I had the honor of going to my dear friend Lyndsey’s wedding this past weekend. She had a completely unconventional, carnival-themed outdoor wedding. Adding to the uniqueness was the format of her ceremony, which was composed of several readings. One in particular got to me (I rarely make it through … Continue Reading..
I'm pretty cool with putting myself out there...but this week, I'm doing it at an entirely new level. I'm singing! Ahhh! I'm not a fan of singing solos (I'm an alto, therefore it's a challenge for me to sing the melody), but I figured what the hey! For the sake of entertainment, I'm playing along … Continue Reading..
One of my hot button issues is education. I believe it’s the key to our future. In fact, I personally believe that it is the key to Detroit’s turnaround. So when I got word about a program doing great things to help our nation's classrooms, I jumped at the chance to discuss it with all of … Continue Reading..
With the price of groceries rising higher and higher, everyone is looking for ways to save. If you don’t have the time to do extreme couponing every week, use these simple tips to cut a chunk out of your grocery bill. 5. Do not be brand loyal. Instead, buy off-brand when you can. Did you know … Continue Reading..
When I was a little girl, I looked forward to picking blueberries every July. My mom and I would get up early and go out, filling up a bucket or two along the way. I'd always come home with a tummy ache from eating way too many. When we got home, we'd wash them and freeze them for eating throughout … Continue Reading..
As a follow-up on my guest post yesterday over at Mommy Is In Timeout, I’ve decided to change it up and take a different approach to today’s post. As a PR pro and new parenting blogger, I was honored to be asked to moderate a panel last week highlighting some of our local “mommy media” for the … Continue Reading..
Today I'm guest posting at my friend and neighbor's place, Mommy Is In Timeout. Lucky Elena is taking a nice timeout in the form of a vacay in sunny California, so I'm attempting to fill her shoes. And since my career thus far has been in public relations, I'm taking a different approach and … Continue Reading..
Having a baby, a limited budget and a hubby who works long hours doesn’t really make going to the gym an easy task. So, to get my exercise on and get my nature fix, I enjoy taking long walks in scenic places. Here are 5 metro Detroit places I like to stroll with the little one in tow. 5. … Continue Reading..
Surprisingly, I remember having "the talk” well. Maybe because I was the one guiding the conversation... We had just eaten dinner and my mom was washing dishes in front of our garden window. My brothers had left the room to play Nintendo and I knew I had a good window to speak with her … Continue Reading..
If you're like me and have never checked out the Detroit Historical Museum (I know - I'm ashamed!) - next week - the week of July 25-31 - will be a great time to check it out because it will be FREE for a program call Seven Days-Seven Stories in celebration of Detroit's 310th anniversary. Each … Continue Reading..
Gray comfy pants, I’m going to miss you. I remember the day I bought you 10 years ago. You were 2 for $30 at Express. I bought a black pair too, but they didn’t fit like you. I wore you to many 8 a.m. classes my freshman year at college. You inspired me to sleep during many of them. You … Continue Reading..
Every gal has something about her significant other that drives her batty...right? Well, here's my take on the pet peeves VlogTalk prompt (yet again)...highlighting 3 things my love does to make me crazy. Want to vlog?! Give it a shot and link up with the fab ladies at Mommy Is In Timeout, My … Continue Reading..