Butch’s Beach Burritos in Grand Haven, MI – Quality Fast Food – A Review


On our recent family vacation to Grand Haven, Michigan, we had the opportunity to eat at Butch’s Beach Burritos, a carry-out “fast food” style restaurant.  And while our food was made for us quickly, the quality and flavor of Butch’s food is arms above what you think of as traditional fast food. Butch’s Beach Burritos […]

Mancino’s Pizza and Grinders in Grand Haven, MI – A Review


Pizza joints are a dime a dozen where ever you are in our great nation. We Americans are pretty passionate about the stuff! I swear our girls could eat pizza 5 out of 7 days a week if it were up to them.   So of course, while we were on vacation in Grand Haven, Michigan, one […]

A &L Blueberry Farm and Farm Market in West Olive, MI – A Review

photo of produce at A & L Farm Market

The Western side of Michigan is known for its fruit production.  Cherries, blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, peaches…my mouth is watering just thinking about it!  On our recent vacation to Grand Haven, Michigan, we knew we wanted to make time to hit some farm stands before returning home.  As luck would have it, Miguel Ochoa, co-owner of A […]

Michigan’s Adventure Amusement Park in Muskegon, MI – Wet and Dry Family Fun All in One!


As a family with younger kids (ages 8 and 3), monster-sized amusement parks can be overwhelming to us when we visit.  While on vacation in Western Michigan, however, we were thrilled to visit Michigan’s Adventure Amusement Park, one of Cedar Fair Properties smaller parks.  But don’t let it’s smaller size fool you into thinking it is small […]

JW’s Food and Spirits in Grand Haven, MI – A Review


We recently returned from a WONDERFUL vacation in Grand Haven, Michigan!  We had such a good time, I think we could have easily spent 2 weeks there taking in all the sights, events, and natural beauty of this Lake Michigan town.  One of our favorite parts of Grand Haven was the downtown area, chock full […]

Grand Haven, Michigan: A Relaxing Beach Getaway Close to Home!

Grand Haven, Michigan State Park Beach

When we started discussing summer vacation plans, my kids were dying to go to the beach like a number of their friends that were headed to South Carolina, Florida, North Carolina, etc… The problems is, my hubby and I are wimps – at least when it comes to packing up the family in the minivan and heading […]