Donating your stuff to Give Back Box

It’s almost time for the New Year. What a good excuse to re-use the boxes you got from your online Holiday shopping AND also clean the house and closet too? Here’s the solution: Give Back Box.   Give Back Box® provides vendor services to retailers and charities, allowing […]

Costa Mesa: Marché Moderne

Merry Christmas to me!! My friend and coworker Ken wanted to take me out to lunch for the holidays and surprised me here… which was good, since they’re moving to Crystal Cove Newport Beach in January 2017. We arrived at 11:30 on the Thursday before Christmas, and was […]

Detroit: Ducks vs. Red Wings

This is the final year that the Detroit Red Wings will be playing at the Joe Louis Arena.  Next year they’ll have a new home, called the Little Caesar’s Arena,  located behind Hockey Town Cafe. We braved the arctic cold weather to see this historic arena, and of […]

Detroit’s People Mover 

Great transportation if you’re staying in the Downtown Area without a car! We were staying at the Aloft Detroit at The David Whitney which is centrally located if you want to go to the Comerica Park, Ford Field or the Hockeytown Cafe. We, however, needed to go to […]

Detroit: Downtown Louie’s Lounge

You ever heard that saying “I really wanted to like this place, but….” That’s my take on this place. The inside was quaint and cozy.  The staff, friendly.  But, the food had a spin to their food that maybe my SoCal palate isn’t used to the MidWestern way […]