Inspired by our visit to The Beach Detroit, we created a similarly-themed sensory bin to play at home. With rice as our base we have the same monochromatic white as was at The Beach, thus making the visitors and toys the contrast, the art. One of the things that make The Beach Detroit so great […]Read More Inspired by The Beach Detroit
I’ve said for most of my adult life that when I grow up I want to be a minimalist. Obviously I’m not yet a grown up. Ask anyone who has seen my house if I’m a minimalist and they will laugh at you. Life in a busy family is messy, and while I am learning […]Read More What To Do When None of Your Clothes Spark Joy?
Where do I start? How do I explain to you the profound emotional experience I had while visiting the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History? Dear reader, I wept. We started with And Still We Rise: Our Journey Through African American History and Culture, the permanent exhibit at the Wright. I wept. The […]Read More Choose the Wright
I’ve had Marvin’s Marvelous Mechanical Museum on my list for years before moving to Michigan. The boys and I couldn’t wait to check it out. So we raided our change bucket and headed to Farmington Hills. (You don’t need to raid your change bucket, they have a change machine on the premises, but if you […]Read More Marvin’s Marvelous Mechanical Museum