FAMILY: Husband and two wonderful children. 4.5yr old Sienna and 9m old Lincoln
CAREER: Expert Analyst at Advantasure
FAVORITE DETROIT RESTAURANT: Hop Cat
FAMILY FAVORITES IN DETROIT: Detroit Zoo
HOBBIES: Shopping, writing, playing with kiddos
INTERESTING FACT: I used to live in Colorado
Allison is a widow and mother to three who owns a local charity supporting homeless veterans. She’s a graduate from Western Michigan University with a major in Public Relations and Journalism. Before becoming a SAHM Allison was a Project Manager for a defense contractor in Maryland and now works from as a Trunk Keeper for Matilda Jane Clothing. Keep up with Allison by following her on Instagram: AlliBBrosenne
FAVORITE DETROIT RESTAURANT: Buddy’s Pizza, Detroit Institute of Bagels, Astoria Pastry Shop
FAMILY FAVORITES IN DETROIT: We love Belle Isle, Greenfield Village, and going to Tigers games.
HOBBIES: Working out- I love new workouts, high power cardio moves, lifting weights, dance fitness and PiYo! Reading, brainless fun chick lit, mysteries, self-help- Gabby Bernstein, Brene Brown, Glendon Doyle.
FAMILY: Husband- Jeff, Son- John, Baby- coming in December. Two dogs- Bailey and Ari
ABODE: Rochester Hills
HOMETOWN: Garden City, MI
CAREER: Physician Assistant
FAVORITE DETROIT RESTAURANT: Dime Store, Mexicantown, Hopcat
FAMILY FAVORITES IN DETROIT: Sporting events, the DSO
HOBBIES: Cooking, entertaining, reading, cross-stitch and dreaming up new home projects to DIY
INTERESTING FACT: I won our family fishing tournament a few years ago (beating out all the guys).
FAMILY: Husband Jason, daughter Gwenna, 9, and son Larson, 5
ABODE: New Hudson
HOMETOWN: Midland, MI
CAREER: Mom now, former graphic designer, current small (very small) cottage industry food business
FAVORITE DETROIT RESTAURANT: Roast
FAMILY FAVORITES IN DETROIT: Kensington Metropark, Detroit Zoo, Erwin’s Orchard
HOBBIES: Cooking, canning, home projects, furniture refinishing
INTERESTING FACT: I love a good cold water swim! Love to swim in general - although I’m not fast, or very sporty, I have great endurance and have competed in three triathlons, two of those with my daughter, when she was 7 and 9.
FAMILY: Husband: Mike, Kids: Michael, Abram, Leila, and Sebastian
HOMETOWN: Huntington Woods
CAREER: SAHM past 18 years was retail
FAVORITE DETROIT RESTAURANT: TownHouse
FAMILY FAVORITES IN DETROIT: Bucharest Grill
HOBBIES: Working out, shopping, anything water sports-related, traveling (even though I don’t get to)
FAMILY: Husband: Stephen, Kids: Andrew, Louisa, and Baby Boy
ABODE: Bingham Farms
HOMETOWN: Metro Detroit
CAREER: Logistics Manager, Executive Chef, Primary Educator, Librarian and Maid
FAVORITE DETROIT RESTAURANT: Daebak Korean BBQ
FAMILY FAVORITES IN DETROIT: The Henry Ford, Detroit Riverfront, Natural spaces throughout Metro Detroit
HOBBIES: Honestly, my favorite hobby is people. I love spending time one on one, sharing my story and encouraging the woman across the table from me to step into their best life. Part of a good life for me is travel to widen my horizons and reading to deepen my understanding of the world. Add to that good food, tea, and creating, and you have my best life.
INTERESTING FACT: I was homeschooled K-12, but attended three days of public school with my cousin because I thought school was so cool. 🙂
FAVORITE DETROIT RESTAURANT: The Detroit Athletic Clun
FAMILY FAVORITES IN DETROIT: Tigers’ games
HOBBIES: Working out, Cooking, and reading
INTERESTING FACT: I’ve been to more than 10 Lyle Lovett concerts—he is my favorite!
FAMILY:Husband, Kevin; Two daughters, Kaylee (2), Kinsley (9 months)
ABODE: Clinton township
CAREER: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
FAVORITE DETROIT RESTAURANT:Metro Detroit - Luigis; Downtown - Joe Meur
FAMILY FAVORITES IN DETROIT: Detroit Zoo, Detroit Sports, anything kid friendly
HOBBIES: Working out, yoga, crafting, trying new wines, drinking all the coffee
INTERESTING FACT: If I wasn't in the medical field, I'd love to be a full time crafter!
