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A Healthier Michigan - April 7, 2020

A Healthier Michigan - April 7, 2020

A Healthier Michigan - April 7, 2020

If you’re like us, you always want to maximize your trips to the grocery store by buying food items that are versatile, healthy and have a long shelf life. Of course, there are many foods that are great to have in your house at any point, but we’ve compiled a...

If you’re like us, you always want to maximize your trips to the grocery store by buying food items that are versatile, healthy and have a long shelf life. Of course, there are many foods that are great to have in your house at any point, but we’ve compiled a...

If you’re like us, you always want to maximize your trips to the grocery store by buying food items that are versatile, healthy and have a long shelf life. Of course, there are many foods that are great to have in your house at any point, but we’ve compiled a...

COVID-19 and Car Cleaning: Auto Sanitization Tips for Detroit Drivers

Kelsey R. - April 3, 2020

Kelsey R. - April 3, 2020

Kelsey R. - April 3, 2020

The new year started with lots of pomp and enthusiasm as people all over the U.S. welcomed 2020 with open arms. What many hoped would be a decade of prosperity and promise has quickly turned into a nightmare following the country’s first confirmed COVID-19 case on January 20. Now, the...

The new year started with lots of pomp and enthusiasm as people all over the U.S. welcomed 2020 with open arms. What many hoped would be a decade of prosperity and promise has quickly turned into a nightmare following the country’s first confirmed COVID-19 case on January 20. Now, the...

The new year started with lots of pomp and enthusiasm as people all over the U.S. welcomed 2020 with open arms. What many hoped would be a decade of prosperity and promise has quickly turned into a nightmare following the country’s first confirmed COVID-19 case on January 20. Now, the...

Tips for Healthy Breakfasts for Kids

A Healthier Michigan - March 30, 2020

A Healthier Michigan - March 30, 2020

A Healthier Michigan - March 30, 2020

As the stresses of instating a routine for your children are typically always ongoing, it’s easy to reach for pre-prepared, processed foods instead of cooking. However, convenient foods can often pack your child’s diet with unnecessary calories, carbohydrates, and refined sugars. A proper diet at any age consists of a balance...

As the stresses of instating a routine for your children are typically always ongoing, it’s easy to reach for pre-prepared, processed foods instead of cooking. However, convenient foods can often pack your child’s diet with unnecessary calories, carbohydrates, and refined sugars. A proper diet at any age consists of a balance...

As the stresses of instating a routine for your children are typically always ongoing, it’s easy to reach for pre-prepared, processed foods instead of cooking. However, convenient foods can often pack your child’s diet with unnecessary calories, carbohydrates, and refined sugars. A proper diet at any age consists of a balance...

5 Unexpected Places Where Bacteria Could Be Lurking

Kelsey R. - March 27, 2020

Kelsey R. - March 27, 2020

Kelsey R. - March 27, 2020

You might be surprised where bacteria are lurking in your home. It can often be found in some of the surfaces you use on a regular basis. If you want to decrease the spread of germs in your home, it’s important to take the proper steps of cleaning and disinfecting...

You might be surprised where bacteria are lurking in your home. It can often be found in some of the surfaces you use on a regular basis. If you want to decrease the spread of germs in your home, it’s important to take the proper steps of cleaning and disinfecting...

You might be surprised where bacteria are lurking in your home. It can often be found in some of the surfaces you use on a regular basis. If you want to decrease the spread of germs in your home, it’s important to take the proper steps of cleaning and disinfecting...

How Detroit Residents Should Handle Their Finances During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Kelsey R. - March 24, 2020

Kelsey R. - March 24, 2020

Kelsey R. - March 24, 2020

With the recent change in the environment and the spread of the novel coronavirus, times are uncertain and the economy is being challenged. Novel cases in Michigan have reached over 1000, with over 300 of those cases in Detroit. This rising number is causing emergency and precautionary measures to be...

With the recent change in the environment and the spread of the novel coronavirus, times are uncertain and the economy is being challenged. Novel cases in Michigan have reached over 1000, with over 300 of those cases in Detroit. This rising number is causing emergency and precautionary measures to be...

With the recent change in the environment and the spread of the novel coronavirus, times are uncertain and the economy is being challenged. Novel cases in Michigan have reached over 1000, with over 300 of those cases in Detroit. This rising number is causing emergency and precautionary measures to be...

