A Movie Lovers Night Out in Detroit

This post is in partnership with Metro Detroit Party Bus If there's one thing that's apparent to both tourists and residents of Michigan, it's that Detroit is going through a heavy phase of redevelopment. It seems like there are constantly new entertainment venues popping up whether they are restaurants, shopping centers, or sports arenas! It's an exciting time to visit the Motor City and … [Read more...]

Houses vs Apartments, The Pros & Cons

Buying a house vs. renting an apartment – which one is the better choice? Gone are the days when apartment living is considered as the only choice for financially challenged families and individuals. Nowadays, even those people with enough money choose to rent an apartment than buy a house.  Renting an apartment has now become a lifestyle choice. It’s not longer taken as a sign of a financial … [Read more...]

Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story On Stage Ticket Giveaway #Detroit

The staged production of the worldwide smash-hit film with live music, Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story On Stage will play at the Fox Theatre from Friday, March 24 through Sunday, March 25; as part of the Fifth Third Bank Fox Theatre Series. It’s the summer of 1963, and 17-year-old Frances ‘Baby’ Houseman is on vacation in New York’s Catskill Mountains with her older sister and parents. … [Read more...]

Enter The Holiday Charity Raffle @ Pretty Lady Salon #Detroit

I have been a customer at Pretty Lady Salon for several years. I can always count on the talented staff at Pretty Lady to take great care of my hair, and to meet all of my beauty needs. Though to be honest, the true allure of being a Pretty Lady Salon client is not just great hair and nails – it’s so much more. It’s knowing the salon owners Alice Barra and Tammy Pilat and their incredibly friendly … [Read more...]

Sesame Street Live “Make A New Friend” @ Fox Theatre Ticket Giveaway #Detroit

No matter where you’re from or where you’ve been, everyone is special - so join in! Elmo, Grover, Abby Cadabby, and their Sesame Street friends welcome Chamki, Grover’s friend from India, to Sesame Street. Together, they explore the universal fun of friendship and celebrate cultural similarities, from singing and dancing, to sharing cookies! Making its annual return, Sesame Street Live will visit … [Read more...]

Two Easy Ways to Help Michigan Children in Foster Care with Wendy’s

Make a difference in the lives of Michigan children in foster care by visiting participating Wendy's® Tuesday, November 15th. 15% of all sales after 4pm will be donated to the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption® signature program, Wendy's Wonderful Kids® to help Michigan children find their forever homes. Thinking of trying Uber? Fist time riders can use the code "4Adoption" to score a free … [Read more...]

Pretty Lady Salon: This Year’s Fall Hair & Nail Trends

Fall is officially here! And that means it's time for cool temps, warm sweaters, and comfort-food. For must of us, it's also a time to embrace change. Like, our hair color or style. Fall brings us closer to the holidays, a time when we all want to look our very best. It's a good thing the talented stylists at Pretty Lady Salon are there to help and guide us through the season. I recently spoke … [Read more...]

Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live at the Fox Theatre #Detroit (pre-sale tickets!)

The legacy of the beloved “Mister Rogers” lives on with the hit television series, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, from The Fred Rogers Company and airing daily on PBS KIDS. Now, Daniel and all of his friends are hopping aboard Trolley to delight live audiences with Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live! coming to The Fox Theatre in Detroit on Sunday, April 9th at 2pm. Tickets (starting at $22 plus … [Read more...]

Comcast X1 DVR With Cloud Technology, Available Now In Michigan

Comcast just announced that its X1 customers across Michigan can now download programs they have recorded on their digital video recorder (DVR) to watch on IP-enabled devices, such as laptops, tablets and smartphones, or stream them using an Internet connection, anytime and anywhere. The new service, called X1 DVR with Cloud Technology, provides customers access to virtually their entire TV … [Read more...]

Will Be Back Soon

Sometimes you just have to let go of everything and do a lot of this! I have some fun things to share with my readers, and will be back to posting in a few days. … [Read more...]

Golden Chopsticks, an East Side Favorite #ReviewCrew @Restaurant_Com #sp

Chinese food has been a favorite of mine for years. Like most favorites, I tend to play it safe and stick to my usual restaurants when eating out. While recently planning a dinner and movie date with our teenage daughter, I decided to branch out and give a new Chinese restaurant a try. We used the restaurant.com app, put in the theater address, and found a great deal for Golden Chopsticks, right … [Read more...]

Taking on winter in the 2016 Mazda Mazda6 i Grand Touring #DrivingMatters @MazdaUSA #ad

I recently spent a week driving this 2016 Mazda Mazda6 i Grand Touring for review. A sporty, 4- cylinder vehicle that has an impressive overview. The exterior color (SOUL RED METALLIC) and design of this car is slick and modern. Inside, the mix of fabric, and stitched leather interior is equally impressive. She’s a beauty! The 2016 Mazda Mazda6 i Grand Touring is packed with features that not … [Read more...]

