Hi, friends! Did you happen to stop by Eastern Market’s Flower Day over the weekend? Travis and I went to Flower Day after a brunch date, and we had a wonderful time. It started raining toward the end of the festival, but we didn’t let the rain keep us from enjoying all of the beautiful… Read More A Sunday Date at Eastern Market’s Flower Day 2019
Disclosure: This post is sponsored by 7UP but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. Family cookouts, pool parties, beach days…Oh my! Summer season is right around the corner and that means it’s time to start prepping for all of your favorite summer festivities. After having such a harsh Michigan winter, I am… Read More Try This 7UP Summer Frozen Punch Recipe at Your Next Cookout!
Have you heard? The TEN Nail Bar opened its second location in Detroit! Just in time for summer, The TEN is located in New Center at 6541 Woodward Avenue. The opening of the new location is going to give more men and women the opportunity to get beautiful manicures and pedicures! Last Friday, Travis and… Read More The TEN Nail Bar Grand Opening Celebration
Hi, friends! Last week, I had such a wonderful time doing a Mother’s Day T.V. segment on WXYZ Detroit. It was my fourth time participating in a segment on the Detroit-based news station and my fifth time doing a lifestyle segment on a Michigan-based news channel. My first time doing a T.V. segment was for… Read More Behind the Scenes: WXYZ Detroit T.V. Segment Was So Much Fun
Freelance makeup artist Jasmine Wagner has a great passion for beauty. She recently launched her freelance beauty business and enjoys working with clients in the Detroit and metro area. “Seeing the beauty that [my clients] have naturally and bringing that out and not just changing the look entirely, that’s why I do what I do,”… Read More 4 Beauty Tools I Recommend to My Clients
Hi, friends! Mother’s Day is in just a few days and I am discovering so many wonderful ways to spend the special day. From taking mom on to see her favorite live show to buying her special gift, there are so many wonderful things you can to do to celebrate mom or your special motherly-figure… Read More 10 Fun Mother’s Day Activity Ideas
By Allison Kugel If you were to ask any director who’s worked with the legendary Pam Grier they would likely tell you that having Pam on their set is a game changer. She knows what she wants and what she brings to the table. Just stand back and watch the force that is Pam. Throughout… Read More The Force of Nature That is Pam Grier
Children’s Hospital of Michigan has been recognized by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC) as a Level 4 epilepsy center for 2019 and 2020, providing the highest-level medical and surgical diagnosis and treatment for pediatric patients with complex epilepsy. “I am so proud of highly specialized pediatric care our physicians, nurses and care teams… Read More Children’s Hospital of Michigan Receives Top Epilepsy Center Ranking
Do you remember your prom? I remember going to prom with a friend and the entire experience was so exciting, from shopping for my formal dress to attending the special dance. The prom I went to was held at the Opryland Hotel, now called Gaylord, in Nashville, Tennessee. It was so magical! Well, in Southeast… Read More Comerica Bank Donates Record Number of Prom Dresses to Hope Closet
Last Friday, my family and I were invited to attend the Media Preview Day for the new Allegiant Nonstop (Nonstop) in Warren, MI. I brought along Michala, Zhen, and Zechariah while Travis stayed home with the baby. Elijah had to work so he wasn’t able to attend, but I know if he would have gone… Read More All That We Loved About Allegiant Nonstop in Warren, MI
Every year, a half-hour north of Detroit, more than 1,000 people show up to support a creature that most of them have never seen in person. This week, Harrison Township Supervisor Kenneth Verkest in Michigan and Orange City Mayor Gary Blair in Florida have proclaimed their towns as “Sister Cities” to honor and protect a… Read More Help Save Endangered Manatees at Harrison Township’s Save the Manatee 5K
What do you do when you love your career, but you discover a new industry you’re passionate about? You make it your side hustle, of course! We’ve all heard of the advantages of having a side hustle, right? Side hustles can help you with many financial aspects such as earning extra income to pay off… Read More How I Turned My Passion Into a Side Hustle
Highly anticipated from the brand that brings you their #1 award-winning liquid liner Tattoo Liner, Kat Von D Beauty launched an innovation in beauty with its high performance, vegan volumizing Go Big or Go Home Mascara. The mascara launched on April 19th worldwide and it features actress Jackie Cruz (Orange is the New Black) as… Read More I Can’t Wait to Try the New Kat Von D 100% Vegan Mascara
Today’s post is sponsored by Great Lakes Brewing Co. (GLBC) I have partnered with GLBC to introduce you to their new Great Lakes IPA beer. All opinions shared in this post are mine. Being busy parents of five kiddos, it can be a little challenging sometimes for Travis and me to get out and enjoy… Read More 5 Ways to Recreate Happy Hour at Home
Today Live Nation revealed their fifth annual National Concert Week will take place from May 1st through May 7th and give you an exclusive opportunity to purchases tickets for just $20 (all-in including fees). Kicking off an epic summer concert season, the offer will include over two million tickets to 2,800+ in-demand shows from Live Nation’s upcoming… Read More Celebrate National Concert Week with $20 Concert Tickets
Happy Easter, friends! I hope you had a blessed Easter holiday. We spent our Easter weekend doing a little shopping and enjoying time together as a family. I’m so proud of myself because this Easter I had the kids’ baskets ready ahead of time. I didn’t wait until the last minute to buy Easter goodies… Read More How was your Easter Holiday?
High there! You know it’s 4/20 so I had to do it. 🙂 Seriously, though, what are your thoughts on marijuana for medical use? What about recreational use? If you were to ask me about two years ago if I “celebrated” 4/20 (also known as “Weed Day”), I probably would have laughed and quickly said,… Read More Why I’m Celebrating 4/20 This Year
I don’t know who’s more excited about the Sesame Street Road Trip Tour— me or my kids. I grew up watching Sesame Street so the inner kid in me thinks this road trip event is just really cool. Now that I’m a mom, I have passed on my love for the show to my children.… Read More Sesame Street is Bringing Their Road Trip Tour to Detroit!
What up doe. Happy Friday! This has been an off week for me because Zephaniah, my youngest baby, has been sick most of the week. I think the sudden weather change from warm to cold got the best of him. Thankfully, a lot of rest and love from Mommy and Daddy are helping my little… Read More #FridayVibes 4.12.19
On a chilly Sunday afternoon, my husband drives me to La Dolce Vita. He’s dropping me off to meet up with Detroit food blogger Jaslyn Ivey. I connected with Jaslyn via Instagram to interview her about the art of brunching. I’m feeling really excited because it’s my first time brunching in Detroit. It’s crazy to… Read More The Art of Brunching in Detroit