Author: Jennifer Hamra

Check Out These Three Events Happening in The Village of Milford

Check Out These Three Events Happening in The Village of Milford

Community News   Check out three events happening in The Village of Milford! Give Back Friday— Friday, November 24th Small Business Selfie— Saturday, November 25th Dinner’s On Us— Now through December 21st     Give Back Friday What: Created by The Clothing Cove, 30 downtown […]

14 Ways You Can Give Back on #GivingTuesday

14 Ways You Can Give Back on #GivingTuesday

Feature Image courtesy of Giving Tuesday. Are you giving back this holiday season for #GivingTuesday?   Happy Wednesday, friends! Hope your week is going well so far. Next Tuesday is “Giving Tuesday”— a day when everyone across the globe is encouraged to give back to […]

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What Do You Get the Person Who Has It All? Pop-In@Nordstrom Has the Solution for You.

What Do You Get the Person Who Has It All? Pop-In@Nordstrom Has the Solution for You.

Feature Image: Pop-In@Nordstrom, MoMA Design Store from Nordstrom PR (Nordstrom PR) Disclaimer: Post may contain affiliate links. See the disclosure policy here.   Nordstrom Collaborates with MoMA Design Store We all have that one person we know who is hard to shop for because he/she […]

Top 4 Kosher Wine Picks for Thanksgiving Dinner

Top 4 Kosher Wine Picks for Thanksgiving Dinner

Are you ready for Thanksgiving? I’ll be honest with you— I’m not ready! Ha! I still have SO much to do, like buy the groceries for a Thanksgiving feast! Yikes! I’ll be the mom running around like crazy because I’m really good at saving things […]

Happening Today: View Brighton’s ‘Holiday Glow’ Via EarthCam’s Live Webcam

Happening Today: View Brighton’s ‘Holiday Glow’ Via EarthCam’s Live Webcam

Community News   EarthCam is inviting everyone to be a part of the Holiday Glow celebration with its live webcam. The residents of Brighton, MI will be getting a big dose of holiday cheer with the annual Holiday Glow event. Each year, the Greater Brighton […]

Founder & CEO of Company Folders, Inc. Excited About Big Move to Pontiac

Founder & CEO of Company Folders, Inc. Excited About Big Move to Pontiac

Community News   A few days ago (Monday, 11/13), I attended Company Folders’ grand opening celebration in Downtown Pontiac, Michigan. I was running late because Zephaniah was fussy and, you know, #momlife. Nevertheless, I made it out just in time to meet Vladimir Gendelman, Founder […]

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7-Eleven is Offering a Free Redbox Movie with Large Pizza Purchase

7-Eleven is Offering a Free Redbox Movie with Large Pizza Purchase

For Less Than $7, You Can Have a Pizza & Movie Night!   Now that the weather is colder, you may want to spend a little more time indoors. I know for me, I’m still trying to use to these Michigan winters. It gets really […]

ICYMI: Red Kettle Season Is Here and KEM Performs Tonight at Campus Martius

ICYMI: Red Kettle Season Is Here and KEM Performs Tonight at Campus Martius

  Hey, Detroit friends! Are you going to the Tree Lighting Ceremony tonight? I hope to be there with my family. It will be our first Detroit Tree Lighting event! We’re pretty excited about it. 🙂 I wanted to mention to you guys, if you […]

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Thanksgiving Recipe: Sous-Vide Lemon-Herb Turkey

Thanksgiving Recipe: Sous-Vide Lemon-Herb Turkey

Feature Image: Sous-Vide Lemon-Herb Turkey | Photo courtesy Moishe Wulliger for Kosher.com Disclaimer: Post may contain affiliate links. See the disclosure policy here.   Hi, friends!  Can you believe we have 7 days left until Thanksgiving?! I’m still finalizing our Thanksgiving menu. I’ve been on Pinterest […]

The First Hijab-Wearing Barbie Will Be Released in 2018!

The First Hijab-Wearing Barbie Will Be Released in 2018!

