Lightspeed Products Add Fun to Our Summer & Fall

When boxes are delivered from Lightspeed Outdoors, the whole family gets excited. We enjoy camping from spring through fall, so we are always ready to try out new gear. We recently received the following products from Lightspeedoutdoors.com to review. The 4-Person Vermont Pro Tent The Vermont 4-Person Tent Pro is completely free-standing and utilizes a quick-setup drawstring hub. This tent is … [Read more...]

Cedar Point is Making Big Waves in 2017 With An All-new Water Park & More

The world’s best amusement park destination is getting bigger with a multi-year investment to further demonstrate Cedar Point as a complete vacation choice for families and thrill seekers. The major highlight of fun to come is an extensive transformation of Soak City to the brand-new, Cedar Point Shores Water Park. The new park will feature 18 acres of splish-splashing family fun, featuring … [Read more...]

Easy & Delicious Twix Ice Cream Cake Recipe

Looking for an easy summer dessert recipe? Wow your family with this Easy & Delicious Twix Ice Cream Cake. You will need: 20 Ice cream sandwiches 1 (16 ounce) container of whipped topping 1 (12 ounce) jar of caramel topping, room temperature 2 Twix candy bars Place half of the ice cream sandwiches side by side in a 9×13 inch baking dish. Cover evenly with half of the caramel topping, … [Read more...]

Backyard BBQ Hacks & GEDC’s ‘Show Us Your Summer Smile!’ Social Media Contest

The first day of summer is right around the corner, which means the majority of us will regularly indulge in delicious BBQ food with our close friends and family. However, as you’re probably aware, BBQ food isn’t always the easiest on your teeth, or your smile. Great Expressions Dental Centers (GEDC) is sharing Backyard BBQ tips to be sure your summer smile is always looking clean: Take … [Read more...]

Kick Off Summer @ Pretty Lady Salon & Enter To Win A Free Spa Pedicure #Detroit

The warmer weather is finally here, meaning summer is just around the corner. Thankfully the talented staff at Pretty Lady, downriver's top Aveda concept salon are ready and waiting to help you kick-off summer. Pretty Lady Salon specializes in all of your summer needs, like hair, nails, facials, spray tan, waxing and spa pedicures. And so much more, they even offer individual eye lashes, which … [Read more...]

Cedar Point is now open! #Valravn #GetToThePoint #IheartCP

Cedar Point is open for the season and the new roller coaster, Valravn brings a whole new level of thrills to the park. Guests will face their fears face first when they ride the new Valravn dive coaster. Cedar Point’s 18th roller coaster stands an impressive 223 feet above the midway featuring one of the most unique elements on any roller coaster – the hold and dive. As guests crest the … [Read more...]

Lightspeed Outdoors Bahia Quick Shelter Review

We recently took a family vacation to Venice, Florida to celebrate spring break. It's been years since we spent time in such a sunny state. The last time we were there, our daughter was on the beach and got a pretty bad sun burn on the first day of the trip. Kind of putting a damper on the rest of her vacation. This year, we went prepared. We asked Lightspeed Outdoors for a Bahia Quick Shelter to … [Read more...]

Lightspeed Outdoors Tent and Air Bed Review, plus 30% discount code

We did a lot of camping so far this year. Because our teenage daughter enjoys it as much as we do, it's really become our favorite way of spending time together as a family. There is just something about being productive, and being in the outdoors that we really enjoy. So, when we receive a delivery of boxes from Lightspeed Outdoors, the whole family gets excited. “At LightSpeed Outdoors we are … [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...]

Brew and BBQ @ Cedar Point this weekend #IheartCP #Rougarou #BloggingatCP

Summer is just around the corner, and for our family, that means planning the first of several trips to Cedar Point. Attention thrill seekers, Brew and BBQ lovers! Get your taste buds ready, Friday, May 29 through Sunday, May 31 Cedar Point is bringing it all together in the park. You'll be able to sample micro, craft and specialty beers from breweries around the region – 146 beers, … [Read more...]

Save For Your Next Family Trip with a Few Easy Tips

Family vacations a great way to create lasting memories with your loved ones and strengthen or maintain strong bonds with one another. Unfortunately, you may not always have the funds to do such things. What if there was a way to save money on everyday expenses and put away funds for your next family vacation? Below are a few options to consider. Seek Out Discounts On purchases that you must … [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...]

