#PattyStyle Patty Burger Now Open in Lake Orion

I was offered a complimentary burger tasting. All opinions are my own. You can read more about my affiliate policies here. When I make my way to a favorite place (Great Lakes Crossing mall, the largest outlet mall in all of Michigan), I now know a tasty place to have a real meal that is… Read more »

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Travel Essentials to avoid 3-1-1

This post contains affiliate links. You can read more about my affiliate policies here. I recently took a 5 day vacation to Las Vegas & I (barely!) was able to fit it all into my carry on suitcase + my “personal” item! My few liquids were bulging my little quart Ziploc baggie by just having liquid… Read more »

So Much for November @ Initials, Inc.

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Sharing w/ Elephants @ Ivory Ella

This post contains affiliate links. You can read more about my affiliate policies here. Ivory Ella is a brand you can feel good supporting! It was founded on the principle of living a life devoted to saving animals, helping others, and doing everything you can to support your community. Ten percent of the brand’s profits… Read more »

Gobsmacked (play) (tickets) GIVEAWAY #Detroit

I am super excited to help promote GOBSMACKED! the latest sensation from the UK. Think Pitch Perfect meets live stage – GOBSMACKED! is the next-generation cappella show that redefines the limits of the human voice. The show features beatboxing world champ, Ball-Zee and other world-class vocalists. Through just their voices, they weave stories through all… Read more »

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Stockpiling Made Easy, Right at Your Fingertips

This post contains affiliate links. You can read more about my affiliate policies here. As the days get shorter and it gets darker sooner, simplify your life by stocking up on the essentials to keep your household running. With upcoming holidays, busy kids after school, and weekend commitments, the fall is the perfect time to… Read more »

Custom Signs at The Barn

I was offered a complimentary sign making class. All opinions are my own. I took a Painting with a Twist class about a year ago with a few friends & it was not very fun for me. I am not very artistic free-handed & I threw my painting away after I got home. That is certainly… Read more »

Giving Back w/ Fashion

This post contains affiliate links. You can read more about my affiliate policies here. This summer & now into the fall I have seen & felt many feelings about life events in general (like the hurricanes) & I have faced some personally-touched points. I’m glad I have found 1 more way that I can wear the… Read more »

Frugal Stocking Stuffers @ Dollar Tree

This post contains affiliate links. You can read more about my affiliate policies here. I know it is (not yet) Halloween time & I’m sure Christmas is 1 of the farthest things from your mind, but to me it is quite the opposite. Usually most years I am finished with my Christmas shopping by 10/31…. Read more »

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Shop Costumes For Kids Of All Ages From Personalization Universe

This post contains affiliate links. You can read more about my affiliate policies here. From spooky and silly to trendy and iconic, Personalization Universe has a costume for kids of all ages. Save 20% off all costumes from 10/9-10/16 with code HALLOWEEN20! Here are a few of our favorite picks for kids, infants, and toddlers…. Read more »

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  • #HandleBarDetroit

    I was offered a complimentary ride along The HandleBar. All opinions are my own. When I was at Punch Bowl Social earlier in August, I glanced just out the window and saw this fun looking contraption peddle past. As it turns out, The HandleBar launches right across the street. The HandleBar is Detroit’s first and… Read more »

  • CVS Shopping List-Week of 9/11/16

    The best CVS deals—using coupons ONLY from this Sunday’s (9/11) newspaper. You’ll spend $12.98 (subtotal) & receive $8 back to use next week (or even get a head start on Christmas!) If you live in MI, your OOP cost is $14.54. To spend a little less OOP, you could split this into 2 transactions &… Read more »

  • Birthday Sale @ Verefina

    **This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. You can read more about my affiliate policies here. FOUNDER’S BIRTHDAY SALE GOING ON NOW! Verefina founder Jennifer Lugo has a birthday coming up soon, and she’d like to celebrate with YOU! All of her… Read more »

  • $150 FREE BONUS

    **This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. You can read more about my affiliate policies here. Beauty at your doorstep. Experiment fearlessly with Julep’s monthly beauty box. Get on trend, full-size beauty or skincare products each month, curated just for you! Now… Read more »

  • FREE eyeshadow

    **This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. You can read more about my affiliate policies here. Beauty Box 5 was the 1st subscription box that I ever came to know & love. Snag yourself a FREE eye shadow when you buy a… Read more »

  • CVS shopping list week of 8/21/16

    Until yesterday I had 0 coupons. I snagged up 2 newspapers yesterday so I could get back on track, & I surprised myself with this shopping haul at CVS. Take a few minutes, grab your CVS card & 8/21 newspaper, & head on over to get ALL of this (3 laundry soaps, 1 large box… Read more »

  • 40% off @ Blurb—EXPIRED

    **This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. I was compensated for this post. You can read more about my affiliate policies here. Do you have pictures from your girls weekend trip? A collection of poems or recipes? Maybe you want to chart… Read more »

  • Rise from the Ashes w/ Smokey the Bear

    A campfire can be one of the best parts of camping, or provide necessary warmth to hunters and other outdoor enthusiasts. Unlike many natural disasters, most wildfires are caused by people—and can be prevented by people, too! Right now, a wildfire burning out of control in mountains and foothills east of Los Angeles has forced… Read more »

  • Mary & Martha Fall & Christmas 2016

    **The links in this post are affiliate links and I will receive a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking on my link. Created for community, designed to share life together. This is Mary & Martha. Two sisters long ago who knew what it meant to live in community. They shared life at… Read more »

  • August Ipsy Bag!

    My August Ipsy box is here! I am super excited to try the eye palate (Eye shadow experimentation is a fun way to jazz up my work uniform). & The matching gel eyeliner from my sister’s fave It Cosmetics seems intriguing.   Grab makeup treats w/ a cutie bag delivered 1x per month for only… Read more »