Paradise Park-Novi

Briana Marie - March 24, 2020

Briana Marie - March 24, 2020

Briana Marie - March 24, 2020

Paradise Park is an amusement park that is open year-round in Novi, MI. With 9 different attractions and a tasty selection of refreshments available for your enjoyment, the entire family can have a good time. Paradise Park Attractions Laser Tag Arcade Miniature Golf Climbing Wall Trampoline Center Go Karts Kiddie...

Paradise Park is an amusement park that is open year-round in Novi, MI. With 9 different attractions and a tasty selection of refreshments available for your enjoyment, the entire family can have a good time. Paradise Park Attractions Laser Tag Arcade Miniature Golf Climbing Wall Trampoline Center Go Karts Kiddie...

Paradise Park is an amusement park that is open year-round in Novi, MI. With 9 different attractions and a tasty selection of refreshments available for your enjoyment, the entire family can have a good time. Paradise Park Attractions Laser Tag Arcade Miniature Golf Climbing Wall Trampoline Center Go Karts Kiddie...

The Nutritional Value of Egg Whites Versus Egg Yolks: What Do You Use?

A Healthier Michigan - March 23, 2020

A Healthier Michigan - March 23, 2020

A Healthier Michigan - March 23, 2020

What came first, the chicken or the egg? My vote is the egg, especially since this post is all about them. The latest and greatest debate lately has been: What is better for you, the egg white or egg yolk? Eggs are a great source of a complete high-quality protein with...

What came first, the chicken or the egg? My vote is the egg, especially since this post is all about them. The latest and greatest debate lately has been: What is better for you, the egg white or egg yolk? Eggs are a great source of a complete high-quality protein with...

What came first, the chicken or the egg? My vote is the egg, especially since this post is all about them. The latest and greatest debate lately has been: What is better for you, the egg white or egg yolk? Eggs are a great source of a complete high-quality protein with...

Escape Room Zone Farmington

Carissa Orr - March 21, 2020

Carissa Orr - March 21, 2020

Carissa Orr - March 21, 2020

Escape Room-Zone Farmington Description The Escape Room-Zone in Farmington, MI is home to more than 5 different escape rooms for groups large and small. Will your team solve each clue to escape in time or will it simply be a good time? The choice is yours! This location also offers...

Escape Room-Zone Farmington Description The Escape Room-Zone in Farmington, MI is home to more than 5 different escape rooms for groups large and small. Will your team solve each clue to escape in time or will it simply be a good time? The choice is yours! This location also offers...

Escape Room-Zone Farmington Description The Escape Room-Zone in Farmington, MI is home to more than 5 different escape rooms for groups large and small. Will your team solve each clue to escape in time or will it simply be a good time? The choice is yours! This location also offers...

How To Prepare Your Home For Spring Storms

Kelsey R. - March 20, 2020

Kelsey R. - March 20, 2020

Kelsey R. - March 20, 2020

Yesterday was the official first day of spring and with that benchmark now behind us, it’s time to start preparing for whatever this season might throw our way. Although many homeowners view the spring as a welcome relief from the dangers that blizzards and ice pose, this sunny season comes...

Yesterday was the official first day of spring and with that benchmark now behind us, it’s time to start preparing for whatever this season might throw our way. Although many homeowners view the spring as a welcome relief from the dangers that blizzards and ice pose, this sunny season comes...

Yesterday was the official first day of spring and with that benchmark now behind us, it’s time to start preparing for whatever this season might throw our way. Although many homeowners view the spring as a welcome relief from the dangers that blizzards and ice pose, this sunny season comes...

Free Admission to Oakland County Parks and Recreation

Amber Louchart - March 20, 2020

Amber Louchart - March 20, 2020

Amber Louchart - March 20, 2020

We are so excited to share that on March 20, 2020, Oakland County Parks and Recreation announced that they will be waiving admission to many of their day-use parks. This is a great way for families to get out, enjoy nature and still stay safe. Read the Oakland County Parks...

We are so excited to share that on March 20, 2020, Oakland County Parks and Recreation announced that they will be waiving admission to many of their day-use parks. This is a great way for families to get out, enjoy nature and still stay safe. Read the Oakland County Parks...

We are so excited to share that on March 20, 2020, Oakland County Parks and Recreation announced that they will be waiving admission to many of their day-use parks. This is a great way for families to get out, enjoy nature and still stay safe. Read the Oakland County Parks...