FAMILY: Husband: Dan; Children: Keats, Wren, and Camden
HOMETOWN: Wolverhampton, England and Troy, Michigan
CAREER: Elementary School Teacher/Literacy Specialist
FAVORITE DETROIT RESTAURANT: Chartreuse
FAMILY FAVORITES IN DETROIT: Breakfast at Avalon International Breads; coffee and treats at The Red Hook; waving to Canada from the RiverWalk; visiting the DIA or the Guardian Building
HOBBIES: Reading, writing, traveling
INTERESTING FACT: I played tenor saxophone in the MSU Spartan Marching Band.
FAMILY: Scott and Autumn
ABODE: Walled Lake
HOMETOWN: HOUGHTON, MI
CAREER: Senior Coordinator of the City of Wixom
FAVORITE DETROIT RESTAURANT: Buddy's Pizza
FAMILY FAVORITES IN DETROIT: Red Wings games and all things hockey
HOBBIES: Side Hustling', crafting, writing, personal and organizational development (yes that's a HOBBY), and hanging with my kid.
INTERESTING FACT: My favorite animal is a Manatee!
FAMILY: Husband and two children
ABODE: Royal Oak
HOMETOWN: Rochester Hills
CAREER: Social Media Marketing and Sales
FAVORITE DETROIT RESTAURANT: Oak City Grill
FAMILY FAVORITES IN DETROIT: Eastern Market, Campus Martius
HOBBIES: Urban Farming, reading, drinking good coffee in the AM and gin in the PM, online shopping
INTERESTING FACT: I love and have 9+ tattoos
FAMILY: Husband - Ed, Kiddos - Reese (4) and Lilly Rose (5 months)
ABODE: We're doing a stint in Chicago for Ed's work, but will be back to Michigan soon!
HOMETOWN: I grew up in Commerce Township, Michigan!
CAREER: First I'm a mama, and I'm also a social media & marketing consultant and blogger
FAVORITE DETROIT RESTAURANT: We love Big Rock Chophouse in Birmingham
FAMILY FAVORITES IN DETROIT: All of the street fests are super fun, like Arts Beats & Eats. Anything kid-friendly, like the farmer's market and all of the great local parks too. And of course, the zoo!
HOBBIES: I love barre, walking outside with my kiddos, meeting new moms, Netflixing and chilling, being a newly minted podcast addict, and reading up on the latest social media trends
INTERESTING FACT: I am a twin! Most people in my adult life don't know this because my brother lives in LA. No, we do not have a secret twin language, haha! But I always surprise people when they find this out unless they've known me since childhood.
FAMILY: Husband: Gabe; Theodore and James
ABODE: Huntington Woods
HOMETOWN: Westphalia, MI
CAREER: Stay-at-home mom
FAVORITE DETROIT RESTAURANT: Lady of the House
FAMILY FAVORITES IN DETROIT: Belle Isle, family concerts at the DSO, Campus Martius
Kendra, a self-professed Grosse Pointe "Lifer", has been married to her college sweetheart for 11 years. They have two daughters, Penny and Ruby, and a yellow Lab. She is a SAHM with a booming side hustle as a Personal Stylist. When she's not obsessing over fashion trends, you can find her eating her way through Downtown Detroit, redecorating rooms in her house, and guzzling bubly. Follow along on her styling adventures: FB- @theblondemomstyle; IG- @the_blondemom
FAMILY: Hubs: Troy, Kiddos: Aeson & Aiya, Kitty: Apple
ABODE: Royal Oak
HOMETOWN: Mostly Berkley & Clarkston with a spattering if other cities in between.
CAREER: Children’s Author & Illustrator
FAVORITE DETROIT RESTAURANT: Xochimilco
FAMILY FAVORITES IN DETROIT: RiverWalk & Eastern Market
HOBBIES: Snapping pics, restoring our cottage, and walking. (Is watching the Hallmark channel a hobby?! If so, that’s my #1 😂)
INTERESTING FACT: I was single when I became a mom through international adoption (twice). I married when my kids were 2 & 4.
FAMILY: Husband Satish, Daughters Lily, Eliza Rose and Daisy
HOMETOWN: Canton, MI
FAVORITE DETROIT RESTAURANT: Shatilla Bakery
FAMILY FAVORITES IN DETROIT: Tiger Stadium
INTERESTING FACT: I have Bipolar Disorder
Molly Ann Nagelli
Hello! I'm Nikki and I live, work and play in downtown Plymouth. I've been married for 8 years to my golf obsessed husband, Justin. We share a spunky toddler, Mackenzie, and are due with a son in the spring of 2019. I own Madison Boutique which is located in Plymouth and we have a new location in New Hudson. I love sharing my adventures as a work from home mom, the funny side of parenting and a love for my community.