tumblr site counter

Goldfish Swim School – It’s Not Only Swimming Lessons!

GSS

When our kids started taking lessons at Goldfish Swim School we didn't realize we were becoming part of a whole community of parents and young children learning to swim. We've been to other swim schools and they just don't have the same offerings as GSS. What do I mean by that? They don't have the amazing staff, for one, but they also don't have the extras that we get at GSS. The swimming lessons are out of this world but it's not only swimming … [Read more...]

Roasted Garlic Vegetable Medley – Easy and Fresh with Busch’s!

Roasted Garlic Vegetable Medley

Typically you'll find me doing my weekly grocery shopping on weekends. My husband is off of work and it gives this mama a bit of alone time. It's funny how we enjoy errands like the grocery store when we have little ones, isn't it!? Last week I purposely waited until Wednesday to do my shopping because I knew the soft opening for the Busch's Fresh Food Market in Canton was being held. We love supporting local Michigan businesses and Busch's is a … [Read more...]

Transitioning Classes at Goldfish Swim School

Transitioning Classes at Goldfish Swim School

"Three kids in swimming lessons, it must be rough when one transitions to a new class!" Someone actually said that to me recently when we were discussing swimming lessons at Goldfish Swim School. I can see where they might think that. Coordinating classes for three little ones could be a nightmare at the wrong school. Changing classes, even with one child, may seen a bit nerve wrecking to many. That's why today I thought I would discuss our … [Read more...]

Don’t Miss LEGO Batman Movie Days at LEGOLAND Discovery Center

Batman_Movie

That's right! LEGOLAND Discovery Center Michigan is celebrating LEGO Batman Movie Days! We were invited to attend earlier this week and the kids had so much fun! I mean really, LEGOLAND and Batman? Yes, please! My kids adore both so for them this was an amazing treat! LEGOLAND Discovery Center Michigan is hosting LEGO Batman Movie Days events this weekend, February 25-26. There will be fun build activities, a LEGO Batman meet and greet, … [Read more...]

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...]

NEXO Knights 4D Movie at LEGOLAND Michigan

NEXO Lnights Lego Movie

Disclosure: I was provided with tickets to LEGOLAND Discovery Center Michigan in exchange for coverage of this 4D movie. All opinions are 100% my own and are not influenced in any way. LEGOLAND Discovery Center Michigan shared with us the 4D movie: NEXO Knights™! We recently went to view it and had a blast! We are probably the only family in the world that had not yet experienced a 4D movie but for our first, we were quite impressed with NEXO … [Read more...]

LEGOLAND Discovery Center Michigan Grand Opening Date and Tickets on Sale!

Leogland Michigan

Everyone in my family is beyond excited about the LEGOLAND Discovery Center Michigan opening! My kids can't wait, I can't wait, my husband is excited and even wants to take his class on a field trip! It's going to be an amazing place and we are so thankful it's close by! I am SO excited to finally share with you that LEGOLAND Discovery Center Michigan will officially open to the public on March 25!  About LEGOLAND® Discovery Center … [Read more...]

Don’t Forget! Marvel Universe Live at The Palace September 25-27!

#MarvelUniverseLive

This is a sponsored post, however, all opinions are 100% my own and are not influenced in any way. It's less than two weeks away! Have you gotten your tickets yet!? I know my little guy (and my husband, I won't lie!) is VERY excited to see Marvel Universe Live at The Palace of Auburn Hills!! Here's a bit more about the show: Marvel fans, assemble! Marvel Universe LIVE! is taking the live entertainment experience to a whole new … [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 Fresh Thyme Locations in Metro Detroit! #FreshThymeMI

Fresh Thyme Grand Opening

Thank you to Fresh Thyme Farmer's Market for sponsoring this post. All opinions are 100% my own and are not influenced in any way. Hey metro Detroit!! I have some great news! There are three new Fresh Thyme Farmer's Markets stores that opened this week! They are in Troy, Rochester Hills and Northville! Fresh Thyme Farmer’s Market is a new full-service specialty grocery store featuring fresh, healthy and organic value-priced offerings. … [Read more...]

Michigan Made film A GIRL LIKE HER In Theaters March 27th

A Girl Like Her movie

This Friday, A Girl Like Her opens in select theaters! It's a Michigan made film that deals with the sad truths of bullying. It's a touchy subject but it's a real issue in today's world. A Girl Like Her is rated PG-13 and looks like it will be a great movie to see with your older children. A GIRL LIKE HER: Sophomore year has been a nightmare for Jessica Burns. Relentlessly harassed by her former friend Avery Keller, Jessica doesn't know what … [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...]

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...]

Don’t Miss Wild Lights at the Detroit Zoo presented by Bank of America

Detroit Zoo Wild Lights #WildLights #DZWildLights

Disclosure: I am receiving tickets to the Wild Lights at the Detroit Zoo event in exchange for posting about the event. All opinions are 100% my own.  Christmas is one of my favorite times of the year. Outside of the cold weather, that is. ;) Seeing various Christmas light displays warms my heart immensely. This year I'm excited to take the kids to Wild Lights at the Detroit Zoo! Wild Lights last 24 nights in November and December … [Read more...]

Vander Ark Furniture $200 Giveaway! #Michigan

This giveaway was sponsored by Vander Ark Furniture. Opinions are my own. Decorating my kids' rooms is something I LOVE to do! It's getting close to the time to re-decorate our girls' room because it's been our nursery for the past four years. Yes, Annie is still a baby, but Addy is close to three so I want to do more of a toddler theme. It'll be time to get Addy out of her toddler bed before I know it and we'll be searching for a twin size … [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...]

We’re Going to the Day Out with Thomas Event in Flint, Michigan!

Day Out with Thomas

Our three year old is quite the Thomas fan. What three year old isn't though, right? Even our 1 1/2 year old daughter gets excited when she hears the Thomas music! She loves it, too! I am thrilled that the Day Out with Thomas event is coming to the area and they are so generous that they are giving us tickets so we can experience this event and tell everyone all about it! Thomas the Tank Engine has traveled all the way from the Island of Sodor … [Read more...]