Rochester Hills Museum to host Holiday events

The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm has a variety of programs this Holiday season for the entire family. Santa and Mrs. Claus visit on Saturday, December 7 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Guests can pick the hour of the day they want to see Santa and order tickets on line. Guests start their visit at the Dairy Barn then proceed on a hay wagon to the 1840 Van Hoosen Farmhouse where Santa and Mrs. Claus will meet with them. Fresh baked cookies and a model train exhibit make this a perfect … [Read more...]

Give Back on Giving Tuesday

My son just had his 4th birthday in October. This was the first year he understood the concept of asking for and receiving gifts. We have a super generous family and A LOT of packages showed up on our doorstep starting about a month before his birthday. Each time he would exclaim, “Is it for ME?!” and almost every time each package was for him. Now, however, when we go shopping he says, “Get me this for my next birthday, Mom.” I just say, “Okay... we’ll see,” all while I have horrible images in … [Read more...]