My “Mazda’s Drive At The Track” Experience at the M1 Concourse Event #Detroit #Mazda

Mazda North American Operations and Mazda Motorsports recently hosted a local media “Drive At The Track” at the M1 Concourse for a select group of journalists and other influencers. Proudly named after America’s first highway, M1 Concourse is a brand new motorsport facility located roughly 30 minutes outside of Detroit in Pontiac, MI. There were four new Mazda Miata MX-5 Cup race cars on hand. … [Read more...]

Our New Gathering Place, Rosie O’ Grady’s #ReviewCrew @Restaurant_Com #sp

I must have driven past Rosie O' Grady's a dozen times or more since they opened. Thanks to surfing Restaurant.com, my family now has a new place to gather for some laughs and really good food. It was a beautiful evening, so we opted to sit outside. They have a rather large outdoor seating area with a covered, and lit patio, a tv, and a separate bar. The nice seating around a couple of fire-pits … [Read more...]

7 Things on Sunday, Boxing Movies – R.I.P. Ali

This week's seven things on Sunday is seven of my favorite boxing movies. I'm not really much of sports fan. I enjoy watching a little hockey, a little baseball, and a little racing here and there, but I've been a fan of boxing for as long as I can remember. Though, I don't watch it like I used to, I have great appreciation for the sport and am sad to hear of the recent passing of Muhammed … [Read more...]

Don’t miss this year’s Detroit Pistons Dance Studio tryouts

Did you know that the The Detroit Pistons own and operate a Performing Arts Center in Rochester Hills? An elite resource of dance, cheer, and performance training. Offering studio dance classes in the styles of Hip Hop, Jazz and Cheer and have two companies, a Junior Program for ages 8-12 and a Senior Program for ages 13+. The Pistons PAC emphasizes training in production, performance and … [Read more...]

The Harlem Globetrotters @ The Palace of Auburn Hills #Detroit #Giveaway

The Harlem Globetrotters are an exhibition basketball team that combines athleticism, theater, and comedy. Over the years they have played more than 26,000 exhibition games in 122 countries and territories. I can tell you from experience they put on a great show! It's been a few years since I have seen them, but it was fun for the whole family. A real good time. It is no surprise to me that the … [Read more...]

Trailer Park Tuesday, Eddie the Eagle #FlyLikeEddie #EddieTheEagle

Inspired by true events, Eddie the Eagle is a feel-good story about Michael “Eddie” Edwards, an unlikely but courageous British ski-jumper who never stopped believing in himself and was loveable underdog with a never say die attitude. Eddie the Eagle is a feel-good story about Michael “Eddie” Edwards (Taron Egerton), an unlikely but courageous British ski-jumper who never stopped believing in … [Read more...]

7 Things on Sunday

Seven things I've done over the past seven days. Tried a new restaurant and liked it a lot. Canceled a road trip to Ohio because of winter weather. Below zero temps, high winds, snow and icy roads. Was awake working past 1:00 am on a week night. Finally saw The Revenant. Wow, really good movie. Very intense. Ruined a turkey dinner. Turkey looked cooked but was raw in spots. Yams were over … [Read more...]

Getting our House Ready for the Big Game #GameDayTraditions @SheSpeaksUp, @ProcterGamble @Walmart #sp

Football is not just a sport around here, it's a season. It's all about the touchdowns, the scores, and yelling back at the television screen. When it comes to the Big Game, things start to get a little more serious, but also a lot more fun. This year, it is our turn to host friends and family to watch the Big Game. When it comes hosting at our house, I put a lot of thought into preparing. The … [Read more...]

Free Halloween Events @ Bass Pro Shops

Looking for free Halloween fun for the kids? Visit Bass Pro Shops October 24 - 31th. Decorate a Trick-or-Treat Bag - Sunday, October 25th from 12 to 5 Create a Halloween Decoration - October 26-30th (Monday through Friday) from 6-8 Halloween, Decorate a Trick-or-Treat Bucket from 2-7 Bring home a Free 4x6 Photo with the Peanut's Gang! Saturday, October 24th and Sunday October 25th from … [Read more...]

Detroit Pistons “The Courtside Show” coming to XFINITY Subscribers #Detroit #XFINITYreviewer #spon

Attention sports fans! Experience the Most Live Sports like never before with XFINITY. Palace Sports and Entertainment and the Detroit Pistons announced today a partnership with Comcast to distribute and host selected multimedia non-game content on Comcast’s local origination channel, CN900, and on their Get Local Video on Demand platform. Beginning Saturday, June 27, over 1 million … [Read more...]

McFARLAND, USA blu-ray review #McFarlandUSA

Track coach Jim White (Kevin Costner) is a newcomer to a predominantly Latino high-school in California's Central Valley. Coach White and his new students find that they have much to learn about one another, but things begin to change when White realizes the boys' exceptional running ability. More than just physical prowess drives the teens to succeed; their strong family ties, incredible work … [Read more...]

