After last year, we are full-fledged U-cut Christmas tree folks. As much as I love the little lot right down the street from our house, there is something about walking around a Christmas tree farm that sets our festive hearts aflutter.

We went to Blue Star last ye...

One thing a Midwestern winter will teach you: to embrace it, for otherwise you will be in for a dreadfully long, horribly un-fun season. We found a little sledding hill near our house last winter and made use out of it almost every day that there was snow on the ground...

I spotted a bag of colorful jewels at the store a few weeks ago and immediately know what I wanted to do with them. So we spent a slice of this snowy morning making Christmas tree cards for our neighbors, and they turned out even cuter than expected. Hopefully our neig...

This weekend marks the perfect opportunity to partake in a celebration in one of Southwest Michigan's quaint small towns brimming with cozy holiday vibes. There are so many we couldn't even list them all here (but full details are in the calendar).

Whether making s'mor...

Christmas is just around the corner, and that means brunches and breakfasts with Santa are popping up all over Southwest Michigan. Luckily, we've rounded up a smattering of Santa-adjacent dining options just for you. Prices vary, and there is truly something for every...

If current Instagram feeds are an accurate indication, it's safe to say that parents are equal parts creators and revelers in the magic that is the holiday season. This time of year is THE BEST, even for those of us living in summer-loving beach towns, and doubly so wh...

Here we go! The first of the small town holiday celebrations is happening this weekend. Check out what's happening this weekend before you head out to explore!

FRIDAY

  • Nab a seat for an enchanting rendition of Disney's The Little Mermaid at the Grand Rapids Civic Thea...

The Nutcracker could give Santa Claus himself a run for his gingerbread cookies when it comes to things synonymous with Christmas. The music, the costumes and the sets are a surefire recipe for irresistible holiday enchantment for all ages.

We've rounded up classic pro...