Win A VIP Experience at America’s Thanksgiving Parade in Detroit from Absopure {Giveaway ENDS 11/24} #DetroitParade

Absopure Giveaway

There are few traditions as deeply rooted in Michigan as America’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in Detroit. As a little girl, I have fond memories of waking up each Thanksgiving morning to watch the parade, getting excited as I saw a floating Elmo or Big Bird go by, and anxiously awaiting the arrival of the big man […]

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Pour It Forward and Help Hungry Michigan Families This Season #PourItForward

Pour It Forward

The post below is sponsored by The United Dairy Industry of Michigan {Milk Means More}. The opinions expressed are my own. A recent conversation I had with my 4-year-old {pictured above}: Me: “Did you know some children don’t have enough food to eat?” Kinley: “You mean they don’t have cheese roll-ups and chocolate milk?” Me: “No, […]

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25+ Christmas Events in Southeast Michigan {Ann Arbor, Detroit, Flint and Lansing Areas}

Christmas Events in Southeast Michigan

For me, Christmas officially begins with the music…then shopping…then purchasing a peppermint latte…and then I finally start to decorate {generally after Thanksgiving}. After all that, I’m ready to focus on the reason for the season, do some volunteering, and plan some rockin’ family outings. Lucky for me, there are so many neat things to do in this area during Christmas, so […]

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Sesame Street Live in Detroit Jan. 23 – Feb. 16, 2015 {+ Giveaway ENDS 12/1}

Sesame Street Live in Detroit Jan. 23- Feb. 16

Sesame Street Live is heading into The Fox Theatre in Detroit January 23 through February 16, 2015 and I have the scoop and a chance for you to win a family 4-pack! Sesame Street Live is a larger-than-life, musical touring stage production featuring Big Bird, Elmo, Cookie Monster, Bert and Ernie…and more. As I have mentioned […]

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Big Hero 6 Review {A.K.A. I Want A Squishy Robot}

Big Hero 6

The other night, my 4-year-old {Kinley} and I had the opportunity to have a mom-daughter date night to see Disney’s newest flick, Big Hero 6. I wasn’t sure what to think prior to the movie. I had thought the previews made it look cute, but I didn’t know if it would capture our attention. Well, […]

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Flash Giveaway With Kroger and Shell Fuel Rewards {$50 Kroger OR Shell Gift Card} ENDS 11/10

Remember a few weeks back how I discussed the Kroger Fuel Rewards program with Shell and gave away a $100 gas card? Well, I have another opportunity for you to win a gift card! All you have to do is fill out the Rafflecopter form below so I have your email information, and then share […]

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When Your Child is “Behind” {Part II. Experience With Early On Michigan}

Karina and I

Awhile back, I stepped out on a limb and shared my parental concerns with my toddler, Karina. I discussed my frustrations with her language development and then spoke about the FREE statewide program I turned to — Early On Michigan. In that post, I also mentioned how we would have the choice on whether we should […]

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Cirque Dreams Holidaze in Detroit Dec. 16-20, 2014 {+Giveaway ENDS 11/17}

Cirque Dream Holidaze - Giveaway

I have a partnership with Olympia Entertainment and will be receiving complimentary tickets to the show in exchange for promoting. All opinions expressed are my own. With more than 300 costumes, 20 acts and 30 performers, Cirque Dreams Holidaze is sure to light up the holiday season when it returns to the Fox Theatre in Detroit Dec. 16-20. After sold out […]

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Family Fun in Southeast Michigan in November 2014

Family Fun in Southeast Michigan in November 2014

Is it just me, or has 2014 flown by? I just can’t believe it. With November comes talk of turkey and the start of Christmas cheer. So here goes, a list of fun for the most wonderful time of the year! RE-PIN HERE FAMILY FUN IN SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN IN NOVEMBER 2014 November 1 — $5 Day at The […]

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Snack Review: Harvest Snaps #HarvestSnapsFan {+Giveaway ENDS 11/13}

Harvest Snaps Flavors

This post was created in partnership with Harvest Snaps. I have been compensated with product for this post. However, all thoughts and opinions are my own. I am a snacking queen. I love trying new, healthy snacks and being the first among my friends to build buzz with new products. Therefore, I jumped at the […]

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Michigan Drinks: Pumpkin Beers

Michigan Drinks Pumpkin Brews

One thing I have been wanting to explore and blog about is Michigan made beer, wine and spirits. So periodically, I will be having fun tastings and blogging about my discoveries. I don’t claim to know a ton about beer and wine, so you won’t find me commenting a ton on the “hoppy notes” of […]

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Earn Miranda Lambert Swag With CRYSTAL LIGHT Platinum Points #MC #Sponsored

Miranda Lambert's Signature Drink

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Mom Central for CRYSTAL LIGHT. I received a gift card to purchase CRYSTAL LIGHT products to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. #MC I don’t know about ya’ll, but I absolutely love the ladies of country music. […]

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