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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If You Give A Mouse A Cookie in Detroit June 6-7, 2015 {+ 4-pack Giveaway} ENDS 4/27

If You Give A Mouse A Cookie in Detroit

Today I am sharing about one of my favorite children’s books being brought to life on stage in Detroit. Check out the information to get tickets or enter to win a family 4-pack to go! I love this show for introducing the world of theatre to smaller children. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Olympia Entertainment and Etico Productions once […]

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Imagination Station Toledo: Perfect Day Trip With Kids {+ Ticket Giveaway} ENDS 4/25

Imagination Station Ticket Giveaway

I received tickets for my family and tickets to giveaway in exchange for a post. All opinions expressed are my own. A place I have always heard fabulous reviews for but hadn’t had the chance to visit yet is the Imagination Station in Toledo, Ohio. So the other day when it was cold and dreary, […]

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11 Reasons To Visit Granite City Northville {+ $25 Gift Card Giveaway} ENDS 4/21 #GCNorthville

Granite City Giveaway

I was invited to attend a blogger preview at Granite City. All opinions expressed are my own. Last week I had the chance to try the newest Granite City Food & Brewery location in Northville before it opens to the public tomorrow {April 8}. The vibe was electrifying as new staff learned the ropes and […]

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Spring Kid Fashion with Carter’s {+ Coupon!} #SpringIntoCarters


I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Carter’s. I received a complimentary gift card to facilitate my review and thank me for my participation. Ah, spring! The birds are singing, the sun is shining, and we are so.stinkin.close. to my favorite reason for the season change: New clothes! I don’t know […]

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Family Fun in April 2015 in Southeast Michigan {Ann Arbor, Detroit, Flint and Lansing Areas}

Family Fun in April 2015 in Southeast Michigan Ann Arbor, Detroit, Flint and Lansing Areas

April showers bring May flowers…So who’s hoping for some rain, and no more snow?! My 2-year-old said it best the other day when she saw snowflakes falling from the sky: “Go ‘way snow!” Amen, girlfriend. Aaaaamen. Lucky for us, there are so many fabulous events coming up that scream SPRING, so at least if the […]

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25 Easter Basket Ideas for Kids

25 Easter Basket Ideas for Kids

The post below is sponsored by Meijer. All opinions expressed belong to me. We’re days away from Easter, and like you all, I’m scrambling to make sure everything is coming together. I’m hosting my family this year, so 20 people are coming over on Saturday for an Easter feast. I love having people fill my home — […]

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Get Pants That Fit + Help Grace Centers of Hope at Clothing Cove Pant Clinic March 27-28 {Milford}

Pant Clinic at Clothing Cove for Grace Centers of Hope

I was compensated for this post with a Clothing Cove gift card. All opinions expressed are my own — especially when I say this store rocks. Because it does! Ladies…I can’t be alone. I have been every size from 6 up to 14 in the past 10 years and have worn every style of pants […]

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Wall Decal Fun with Katie’s Vinyl Decor {+ Giveaway for $30 Credit! Ends 4/3}

Katie's Vinyl Decor Giveaway

I received my own wall decals exchange for my post. All opinions expressed are my own. One of my favorite parts of blogging is learning about the amazing businesses out there…and meeting new people! I don’t want to brag, but I think I have the greatest readers ever 😉 I was thrilled when a local gal named Katie […]

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My Childhood Country Home {Personal Post}


I drove by my childhood home yesterday. With content kids and a rarely sleeping baby packed in the back, it just seemed like the logical thing to do…To let the old country roads where I spent 11 years of my life, take me home. When I arrived, all I kept thinking about was how crazy something […]

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LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Coming to Great Lakes Crossing Outlets in Summer 2016

LEGO coming to Auburn Hills

Rumors have been confirmed for LEGO coming to Auburn Hills and I have the official scoop from Great Lakes Crossing Outlets, ya’ll! Who is SO excited for this?! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Information from press materials: Construction will begin this summer on LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Michigan at Great Lakes Crossing Outlets. The attraction will join SEA LIFE as a […]

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