Jess Firman

Jess lives in Rochester Hills with her husband- Jeff, two sons, and two Vizslas. She is a full time Physician Assistant in plastic and reconstructive surgery and loves cooking (but not baking), reading and black coffee.

Easy DIY Brow Tint Using Beard Dye

When it comes to the face, there isn't anything which has received as much of a glow-up as brows. They were over-plucked in the 90s, drawn on like little commas in the 2000s, and...

Dad’s Weekend At Deer Camp: Confessions of a Hunting Wife

I feel like I should be delivering this post like the iconic scene from Blair Witch—bleary eyed, staring into the camera, my vision darting around in anticipation of being overcome by an unseen creature....

A Complete Guide to Hosting a Bourbon Tasting

While bottles of rosé go hand in hand with sun-drenched days and poolside boomerangs, I find that crisp fall days can only be matched by a slow sip of bourbon. The amber liquid looks...

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. What You Need to Know.

As the sun sets on summer, we welcome the cool breeze of fall with open arms. Autumn is the season for crunchy leaves, tailgates, pumpkin spice, ribbons. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month,...

Rochester: Detroit Moms’ Favorite Metro Area Cities

Until 2012, Rochester was basically a foreign land to me, tucked away on the edge of Oakland County. I fell in love with a man and my move to the area followed shortly thereafter....

How I Overcame a Traumatic Birth Story

The birth story of my first son is a doozy. It’s something I’ll only talk about with other moms—battle-hardened, thousand-yard-stare-having, talking-over-toddlers-without-missing-a-beat moms. A bright-eyed, newly pregnant, first-timer doesn’t want to hear about a traumatic...

Traverse City: Detroit Moms’ Favorite Michigan Vacation Spots

Traverse City will always hold a special place in my heart, especially when it comes to my marriage. It's where newly dating us traveled for a bar crawl, where we got engaged, where we...

Home Workouts: How to Peloton Bike on a Budget

Home workouts are hotter than ever since COVID-19 has left gym doors shuttered and Americans quarantined. While you might be tempted to plunk down $2200 and budget $39 a month for a Peloton bike,...

Tech in a Time of Quarantine: 3 Options for Virtual Meet-Ups

The saying “you don’t know what you’ve got 'til it’s gone” is ringing true right now, and not just on my '80s ballads playlist. With a worldwide pandemic surging and social lockdowns in place, virtual...

Botox: What You Really Want to Know (But Didn’t Know Who to Ask)

As you coast from your 20s to your 30s and beyond, you might start to notice some things. Your reflection might reveal a solid line carving between your brows or a collection of them...