Monday, January 30, 2017

Weekending | Grand Rapids

Just like that it's Monday again. The first one of February at that! Time continues to fly by. As always, we had a great weekend visiting our old stomping grounds in Grand Rapids.
Our first stop shouldn't be a surprise to anyone.. Founders. You can't go to Grand Rapids without stopping by Founders. This week they had an event called Cellar Raid so the boys were able to get beers they haven't had in a long time, including the coveted KBS. I, on the other hand, enjoyed my favorite BLT sandwich of all time. That alone was worth the two hour drive ;)
Saturday morning we decided to check out a new Donut shop in Eastown, D'Arts Donut Shop before the girls and I headed to the bridal shop to try on bridesmaid dresses. I'm not sure that was the best breakfast choice, but delicious none-the-less.
By the time we were done at the bridal salon everyone was hungry again so we met the boys at one of our favorite GR restaurants, Rockwell Republic. It just so happened to be happy hour, so I enjoyed two Spicy California Rolls. They are the best!
Later that afternoon we headed to Perrin Brewing Company, which is about twenty minutes North of town, for their Winter Festival. That's how Michiganders survive the brutal winters- outdoor beer festivals! The boys enjoyed the beer and I enjoyed the hot chocolate. Not a bad way to spend the day.
We ended our trip with a night at a new brewery; Creston Brewery. I'm not exaggerating when I say that every time we have visited since moving away there has been at least one new brewery to check out. This one did not disappoint. They have a Mexican style menu and Thomas enjoyed his beer.

Now it's back to the grind, but it's always nice to visit our favorite city. Until next time Grand Rapids!


  1. It sounds like you had a great time in Grand Rapids! I love the name of that donut shop! Our dog's name is D'rtagnan and we call him Dart for short!

    1. I'm not a huge fan of donuts, but it was the cutest little shop!