Life in Detroit

Youmacon 2016: Detroit’s Largest Anime Convention

Youmacon 2016: Detroit’s Largest Anime Convention

Last week, I presented Good Life Detroit’s new weekly photography series: Detroit Street Photography. Today’s street photography captures are from Youmacon 2016. They’re not necessarily street shots. Well, with the exception of one street shot, all of the other images are indoors. But I am […]

GIVE Club Makes a Difference in Detroit (Part 2)

GIVE Club Makes a Difference in Detroit (Part 2)

On Tuesday, I introduced you to the GIVE Club. Today I am sharing with you the second part to my two-part story of the GIVE Club. The nonprofit organization focuses on serving communities in Detroit and the metro area. They are making a great difference […]

GIVE Club Serves Detroit on Make a Difference Day

GIVE Club Serves Detroit on Make a Difference Day

The first time I drove down Third Avenue in Detroit, I noticed there was a large group of people gathered around in a vacant lot. There were tents up and a few shopping carts. I looked to my right and saw the homeless shelter. That’s […]

Why I Highly Recommend Highly Favored Photography

Why I Highly Recommend Highly Favored Photography

Today’s post is sponsored by Highly Favored Photography of Auburn Hills, Michigan. A couple of weeks ago we had our family pictures made by Highly Favored Photography, a Metro Detroit-based photography business. Before that, we had never had family pictures done. At all! Sure, the […]

15 Things I’ve Learned About Detroit

15 Things I’ve Learned About Detroit

I have lived in the greater Detroit area for a year and a half now. Since moving here, I have learned quite a bit about my new home. For example, it took me a while to understand this, but Detroit and Metro Detroit are connected but […]

Chrysler PacifiKids Take Over Car Dealership

Chrysler PacifiKids Take Over Car Dealership

Happy Monday, friends! After having a nice, relaxing weekend, I am ready to get this week started. Today, I want to share with you some exciting news. Last week, I was invited to Chrysler’s Media Day to meet Tim Kuniskis, Head of Passenger Car Brands – […]

Highlights from the Beautifully Wrapped Headwrap Expo

Highlights from the Beautifully Wrapped Headwrap Expo

If you follow me on Instagram, you know how much I love my head wraps! Since moving to Detroit, I have collected an assortment of wraps. Detroit is very popular for the head wrap fashion style because many men and women wear head wraps for […]

Ivylocs Book Series Teaches Children to See the Beauty of African American Culture

Ivylocs Book Series Teaches Children to See the Beauty of African American Culture

When challenges come as they may, I tell myself: ‘I WILL find a way!’ Meet Ivylocs! She’s a professional problem solver who loves to help others. She uses critical thinking skills to examine a problem, create a plan, and then execute the plan. She doesn’t […]

Retro Dining Experience at Seeburger’s Cheeseburgers

Retro Dining Experience at Seeburger’s Cheeseburgers

I remember the first time we went to Downtown Mt. Clemens, Michigan we discovered a burger diner in the downtown area called Seeburger’s Cheeseburgers. It has a retro feel to it with it’s classic jukebox and classic arcade in the back of the restaurant. We visited […]

Detroit Black Breastfeeding Summit Supports Moms

Detroit Black Breastfeeding Summit Supports Moms

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

Why We Should Celebrate Black Breastfeeding Week

Why We Should Celebrate Black Breastfeeding Week

The month of August is National Breastfeeding Month. Each year women across the United States and the world celebrate and share their journey breastfeeding their babies. Breastfeeding advocacy groups, lactation consultants, peer coaches and other breastfeeding supporters plan many events to raise awareness and support to […]

Detroit’s African World Festival Celebrates Culture and Heritage

Detroit’s African World Festival Celebrates Culture and Heritage

A few weeks ago, my daughter Michala (14) had expressed an interest in learning more about our African American culture. Since we homeschool, I had suggested that we add African American studies to our Fall school curriculum. Fast forward to August 17th, I’m on Facebook […]



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