Buy 1, Get 1 Free Dinosauria @ the Detroit Zoo offer from Valvoline Instant Oil Change

Valvoline Instant Oil Change has partnered with the Detroit Zoo to offer their customers a Buy One, Get One voucher for a ticket to Dinosauria. Visitors to local Valvoline Instant Oil Change Detroit locations will receive a voucher for a Buy One, Get One on a ticket to Dinosauria at the Detroit Zoo with the purchase of a regular or synthetic oil change. About Dinosauria: guest have the … [Read more...]

Live like a movie star with online coupons from Groupon

I've been fortunate to attend some pretty nice press trips over the past five years. Thanks to this blog. I've traveled all over the U.S. to visit movie sets, interview movie stars and promote films. Though each press trip has been different, the one thing they all have had in common is luxury. I can admit that staying in expensive Hotels, eating in fancy restaurants, and mingling with the stars … [Read more...]

Midas Drive Out Hunger Truck Tour update #1Mile1Meal #Detroit

In the U.S., one in six people is “food insecure”—Midas’ local franchisees launched Drive Out Hunger in the fall of 2014 to address that sad fact. Since inception, store owners of independently owned and operated locations and their employees have been running food drives, raising funds and coordinating box drops at food banks, ultimately resulting in more than 750,000 meals donated to … [Read more...]

Going places with the 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander SE

I recently spent a week driving the 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander SE. And when I say "driving", I mean driving... We drove from Detroit, Mi to Sandusky, Oh, for an overnight stay at Cedar Point, from there to Cleveland, Oh, to visit the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, and then back home to the Detroit area. It was our roller coasters, and rocks stars road trip. It was so much fun, and we did it on only one … [Read more...]

Midas Detroit Franchisees Drive Out Hunger As Part of Nationwide Truck Tour #1Mile1Meal

Across the U.S. and Canada, Midas franchisees are working with local food banks to bring food, funds and hands-on assistance to hunger- relief efforts in the communities where their customers and associates live and work. Franchisees in the Midas network invite businesses, organizations and communities nationwide to join the Drive Out Hunger campaign by donating dollars for meals. Why: In … [Read more...]

Deal Alert! XFINITY: Kid’s movie sale #XFINITYreviewer

Did you know that you can purchase and download movies from XFINITY? It's quick, easy and they have a ton of movies to chose from. Something for everyone. By simply using your XFINITY remote you can purchase the latest and greatest movie titles to your account. This is just another reason why I love being an XFINITY customer. This holiday weekend, don't miss the XFINITY sale on kid's movies. … [Read more...]

Hot Pursuit Movie Prize Pack Giveaway & Sweepstakes #ad #HotPursuit

I recently shared the official Warner Bros. Pictures Hot Pursuit trailer and movie info with my readers.Today I have a fun prize pack giveaway that includes a $25 Visa gift card to go see the movie. I love to laugh, so I tend to watch a lot of comedies. Also, wanting to support strong female-led movies, this one has been on my radar for some time. About the movie: An uptight and … [Read more...]

Shop local this Mother’s Day, shop Pretty Lady Salon

Mother's Day is almost here. Still looking for a great gift? Consider shopping local. A great place to consider is a local salon. If you're here in the Detroit area, you want to check out Pretty Lady Salon in Allen Park. They have thing you need to show how special she is on Mother's Day. Looking to pamper her without breaking your budget? Pretty Lady Salon has a variety of gift options within … [Read more...]

7 Things on Sunday #XFINITYreviewer

This week I'm listing seven ways my Xfinity X1 service made my recent trip to LA more enjoyable. 01. The Xfinity TV GO app! I had a 90 minute wait at the airport. I was able to pass the time by watching recent episodes of two of my favorite shows (Nashville, Grey's Anatomy). 02. XFINITY On Demand app (Purchases) I was able to purchase a movie on my tablet, and watch it during my … [Read more...]

Making Money Taking Online Surveys

Taking surveys is a great way to earn extra cash on the Web. There are many companies on the market that will pay you to complete short surveys and share your experiences with decision makers. While most people fill out surveys for extra pocket change, there are some people who make a full-time living simply filling out these surveys online. Sign Up for Survey Sites There are tons of survey … [Read more...]

2015 Mazda Mazda5 Grand Touring Review

I recently spent a week driving the above 2015 Mazda5 Grand Touring. It's a nice looking car, and a pretty nice ride too. Most of the vehicles I’ve reviewed over the past few years have been matched up with a family vacation or road trip of some kind. Not this time. This one I put to the test with my daily routine and my family’s busy schedule. The 2015 Mazda5 offers a high level of … [Read more...]

7 Things on Sunday

Seven things I've done over the past seven days. 1. Went an entire week without cooking a meal,and felt guilty about it. 2. Sent the final payment on a large medical bill. 3. Accepted an invitation to return to LA next month for the Avengers:Age of Ultron press junket. 4. Stayed awake way too late every week night. Adjusting to the time change maybe? 5. Enjoyed a fun family movie night. … [Read more...]

