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Tzu Chi USA Offers Disaster Aid After Heavy Floods in Detroit

SOURCE: Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation After severe floods in Detroit, Michigan, on April 30, 2019, the Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation (also known as Tzu Chi USA), a volunteer humanitarian organization, will provide property owners and renters with emergency financial aid for completely destroyed or majorly damaged properties. We will be making these funds available, via… Read More Tzu Chi USA Offers Disaster Aid After Heavy Floods in Detroit

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Try This 7UP Summer Frozen Punch Recipe at Your Next Cookout!

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!

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Children’s Hospital of Michigan Receives Top Epilepsy Center Ranking

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

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Love Notes

My teen daughter Michala (17) is a creative. She enjoys coloring, sketching, and writing. She has journals filled with short stories she has written, many of which she’s too shy to let me read (LOL). Creating art through her drawings and writings has become more than a hobby to her. It is an outlet for… Read More Love Notes

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KAWS EFFECTS: Summer Design Camp for Youth

Exciting news! Today the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD) announced its first summer design camp for middle school youth. Middle school students will have the amazing opportunity to interact with the work of KAWS, one of the most influential artists of his generation, at the KAWS EFFECTS: Summer Design Camp! The summer camp will… Read More KAWS EFFECTS: Summer Design Camp for Youth

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Waiting Until the Last Minute to Book Your Thanksgiving Flight May Save You Money

It’s the most wonderful time of the year!  The holidays are upon us, my friends, and that means more people will be traveling to visit their loved ones.  AAA estimates more than 1.7 million Michigan residents will travel 50 or more miles from home this Thanksgiving holiday. It’s a 5% increase over last year’s travel… Read More Waiting Until the Last Minute to Book Your Thanksgiving Flight May Save You Money

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Priority Health is Offering a FREE ‘Health Insurance 101’ Guide to Help Make Understanding Health Insurance Easier

Today’s post is a paid sponsorship with Priority Health. For more information about Good Life Detroit’s sponsored posts, please read our disclosure policy. Thank you for supporting the brands that support Good Life Detroit!  It’s that time of year again. Open Enrollment Period for health insurance is here and will be open until Saturday, December… Read More Priority Health is Offering a FREE ‘Health Insurance 101’ Guide to Help Make Understanding Health Insurance Easier

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Hutzel Women’s Hospital Dresses Up Newborn Babies in the NICU in the Cutest Halloween Costumes

Hi, friends! Hope you had a fun and safe Halloween yesterday. Travis and I took our kids out trick or treating and then afterward we watched Hocus Pocus while eating some yummy pizza from Randazzo. Trick or treating has been one of our favorite family Halloween traditions. The kids look forward to it every year,… Read More Hutzel Women’s Hospital Dresses Up Newborn Babies in the NICU in the Cutest Halloween Costumes

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15 Halloween Safety Tips You Need to Know Before You Take Your Kids Trick or Treating

Can you believe Halloween is NEXT WEEK?! The month of October has gone by so quickly. My kids are excited for Halloween and they can’t wait to go out trick or treating. We’re still searching for the perfect costume for the kids. Meanwhile, Travis and I are creating our own DIY couples’ Halloween costumes this… Read More 15 Halloween Safety Tips You Need to Know Before You Take Your Kids Trick or Treating

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Rove Pest Control: Keeping Kids Safe and Getting Rid of Bugs

Today’s blog post is sponsored by Rove Pest Control in Detroit, Michigan. Thank you for supporting the brands that support Good Life Detroit! With kids, safety is definitely a priority, but is it possible to keep your kids safe while getting rid of bugs? In this post, we cover some simple tips on getting rid of… Read More Rove Pest Control: Keeping Kids Safe and Getting Rid of Bugs

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Convoy of Hope Detroit Will Host a Community Event This Saturday

On Saturday, September 22nd, Convoy of Hope will be at Bishop Park in Detroit to serve the community and those who are in need. The faith-based organization will offer $1 million in goods and services to the community. This will also include groceries, veteran services, haircuts, family portraits, job services, a kids zone, hot meals,… Read More Convoy of Hope Detroit Will Host a Community Event This Saturday

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Our Tour of the Da Vinci Machines and Robotics Exhibition at the Cranbrook Institute of Science

Looking for an educational and fun science exhibit for the kids? Cranbrook Institute of Science has a pretty cool Da Vinci Machines and Robotics exhibit that you and your kids may like. Cranbrook Institute of Science invited Good Life Detroit to tour their newest Da Vinci exhibition. The innovative Da Vinci Machines & Robotics not… Read More Our Tour of the Da Vinci Machines and Robotics Exhibition at the Cranbrook Institute of Science