s top Date Night Dining locations by following the […]

By |February 7th, 2017|Categories: General|8 Comments

Grand Rapids Museums That Now Offer Reduced Admission

Exciting news Kent County residents…some of our favorite Grand Rapids museums will now cost less to visit!

Grand Rapids Public Museum
As a result of the voter approved millage last fall, Kent County residents now receive reduced admission to the Grand Rapids Public Museum. Adults will pay just $5, seniors $3, and children (age 17 and under) will […]

By |February 4th, 2017|Categories: General|2 Comments

28 Days of FEBRUARY Fun for Kids in Grand Rapids

This article brought to you by NorthPointe Christian Schools.Call us crazy, but we love February in Grand Rapids! Yes, we’re ready for spring, but there’s still plenty of fun to be had outside and opportunities for stay-cation fun abound.

This month will leave you looking at ice (and skating on it too), cooking up fun and […]

By |January 29th, 2017|Categories: General, Winter|Tags: , , |0 Comments

35 Top Date Night Restaurants in Grand Rapids

Local mom Jennifer Boyle (East Grand Rapids) covets date night with her husband, making it a priority to spend time with just him. “Spending quality time with your spouse often gets pushed to the back burner,” she says. “Date night is the opportunity to invest in your relationship.”

So every Wednesday she and her husband explore Grand […]

By |January 25th, 2017|Categories: General|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

31 Days of JANUARY Fun for Kids in Grand Rapids

By now, we would typically have snow covering the ground and plenty of outdoor fun to be had. Without it, finding things to do with the kids in January can be tricky. Despite the lack of fluffy white stuff, Grand Rapids has come through with a great list of things to do.

You’ll find an abundance […]

By |January 1st, 2017|Categories: Winter|0 Comments

Inside the GRCT Theatre Arts Tech Sampler Class

My ten year old daughter loves the stage. She has been in school productions since she was in kindergarten, she constantly designs her own costumes, she sings all…the…time, and she loves attending shows at the Grand Rapids Civic Theatre! You can only imagine her reaction when we were presented with the offer to check out […]

By |December 20th, 2016|Categories: General, Reviews|0 Comments

31 Days of DECEMBER Fun for Kids in Grand Rapids – 2016

Do you see what I see? A month packed to the brim with holiday fun, offering countless ways to enjoy December, in anticipation of the new year!

From trains and trolleys, to snowflakes and Santa…you won’t be able to miss the holiday cheer. Although we couldn’t come close to listing them all, we picked 31 of […]

By |November 28th, 2016|Categories: Christmas, General, SEASONAL, Winter|1 Comment

30 Days of NOVEMBER Fun for Kids in Grand Rapids

It’s hard to imagine how we’ll keep our busy kids entertained with colder temperatures on the horizon. Have no fear; November is here, and with it comes a great list of activities to keep you thankful for the family fun our city offers, and the lack of snow on the ground (so far).

You’ll find great shows […]

By |October 27th, 2016|Categories: Fall, General|0 Comments

GR Civic Theatre’s “Holes” is a Hit With Boys and Girls Alike

My 12-year old son is a lover of all things relating to books. His favorite class is language arts, his favorite pastime is turning pages, he writes books, carries (and leaves) books everywhere, and always enjoys a good production based on a book.

When the opportunity arose for me to review Holes, the stage version of […]

By |October 22nd, 2016|Categories: General, Reviews|0 Comments

31 Days of OCTOBER Fun for Kids in Grand Rapids

Fill up on Fall in October!
Take one look at the list below and you’ll realize right away that summer has gone. Fear not! In it’s place is a plethora of all things fall.  From Halloween celebrations, to pumpkins and hayrides, West Michigan has got autumn covered.  As if that wasn’t enough, you’ll also find many […]

By |September 27th, 2016|Categories: Fall, General|0 Comments

Hands On Fun at the Michigan Science Center in Detroit

Kids LOVE the Michigan Science Center

The Michigan Science Center is a mix of over 200 hands-on exhibits, working labs, an IMAX theatre, a planetarium and multiple entertaining shows. It was quite a treat!

Here’s a look at the place, level by level.


My kids moved quickly into the museum and headed straight toward the Roads, Bridges […]

By |August 28th, 2016|Categories: General, Travel Michigan|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Visiting Ann Arbor Museums with Kids

Take a Drive to… Ann Arbor!
*Stephanie visited in 2013…check venue websites for updates.

When is the last time you visited any of the Ann Arbor Museums with kids?

You haven’t yet?

Oh, good! I can show you around!

This July I spent three great days with my college roommate on Michigan’s east side. She lives in the adorable, uber […]

By |August 27th, 2016|Categories: Travel Michigan|2 Comments

30 Days of SEPTEMBER Fun for Kids in Grand Rapids

Hit the Streets in September!
School is coming, summer is going and September is here to celebrate it all. From festivals and street fairs, to consignment sales, art, art and, well, more art, it’s a month full of opportunities to get outdoors and enjoy the last bit of warmth before winter begins to call.

In our list […]

By |August 25th, 2016|Categories: Fall|0 Comments

31 Days of August for Kids in Grand Rapids

Adventure Awaits in August!
August invites us in, with open arms. A month of sunshine, warmth and countless ways to check summer fun off the bucket list, you’ll find enjoying the dog days an easy task.

From pirates to Harry Potter, to street fairs and sand, adventure awaits you. Find a list of 31 things to enjoy […]

By |July 26th, 2016|Categories: General|Tags: , , |0 Comments