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Month: December 2013


Food Lovers on Parade: the Wonder of Food Tours

I LOVE FOOD! So a food tour is right up my alley! We were trying to get to three locations during the shoot, but we only made it to two.
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Like a Kid in a Candy Store- Literally!

Holland Peanut Store OUR EXPERIENCE WHILE ON SET Just picture every kind of candy that you can imagine all in one spot.  And when I am talking candy, I mean candy that your grandpa used to give you when you were little as well as the favorites that your kids love nowadays.  Now, add in
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The Best Eats in Holland

My husband Greg LOVES good food and my kids are little foodies as well so we were in culinary heaven at Boatwerks. The food preparation and presentation was extraordinary and every dish tasted even better than it looked, and it looked AMAZING.
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One Fish, Two Fish, Big Red, Blue Lake!

Holland State Park OUR EXPERIENCE WHILE ON SET My husband Greg loves to fish and it was so much fun to watch him teach the girls how to put the bait on a hook and try fishing for the first time. My daughter Shea was so brave!  Those nightcrawlers didn’t bother her one little bit
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Adventures in downtown Holland

Downtown Holland Street Fest OUR EXPERIENCE WHILE ON SET During the summer months, from June through August, Holland’s downtown area is THE spot to be on Thursday nights.  Families came out in droves to enjoy jugglers, musicians, and many other street performers.  About four blocks are set aside for the performances and cars are not
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Places to Stay in Holland, Michigan

Haworth Inn & Conference Center f OUR EXPERIENCE WHILE ON SET Haworth Inn is located on the Hope College campus in downtown Holland. Conveniently centered near a variety of restaurants, beautiful beaches, and over 120 shops, this hotel is an ideal spot to stay during your Holland vacation. With 50 guest rooms, a wellness room,
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Make Your Own Souvenir in Holland

Ambrose T-Shirts OUR EXPERIENCE WHILE ON SET Ambrose has a cool vibe going with its eclectic atmosphere and laid back owners.  We were welcomed into their amazing T-Shirt design shop to create our very own souvenirs.  After selecting T-Shirt colors and Holland themed designs, we all got a lesson in how to silk screen.  The
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Sandy Beaches in Holland, MI

Tunnel Park Beach OUR EXPERIENCE WHILE ON SET Dunes, dunes, dunes…and a playground – the kids just played and played running up and down the dunes and playing on the swings before we even hit the beach!  I am telling you, the beach is the easiest and most cost effective way to spend a day.
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Sweet Treats in Holland

Cranes in the City OUR EXPERIENCE WHILE ON SET The people, and the food, were….sweet!  You couldn’t ask for a nicer bunch of folks to interview.  While I was doing a radio show in Holland, my husband Greg and the girls had the opportunity to make apple cider donuts with the chief baker who happens
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Holland’s One of a Kind Gardens & Arts

Windmill Island Gardens OUR EXPERIENCE WHILE ON SET Have you ever met a miller?  Have you ever met the most inspirational and amazing female miller in the entire United States?  Well you can if you go to Windmill Island Gardens because the miller there, Alisa Crawford, is the only Dutch certified miller in the Americas
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Holland’s Dutch Twist on Amusement Parks

Nelis Dutch Village OUR EXPERIENCE WHILE ON SET Wholesome.  That’s the word that comes to mind when I think of Nelis Dutch Village.  My family enjoyed the experience at the Village because there was a nice mixture of rides, a petting zoo and a huge wooden shoe slide interspersed with cottages that offered a little
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Places to Stay in San Antonio, Texas

Holiday Inn OUR EXPERIENCE WHILE ON SET Our breath was taken away at Hotel Contessa! It was an inviting hotel with a beautiful pool area on a roof with cabanas. Not only is Hotel Contessa elegant, it is also incredibly comfortable. The breakfast experience was also exquisite with a variety of options like eggs and
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Where to Find Cowboy Duds

The Wrangler OUR EXPERIENCE WHILE ON SET We had such a great time with the Walter family during our visit to The Wrangler.  The mom & daughter duo (aka Lorrell and Loriana) took us all around the store and helped us pick the perfect outfits for the rodeo.  It’s so much fun to spend time
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