Discover your pool personality with Kayak Pools #PowerofthePool

Making the decision to shop for a pool is an exciting time. When you add a pool to your yard, you're adding a lot of fun experiences for the whole family. Knowing that summer is just around the corner, it's easy to get caught up in being ready to start those fun experiences, and rush into buying. But how do you know which pool is right for you? Right for 1) family, 2) home, 3) lifestyle, and 4) … [Read more...]

Ten Summer Must See Movies & $200 Fandango Gift Card Giveaway #FandangoFamily

The summer movie season is once again upon us. With Marvel already smashing it's way through the competition with Avengers: Age of Ultron it's off to a real exciting start! We have mega reboots (Jurassic World, Mad Max: Fury Road), and new installments of some popular franchises (Minions, Mission: Impossible 5) to look forward to, and let's not forget some new and exciting ideas (Tomorrowland, … [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...]

Hurry, get to the Point! Cedar Point’s HalloWeekends is here! #BloggingatCP #Halloweekends

I've been going to Cedar Point for as long as I can remember. I've made some great memories being in the park with my family as a kid, with friends as a teen and over the last two decades with my girls, as a mom. If you know me offline or follow my social media updates closely, this is not news to you. From birthdays, summer celebrations, even a honeymoon - Cedar Point is our family's go-to place … [Read more...]

Lightspeed Outdoors Tent Review, Screen House & Outdoor Blanket Giveaway

When we go camping it's all about family, enjoying the outdoors, and well for me, the food. There is nothing like Aunt Luann's campfire peach cobbler. Yum! Every summer my husband's family schedules a week of camping. Filled with swimming, canoeing, and late nights by the campfire. Some relatives stay the entire week, while others come and go. It's a great time! This year instead of renting … [Read more...]

Backyard Camping & Rio 2 Digital Download Review #RIO2Insiders

When our recent road trip to up north had to be canceled we decided to celebrate the release of Rio 2 with a fun backyard camp out. Our back yard is a far cry from the amazon, but with a tent, some Rio 2 activities, campfire and Rio 2 Digital Download, it was a fun adventure for the whole family. One we wont soon forget. We kicked off the day with a fun scavenger hunt that led Becca … [Read more...]

High Fashion Sunglasses @ Meijer without the high price #MeijerStyle

When I think of Meijer, I typically think of grocery shopping and household products. I had no idea that Meijer employs an entire style squad of fashion advisers, and trend spotters. Sounds expensive, but it's not. The Meijer fashion squad works hard to bring all of the top trends and accessories to each store at affordable prices. Like these sunglasses! Seriously ... sunglasses are THE … [Read more...]

Milo’s Kitchen Treat Truck Tour

We love to spoil our Basset Hound, Foxy Roxy with all kinds of tasty treats. Already, a fan of Milo's Kitchen products we were super excited to hear about Milo's Kitchen Treat Truck Tour and that it will be making a stop here in the Detroit area. Each stop on the tour is filled with fun activities like: Free samples Family portraits Personalized giveaways Enjoy our … [Read more...]

Rio 2 Summer Survival Bucket List & Blu-ray Combo Giveaway #Rio2Insiders

The cast of the animated hit comedy Rio returns — along with a new flock of all-star voice talent, including Bruno Mars, Kristin Chenoweth, Andy Garcia and more — in this high-flying sequel for the whole family. The party continues when Blu (Oscar® nominee Jesse Eisenberg1), Jewel (Oscar® winner Anne Hathaway2) and their three kids take a walk on the wild side and embark on a colorful, comical, … [Read more...]

My #Burgervention, @Hellmanns Best Ever Juicy Burger Recipe

When I think of summer, I think about our family being outside, swimming, camping, and weekday barbeques in our back yard. I love summer! This summer, just in time for the 4th of July holiday, Hellmann’s is staging a “Burgervention,” putting an end to dry burgers across America. To create the Best Ever Juicy Burger this summer, mix Hellmann’s Mayonnaise directly into the ground beef when … [Read more...]

Cedar Point Opens This Saturday! #Ohio

It’s almost here! This weekend marks the “unofficial” start of summer as Cedar Point, the “Best Amusement Park in the World,” opens its gates for the 2014 season on Saturday, May 10. The park has a wide variety of new rides, shows and attractions all designed to help guests have their best day of the summer. The following is a Top 8 list of NEW things to see and do at Cedar Point this … [Read more...]

Send this to a friend