Fast Four

  We’re teaming up with Danny’s sister, Ann, and running in the Purplestride 5k downtown on June 17th. We’re running for their mom who died from pancreatic cancer nearly 5 years ago. Plants, pillows and presence all things I want for our house. I enjoy the home tours on Cup of Jo but this one … More Fast Four

Detroit 75 Kitchen

When you Google Detroit 75 Kitchen, the street view is a Sunoco. I’ll admit it left me a little skeptical but my boss was adamant in his recommendation and his lunch smelled delicious. I think we waited all of a day before checking it out on a lunch date. Let me tell you it is a … More Detroit 75 Kitchen

Huron Room

I’ll start with hushpuppies because HUSHPUPPIES! When I was a kid we went to Long John Silvers – which is frankly odd because my mom doesn’t eat seafood – and I loved them. I have never seen them anywhere else and haven’t had them in probably two decades. Consequently, when I saw hushpuppies on the … More Huron Room

Favorite Things

I LOVE Old Navy and Lucas’ new pjs are one great example why – a sophisticated boy pattern that isn’t stripes, checkered, or camo. Not only that, it’s practical (the material is soft and I personally love snaps for diaper changing ease) and affordable (I bought an entire summer wardrobe for less than $70 – awesome sales and rewards … More Favorite Things

Getting into Gear

Slowly but surely I’m forcing myself back to real life. As much as I would love to live in my baby bubble forever, I can’t. I’m grateful to have a few more weeks at home and I’m not going to wait until the last minute to prepare for life as a working mom. Agenda items … More Getting into Gear


If I had to identify the reason for Detroit’s resurgence, I would without hesitation name Slows BBQ. The anchor of Corktown is in my mind the catalyst for New Detroit and the starting point for what we see today. I don’t want to diminish the work of others who were in the city prior to … More Slows