My 94-year-old grandma recently moved back to Michigan after living in other states for the past 10 years. She is now living with my mom - not because she can't be on her own, but because she just needs the extra help - both physically (cooking, cleaning) but also financially since she never planned … Continue Reading..
Today I have the honor of guest posting at one of my favorite blogs for travel - Midwest Guest. Dominique is a fellow Detroiter who writes about all the fabulous places around the Midwest. I love checking her blog to learn about unique places to visit. Travel over to her blog today for my guest … Continue Reading..
Here in metro Detroit, we are lucky to have several cider mills within an hour's drive. My favorite one is the Parshallville Cider Mill, just outside Fenton. It's very simple and may not be much to some, but it's the one I grew-up with and have the most fond memories of. Each fall growing up, my … Continue Reading..
I am from peace and quiet, from Old English to polish the antique furniture and line-dried clothes, lovingly hung with wooden clothespins. I am from a dirt road, where grass grows long, sticks crack under your feet as you walk and the scent of burning leaves fill the air. I am from the lilac … Continue Reading..
“Many small people, in many small places, do many small things, that can alter the face of the world.” - Anonymous As I mentioned in yesterday’s post, I’d be back today to highlight 5 fab ways to give back in metro Detroit. Good news: There are so many unbelievable organizations doing positive … Continue Reading..
Thanks to Walgreens for sponsoring my writing. Help Walgreens help others! Visit their Facebook page here to learn about their charitable partners and decide which cause Walgreens will donate to with a quick vote. One of my major passions is volunteering. I have been blessed to have been … Continue Reading..
It's so bittersweet how fast time has flown...Today marks my 100th blog post (!) and 23 days until Little K's first birthday. Here she is at her first outing at 2 weeks old at Yates Cider Mill where she slept the entire time...and at the same spot two weeks ago, 11 months later...where she … Continue Reading..
I'm back on the VlogTalk wagon this week! In today's video, I highlight one thing about my house that I would like to change. The part with me talking is boring, but there's cute baby footage at the end, so you'll want to keep watching :) What would you like to change about your home? Want … Continue Reading..
About a month ago my hubby surprised me with a fabulous idea...to plan a night out to celebrate our 3rd anniversary...finally (our anni is in June). After we lined up grandma to babysit for the eve, I was off to planning. I knew he might want to go somewhere scenic, but I really just wanted to … Continue Reading..
I’m always on the hunt for cool things we can do as a family that are free or low-cost. There are so many great adventures to be had…try these for a day of family fun around Detroit at zero cost. 5. Museum Adventure Pass. Pick up a pass at any participating library to gain FREE access into all … Continue Reading..
I’m an outspoken person; therefore I am not one to shy away from topics like politics and religion. In fact, both are topics I love discussing, even if friends/family have opposing views because I always walk away with a new piece of knowledge. So, I decided I would tackle religion today… I am … Continue Reading..
First off friends, I apologize for the lack of posts during the past week. On a whim, I took on a big writing assignment that had an extremely tight deadline. Now that my deadline day is here, I will now be free for most of nap time to write posts on here (my #1 writing passion)! In addition to … Continue Reading..