Riverdance – The 20th Anniversary World Tour, Restaurant.com Deal #ReviewCrew #Detroit

More than just eating out, Restaurant.com's Night Out in Detroit is "A phenomenon of historic proportions" (The Washington Times). See "Riverdance — The 20th Anniversary World Tour" at Detroit's Fox Theatrer this June. Each package includes a ticket for a Main Floor seat and a $50 Restaurant.com eGift card, a $106 package value. Now this is a great deal. Perfect for a date night or family evening … [Read more...]

Comcast making an aggressive effort to improve on customer service experience

Comcast announced it will fill nearly 400 new positions in Michigan over the next 12 months. More than 300 of the new jobs are customer care roles that will support service-related inquiries for subscribers at the company’s call centers in Ann Arbor, Plymouth and Sterling Heights. The company also has openings at its service centers and in technical operations, marketing and sales to support … [Read more...]

Enter to win a Spa Pedicure @ Pretty Lady Salon #Detroit

Pretty Lady Salon has recently taken pedicures to a whole new level, by adding a colorful, relaxing, and plush spa pedicure station to their salon. As if I needed another reason to love this salon. The new pedicure station is not just beautifully decorated, but thoughtful as well! Detached bowls are easily cleaned, to ensure the safety of each client. Sturdy handrails to assist clients as … [Read more...]

The 1975 @ Meadow Brook Amphitheatre #Detroit

Labeled one of the hardest working bands of 2014 playing more than 190 shows in 29 countries and lapping the world six times over; The 1975 are a British alternative rock band formed in Manchester. The group consists of Matthew Healy, Adam Hann, George Daniel, and Ross MacDonald. - Wikipedia The band recently announced a string of shows in support of their sophomore release "I Like It When You … [Read more...]

Pacifica is a fine addition to Chrysler’s minivan heritage #NAIAS

Nick Cannon, pop culture hipster and host of NBC’s “America’s Got Talent” visited the Motor City to help Chrysler debut its brand new minivan, the Pacifica, on the opening day of the North American International Auto Show and FIVE DOLLAR SHAKE was invited for an up close look at the first introduction of this vehicle to the public. Cannon spent the day interacting with auto show attendees through … [Read more...]

Breakfast is served, without the mess or breaking our budget thanks to @Restaurant_Com #ReviewCrew #sp

The week between Christmas and New Year's Day is usually a busy one around here. The kids are home from school, and my office is typically closed for the week. So, between hosting holiday events with friends and family, we tend to over schedule our days off with as much fun as possible. That leaves very little time for cooking, and cleaning. Well, at-least that is what I strive for each year. Who … [Read more...]

Coffee Beanery, Holiday Coffee Sampler Variety Pack review #HolidayGiftGuide

Looking for the perfect gift for the coffee lover on your in your life? Visit Coffee Beanery for plenty of tasteful and festive gift options. We recently received the above Coffee Sampler Variety Pack from Coffee Beanery to review. With the holiday season being the busiest time of the year, that focuses mostly on kids and family parties, Coffee Beanery's flavored coffee is the perfect … [Read more...]

Great Lakes Proud Prize Pack Giveaway #greatlakesproud

We are proud Michiganganers in our house. Surrounded by the beautiful Great Lakes, life in Michigan is unlike living anywhere else in the United States. Here we enjoy all that the Great Lakes have to offer. We swim, we boat, sail, fish, we spend time on the beach, and we watch amazing sunsets. Each of these offer it's own experience, and memories. I just can't image my life without any of … [Read more...]

Salvation Army Thrift Stores celebrate Labor Day

Whether it’s back-to-school or back-to-college, join The Salvation Army Southeast Michigan Adult Rehabilitation Center family thrift stores as they celebrate the start of a new season with the annual Labor Day sale. Visit any of the 34 metro Detroit Salvation Army thrift store locations to enjoy 50 percent off clothing on Monday, Sept. 7. Doors will be open at the nonprofit’s 32 thrift stores from … [Read more...]

The Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.0T , brings comfort & safety to our family camping trip

We recently put the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.0T to the test of a four day family camping trip. Our trip included, two adults, two teenagers, two tents, four days of clothes, and a whole lot of camping gear. The Hyundai Santa Fe Sport hatch did not disappoint, as you can see, we left nothing behind. We even used the Under-Rear-Cargo-Floor Storage Compartment for smaller items. Our campground is … [Read more...]

7 Things on Sunday #Michigan #Camping

Seven things I've done over the past seven days. 01. Sat around a campfire with family five out of seven nights. 02. Laughed harder than I have in a long time. 03. Went three days without access to email. 04. Sat by the pool and started a new book. 05. Enjoyed dutch oven cobbler. 06. Admired the beauty of Lake Huron. 07. Took several naps. … [Read more...]

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