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SEA LIFE Michigan Welcomes New Sea Turtle, Carr

Sea Life Michigan Sea Turtle

My kids love visiting SEA LIFE Michigan at Great Lakes Crossing in Auburn Hills. It's not far from home but it truly feels like we are millions of miles away when gazing in to the ocean tanks. When we heard they would be welcoming a new sea turtle we were so excited to go see him. Carr, the newest animal at SEA LIFE Michigan came with his own story. Sadly, Carr was injured in a boat collision that resulted in a deformed carapace and … [Read more...]

Disney Live is Coming to Metro Detroit! (Giveaway)

Disney Live

You all know I am a huge Disney fan! We've been to Disney on Ice and LOVE it, but this year DISNEY LIVE is coming to our area, too! Check out the details!! Prepare to laugh, sing, and dream! Join Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Goofy, and Donald Duck for an amazing fantasy adventure that brings the enchanted stories and music of Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Cinderella and Beauty and the Beast to life. Be dazzled by beauty as … [Read more...]

Marvel Universe Live Coming to The Palace of Auburn Hills!

Marvel Universe Live

This is a sponsored post, however, all opinions are 100% my own and are not influenced in any way. We have a few Marvel fans in our house and let me tell you, they are SUPER excited about this! Marvel Universe Live is coming to The Palace of Auburn Hills from September 25-27!  Marvel fans, assemble! Marvel Universe LIVE! is taking the live entertainment experience to a whole new level, with a mind-blowing show unlike anything … [Read more...]

New Videos from Warner Bros & Toy Basket Giveaway (5 Winners!)

Who doesn't love Warner Bros!? Check out some of the amazing new videos from DCKids & Warner Bros' new Youtube channels - included are favorites such as Batman Unlimited, DC Super Friends and Scooby-Doo! There will be many more updates over the next year, so don't forget to subscribe to their channels! DCKids Channel   WBKids Channel Check out the DC Super Friends video playlist: We are a family big on cartoons and we love … [Read more...]

Inside Out Family Activities #InsideOutEvent

Inside Out Door Hanger

Hey all! I figured while I'm in San Francisco I'd post some fun Inside Out family activities for you and your kids to, in a way, enjoy Inside Out with me! I hope you are following along on social media with the hashtags #InsideOutEvent, #Waltagram and #MonkeyKingdom! Here are the fun activities! I hope you enjoy! Please remember to click on the link or photo for a full printable version! :) Here's another super fun activity to get … [Read more...]

New Cinderella Trailer Now Available!

Cinderella Movie

Cinderella - it's probably the movie I am most excited about on Disney's release list this year! I was super excited to see this new Cinderella trailer and if you've not read about the Cinderella movie coming next month, here's the trailer, some images and the details! Cinderella Trailer   Looks great, doesn't it!? Are you as excited as I am?! Cinderella Images and … [Read more...]

Sesame Street Live’s “Make a New Friend” is at the Fox Theater Now – Feb 16!

Sesame Street

Disclosure: I received a four pack of tickets to attend the Sesame Street Live show in exchange for promoting the event. All opinions are 100% my own and are not influenced in any way.  Sesame Street is a lifelong favorite of mine. It's not only educational, but it's fun and they teach real life lessons. This year, Sesame Street Live celebrates 25 years at the Fox Theatre in Detroit and I was delighted to have my family be a part of it! … [Read more...]

Sea Life Michigan Aquarium Opens THIS WEEK! Check Out Our Sneak Peek!

Sea Life Aquarium in Michigan

This past week my family and I got to take part in the media preview of the Sea Life Michigan Aquarium! It was incredibly exciting to be there and to be some of the first people to get a look inside. Sea Life Michigan opens THIS Thursday, January 29th and you do not want to miss out! The aquarium is an interactive, educational and fun place for families to visit and I'm excited that it's right here in Michigan and thankful that it's only 15 … [Read more...]

We’re Having Too Much Fun with the Pocket Avatars App #GetPocketAvatars

Pocket Avatars App #GetPocketAvatars #CBias

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GetPocketAvatars #CollectiveBias Yes, you read that right...we are having too much fun with the Pocket Avatars app! It's so hard to put down! I started out wanting to use this app to have my kids have a fun, new way to communicate with family out of state and have done that, but I'm also now addicted to using it with my friends for fun! The … [Read more...]

Monster Jam Madness in Detroit

Monster Trucks at Monster Jam

Disclosure: We received tickets to this event at no charge. All opinions are 100% honest and not influenced in any way.  I knew when I had a son that my life would now be ruled by cars, sports and all things boy. So the last four years have been filled with numerous different car/truck events, and I’ve learned to love all the same things he loves. So, I was just as excited to go to Monster Jam as he was. It just so happened to be my son’s … [Read more...]

