Best Breakfast Restaurants in West Michigan

Sizzling bacon, syrupy waffles, and some scrambled eggs, who doesn’t love a good breakfast? Breakfast is arguably one of my favorite foods to order at a restaurant. Why? I’m not 100% sure. Maybe it’s the atmosphere, or that the most popular time I go out to eat is after church on Sunday, and it just…

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VIDEO: An Extraordinary Experience- Interviewing Military Veterans

I wanted to share a little about a really cool experience I had a couple of weeks ago. The Deering Team partnered with a very cool nonprofit called “Fishing With Veterans.” Every year, boats gather in Holland for the annual event, showing appreciation for our service members by taking them fishing on Lake Michigan! One…

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5 Events for July Fun in West Michigan!

July is here and summer is well underway! In West Michigan, that means more festivals, outdoor events, and activities that only happen in July! Check out what we think are the 5 events you can’t miss! Berlin Fair: July 3-8. Fair season has begun! Arguably one of the largest and most famous fairs in West…

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Best Greenhouses in West Michigan

Wherever you drive in West Michigan, it feels like there is a greenhouse in every town. Greenhouses are a major source of landscaping plants, produce garden plants, and flowers in our area. They can be anything from a small boutique greenhouse to acres upon acres of plants! These are some of our favorite greenhouses in…

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West Michigan Events to Celebrate May!

May. Everything starts warming up, the feel of summer starting is in the air, and everyone wants to get outside and have fun! It’s a busy month of holidays and events in the West Michigan area, with some highly recognizable events and festivals occurring! Here is our guide to the top events you must check…

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Fall in Love With West Michigan-3 Fun Activities to do this Fall

Just because it’s cooling down and getting darker earlier doesn’t mean there is still fun to have outside. Fall in Michigan is one of the prettiest seasons in our opinion, and we love the cooler weather for enjoying the outdoors. Here are a few of our staple fall activities to explore West Michigan. Visit an…

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Things to do in Spring Around Grand Rapids

Spring is here and as Michigan awakens from her winter hibernation, the urge to get outside and be more active takes hold. There are so many great things that happen during the spring in the Grand Rapids area. From festivals to butterflies to sports, West Michigan comes alive in spring! Below are some of our…

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Best of West Michigan: Apple Orchards

It’s apple orchard season and the greater Grand Rapids area has dozens of them! Whether you are looking for a classic apple orchard experience, or something different, you’ll find something for everyone! Below are some of our favorite orchards around! Jessica’s Pick: Schwallier’s Country Basket has been our family’s favorite orchard for many years!  They…

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Vork Brothers Painting-Community Spotlight

Paint can do wonders in your home! Whether you are looking to add some color, brighten up a room, refresh your kitchen, or make sure that wood siding can handle Michigan weather, Vork Brothers Painting has you covered. They can paint just about anything around your home to bring some style or help you prep…

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Best Christmas Lights in West Michigan

Updated for 2023~We love going around and seeing how everyone decorates their home during this time of year! Check out our compilation of some of our favorite Christmas light shows! If you have a favorite spot make sure to share it with us! LMCU Ballpark-One of the most popular locations to see a big light…

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