Halloween at Crossroads Village & Huckleberry Railroad + Giveaway {Ends 10/13}

Halloween at Crossroads Village

One of the most talked about events this time of year here in Michigan is Halloween at Crossroads Village and Huckleberry Railroad in Flint, Michigan. Personally, I am excited to visit for the first time this year with my entire family, so I was beyond thrilled when Tiffany of Daily Leisure asked some fellow bloggers to help […]

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Olga’s Kitchen Mediterranean Cruise Giveaway + Gift Card Contest {ENDS 10/13}

Olga's Greece Cruise

I received my own gift card in exchange for promoting the giveaway below. All opinions expressed are my own…and yes, I reallllly love Olga’s! Anyone who grew-up or currently lives in metro Detroit knows a local restaurant chain that is sure to get folks talking: Olga’s Kitchen. Just typing that word makes my taste buds dance […]

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Freezing Time With Prints and Printsess +Giveaway for Local Readers! {ENDS 10/15}

Prints and Printsess Giveaway

I was provided with a keepsake plaque and giveaway item from Prints and Printsess in exchange for this post. All opinions and experiences expressed are my own. Knowing Miles is my last baby has me a bit sad. I know in my heart I am done with having children, but I just feel young and […]

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BIG List of Halloween Fun in Southeast Michigan 2014

BIG List of Halloween Fun in Southeast Michigan 2014

October is one of the best months of the years…Beautiful leaves falling to the ground, hot apple cider, and of course dressing up to trick-or-treat. I had a great time putting this big list of Halloween fun in southeast Michigan this month, and can’t wait to attend some of the events. Please note most cities […]

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Coming Soon to Auburn Hills: SEA LIFE Michigan Aquarium

SEA LIFE Michigan Aquarium Renderings

I am a SEA LIFE Michigan Aquarium Parent Ambassador and will be receiving an exclusive first look at events leading up to the attraction’s grand opening early next year and complimentary tickets. All opinions expressed are my own. I have posted a few times on my Facebook page about the SEA LIFE Michigan Aquarium coming […]

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Letters To My Children – The First Weeks {Miles}

Third Baby

My Dear Miles, Oh my sweet, sweet baby. I can’t believe how fast these first six+ weeks have gone! You are growing like a little flower and changing on a daily basis, and I am enjoying your babyhood so much. Someone once told me there was just something special about your third baby, and I totally […]

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Cuddling Up With Huggies Little Snugglers #MC #Sponsored

Huggies Little Snugglers at Target

I participated in an Influencer Activation Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Huggies and Target. I received samples for this review and a promotional item to thank me for participating. After almost FOUR years straight of changing diapers {!!!}, I’ll say this: All diapers are not created equal. Some leak, some give rashes, some feel cheap and […]

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Crockpot Applesauce Recipe {With Michigan Apples!}

Crockpot Applesauce

It’s apple season here in Michigan, and I couldn’t be happier. Move over everything pumpkin spice, this has been the year for all things apple! After a rough apple crop last year, I’m so happy to see apples a-plenty growing in abundance here and helping all of our wonderful orchards and cider mills stay in […]

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12 Tips for Natural Childbirth {One Mom’s Experience}

Tips for Natural Childbirth

“Birth sticks with a woman, remaining in her bone and her flesh as an embodied memory long after the baby has left her womb.” – Pamela E. Klassen When I posted on my Facebook that Miles was born, I contemplated whether or not I should add that it was a drug-free birth. I went back […]

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Smoked Sausage, Egg and Cheese Bake Recipe for #MIDairy

Smoked Sausage, Egg and Cheese Bake

The post below is sponsored by the United Dairy Industry of Michigan. I was compensated for developing a recipe using dairy products, however, all opinions expressed are my own.   With three little ones, I’ll admit it: I don’t cook a full-blown breakfast as often as I’d like these days. Not that we go out, either. Between needy […]

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Our Experience at Breakfast On The Farm {Uphaus Farms in Manchester, Michigan}

Breakfast on the Farm - Michigan

Supporting Michigan agriculture is a passion of mine and something I have enjoyed learning about since marrying my husband who grew-up on a farm. My kids absolutely love visiting my in-laws farm. From checking out the tractors, to sticking their hands in the corn crib and grabbing feed for the cows — it truly is such a […]

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Summer Wedding Memories + Giveaway with Papyrus and Meijer {ENDS 9/22}

Meijer Giveaway

The giveaway below is sponsored by Meijer. I received promotional items and a gift card in exchange for this post. I love that summertime creates so many memories among friends and families. One of my favorite things about summer is weddings! For me, there’s nothing quite like a wedding…From the flowers and dancing to witnessing […]

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