Barbie is getting a hijab! And I think that’s wonderful news. When I read the story about Ibtihaj Muhammad, American Olympian fencer, being honored with a Barbie doll in her likeness, I immediately knew I had to share the story on the blog. I think it’s […]

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Motown Recording Artist KEM Will Perform at The Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign in Detroit

Motown Recording Artist KEM Will Perform at The Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign in Detroit

COMMUNITY NEWS     The Salvation Army of Metro Detroit kicks off 2017 Red Kettle Campaign with Motown Recording Artist, KEM   Hi, Detroit Friends! Are you going to the 2017 Detroit Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Campus Martius Park? My family and I plan […]

Carol’s Daughter Holiday Gift Sets for Under $40

Carol’s Daughter Holiday Gift Sets for Under $40

Feature Image: Matheus Bertelli Disclaimer: Post may contain affiliate links. See the disclosure policy here. What are your favorite natural hair products? I love Carol’s Daughter hair products because of the natural ingredients, like natural oils and shea butter. They have great sulfate-free shampoos and it […]

“You Can Always Get Back Up Off the Ground and Press Ahead”

“You Can Always Get Back Up Off the Ground and Press Ahead”

Feature Image: The Bravest Guy book cover; other photographs courtesy of Nancy and Bill Feld; and courtesy of Harry Wedewer. Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. See the disclosure policy here.   On the heels of Veterans Day, I’d like to share an interview I […]

Anthony Anderson to Return As Host of 49th NAACP Image Awards

Anthony Anderson to Return As Host of 49th NAACP Image Awards

Black-ish star and Emmy-nominated actor Anthony Anderson has been announced as the host of the 49th NAACP Image Awards. The awards show will air live January 15, 2018, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on TV One. Anderson hosted the 47th and 48th NAACP Image Awards and won a trophy multiple […]

Taylor Swift’s reputation Stadium Tour is Coming to Detroit!

Taylor Swift’s reputation Stadium Tour is Coming to Detroit!

Feature Image: Taylor Swift’s critically acclaimed sixth album, reputation, was released November 10, 2017, on Big Machine Records. (PRNewsfoto/Big Machine Label Group) Disclaimer: Post may contain affiliate links. See the disclosure policy here.   If you’re a #Swiftie or a parent of one (like I am), […]

Check Out the Photos of Lord & Taylor’s 2017 Holiday Windows!

Check Out the Photos of Lord & Taylor’s 2017 Holiday Windows!

Happy Monday, Friends! Hope you had a good weekend! Are you feeling festive for the holiday season yet? This week Michala (15) and I are going to plan our Thanksgiving family activities. Travis and I have also been discussing what to put on our Thanksgiving […]

Buddy’s Pizza is Having a Veterans Day Social Media Contest

Buddy’s Pizza is Having a Veterans Day Social Media Contest

Community News and Social Media Contest for Veterans Day   Buddy’s Pizza is one of my favorite places to get pizza in Metro Detroit. In fact, when we first moved to the metro area, Buddy’s was the first pizza restaurant we visited! (You can see […]

Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit Green Works Expands Used Oil Filter Recycling

Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit Green Works Expands Used Oil Filter Recycling

Community News   Green Works, a subsidiary business under Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit, has expanded its used oil filter recycling program to now include a collection service in partnership with Green Arbor Environmental. Green Works’ used oil filters recycling service now offers a “milk run” […]

Thanks to FCA Foundation, Military Veterans Can Get $10 Tickets to Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s ‘Heroes Night’

Thanks to FCA Foundation, Military Veterans Can Get $10 Tickets to Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s ‘Heroes Night’

Something Nice for Military Veterans in Michigan For the special admission price of $10, Michigan military veterans will have the chance to attend “Heroes Night” concerts performed in Orchestra Hall at the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO)! This underwriting special is made possible by FCA Foundation, the charitable […]

What’s Your Fall Skincare Routine?

What’s Your Fall Skincare Routine?

Disclaimer: Post may contain affiliate links. See the disclosure policy here.   What’s your daily beauty routine?  Now that fall is here, it’s time to switch it up a bit with your regular beauty routine. If you’re like me where you don’t like to spend […]


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