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Trick or Trick, Smell My Feet: Halloween in Genesee County Michigan!

Halloween, a holiday filled with mystery, magic, superstition + FUN!  That black cat? Avoid it. Break a mirror?  Seven years of bad luck. And don't dream of stepping on a crack or spilling salt. As you prepare for the magic that is Halloween, here is your guide to Halloween happenings in Genesee County! It is no trick! Click on [...]
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A Genesee County Mom’s Guide to September!

Where has this year gone?! Seriously. How can it already be SEPTEMBER {cue Green Day, "Wake Me Up When September Ends"}?  If your child{ren} haven't already gone back-to-school, chances are they will be soon. But just because school is back in session, doesn't mean that the fun has to end!    Check out happenings in and around [...]
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YMCA Camp Copneconic: Your Summer Adventure Awaits!

Campfires. Friendships. Fun. Adventures. Swimming. New experiences. Memories in the making. In other words: Summer Camp! How many of us as adults can recall the wonderful memories of our summer camp experiences? For me, it was an overnight camp. It was an amazing two-week adventure that I will never forget, where I made friendships to […]

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2017 Fireworks In + Around Genesee County

It's fireworks season! Much further back than you and I can remember, we have celebrated the Fourth of July with the most grandiose of fireworks displays. But why do we celebrate Independence Day by setting off all of these small explosions? Well, because John Adams wanted us to. It is believed that he envisioned fireworks as part of the festivities [...]
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Davison, The City of Flags: A City Highlight

Located in Genesee County, the City of Davison was named after one of Michigan’s great pioneers, Judge Norman Davison. Davison, alongside his four sons, built a saw mill in 1831. Other early industries in the area included a washing machine factory, brick yard, bath tubs {with heaters}, buggy works and a cheese factory. City Hall Also housing Davison […]

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2017 Vacation Bible School Roundup

It's Vacation Bible School time! Summer is all fun and games until the first time (and subsequent times, at increasing volume, ad nauseam) you hear, "I'M BORED!" But good news, frazzled mama! Vacation Bible School (or VBS) is going on at dozens of churches in the Genesee County area! And the real kicker with VBS is... it's usually [...]
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Bringing a New Baby Home During the Flint Water Crisis

Sometimes I feel like the Flint water crisis stole away my precious memories of bringing my baby home. On August 9, 2016 I gave birth to a healthy baby boy. August Andrew Ollie weighed in at 6 pounds and 11 ounces at Hurley Hospital in Flint, Michigan. Instead of the dream of bringing my sweet baby home for […]

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Tell Your Story Through Pictures With Bella Vita Photography

Every picture tells a story, and as the saying goes a picture is worth a thousand words. But what if you’re never in the picture? It’s so easy to snap a quick picture of your children and family on your phone these days, but how many pictures are you actually a part of? We moms […]

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GCMB 10 Tips to Get YOU Running

10 Tips to Get You Running, With a Genesee County Race Schedule

I’ve said it all when it comes to running: “I can’t run.” “Running is the wooooorst.” “I’m not a runner.” “I will only run if someone is trying to attack me.” And now, I’m hooked to this totally addictive thing called running. Race season is here ladies, and I’d like to encourage you to join me on this […]

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