Category: winter

Christmas at Royal Park Hotel – Rochester, Michigan

For me, one thing that has become a holiday tradition is heading to downtown Rochester to check out the beautifully lit shops, hot cocoa with whip from Sanders, and a walk down to Royal Park Hotel to check out their lifesize gingerbread house. Last… Continue Reading “Christmas at Royal Park Hotel – Rochester, Michigan”

Travel Diaries: Fire and Ice Festival – Rochester Hills, Michigan

This past weekend Downtown Rochester, Michigan hosted its annual Fire and Ice Festival. The ice sculptures were in the theme of vacations and featured everything from beach scenes to staycations. I went on Friday evening and with the frigid temperatures, the sculptures were in… Continue Reading “Travel Diaries: Fire and Ice Festival – Rochester Hills, Michigan”

Wild Lights at the Detroit Zoo

The Detroit Zoo is back to brighten up the holidays with Wild Lights. Wild Lights at the Detroit Zoo will take place on select dates from November 16, 2019, through January 5, 2020. For 29 nights, more than five million LED lights will illuminate… Continue Reading “Wild Lights at the Detroit Zoo”

2019 Metro Detroit Christmas To-Do List

The holiday season is a little tougher on me this year, you see last year Meeme (my grandma I was ridiculously close to) unexpectedly passed away on Christmas day. Recently, when I have walked into certain stores I have randomly started to cry –… Continue Reading “2019 Metro Detroit Christmas To-Do List”

Harsens Island – Winter Edition

There’s no better way to spend a Saturday then hopping on the car ferry and heading across the lake to Harsens Island. This trip presented two firsts for me. One I have never been on a car ferry and two I have never been… Continue Reading “Harsens Island – Winter Edition”