Art & Entertainment, Interviews

The Beaches: There’s Something Empowering About Seeing An All-Female Band Perform

Disclaimer: Post may contain affiliate links. See the disclosure policy here.   Hey, friends!  How was your weekend? I had a pretty laid back weekend. Mainly, resting on Saturday and Sunday and getting caught up on some writing projects. I did get the chance to get out Friday night and catch the Death from Above show featuring… Read More The Beaches: There’s Something Empowering About Seeing An All-Female Band Perform

Art & Entertainment, Artist Spotlight, Interviews

Getting to Know Apropos— Detroit’s Up-and-Coming Solo Artist

    When I arrived at the Basement Burger Bar in Downtown Detroit, Apropos– Detroit-based singer and songwriter– greeted me with a hug. It was my first time meeting the singer, but it was like we had been longtime friends. He was friendly and eager to share with me his story about his new solo… Read More Getting to Know Apropos— Detroit’s Up-and-Coming Solo Artist

Community, Interviews, Style

Goodwill’s The Good Shop Shows WSU Students Thrifty Is In Style

My daughter Michala and I have a great love for thrift store shopping. It’s our mom-daughter thing that we enjoy doing together. Our fondness for thrift stores began when we lived in Tennessee. There was a Goodwill store about four miles from our house. We would visit the Goodwill regularly, especially when the store had… Read More Goodwill’s The Good Shop Shows WSU Students Thrifty Is In Style

Art & Entertainment, Artist Spotlight, Interviews

Artist Spotlight: Rua Francis, Detroit-based Artist

Meet Rua Francis, a Detroit-based, Canadian artist and fashion illustrator! Today on Good Life Detroit, Rua shares the meaning of her artistic style and what inspires her to create art. Rua will also present her artwork at the ART on the GRAND, June 3 – 4, 2017, in Downtown Farmington, Michigan. Check out our interview with Rua… Read More Artist Spotlight: Rua Francis, Detroit-based Artist

Community, Detroit Events, Interviews

Interview with Erin Gavle – Founder of Spring Into Corktown

Corktown – Detroit’s oldest neighborhood is in store for an exciting event this coming weekend (May 20, 2017)! Spring Into Corktown is a new event created by Erin Gavle, owner of Eldorado General Store and founder of Spring into Corktown, which celebrates community and welcomes the spring season. Today we’re sharing a mini-interview with Erin to… Read More Interview with Erin Gavle – Founder of Spring Into Corktown

Community, Detroit + Metro Detroit Events, Interviews, Metro Detroit Events

Community Event: GIVE Club Collecting Prom Attire for Covenant House Academy

If you’re looking for a way to give back to the community, then I have a perfect volunteer event for you! The 2017 graduating class of Covenant House Academy is need of prom attire for young men and women. Join the GIVE Club™ on Saturday, May 13th from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Cashmere Studio Boutique in Farmington Hills. Members of… Read More Community Event: GIVE Club Collecting Prom Attire for Covenant House Academy

Art & Entertainment, City Life, Detroit + Metro Detroit Events, Detroit Events, Interviews

All Things Detroit Pre-Mother’s Day Edition 2017

On Sunday (5/7/17), Travis and I attended the All Things Detroit Pre-Mother’s Day Edition. The Detroit-famous shopping extravaganza was held at Eastern Market. It was our second time attending an All Things Detroit event, the first being in March. I was excited to attend this event because I was looking forward to trying some more yummy… Read More All Things Detroit Pre-Mother’s Day Edition 2017