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10 DIY Halloween Costume Ideas for Couples

10 DIY Halloween Costume Ideas for Couples

**Today’s post features a few affiliate links to help you find costume pieces to complete your look. Purchasing a product via my affiliate link is no extra charge to you. See my disclosure policy for more information.**     Halloween is in less than two […]

Why Brown Bag Your Kids’ Lunch When You Can Green Bag It?

Why Brown Bag Your Kids’ Lunch When You Can Green Bag It?

Hi, friends! Today’s post is sponsored by Wise Apple. My family and I partnered with Wise Apple to try their lunch delivery service and share our thoughts with you. Sponsored posts help keep Good Life Detroit running, and it’s no extra cost to you. You […]

#TBT to the Time We Went to 2017 Youth Day #DDF2017

#TBT to the Time We Went to 2017 Youth Day #DDF2017

Happy Thursday! How has your week been going? It’s been a busy week for me. A lot of running around with the kids, errands to take care of, work piling up on my desk, and not much sleeping going on because, you know, #newbornlife. But nevertheless, […]

Sunday Family Fun Day at the Detroit Public Library

Sunday Family Fun Day at the Detroit Public Library

Happy Monday, Friends! How was your weekend? We had a chill weekend with relaxing on Saturday and then a family outing at the Detroit Public Library (DPL) on Sunday. Going to the library is one of our favorite things to do as a family, and we […]

New MiSci Exhibition ‘1001 Inventions’ Opens This Saturday

New MiSci Exhibition ‘1001 Inventions’ Opens This Saturday

A new, exciting exhibition is coming to the Michigan Science Center (MiSci) later this week. 1001 Inventions: Untold Stories from a Golden Age of Innovation opens this Saturday, October 7, 2017. Later this week I will get to view the exhibition, and I will share […]

Get Your Tickets to DC3’s Youth Day Before They Run Out!

Get Your Tickets to DC3’s Youth Day Before They Run Out!

The Detroit Creative Corridor Center (DC3) will host the 2017 Youth Day at the Michigan Science Center on Saturday, September 30th. I plan on taking my own children to the Youth Day festivites and we’re looking forward to the event. It’s going to be a […]

Michigan Central Station Light Show Was a Nice Surprise

Michigan Central Station Light Show Was a Nice Surprise

My family and I found a nice little surprise in Detroit last night. We spotted the Michigan Central Station light show, part of the “Detroit Homecoming” event. I’m so used to seeing the old train station closed with not much activity going on in it. […]

Plum Health Direct Primary Care Focuses on Patient-Centered Care in Detroit and Beyond

Plum Health Direct Primary Care Focuses on Patient-Centered Care in Detroit and Beyond

Let’s talk about healthcare! I know healthcare and health insurance can be a touchy topic these days, especially with the spike in insurance premiums. Trust me, my husband and I are feeling the pinch, too. But healthcare is an important topic that everyone should take […]

4th of July Family Craft: Light Painting with Sparklers

4th of July Family Craft: Light Painting with Sparklers

Happy 4th of July! If you love celebrating the 4th of July with sparklers, then I have a fun 4th of July family craft for you: light painting! Today’s tutorial features affiliate links of the products my family and I used for light painting using […]

When Your Sister Agrees to Do Street Photography With You

When Your Sister Agrees to Do Street Photography With You

I was really excited for my mom, sister, and nephew to visit us over Thanksgiving holiday. It was my sister (Lisa) and nephew’s first time visiting Detroit and our new home, sot it was a pretty big occasion for us. But another reason why I […]

New Family Tradition: America’s Thanksgiving Parade 2016

New Family Tradition: America’s Thanksgiving Parade 2016

Happy Thanksgiving! I hope you had a most joyous holiday with family, friends, and loved ones. Today I am sharing a few photos of America’s Thanksgiving Parade 2016. Travis and I attended the parade as a day-date and we had such a good time! Remember […]

Behind the Scenes of America’s Thanksgiving Parade

Behind the Scenes of America’s Thanksgiving Parade

It’s almost time for “America’s Thanksgiving Parade” in Detroit! Last year, we weren’t able to attend the parade because we had a new baby. But now Zechariah is 17 months old, we will be able to go. And what makes it even better is my […]

Three Detroit Moms Share Their Thoughts on Breastfeeding

Three Detroit Moms Share Their Thoughts on Breastfeeding

So now that National Breastfeeding Month has come to an end, what happens now? I was thinking about this while I was at the Black Breastfeeding Summit at the Charles H. Wright African American Museum in Detroit. I was wondering what happens after breastfeeding month […]

A Day Out at Eastern Market’s Tuesday Market

A Day Out at Eastern Market’s Tuesday Market

Being a newbie to Detroit, I am still discovering businesses and restaurants in the city. Our first year here, Travis and I visited Eastern Market for the first time in December. We went on the “Feet on the Street” tour to learn more about Detroit’s […]


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