Sea Life Michigan Aquarium Opening January 29 (Giveaway)

Ocean Tunnel

Disclosure: Sea Life Michigan is providing our family with tickets to visit the aquarium. All opinions are 100% my own and are not influenced in any way. I'm in love with sea life and visiting aquariums whenever I can. When I heard that there was an aquarium opening in Michigan this year I was beyond excited, for myself and my kids! My husband, being the teacher that he is who loves science and marine life, is also incredibly excited! In just … [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...]

Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Presents Built to Amaze in Metro Detroit

Barnum and Bailey Ringmaster

I received something of value from Feld Entertainment as part of their Insider Program. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. It's that time of year again! My kids call it the "magic show", but really it's the circus coming back to metro Detroit! Last year was their first time attending a circus and they were in amazement the entire time! Check out my post about our experience and you'll see … [Read more...]

New Big Hero 6 Trailer Now Available! #BigHero6 #MeetBaymax

Big Hero 6 Photo #BigHero6

It's that time of year - the holiday movie season! I love this time of year and spending lots of time with family and having new movies to watch! This November Big Hero 6 hits theaters and it looks like it'll be a fun flick! Big Hero 6 Trailer From Walt Disney Animation Studios, the team behind “Frozen” and “Wreck-It Ralph,” comes “Big Hero 6,” an action-packed comedy-adventure about the special bond that develops between Baymax (voice of … [Read more...]

We’re so Excited! Day Out with Thomas Returns to Flint, Michigan! Win Tickets!

Day Out with Thomas

Our four and two year olds are big Thomas fans! We went to the event last year and they have not stopped talking about it! They always ask to go back! This year we're taking them again and they, along with all the other little engineers, won’t believe their eyes—or their ears!  For the first time ever at Day Out With Thomas™, Thomas the Tank Engine™ will be able to talk to his fans.  Boys and girls will be cheerfully greeted by the #1 Engine when … [Read more...]

Disney on Ice Princesses & Heroes Coming to Detroit!

Disney on Ice Princesses

I'm so excited about this one! Well, I'm always excited about Disney on Ice, but this time Disney on Ice presents Princesses & Heroes!! The show is coming to metro Detroit on October 16-19 and will be at The Palace of Auburn Hills. Hot off the presses, this show now features our beloved characters from FROZEN! My kids are sooooo excited about this! I'm sure everyone will be, so use the code below and get your pre-sale tickets now!! Disney on … [Read more...]

Tips for a Successful Picnic with Toddlers

Successful Picnic with Toddlers

This post was created in partnership with Stonyfield. All opinions are my own. It was a LONG winter. We received a record amount of snow here in the metro Detroit area. It seemed like it was never going to end. Once the warm weather arrived my little ones were so excited to actually be able to go outside and PLAY! They want to be outside All. The. Time. Seriously, it's like the best thing since PB&J! ;) One thing I wanted to achieve … [Read more...]

Celebrate with New Year’s Eve Toddler Activities

New Year's Even Toddler Activities

With two toddlers and a baby on the way, hubby and I won't be going out for New Year's Eve! Instead we'll be enjoying the day at home with our New Year's Eve toddler activities and cherishing the family time! Many people don't know what they can do with toddlers or young children to celebrate New Year's but there are lots of things to fill your day with excitement without having to go out to a party! 1) Art & Crafts I love doing arts and … [Read more...]

Win Tickets to the Metro Detroit Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus

Barnum & Bailey Circus

Disclosure: My family will receive tickets in exchange for posting about this event. No compensation was received and all opinions are 100% my own. Remember last week I told you the Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey Circus is coming to the metro Detroit area? (Make sure you check out that post and learn all about the performance! There's also a coloring sheet for the kids!) Well, now they are giving you a chance to win a family four pack … [Read more...]

Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Presents Dragons in Metro Detroit

Dragons Circus

That's right! It's time for the circus! Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey is sponsoring this post and they'll be bringing "Dragons" to The Palace of Auburn Hills November 3-7, 2013! Here are some details about this amazing circus: Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Presents DRAGONS is a once in a millennium event that honors The Year of the Dragon.  Circus performers from the farthest reaches of the earth have assembled for Ringling … [Read more...]

Disney on Ice at The Palace October 16-20, Metro Detroit (Discount Code)

Disney on Ice Mickey/Minnie

If you weren't the lucky winner of the 4 Disney on Ice tickets, you can still get your tickets with a discount! We all love discounts, right!? And who doesn't love Disney on Ice!? I admit...sometimes I think I love it more than the kids! ;) Join the celebration as more than 60 of Disney’s unforgettable characters from 18 beloved stories come to life in Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic!  You’ll be captivated by the one and only … [Read more...]

A Day Out with Thomas Creates Lifetime Memories

Thomas Welcome Sign

We recently went to the Day Out with Thomas event in our area. We were given tickets for the family in exchange for a review. I wasn't sure what all to expect other than a train ride and a few crafts or fun things for the kids. Let me tell you...I was completely shocked by the amount of things there were to do and how amazing every single thing was. The kids had a blast, and even us older ones had fun! ;) Our day with Thomas really did create a … [Read more...]