Fall Lawn Care Tips With Lush Lawn

Fall Lawn Care Tips

The post below is sponsored by Lush Lawn. Opinions expressed are my own. There’s one thing these cooler temps mean: Time to wind down for the winter by pulling out the dead stuff and raking leaves off the lawn! Since taking care of the health of our lawn is not my favorite task, I am happy to have Lush […]

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Letters To My Children: To My Daughter On Her 4th Birthday {Kinley}

Kinley - Age 4

My dearest Kinley, I can’t believe I am writing a letter to my newly 4-year-old. When I held you for the first time, I could only imagine a time when I could have a conversation with you. Now that day is here, and let me tell you — you have a lot of {adorable} wisdom […]

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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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