Coupon for Michigan Science Center! {Expires 8/31/15}


Planning some summertime adventures to amuse the kids? If so, I’m excited to share a special offer from the Michigan Science Center in Detroit just for my readers – $3 off admission. If you haven’t been, it’s a MUST! To print this coupon for Michigan Science Center, simply click on it and send it to the printer, […]

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How To Save Money at Southeast Michigan Attractions {36 Ideas Around Ann Arbor, Detroit, Flint and Lansing Areas}

How To Save Money at Southeast Michigan Attractions

There is nothing I love more than going on an adventure to a new place. Only thing is, my sense of adventure doesn’t always see eye-to-eye with my budget. With three kids, I’m quickly learning how to be highly aware of the costs to do everything from grocery shop to vacation, which is why I […]

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KINDness Safari Coming to the Detroit Zoo May 16, 2015 #KindAwesome

Safari Kits

I am receiving zoo admission for my family in exchange for this post. Three rockin’ companies I love have partnered to bring an awesome activity to us: KIND, Zulily and the Detroit Zoo. Local families can visit the Detroit Zoo in Royal Oak on Saturday, May 16 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. for a kindness safari, […]

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Stamp Out Hunger on May 9, 2015 and Help Families in Need {Nationwide}

Stamp Out Hunger

This Saturday, May 9 brings one of my favorite days of the year: Stamp Out Hunger! I love this program for an easy way to make a difference — without even leaving the house. All you have to do is collect and bag non-perishables you’d like to donate and place them in a bag in/near […]

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Family Fun in May 2015 in Southeast Michigan {Ann Arbor, Detroit, Flint & Lansing Areas}

Family Fun in May 2015 in Southeast Michigan

Just writing the word ‘May’ makes me SO happy. It’s one of my favorite months of the year for many reasons — the flowers peeking out, the smell of fresh-cut grass, and the return of many farmer’s markets are just a few. Luckily, there is plenty to do with kids this month too! Family Fun […]

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Ways I Cheat As A Mom to 3 #GerberWinWinMoment

Gerber Graduates Grabbers

This is a sponsored post with Gerber and MomSelect. All opinions expressed are my own.  I hear it daily: “You are a superwoman!” While the sentiment is obviously flattering and appreciated, believe me ya’ll — I’m just trying to get through the trenches like everyone else. In my eyes, anyone who is raising a human […]

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Into the Wild LIVE with Jack Hanna at The Whiting in Flint on 5/1 {+ Giveaway} ENDS 4/28

Into the Wild LIVE with Jack Hanna at The Whiting

Have you ever caught animal expert Jack Hanna on TV? We love him here! Excited to share about a fun coming to Flint in a few weeks! America’s most beloved animal expert, Jack Hanna, brings his three-time Emmy Award-winning television series to the live stage with Into the Wild Live! at The Whiting in Flint on Friday, May 1 at […]

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Celebrating 4 Years of Blogging


Today marks 4 years of blogging. While this doesn’t seem like much of a feat, it is. Do you all know how much time blogging takes up? 😉 I only wish I had more time — I have SO many ideas to share! With that said, I maintain starting this blog has been the best decision […]

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Wild Kratts LIVE! in Detroit 5/28 {+ Family 4-Pack Giveaway} ENDS 5/2


Wild wild wild Kratts wild wild wild Kratts…Does that theme song get stuck in anyone else’s head nearly every day? It sure does stick over here! I love the Wild Kratts because we are a PBS-loving family, and it’s a show I don’t feel an ounce of guilt for my kiddos to watch in the […]

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Monkey Kingdom: A Must-See For Nature Lovers Young and Old

Maya and Kip - Monkey Kingdom

Wow. I don’t think I have been able to wipe the smile off my face since my Tuesday evening screening of Disneynature’s latest documentary, Monkey Kingdom. I have loved all of the movies in the nature series, but this is my favorite BY FAR. The story is compelling and surely one parents, children, and nature lovers will enjoy. […]

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13 Spring Races To Do in Southeast Michigan + Giveaway to Hightail to Ale 5K in Detroit {Ends 4/30}

13 Spring Races To Do in Southeast Michigan

As a company that’s committed to helping others lead healthy lifestyles, Michigan-based Absopure is actively involved in the local running community and supports races throughout the state. As the official water sponsor of Running Fit, Absopure has provided me with two registrations to the upcoming Hightail to Ale 5K—the first stop in the brand new Thirsty […]

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East Lansing Family Fun: Michigan 4-H Children’s Gardens and MSU Dairy Store {+ Calendar of Fun!}

MSU Children's Gardens2

Now that the weather is getting nicer, I’m hoping to start doing more posts to inspire you all to get outside more…Because I’m sure I am not the only one who needs to peel away from my love of technology more often 😉 Yesterday we had a day filled with East Lansing family fun on the campus […]

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