Author Archives : Deb Thompson

Classic Moscow Mule with Fresh Ginger Simple Syrup Recipe


It’s Friday and that means it’s time to kick back and enjoy a cocktail or three. I usually just pour a glass of wine and call it good, but I think its time that I start putting a little more effort into my Friday cocktails so I’m starting this weekend off with a classic moscow mule. Although Moscow Mules are…

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terry fator

TERRY FATOR RETURNS TO THE FOX THEATRE MARCH 4


    Get ready to experience a night a good laughter.  Singer, comedian and celebrity impressionist, Terry Fator will return to the Fox Theatre for a side-splitting performance on Saturday, March 4 at 7:30 p.m.; presented locally by MGM Grand. Terry Fator became a household name in 2007 when he won Season 2 of America's Got Talent with his unique…

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Creamy Chicken and Broccoli Alfredo Recipe

Creamy Chicken and Broccoli Alfredo Recipe


Spring is trying to show up early in northern Michigan, but as a life-long Michigander I know we are still in for some snow and cold. That means there is still time to indulge in some good old comfort food and creamy chicken and broccoli alfredo hit the spot when you need something filling and delicious. The enduring appeal of…

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countertop makeover

How To Paint Countertops with Giani #SmallHouseLiving


Trying to stay on budget for our kitchen remodel has been challenging, but not impossible. My original estimated budget was $300, but after getting to work in the kitchen I knew I was going to have to up it some. Our new goal is to keep it under $500. In order to do that we had to find a very…

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Chicago Auto Show

3 Reasons Why You Should Attend The Chicago Auto Show


Born and raised in Big 3 country (aka the headquarters for GM, Chrysler & Ford) I’ve been around and appreciated cars my entire life. It’s been an interesting ride watching all the changes happen in the auto industry over the years. Of course, the best place to see those changes are at an auto show. There you have the chance…

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Library Hotel – A Must Stay For Book Lovers


Please welcome Kim Schneider to the blog. We recently stayed at the Library Hotel in NYC. She is sharing that experience with us today. “I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library,” said author Jorge Luis Borges. And to check the theory, picture rooms with shelves neatly stacked floor to ceiling with books—thousands of books. There’d…

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ScallopsEntree

Delight Your Tastebuds Along Delaware’s Culinary Coast™


We all know that Delaware has a great coast full of beautiful beaches and charming towns. Spend any time in the area and you are bound to put in on our list of places to return to again and again. Its location makes it a great destination for city dwellers to escape the rat race for a bit and dip…

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Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live + Ticket Giveaway


Fans of Mister Rogers will want to make sure to introduce their children to Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood where the legacy of “Mister Rogers” lives on. Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood is from The Fred Rogers Company and airs daily on PBS KIDS. Now, Daniel and all of his friends are hopping aboard Trolley to delight live audiences with Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live!…

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An Adventure Guide To Dublin OH

An Adventure Guide For Dublin, OH


I’ve been to Dublin, Ireland, but have never taken the time to visit Dublin, Ohio which is, relatively speaking, a pretty close drive from my house. If it could even give me a taste of Ireland, which I miss, I was game to go and see what adventures I could find. Arriving on a Friday afternoon Alan and I spent…

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