Author: Megan Dileo

Fairy Tales Do Come True at the National Cherry Festival Princess Tea Party

“Who doesn’t love putting on a ball gown and a tiara?”  Kids of all ages had their princess dreams come true today at the National Cherry Festival Princess Tea Party at the Great Wolf Lodge. Event Director, Danielle Pung says, “This event is sold out. We have 321 tickets that were sold this year. One princess says, “I’m excited to…

Friendship on the Farm

Little kids always have the cutest things to say! We love asking kiddos the big questions, and today we are talking about one of the most important things kids can learn in life– FRIENDSHIP! No matter where you are in life, making friends and connections is something we do as a kid and an adult. We took a trip to…

Sparking New Interests with Summer Exploration Camps

“It’s a fun thing to do even when you’re not going to grow up to do it,” says one welding camp participant. With the help from a state grant… “Our goal is to spark that interest,” says Laura Percival. Laura Percival– the Mistem Region 12 Director– is sparking up the interest of middle school students… She says, “They were wiring…

Warrior Wednesday: Power10 Rowing Camp

“You’re very humbled when you get a diagnosis like that. When you start to do research, and studies on it, you know what the statistics are.” According to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, one in eight women will develop breast cancer in her lifetime. “I was diagnosed with breast cancer in december 2014. Personally, in my breast cancer journey, I…

Summer Camp Fun at Forest & Farm in Cadillac

Forest & Farm is having fun this summer with their new summer camp program. For six weeks, students will have a themed week to enjoy different activities to help them learn and have a little fun! Some of the themes the kids will be enjoying is Animal Week, Farming Around the World Week, Bug Week, Water Week, Mud Week, and…

Menu Monday: Polish Countryside Kitchen in Cedar

Kielbasa, pierogi, kapusta, and golabki….when you hear these words, you think of polish food, right?! Today’s ‘Menu Monday’ features Polish Countryside Kitchen in Cedar, a food stand that offers traditional Polish food to those craving something a little more authentic. Run by owners Tom Koch and Kathleen Bittner, they feature traditional items like pierogi, golabki (stuffed cabbage), smoked or fresh…