Family Life

Plan Your Next Party Celebration with BJ’s Wholesale Club

Today’s post is sponsored by BJ’s Wholesale Club. Please read our disclosure policy here. Thank you! The holidays may be over, but that doesn’t mean planning for other exciting celebrations has come to an end. The Super Bowl and Valentine’s Day, for example, are just a few weeks away. Are you planning any party celebrations… Read More Plan Your Next Party Celebration with BJ’s Wholesale Club

2019 Blog Posts, Detroit City Guide, Family Life

Happy December! A December Holiday Greeting for You

How do you entertain yourself when you’ve got a few hours alone during the holidays? A good read? A movie? A Hulu binge? When I have a few hours to myself, I love to watch classic Disney Christmas movies like Mickey’s Christmas Carol and other Christmas cartoons from my childhood. I remember when I was a… Read More Happy December! A December Holiday Greeting for You

2019 Blog Posts, Family Life

Celebrating Holiday Savings at BJ’s Wholesale Club

Today’s post is sponsored by BJ’s Wholesale Club. Please read our disclosure policy here. Thank you! ‘Tis the season to make everything merry and bright! BJ’s Wholesale Club’s got you covered on your holiday needs. From fresh-baked holiday goods to exciting gift ideas, BJ’s is your one-stop-shop this holiday season. Last week, I visited the… Read More Celebrating Holiday Savings at BJ’s Wholesale Club

2019 Blog Posts, Family Life

Touring the New BJ’s Wholesale Club in Madison Heights (and 6 reasons why we love BJ’s!)

Today’s blog post is sponsored by BJ’s Wholesale Club. Please read our disclosure policy here. Thank you for supporting the brands that support Good Life Detroit! BJ’s Wholesale Club in Madison Heights officially opened last weekend and we are excited to start grocery shopping at the new wholesale club! Have you been yet? Travis and… Read More Touring the New BJ’s Wholesale Club in Madison Heights (and 6 reasons why we love BJ’s!)

2019 Blog Posts, Family Life

Detroit’s 97.9 WJLB to Host 36th Annual Coats for Kids for The Salvation Army

‘Tis the season to give back to our community and neighbors! If you’re looking for a way to give back this holiday season, then here’s a kind way to help children receive warm coats and gloves! Detroit hip-hop and R & B radio station 97.9 WJLB will host its 36th annual Coats for Kids fundraiser on Saturday,… Read More Detroit’s 97.9 WJLB to Host 36th Annual Coats for Kids for The Salvation Army

2019 Blog Posts, Family Life, Feature Story

RECIPE: Three Thanksgiving Menu Ideas (including the turkey!) from Chef Leigh Ann Chatagnier

Have you started planning your Thanksgiving menu yet? Many food experts recommend planning your Thanksgiving menu one month in advance, especially if you are going to host Thanksgiving dinner for a large gathering. That’s why today’s blog post is a feature on a family Thanksgiving menu idea to help you plan ahead for this Thanksgiving… Read More RECIPE: Three Thanksgiving Menu Ideas (including the turkey!) from Chef Leigh Ann Chatagnier

2019 Blog Posts, Art & Entertainment, Family Life, Feature Story

Our Homeschool Field Trip to Watch ‘Formosa Roadside Wedding Banquet’ at the DIA

A couple of weeks ago, Travis and I took the kids to see Formosa Roadside Wedding Banquet at the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) in Detroit. Roadside Wedding Banquet is a Taiwanese musical play celebrating the Taiwanese cultural tradition of roadside banquet celebrations. The National Chinese Orchestra Taiwan performed Formosa Roadside Wedding Banquet and it… Read More Our Homeschool Field Trip to Watch ‘Formosa Roadside Wedding Banquet’ at the DIA

2019 Blog Posts, Family Life, Feature Story

Family Fall Bucket List Featuring 28 Days of Fall Activities

Happy Friday! In today’s post, I’m sharing a family fall bucket list I created for my family. I’ve also created a printable of our fall family bucket list. If you click HERE, then you can go straight to the fall bucket list section of this post. DISCLAIMER: This post contains affiliate links. At no extra… Read More Family Fall Bucket List Featuring 28 Days of Fall Activities

2019 Blog Posts, Family Life, Feature Story

Take Advantage of Your BJ’s Wholesale Club Membership Now and Shop Ahead of Club Openings

Hi, friends! Today’s blog post is sponsored by BJ’s Wholesale Club. You can read my disclosure policy here if you like. Thank you for supporting the brands that support Good Life Detroit! Have you signed up for your BJ’s Wholesale Club membership yet? I ordered membership cards for Travis and me not too long ago… Read More Take Advantage of Your BJ’s Wholesale Club Membership Now and Shop Ahead of Club Openings

Detroit City Guide, Family Life, Feature Story

Beacon Park Detroit Announces FREE Events for Fall 2019 Season

It’s that time of the year when we say goodbye to summer and start planning our Fall activities. If you’re a big planner like I am, then you’re probably already getting your Fall schedule ready. Yesterday Beacon Park announced its fall schedule of events and the events sound exciting! All of the events are FREE… Read More Beacon Park Detroit Announces FREE Events for Fall 2019 Season

2019 Blog Posts, Family Life, Feature Story

Mosquitoes and Wild Purple Flowers (An Evening Nature Walk)

How was your weekend? We ended up staying home for most of the weekend. I had planned on attending a couple of events in Detroit, but I wasn’t feeling very well. I am transitioning off of my anxiety/depression medications, and over the weekend, the side effects were kicking my butt. On Sunday, I couldn’t take… Read More Mosquitoes and Wild Purple Flowers (An Evening Nature Walk)