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Cirque du Soleil Crystal – A Must See!


Curque du Soleil has done it again. Another spectacular show that has left me amazed. It was a girls night out as my neighbor and I went to see the show Wednesday night. It was my first time at the new Little Caesars Arena and it was definitely a show worth seeing! If I didn't know it, I would have never guessed this was the first Cirque du Soleil show on ice. It was brilliantly choreographed. I have always loved the acrobatics in Cirque … [Read more...]

The Perfect Preschool Age Gift from Leapfrog


Big brother and big sister are in school all day now. Entertaining our three year old can be tricky when she's become accustomed to having siblings around. Although she is in preschool a few days a week, we feel strongly about making her fun at home educational when possible, too. With Leapfrog, it's been easy! We were recently sent their new Tad's Get Ready for School Book for review and, with the holidays just around the corner, thought it … [Read more...]

Prime Photos with Alexa on your Amazon Fire TV – A new kind of family time!


Pictures have always been one of my favorite things. I take them all the time and, in fact, I'm one of those people who has 5,000+ photos on my phone! Yikes, right!? You know I love sharing products with you and now I have one I'm crazy excited about! Did you know that you can now see photos and play a slideshow of your albums on the Amazon Fire TV? Just ask Alexa! This has created a whole new kind of family time in our house! The kids love … [Read more...]

What to Expect at Goldfish Swim School

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This post about what to expect at Goldfish Swim School is sponsored. All opinions are 100% my own and are not influenced in any way. As a parent it's hard to fully prepare for the unknown. When you start something new with your child/children you want to be as prepared as possible. We've been attending classes at Goldfish Swim School with our three children for about two months now. I thought it would be helpful to bring you this information … [Read more...]

Our Top Five Italian Dinner Side Dishes

Michael Angelo's Dinner Side Dishes

All ideas, recipes, & opinions are entirely my own however, this is a sponsored post on behalf of Michael Angelo’s™. Fall is in full swing here and for us this year that means not only school and school activities, but also settling into our new house and adjusting to having a newborn again. Not only are we adjusting to those things but adjusting … [Read more...]

All About The Walt Disney Family Museum and Tomorrowland #InsideOutEvent

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I was provided with an all expense paid trip to bring you the details about this movie and others. All opinions are 100% my own and are not influenced in any way. When I went to San Francisco to learn all about Inside Out, I was also taken to visit The Walt Disney Family Museum. What a treat that was! Get prepared for photo overload!! I couldn't narrow it down so I added lots of photos. There's so much to see, it's really … [Read more...]

Ten Patriotic Desserts featuring Firecrackers

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Red, White and Blue desserts are always fun to feature when celebrating patriotic holidays such as Memorial Day and the Fourth of July. I've gone through Pinterest a million times and found my favorite ten patriotic desserts that feature firecrackers and I've put together the list for you! Check them out below and have a fantastic celebration! 10 Patriotic Desserts featuring Firecrackers 1)Patriotic Firecracker Bites from Mama on a Green … [Read more...]

Celebrating 25 Years – Sesame Street Live at the Fox Theatre

Sesame Street Live in Detroit

Can you believe Sesame Street Live is celebrating 25 years at the Fox Theatre in Detroit? This year Sesame Street Live and the all new "Make a New Friend" show will be at the Fox Theatre January 23 through February 16! Check below for an awesome deal on tickets and a chance to win a family four pack of tickets! No matter where you’re from or where you’ve been, everyone is special - so join in! Elmo, Grover, Abby Cadabby, and their Sesame … [Read more...]

Sparkling Clean Dishes with Finish Dishwasher Detergent + DIY Storage Container

DIY Dishwasher Detergent Holder

When I think of dishes, I think of several things I want to accomplish. First, I want to cut down on the chemicals that are in the dishwasher detergent we use. Second, I want my dishes to be sparkling clean without costing a fortune. I want them to shine and look pretty by sparkling! Lastly, I need to limit the space we use for supplies like dishwasher detergent because our kitchen is pretty small! Recently, I was challenged to use Finish Quantum … [Read more...]

Help Give a Child a Shot at Life with Walgreens’ Immunizations

Get a Shot. Give a Shot. At Walgreens #GetAShot #Shop

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GetAShot #CollectiveBias We all know it's back to school time, one thing many parents think of is what shots their family needs to get to be considered "up-to-date". If you'll be updating shots or getting new shots soon you'll want to know about Walgreens and their amazing program in that they are partnering with the United Nation … [Read more...]

Best Buy has Perfect Graduation Gifts for Those off to College This Fall


Disclaimer: The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. Graduation. It seems like MY high school graduation was just yesterday. College graduation was just today, right? ;) Well, actually it's been many, many years but I can remember those days like they were very recent. Graduation is a day that you complete one chapter and embark on a new one. … [Read more...]