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Paradise Park-Novi

Briana Marie - March 24, 2020

Briana Marie - March 24, 2020

Briana Marie - March 24, 2020

Paradise Park is an amusement park that is open year-round in Novi, MI. With 9 different attractions and a tasty selection of refreshments available for your enjoyment, the entire family can have a good time. Paradise Park Attractions Laser Tag Arcade Miniature Golf Climbing Wall Trampoline Center Go Karts Kiddie...

Escape Room Zone Farmington

Carissa Orr - March 21, 2020

Carissa Orr - March 21, 2020

Carissa Orr - March 21, 2020

Escape Room-Zone Farmington Description The Escape Room-Zone in Farmington, MI is home to more than 5 different escape rooms for groups large and small. Will your team solve each clue to escape in time or will it simply be a good time? The choice is yours! This location also offers...

Galaxy Zone- Dearborn: Laser Tag, Arcade Games and Family Fun

Theresa W - March 20, 2020

Theresa W - March 20, 2020

Theresa W - March 20, 2020

Galaxy Zone features an intergalactic arena to wage a futuristic war of laser tag. Find secret areas to shoot the enemy from and make your way over the huge landscape setup to stage an enormous intergalactic war! Galaxy Zone also has a large arcade area for gamers. There's also food available on site for purchase.

Mills Gymnastics USA- Southgate: Tumbling, Jumping and Gymnastics Classes

Theresa W - March 19, 2020

Theresa W - March 19, 2020

Theresa W - March 19, 2020

Gymnastics, tumbling and trampoline instruction by well trained, enthusiastic coaches. In a safe, clean and fun facility the whole family can enjoy.

Greenmead Historical Park- Livonia: A Multi-faceted Recreational and Cultural Facility

Theresa W - March 18, 2020

Theresa W - March 18, 2020

Theresa W - March 18, 2020

Greenmead is an historical village with an 1800's farm complex and a recreated four corner of Livonia history. The four corner part of the complex has a church, the church rectory, a school house, a bungalow and a store.

Arts & Scraps- Detroit: Where Recycling Leads to Learning & Creativity!

Theresa W - March 17, 2020

Theresa W - March 17, 2020

Theresa W - March 17, 2020

Arts & Scraps is a community space for creating that uses recycled industrial scraps to help people of all ages and abilities think, create and learn.

Dearborn Ice Skating Center- Family Skating Fun

Theresa W - March 15, 2020

Theresa W - March 15, 2020

Theresa W - March 15, 2020

The Dearborn Ice Skating Center (DISC) features two NHL regulation-size ice surfaces, main arena seating for 1,500, a concession stand and many more amenities. The facility is open year-round for ice skating and room rentals, and offers special event rentals May through July.

RollerCade- Detroit: Roller-Skating Fun

Theresa W - March 14, 2020

Theresa W - March 14, 2020

Theresa W - March 14, 2020

RollerCade is a skating rink with public open skate. They also specialize in Skating Lessons, Birthday Parties, Fund Raisers, Private Events.

Yankee Air Museum- Belleville: Adventures in Aviation

Theresa W - March 13, 2020

Theresa W - March 13, 2020

Theresa W - March 13, 2020

Through aircraft displays and artifacts, the Yankee Air Museum teaches guests about aviation technology and the importance of flight in the US.

Motown Historical Museum- Detroit: Motown Musical Legacy

Theresa W - March 12, 2020

Theresa W - March 12, 2020

Theresa W - March 12, 2020

Home to an extensive array of Motown artifacts & memorabilia, the mission is to present the Motown Story through inspirational and educational experiences.

Ferndale Historical Society Museum

Carissa Orr - February 28, 2020

Carissa Orr - February 28, 2020

Carissa Orr - February 28, 2020

Ferndale Historical Society Museum Cranbrook Art Museum is a local venue for people of all ages to learn, appreciate and be inspired by modern and contemporary art. Special events, field trips, and traveling exhibitions are what you’ll find in addition to the pieces and experiences housed in the museum. Location...

Cranbrook Art Museum

Carissa Orr - February 27, 2020

Carissa Orr - February 27, 2020

Carissa Orr - February 27, 2020

Cranbrook Art Museum is a local venue for people of all ages to learn, appreciate and be inspired by modern and contemporary art.

