Michigan Booster Seat Safety Guidelines–Keeping Your Children Safe #MIcarseats #IC

This post was sponsored by The Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. Keeping kids safe has been one of my passions for a very long time. Over 10 years now I have been sharing info with fellow moms on the rules, regulations, and guidelines in relation to car & booster seat safety. As the years have…

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The Secret Life of Your Morning Cup of Coffee

For those of us who drink coffee every morning, you might think you already know all you need to know about it—it tastes good and helps wake you up. But the world of coffee is a little more complicated than you might expect. Each cup of coffee begins as one of only two types of beans, but it can be brewed and mixed in a multitude of different ways—from simple black coffee to flavors like…

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Ditch Disposable Water Bottles – Infographic from Printwand.com

Many people think of bottled water as a safe, healthier alternative to tap water. But research indicates that the opposite is true; disposable bottled water is tested for microbes and other pollution four times less than tap water, and the bottles themselves may contain harmful chemicals that cause serious health problems. What’s worse, disposable bottles create a major impact on the environment. Not only do they increase the size of landfills, they require a ton…

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Fogo De Chão–Brazilian Steak House Dining at its Finest

I received a complimentary meal from Fogo de Chao for the purpose of this review I recently had the opportunity to check out one of the newest restaurants here in Troy, Michigan. Fogo De Chão. An absolutely amazing Brazilian steakhouse. Fortunately, you can find a Fogo De Chão in several major cities like Chicago, Boston, Miami, New Orleans, Los Angeles, and other places. They’re also expanding so there may be one near you soon. If…

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Marvel Titan Hero Series Iron Man Electronic Figure $6.97 (Reg $16) #GiftIdeas

If you have a little one in your life ages 4+ that loves Iron Man now is the time to grab this action figure. Currently the cheapest price on the net if you use free shipping or free pickup. This Iron Man figure stands 12 inches tall and features a five-point articulation system for a wide range of movement and includes various phrases and action sound effects. Some of the phrases even reference other members…

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Marvel Baby Groot Bop It Game $6.88 (Reg. $14.88) #GiftIdeas #StockingStuffers

It’s the popular electronic Bop It! game that kids love with a “twist”. Never played Bop It? It’s so much fun! Players press and twist his head, and pull his legs to play the game. Sort of like a Simon says!  It also combines the sounds of Rocket Raccoon with classic Bop It!  Players try to keep up with the commands, but when they hear the unit call out “Pass it,” it’s time to pass…

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Skylanders Academy Season 2 Premiers October 6 on Netflix–Free Coloring Pages

Skylanders Unite! The heroic team is back for a second season on Netflix on October 6. The Skylanders are back in action protecting the realm! In the animated series from Activision Blizzard Studios, Skylanders Academy  follows the heroic adventures of Spyro (Justin Long), Eruptor (Jonathan Banks), Stealth Elf (Ashley Tisdale), Jet-Vac (Jonny Rees), Pop Fizz (Bobcat Goldthwait) and their team of young warriors as they travel the vast Skylands universe protecting it from evil-doers.  Created…

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Fathers Denied Paid Parental Leave by J.P. Morgan Chase File Sex Discrimination Complaint

Charge Alleges Bank Broke Federal Law by Denying Fathers the Same Amount of Paid Leave as Mothers June 15, 2017 CLEVELAND — The American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Ohio, and the employment law firm Outten & Golden LLP today filed a discrimination charge with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on behalf of a J.P. Morgan Chase employee who claims the company discriminated against him and other fathers by denying fathers paid parental leave…

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Making Memories at Michigans Adventure & WildWater Adventure #MiAdventure @MiAdventure

  I recently read an article that talked about going on trips with kids & how they love to go to familiar places, even if they’ve been there a dozen times before.  In my own experience as a mother of three it’s become clear to me over the years that kids thrive on familiarity and routine. When it comes to something like a vacation or a short trip there’s a lot less anxiety when everyone…

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10 Egg-ceptional Egg Salad Recipes

  So you boiled a ton of eggs to decorate for Easter & now that the holiday is over you don’t eggs-actly know what to do with them all! Don’t worry we’ve got you covered. We scoured the web for 10 of the most egg-ceptional egg salad recipes around.                     Old-Fashioned Egg Salad – Wishes and Dishes         Avocado Cucumber Egg Salad – Will Cook for Smiles                      Easy Dill Egg Salad – Mom…

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