What is better than pancakes? Pancakes with a purpose! On Tuesday, February 27, 2018 IHOP restaurants will offer each guest a free short stack of their famous buttermilk pancakes on National Pancake Day. The event runs from 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. This is a nationwide program, but locally, this annual tradition aims to raise needed funds and awareness for Beaumont Children's Hospital, the only Children's Miracle Network Hospitals affiliate in Southeast Michigan. IHOP guests will be invited to … Continue Reading..
"Don't dream about what you want to do. Stay awake and do it." ~ The late Marvin Yagoda Isn't this the best quote ever? In case you don't know who Marvin is, he's the colorful man behind a treasure trove of odd fun in Farmington Hills: Marvin's Marvelous Mechanical Museum. Plan a visit and I … Continue Reading..
Maybe you've visited our capital city in grade school, but if you haven't yet, a Michigan State Capitol tour is a bucket list MUST and perfect excuse to visit Lansing. I mean, look at the outside architecture of the building alone...all the heart eyes. The building opened in 1879 and hasn't … Continue Reading..
Girlfriends are the sisters we get to choose, right? There's no denying a little girl time does wonders for the soul, and let's be real -- it gives some of us the opportunity to look fancy and forget about being a mom for awhile ;) I cherish my close girlfriends more than ever. They are the ones … Continue Reading..
The post below is sponsored by TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants. All opinions expressed belong to me. I've written about MOD Pizza many times, and for good reason -- it's one of our family's favorite spots to visit. My husband loves their unlimited toppings and beer specials, and I just love that … Continue Reading..
It’s the month of LOVE and it’s also a month for some great things for families to do around Ann Arbor, Detroit, Flint and Lansing. Plan an adventure starting with this big list of ideas, or, if you are in need of a date night instead, be sure to check out my BIG list of ideas here, too. Happy … Continue Reading..
I received free entry in exchange for the post below. All opinions belong to me. If it's your dream or your child's dream to be on the popular TV show America Ninja Warrior, I have the spot for you to learn: Iron Grip Ninja & Obstacle Training in Howell, Michigan. I'd been hearing rave … Continue Reading..
I received free admission in exchange for promotion. All opinions expressed belong to me. Calling all train lovers! A family favorite is steaming into downtown Lansing -- Trains: Full STEAM Ahead at Impression 5 will be on display through April 8, 2018. If it has been awhile since you've … Continue Reading..
I fell in love with art when I studied French artists in high school and then had the opportunity to go see the pieces I learned about in-person at the Louvre in Paris. Hands-on learning is my absolute favorite approach to education, and since my kids are all very obsessed with "art" and its many … Continue Reading..
If you haven't had the chance to take in a Lugnuts game, you are missing out! With great promotions, affordable tickets and plenty of family fun around Lansing, this is always a summer must for us. While the sunshine is still a few months away here in Michigan, if you're starting to think ahead, … Continue Reading..
Sloan Museum is a blog supporter and advertiser for Mrs. Weber's Neighborhood. All opinions expressed belong to me. Lately, my girls -- ages 5 and 7 -- have been obsessed with space. We've rented several books from the library about space, and I am currently working on finishing up a … Continue Reading..
I attended the North American International Auto Show as a member of the media with with A Girls Guide To Cars and the Steel Market Development Institute. All opinions expressed belong to me. Nothing says Detroit quite like the automobile, right? I attended the 2018 Detroit Auto Show earlier … Continue Reading..