Clawson Historical Museum

Carissa Orr - February 26, 2020

Carissa Orr - February 26, 2020

Carissa Orr - February 26, 2020

Clawson Historical Museum is a homey destination for guests to learn more about the rich history of a Metro Detroit suburb. Education programs for families, schools, and groups are available as open admission for looking around at your leisure.

SEA LIFE Michigan Aquarium – Homeschool Week

Amber Louchart - February 25, 2020

Amber Louchart - February 25, 2020

Amber Louchart - February 25, 2020

SEA LIFE Michigan is hosting Homeschool Week March 23rd to the 27th, 2020. FREE educational workshop included. Tix are just $10 each.

Play Atlantis in Melvindale

Amber Louchart - February 22, 2020

Amber Louchart - February 22, 2020

Amber Louchart - February 22, 2020

Play Atlantis in Melvindale is an indoor play space where children and adults can play a wide variety of video games. They also offer bouncers, a jungle gym, rock climbing wall, laser tag, go-karts, bumper cars, outdoor golf as well as a 7D simulator.

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Staying Active in the Winter in Metro Detroit

Amber Louchart - February 3, 2020

Amber Louchart - February 3, 2020

Amber Louchart - February 3, 2020

It’s a New Year.  Have you made a New Year’s Resolution this year?  Was it health related?  My goal is to be more active and spend more time outside with my family.  Here are some ideas to help you and your family stay active this winter. Metro Detroit Outdoor Winter...

Best Sledding Hills in Metro Detroit

Amber Louchart - December 26, 2019

Amber Louchart - December 26, 2019

Amber Louchart - December 26, 2019

This is a guest blog post from Courtney Howell of Motherhood & Main, a place where moms can come together and connect as they journey through the various crossroads of motherhood. Originally published in January 2016, updated December 2019. After being spoiled by record-breaking temperatures in the mid-fifties for the...

Avoid Winter Workout Woes with These Safety Tips

A Healthier Michigan - February 1, 2019

A Healthier Michigan - February 1, 2019

A Healthier Michigan - February 1, 2019

  Michigan winters mean snow, ice, freezing temperatures and darker days. Even though staying active during these conditions may not seem ideal, there are many health benefits, both physical and mental, to working out during the winter months. Of course, adding snow and ice to a workout routine presents additional challenges and health...

Winter Sledding at Booth Park in Birmingham

Jasmine Robertson - January 26, 2019

Jasmine Robertson - January 26, 2019

Jasmine Robertson - January 26, 2019

Winter is here and we are gearing up for a lot of fun in the snow and sun.  With so many wonderful parks in Metro Detroit featuring outdoor winter activities, there is no reason not to get outside and play.  Sledding is a favorite winter pastime in Metro Detroit.  The winter...

Riley Park Ice Rink

Jasmine Robertson - January 24, 2019

Jasmine Robertson - January 24, 2019

Jasmine Robertson - January 24, 2019

Riley Park Ice Rink is located at 33113 Grand River Avenue in Downtown Farmington.  The Riley Park Ice Rink is open daily, weather permitting and offers free outdoor ice skating.  The city-owned rink does not offer skate rentals, but some skates are available for guests to borrow. The ice rink is open...

Winter Car Seat Safety Tips!

Dana - January 10, 2019

Dana - January 10, 2019

Dana - January 10, 2019

When driving in the car with small children, most parents and caregivers will naturally do everything they can to ensure the children in their care are safe. Fortunately, today’s vehicles are equipped with advanced safety technology. And with a PwC forecast showing about 107 million vehicles will be manufactured globally in 2020,...

Woodhaven Sledding Hill: Downriver Sledding Spot

Carissa Orr - December 17, 2018

Carissa Orr - December 17, 2018

Carissa Orr - December 17, 2018

Look no further for a Wayne County sledding hotspot once the snow falls! The Woodhaven Sledding Hill is the place to be. Check out some of our other favorite sledding hills in Metro Detroit. The “Woodhaven Sledding Hill” as the in-the-know metro Detroit natives call it is located at 23101 Hall Road,...

Winter Fun at Bloomer Park: Sledding and Snowshoeing

Korie Wilkins - December 20, 2017

Korie Wilkins - December 20, 2017

Korie Wilkins - December 20, 2017

There’s a saying: If you can’t beat them, join them. Well, that apparently goes for winter as well. Old Man Winter isn’t going anywhere anytime soon, so on a recent Sunday afternoon, my family suited up for some winter fun at Bloomer Park in Rochester.  The park, which is on John R Road...

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