Author: Danielle Andresen

The Troy Stage Nature Center

The Stage Nature Center is located in Troy on Coolidge Hwy.  It consists of 100 acres of natural wildlife where families can come together to see deer, bird watch, and become one with nature.  Many times the Nature Center is missed because it sits back away from the road, but...

The Real Polar Express from Owosso to Ashley, Michigan

One of my favorite holiday movies is The Polar Express.  It is based off the book The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg.  If you’ve ever watched the movie you know how well done it is.  Everything from the sound effects to the 6 character voices played by Tom Hanks.  Families...

Eliminate Daily Toxins at Detox Day Spa

We love sharing new businesses with you and this is definitely one to add to your list of places to check out!  While this is a sponsored post, all opinions are my own. Have you been feeling sluggish lately? Or possibly you are struggling with an autoimmune disease, illness, or...

Things to do at Rochester Municipal Park

I like to think of the Rochester Municipal Park as the all seasons park.  Regardless of the time of year, there are so many enjoyable things to do while visiting the park.  Beyond it’s two separate play structures, there are trails, rivers, streams, volleyball nets, tennis courts, and you can...

Detroit Outpost Kayaking
Detroit Outpost Kayaking

 Kayak Detroit with tours by the Detroit Outpost! It’s amazing! The other day my friend invited me to go kayaking in Detroit with her.  I’m a huge fan of the city so of course, I said “yes” but I have to be honest, I was a little confused on the...

Detroit Modern Map Art

In exchange for this review, I was given the map art of Detroit displayed in the images below.  All opinions are my own and if you are looking to decorate an office or room in your home, be sure to read about my experience with Modern Map Art. This map...

Urban Gardens in Detroit

It’s time to sow your seeds!  The last frost is almost here and it’s planting season.  Gardening looks different for all of us.  Some of us have a garden in our backyard and others use pots on patios to grow herbs, tomatoes, and strawberries. Urban community gardens are popping up...

Ten things to do with Kids on Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island is the one place in Michigan that everyone must visit.  It’s a place the entire family can enjoy. I’ve been vacationing with my children on Mackinac Island every summer since they were babies. It’s a tradition for my family since my husband and I were married on the...

Diffusing Essential Oils with DiffuserDoc

This is a sponsored post by DiffuserDoc.  As the founder of DiffuserDoc you will see my passion and excitement about our services throughout this post.  Thank you to Metro Detroit Mommy for supporting local businesses. On any given day, I can be found diffusing lavender and lemon.  There is something I...

Roller Skating in Metro Detroit

I’m an 80’s child so I clearly remember those roller-skating days.  My skates had hot pink wheels with pom poms dangling from the laces and every Friday night my friends and I headed straight to the roller rink. It was the place to be!   Skate World of Troy is...

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