Winter Babies Stay Warm with Halo SleepSack Wearable Blankets

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I'm normally a cold person. Not cold hearted (haha) but I'm usually cold in the winter time. I ALWAYS worry that my babies are cold, too. One of our absolute must haves for all of our babies has been the Halo SleepSack wearable blankets. Halo not only keeps our winter babies warm and cozy, but can also trust that they are safe and won't get blankets over their heads while sleeping. Halo SleepSacks wearable blankets have given us peace of mind … [Read more...]

Our Modern Furniture from La-Z-Boy (New Metro Detroit Locations!)

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Disclosure: I am partnering with La-Z-Boy on coverage of their new locations and have been provided the two items mentioned below. All opinions are 100% my own and are not influenced in any way. I'm sure some of you remember my post about my partnership with La-Z-Boy. Here in the metro Detroit area they've been busy opening new locations! First, there was the new location in Sterling Heights. Next, was a location in Novi....and soon, they'll … [Read more...]

Menu Challenge Monday is Back!

Yes, it's always a challenge for me. I intend to cook as much as possible for my family but there are always things that get in the way: lately I've been too tired, not feeling well or my work schedule has interfered. I really do so much better at sticking to my goal of cooking when I have meals planned out. SO...I am going to bring back my Menu Challenge Monday feature and TRY really hard to stick with it! This week I feel pretty confident … [Read more...]

Ready to Pop Giveaway Hop (Two Prize Packages – $400+) #ReadyToPop

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This year, I thought it would be fun to celebrate Labor Day in a totally fun way – by celebrating those Mamas and Babies who have done some of the hardest labor out there!  Welcome to the Ready to POP! {a Labor Day Giveaway Hop} hosted by So Easy Being Green, According to Jenny, and Viva Veltoro! Each blogger in this Hop has a fabulous Mama or Baby prize for you to enter to win – so be sure to hop around to them all, including the Grand … [Read more...]

Thursday Again!? Three Things Thursday is Here!

It's Thursday! That means it's time for me to give up three more bits of information about myself! Are you ready? We've changed it up just a bit and instead of us giving three answers to each of the three questions...we are just sharing three things about ourselves. We hope you are enjoying this feature!! Let us know your thoughts and if you have questions for us be sure to let us know! We would love to have your input and we'd love to answer … [Read more...]

Only a Few Days Left for Emails! **Action Needed!**

I posted recently that I will be switching my email updates to being sent through Feedburner. My current subscription is through Mad Mimi and I will be shutting that down within the next two days. PLEASE, if you are a subscriber and wish to continue receiving updates click on this link, resubscribe and enter the giveaway! Thank you so much!! … [Read more...]

Email Subscribers – ACTION NEEDED Plus a Giveaway!

If you are an email subscriber, thank you! I value you and want to keep you as a subscriber! I will be changing over to Feedburner for all of my email subscriptions within the week. I've tried a few email newsletters from various companies and I just can't find one that is a price I am willing to pay for what I get. I made the change from Feedburner last year because of the panic that was created when it was rumored that Feedburner was going … [Read more...]

Green Giveaways Galore! Link Yours and Enter Others!

It's Tuesday and time for a whole new list of green giveaways! Are you as excited as we are? Eco Baby Mama Drama and I are always excited about GREEN Giveaways and love to bring you all another week of this linky so you can link up and enter to win some great prizes too! Please link up your green, eco-friendly giveaways and be sure to leave the end date for entrants! This linky will be open until next Monday night so feel free to stop by and add … [Read more...]

Three Things Thursday – New Questions

Can you believe it's Thursday again? We missed last week's Three Things Thursday but we are back this week! We hope you are enjoying this feature!! Let us know your thoughts and if you have questions for us be sure to let us know! We would love to have your input! If you are new this week, welcome and thanks for stopping by, we hope you'll come back every week! Here is how it works: Remember those emails that used to go around all the time, the … [Read more...]

Welcome to A Mama’s Heart through DSLR Giveaway Event

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Welcome to "A Mama's Heart through DSLR", an informational/giveaway event hosted by Mama on a Green Mission that will feed your photography passion! The initial reasoning behind this event was for Mother's Day and giving one lucky mama who loves photographing her children through DSLR a great prize package full of accessories for her DSLR, but in all honesty this has become a fabulous DSLR event for all photography lovers!! This event will … [Read more...]

Big Colorful Birthday Adventure with Crayola

Crayola Birthday

Can you believe Crayola is turning 110?!? To celebrate their 110th birthday, the 8 original crayons are throwing a birthday bash at the new fun-omenal Crayola Experience, the world's only interactive Crayola family attraction. Right now, they're out on a colorful adventure to spread the news, and you're invited to join the fun!       How can you join in on the fun? You can FOLLOW the crayons on their adventure, … [Read more...]