I know making resolutions are a big tradition when entering a new year, but I decided to try something a little different. I honestly don’t do well with New Year’s resolutions. After about a few weeks, I pretty much forget about the goals I set for myself. Not this year, though. Instead, I decided to… Read More Four Promises I’m Making to Myself in 2020
You may recognize Detroit entrepreneur Dr. Sabrina Jackson for her work on Detroit’s “911 People with Dr. Sabrina” on FOX 2 and “The Essentially Sabrina Show” on 910 AM Superstation, but did you know she is also diving into the fashion world? Fondly known in Detroit as “The People Expert”, Dr. Sabrina is excited to… Read More Dr. Sabrina Jackson to Launch New Fashion Collection at the 2020 Paris Fashion Week
I have rediscovered my love for journaling again and it’s all thanks to Alexandra Johnson’s book Leaving a Trace: The Art of Transforming a Life into Stories! I love this book because it covers a number of journal writing ideas such as how to start a journal, what to do when you experience writer’s block,… Read More Do You Keep a Journal?
‘Tis the season of gift-giving. Before you start making lists and checking them twice, give yourself the gift of cyber safety. The National Cyber Security Alliance created a holiday shopping safety tip guide to help keep your gift purchases safe this holiday season. According to the National Retail Federation, 73 percent of consumers plan to… Read More 8 Holiday Shopping Safety Tips for a Cyber-Safe Season
By Allison Kugel A few weeks ago, Academy Award-winning actor Michael Douglas and his son Cameron Douglas appeared on the cover of People Magazine, opening up about their decades-long struggle with son Cameron’s cocaine and heroin addiction, and the devastating impact addiction has had on the Douglas family. It’s a portrait that outlines the trauma that… Read More One Mother’s Fight to Help Families of Addicts
Happy November! It’s the month of thankfulness, family feasts, festive celebrations, and my birthday month. 😉 I’m here for it! How about you? I’m sure you’ve heard of a November Thankful Challenge. Usually, family and friends will post on their social media a daily thankfulness post leading up to Thanksgiving Day. Do you like thankfulness challenges?… Read More November Thankfulness Challenge: Practicing Specific Gratitude
Happy October, friends! On today’s blog post, I’m sharing a new Fall vintage blazer I bought at my local thrift store. Now, I’m not much of a fashion blogger (LOL), but I really wanted to share this cute style with you because it was a GREAT deal and I LOVE vintage fashion! Today’s post contains… Read More Happy October!
TEDxDetroit returns for its 11th year on Wednesday, November 6th! The annual conference will be held at the Masonic Temple beginning at 8 A.M. and concluding at 6 P.M. Are you planning on attending? You can get ticket information here if you’re interested. TEDxDetroit brings together the area’s leading thinkers, designers, entertainers, entrepreneurs, scientists, artists… Read More Meet TEDxDETROIT Labs’ Three Inspiring Women
It’s Black Breastfeeding Week and I wanted to share my thoughts on my breastfeeding journey. There are many misconceptions regarding breastfeeding toddlers and it is my hope my story can encourage other mamas out there who are planning to breastfeed or are currently breastfeeding! READ: “WHY WE SHOULD CELEBRATE BLACK BREASTFEEDING WEEK” DISCLAIMER: This post… Read More Celebrating Two Years of Breastfeeding My Toddler (Happy Black Breastfeeding Week!)
**Screaming from the rooftop** I had a girls’ night out last Friday! It’s a big deal, folks! I am the mother of five children. It’s a no-brainer that my life stays busy. Not to mention, I homeschool my kids and I work from home. So I spend a lot of time at my house– with… Read More “Wow, it’s really been years since I had a Girls Night Out!”
Detroit artist Judy Bowman has arrived, and she accomplished it in only four years! After taking a long hiatus from her art career, Mrs. Bowman decided to pursue her passion for art again. In just a matter of four years, the retired school teacher is making a name for herself as an artist. Thanks to… Read More Detroit Swag: Interview with Detroit Artist Judy Bowman
Today’s blog post is sponsored by DFCU Financial. You can read our disclosure policy here. Thank you for supporting the brands that support Good Life Detroit! How’s your summer been going so far? Have you had a chance to attend any summer events or do some shopping? So far, this summer has been a blast… Read More How I Use My DFCUPerks App When I’m on the Go
The 2nd Annual ROCK THAT Photography Conference and Trade Show starts tomorrow. Are you going? The three-day conference will be held at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Michigan from July 25th to the 27th. I plan on attending the conference and learning more about what ROCK THAT has to offer. Although I’m not a… Read More Piper Carter Talks Photographing Erykah Badu and the Advice She’d Give Women Photographers
Today’s blog post is sponsored by DFCU Financial. You can read our disclosure policy here. Thank you for supporting the brands that support Good Life Detroit! I love fashion, especially when I can get a good deal on my favorite styles. When you have a big family like I do, saving money is essential to… Read More How to Save Money on Summer Fashion with DFCUPerks
A couple of weeks ago, a friend of mine said something to me that caused me to dig deep into my creative side as a blogger. We were at the Detroit Podcast Fest (DPF) mixer at Marble Bar and she mentioned how I am a storyteller because I am a blog writer. Of course, I’m… Read More What Makes You a Storyteller?
Today’s post is sponsored by Northern Fashion, LLC. You can read our disclosure policy here. Thank you for supporting the brands that support Good Life Detroit! What is one negative quality a colleague has mislabeled you as having? For me, it would have to be two things: 1- Being called emotional. I’ve been called emotional… Read More How Two Detroit Entrepreneurs are Encouraging Positive Workplace Culture for Women
About two weeks ago, I was invited to a tea party called High Tea. Now, this wasn’t just any tea party. I guess you could call it a tea party with a twist (kind of like Painting with a Twist), only this tea party was all about marijuana! Did your eyes just widen at my… Read More High Tea: Cannabis Tea Party Teaches Women the Health Benefits of Medical Cannabis
SOURCE: The Bee Agency Detroit’s first female-focused co-working space, Femology, is slated to open its doors to the new Downtown Detroit headquarters that will be 6x the size of their current 500 sq. foot founding space Fall 2019. The new space will include a wellness/fitness room and yoga area, state of the art podcast room,… Read More Femology– Detroit’s First Female-Focused Co-working Space to Open Downtown Headquarters This Fall
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
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