The Benefits of Online Shopping

Online shopping is a multi-billion dollar industry that’s seeing massive year over year growth. Retailers have jumped on board and begun to tailor their business models to fit the new medium, offering websites and mobile apps to accompany brick and mortar stores. That being said, many brands have seen significant success forgoing the storefront altogether. On the consumer side, there are tons of … [Read more...]

Baby it’s cold outside! Bundle up with HOT deals from Xfinity #XfinityReviewer

With this winter bringing record low temps, there has never been a better time to consider upgrading your home entertainment and making the switch to the Xfinity X1 operating system. The X1 Platform is like nothing you've experienced before. We recently upgraded to Xfinity X1, and with blazing fast internet, and what feels like an endless amount of movies and television to watch we don't … [Read more...]

Xfinity X1 Platform, getting lost within the guide & On Demand features #XfinityReviewer

We recently upgraded to the new Xfinity X1 Platform. While most cable companies offer premium HD entertainment packages, it would appear they are not all created equal. The Xfinity X1 interface is impressive right from the start up. Stunning picture quality (full HD 1080p even with On demand), and up to date features that have greatly improved our home entertainment experience. The Xfinity … [Read more...]

2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport SE AWC Review

I recently spent a week driving a 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport SE AWC for review. The 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport is not only nice to look at, but a pretty nice ride too. The Outlander Sport offers a fun sporty experience, with the conveniences of a mid-size SUV. Perfect for day to day errands or small family road trips. The Outlander Sport has a 2.0-liter aluminum engine that uses … [Read more...]

Target Pharmacy makes my life easier with the Healthful Pharmacy App & Target e-GiftCard giveaway #TargetSponsored

Being a busy working mom, I often have to rely on an impressive bag of tricks to help juggle daily activities and all the little things that keep my family moving. We have very little time for getting sick around here. Yet- it happens, that's for sure! When it does happen, one of my "impressive tricks" is Target Pharmacy. Whether in store, online, or via mobile Target Pharmacy really helps the … [Read more...]

We made the switch and upgraded to the Xfinity X1 Platform #XfinityReviewer

We recently upgraded to the new Xfinity X1 Platform, and I can't wait to share all of the details with you! Not just details on how we view home entertainment (though that has greatly improved), but how several features effect our budget, like adding an Xfinity house phone (yes, I said house phone) with Voice2Go has made it possible for us to cut our mobile data plan, while also adding some great … [Read more...]

New Year, New Budget! Save money with Mitsubishi

Most of us include improving our budget when listing our new years resolutions, but what if you're in the market for a new car? Well, you might want to consider the 2015 Mitsubishi Mirage. The 2015 Mitsubishi Mirage is the most gas efficient non hybrid car on the market today, as well as the most affordable at around $12,995. I recently had the pleasure of driving the 2015 Mitsubishi Mirage … [Read more...]

Capture Life’s Memories, Save $150 on the Canon EOS Rebel T5i @ Best Buy! #CanonatBestBuy #HintingSeason

Capturing memories of our life together, with our children and grandchildren, is a way of life for our family. It's not just for those special occasions. Life moves fast, and children grow up quick. There's just no time to be playing around with a cell phone, and leaving the quality of our photos to chance. This year I have one word for Santa - Canon! Best Buy is the ultimate … [Read more...]

Holiday shopping @ Twelve Oaks Mall & A $100 Gift Card Giveaway #TwelveOaksHoliday

I recently took my daughters to Twelve Oaks Mall for an afternoon of holiday shopping. Having so many stores to choose from we were able to cross off almost every gift on our shopping list. Even those hard to shop for friends. And, with so many great sale prices, we were also able to purchase a few things for ourselves. Like new outfits for Christmas day. I was able to score a great deal on a … [Read more...]

Target Pharmacy, a better Pharmacy Experience #TargetSponsored #Giveaway

Last year my family made the decision to start using Target Pharmacy, and I'm excited to share that we couldn't be happier. Still feeling completely satisfied, we fill all of our monthly, new and even pet scripts while we shop one of our favorite stores. Haven't tried Target Pharmacy? Now's the perfect time! New Pharmacy guest, fill your first script and sign up for Pharmacy rewards and … [Read more...]

Kicking off the holiday season with a Febreze inspired recipe & DIY home decor & gifts #FebrezeHoliday @SheSpeaksUp

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post on behalf of Walmart, SheSpeaks and Febreze. All opinions expressed and photos used are 100% honest and my own. Now that Halloween has past, I'm ready to kick off the holiday season! The holidays are my favorite time of year. Here in Michigan the winter brings a lot of sparkling white snow, and within our family - a lot of making memories. Each November I … [Read more...]

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