From a drama-filled young adult novel to a product that has changed my life forever, check out my favorite things for April 2021 below! Amazon affiliate links are included for some of the products mentioned. When you purchase from these links, my website gets a small commission. Once again I am sharing some of my favorite products that are recent or longtime favorites. Life is so much better when we share the good stuff, isn’t it? Feel free to chime in with your favorites too! BOOK: … Continue Reading..
I had a realization this past year. I hate pretty much everything to do with cooking meals for my family. It's not that I don't like to cook, because I do, but I like it on my terms, and only when inspiration strikes! Obviously this has changed through the years and the addition of three kids. … Continue Reading..
The post below is sponsored by the Michigan Apple Committee. All opinions expressed belong to me. Alert the masses...There is a new apple in town and it is definitely picking up steam in local grocers and apple orchards here in Michigan. It's the EverCrisp® -- a Honeycrisp and Fuji cross with a … Continue Reading..
The post below is sponsored by The Salvation Army Family Thrift Stores of Southeast Michigan. All opinions expressed belong to me. I LOVE thrifting. I get the biggest rush finding cool things at reasonable prices. But the prices aren't the only reason I thrift. The environmental impacts of the … Continue Reading..
Spring is officially here...Now will April showers bring May flowers? Only time will tell, but I sure hope so! What's on your radar this month? Get inspired with this list of ideas! April 1 Happy April Fool's Day? How about planning a harmless and fun trick on someone? Also - sign up … Continue Reading..
There's no denying it -- nature is medicine for kids. Besides the opportunity for fresh air and a sensory-rich environment, nature also helps kid's imaginations thrive and helps promote exercise. With spring's arrival, we no longer have the excuse for cold weather -- it's time to get outside and … Continue Reading..
Stepping into the Spun Sugar Shoppe in South Lyon, Michigan, is like stepping into a magical dream. Visit for a sweet experience for all ages! There is nothing more magical than a candy store, and finding candy shops in whatever town we are visiting is one of my family's favorite pastimes. … Continue Reading..
From an Anti-Racist read for young adults to my favorite Greek chopped salad and more, check out my favorite product picks for March 2021 below! Once again I am sharing some of my favorite products that are recent or longtime favorites. Life is so much better when we share the good stuff, isn't … Continue Reading..
Get ready for spring by checking out these 50+ ideas to add to your spring bucket list! Every year it seems I get more and more antsy for spring. It's so hard having kids and feeling stuck inside the house, right? With the pandemic, this year has been extra hard, especially for my friends with … Continue Reading..
Literacy is one of my passion subjects, so I am extra excited to feature a friend and local author, Tara Michener. Tara has written six books for children's and teens and is a counselor at Michener Associates Counseling Services in Novi. Her specialty is anti-bullying and relational aggression … Continue Reading..