Metro Detroit youth basketball academy, Pistons Academy Summer Camp Schedule

Is your family ready for summer? I know our daughter is excited, but often starts to struggle with ways to keep busy about halfway through the summer. Just because she has the time off, sure doesn't mean we do. If you are a local Michigan family with children in grades 2-9, you might what to checkout the Pistons Academy Summer Camp. Looks like a great way to keep kids active and having fun over … [Read more...]

Fun family memories with our Kayak Pool #PowerofThePool

Thinking back to my childhood there are some fun memories that really stand out. Having a Kayak pool in our yard is definitely one of them. Enjoyed by all of our friends and family, our house was the place to be. I don't know how my sister and I didn't grow gills, we swam so much. Our parents never had to worry about where we were, because we were always in our back yard. I have great … [Read more...]

Bucket list with a twist 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...]

World’s Best Queso Dip, perfect for game-day #RedGold

No matter which team you're rooting for this easy to make "World’s Best Queso Dip" featuring Red Gold Tomatoes is sure to be a winner on game-day! This Queso dip was a hit with my family. Gone in minutes - no joke! I've had several requests for me to make more. Good thing it's so easy! World’s Best Queso Dip Microwave Method In microwave safe bowl combine tomatoes and cheese. … [Read more...]

Enter To Win Zum Zum The Worlds Coolest Wooden Balance Bike

The Zum Zum Team has joined Jenns Blah Blah Blog and all of her favorite bloggers to bring you a chance to win a Zum Zum Bike... It's the coolest wooden balance bike with natural suspension, and I totally mean that.  You can learn more about Zum Zum by checking out our recent post - Zum Zum Bike The Coolest Wooden Balance Bike with Natural Suspension.   About Zum Zum Wooden … [Read more...]

Trailer Park Tuesday, McFarland, USA

Inspired by the 1987 true story, “McFarland, USA” follows novice runners from McFarland, an economically challenged town in California’s farm-rich Central Valley, as they give their all to build a cross-country team under the direction of Coach Jim White (Kevin Costner), a newcomer to their predominantly Latino high school. Coach White and the McFarland students have a lot to learn about each … [Read more...]

7 Things on Sunday

Seven things I've done over the past seven days. 1. Was sad to see True Blood come to an end. 2. Took my daughter, and granddaughter to the movies to see Maleficent, again. 3. Hosted a fun get together with family and friends at our house. 4. Laughed until we both cried over geeky, hashtag jokes while watching Batman with my daughter. 5. Enjoyed a fun overnight visit with old … [Read more...]

What are you waiting for? Make dating easy and fun #Detroit

Dating should be fun and something everyone gets to enjoy. But as you get older and consumed with your career finding time to get out and meet someone gets harder and harder to come by. And if you have children, getting them picked up, fed, and off to your parents on a Friday night you are probably too tired to get out and do anything fun. Wouldn't you like to have a summer romance? Everyone … [Read more...]

Tuesday, June 3 is “RoboCop Day” in Detroit ! #Detroit #DetroitTigers

As ROBOCOP Arrives on Blu-ray & DVD, we'll be celebrating “RoboCop Day” with Detroit’s Finest and Major League Baseball. “ROBOCOP DAY” HONORS FUTURE OF AMERICAN JUSTICE WITH THE DETROIT TIGERS AND LOCAL POLICE To commemorate the Blu-ray and DVD release of ROBOCOP on June 3, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios (MGM) and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment invite the city of Detroit to honor … [Read more...]

The Million Dollar Arm Pitching Contest

A HOT ARM COULD LEAD TO A COOL MILLION! DISNEY’S MILLION DOLLAR ARM PITCHING CONTEST OFFERS A CHANCE TO WIN $1 MILLION. Contestants Can Test Their Fastball Skills at Downtown Disney District in Anaheim, Calif., ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at the Walt Disney World® Resort in Florida or the Tribeca Family Festival in New York. Nine Finalists Will Advance to the Final Contest Held … [Read more...]

Monster Energy Supercross Ticket Giveaway #Detroit

Monster Energy Supercross is the world’s premier indoor motocross series, comprised of seventeen rounds of heart-stopping action in some of the largest venues in North America. Every week, the best riders from across the globe, like two-time champion James Stewart, three-time champion Chad Reed, and defending champion Ryan Dungey, seek to outrace each other on motocross’ most challenging courses. … [Read more...]

Get your dancing shoes ready! Bruno Mars #MoonshineJungle Tour

The final numbers are in and the Super Bowl scored a total touchdown with this year's record breaking 111.5 million viewers. If you were anywhere near social media that night, you already know a large portion of those viewers were tuned in just to see this guy! Multi-platinum Grammy® winning superstar Bruno Mars. And that little half-time show, was just a tease. You can catch the full … [Read more...]