Author: mygrandrapidslife

Kids Food Basket Go Orange!

Kids Food Basket Go Orange! March is National Nutrition Month and time to Go Orange for West Michigan with Kids Food Basket! People across the country recognize the importance of eating healthy food. However, barriers to food equity still stand in the way of many Michigan families. 38% of Michigan households struggle to afford basic […]

World of Winter 2023

World of Winter 2023 I am so excited for World of Winter this year! What is the World of Winter? You might ask. To start it is the largest winter festival in the Midwest. With over 100 FREE events, activities and outdoor art installations, the festival provides an opportunity for families and adults to enjoy Michigan’s beautiful […]

GRAND RAPIDS FALL FUN!

Happy Fall Ya’ll! Fall is the favorite season for many and it is mine as well! I am definitely that person who is pumpkin obsessed and I’m not afraid to shout it from the rooftops, I LOVE PUMPKIN EVERYTHING! Along with pumpkin flavored everything, I love all the fun fall activities – apple picking, bonfires, […]

Parooz

Parooz is a Gift Boutique shop for Her, Baby, and Home! It is run by a Mother and daughters trio, which is so fun and sweet, and they are the kindest ladies you will meet!  This shop is bad news bears for me because when I go in I can’t just look around, I have […]

Kids Food Basket

Go Orange! During the month of March, Kids Food Basket does Go Orange for our neighbors to raise awareness for childhood hunger and the complex issue of food insecurity in our community. Orange is the color that represents hunger awareness. My Grand Rapids Life is joining the campaign by helping raise awareness, volunteering, and attending […]

Grand Rapids Trivia Night!

Trivia nights are a great way to get out of the house on a week day and let loose. Spend some time with friends, test your knowledge, and take a look at the list you might be able to try somewhere new! This last year Trivia in Grand Rapids has become very popular and a […]

Oktoberfest!

October may be almost over but it’s not too late to get a hold of Oktoberfest, and where better to get that tasty fall favorite than in Beer City USA! There is no hiding that we have the best breweries and no one brewery is the same, and that goes for the beers as well! […]

FlannelJax’s Grand Rapids

If you are looking for a fun time and to try something new, then look no further – Flannel Jaxs is the Premier Axe Throwing experience!  I took some friends there to check it out and I can not explain to you how much fun it was! This was our first time throwing an axe, […]

Grand Rapids Fitness Fest

The first annual GR Fitness Fest featuring over 45 local gyms, studios, and fitness professionals at amazing outdoor venues around the downtown area. Popular areas like the Calder Plaza, The Blue Bridge, Ah-Nab-Awen Park, Rosa Park Circle, and so many more awesome spots! The fit pass is only $20 or $10 if you are a SweatNet […]