DNR Outdoor Adventure Center in Detroit

Today we made our second trip the DNR Outdoor Adventure Center in Detroit had a blast. We went last year when Xavier was 1.5 years old and had fun, but the year definitely made a big difference for what Xavier could do on his own here (which was pretty much everything). The DNR Outdoor AdventureContinue reading “DNR Outdoor Adventure Center in Detroit”

The Ceramic Studio in Howell MI

My 3 year old has been all about crafting lately, which I’m totally loving. I loved doing crafts when I was younger, and honestly, I still do! I don’t consider myself a ‘crafty’ person though. I need someone else to come up with craft, and then I’ll have fun doing it! I recently heard aboutContinue reading “The Ceramic Studio in Howell MI”

Overnight Trip to Cleveland

My parents and I were looking for a quick over night trip that would be driving distance from Detroit, and fun for my 2 year old son. We decided to do a night in Cleveland and on the way there, stop by Port Clinton to do the drive through African Safari Wildlife Park. Cleveland inContinue reading “Overnight Trip to Cleveland”

Fall Fun at Spicer’s Apple Orchard

A few weekends ago we went to Spicer’s Orchard in Fenton. We are early birds and arrived shortly after they opened. It was still moderately busy but not overwhelming. The kids play area is epic there. $2 for each adult, kids are free. There are several large play structures, swings and slides. The petting zooContinue reading “Fall Fun at Spicer’s Apple Orchard”

Hanna Andersson Michigan Grand Opening this Weekend

Something big is happening at Twelve Oaks Mall in Novi this weekend…the Hanna Andersson store is opening! This will be the first store in Michigan. The grand opening event start on Friday and goes through Sunday. Here are the details: Buy one, get one free on all baby, boy and girl sleepwear  30% off theContinue reading “Hanna Andersson Michigan Grand Opening this Weekend”

Summer Trip Must-Haves

If you live in Michigan (especially southeast Michigan), you know what it means to go ‘up north.’ It’s Michigan’s version of the Hamptons.  Instead of heading East like New Yorkers do, we head ‘north’ for summer weekends. Lake Michigan, Lake Huron and Lake Superior have beautiful beaches, not to mention the thousands of inland lakesContinue reading “Summer Trip Must-Haves”

Rosy’s Boutique $50 Gift Card Giveaway

Photo credit: Kelly V I often post about the darling little downtown in the city I live in, Brighton, Mi. During weekends in the Spring, Summer and Fall, you can often find me, my husband and son walking uptown for breakfast or to grab a coffee and play at the Imagination Station playground. Our cityContinue reading “Rosy’s Boutique $50 Gift Card Giveaway”

The Container Store Opening in Novi, Mi

The greatest organization store of all, The Container Store, has opened in Novi! If you are an organization freak like me, you will be in heaven here. The grand opening is this weekend (June 4th & 5th). Stop in and check out all they have to offer – giveaways happening every hour! And even better,Continue reading “The Container Store Opening in Novi, Mi”

Fit & Fab Michigan Event

Thank you to Lexie Green of Ruca Photography for the pictures! I just attended my first Michigan blogger event and had an amazing time meeting fellow Michigan bloggers and health-related Michigan companies. Courtney from Motherhood & Main did an amazing job organizing! Read more about our amazing Michigan-based sponsors below…. The Barre Code13 of us bloggers startedContinue reading “Fit & Fab Michigan Event”

Zehnder’s Splash Village Review

We survived our first water park! It was a fun weekend, but after one overnight and 2 days at Zehnder’s Splash Village, I think we were all ready to come home for some down time. It was Snowfest weekend in Frankenmuth and the city was BUSY. Our friend organized a weekend here for her daughter’sContinue reading “Zehnder’s Splash Village Review”