Courtney started blogging in 2008. After moving from California to Metro Detroit in 2009, she saw a need for a place that moms and dads all over Detroit could go to discover events happening in and around Detroit. She launched Miami Mommies to meet the same need in 2011 for moms and dads in southern Florida.
When she’s not in front of her Apple computer or iPhone, Courtney enjoys running, cycling, hiking, spending time with her blended family, traveling and exploring the culture and community of her new home in Northwest Arkansas.
Christina is the mother of two girls; one in high school and one in college. She recently graduated her oldest daughter from her homeschool while her youngest is attending public school. In addition, she is the co-founder of Smart Savvy Social, a full service social media agency and owner of Homeschooling In Detroit and her personal blog.
When she’s not online, she enjoys knitting, cooking, reading and exploring new technology. She loves organization and creating calm out of chaos. You can follower her on Twitter, Google Plus or Pinterest.
Kathy is a life long Michigan resident. She lives with her husband and son in Oakland County. She is a graduate of Central Michigan University and had a career in banking prior to having her son. Favorite pastimes include traveling with the family, gardening, enjoying the great outdoors, pinterest and cooking.
Sara is an entrepreneur and mom to three little ladies. A variety of ages in her kids keeps her busy changing diapers as well as attending school orchestra concerts. Sara is enjoying life in the suburbs of metro Detroit where she has lived most of her life. Sara is a graduate of U of M Dearborn. She spent her summers as a child exploring the Upper Peninsula and now spends time each summer traveling through the UP with her kids.
Sara recently began the journey of green living including cloth diapering and converting away from plastic food items. When she isn’t running her business or running her kids to activities Sara enjoys cooking, sewing, crafting, gardening, and shopping for vintage treasures. Sara is the owner of Cillerendas.com, a handmade accessories boutique. You can find her on Facebook and Twitter as @Cillerendas.
Lindsey has a degree in Child Development. She loves using her skills with her own children. Her passions are: Family, friendships, blogging, reading, and chocolate. She started her very own blog dedicated to Michigan business moms titled Michigan Home Mommy Works. She also has a personal blog titled: Jewels In My Crown where she shares her parenting journey.
You can also follow Lindsey on her homeschool journey over at Homeschooling in Detroit.
Jill Mozdzen-Kathan. has lived in Metro Detroit most of her life, besides the 2 yrs she spent in East Lansing attending MSU. After graduating from Michigan State University in 1999, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education & a double minor in English & Psychology, she became an Elementary School Teacher for Inkster Public Schools. After 7 wonderful years of teaching, she became a Mommy of beautiful Kelsey Anne, now 5 years old.
She quit teaching with the love & support of her husband, and is now a Stay At Home Mommy. During this time, she has completed an internship through Livonia Public Schools, as an Administrator and earned a Master’s Degree in Administration.
Currently, on the side, she works from home as a Social Media & Marketing Coordinator for a Michigan based Protocol Company with 25 years experience, specializing in creating, managing, and producing gala events for dignitaries, celebrities and non-profit organizations throughout the country. She volunteers at her daughter’s school and enjoys sweeping. By the term sweeping, she means entering contests, sweepstakes, ect. She maintains a very large network of friends where she works together with many of them. She adores her family and tries to do anything she can to contribute & spend quality time with them.
She is also an active Ambassador to numerous brand named products out there. She used to participate a lot through the Detroit Free Press Moms Like Me blog.
Her daughter starts Kindergarten in the fall, and she is just trying to deal with that by creating different ways to keep herself busy and not worried.
Nicole is a single mother to two yellow-haired boys, ages nine and seven, who keep her on her toes (you never know when a surprise RKO is going to happen) and on the go (soccer anyone?). After more than a decade in the Hawaiian islands, Nicole traded in palm trees for pine and returned to Michigan to raise her children near family in the sub-suburbs of metro Detroit. By day she does the impossible, making industrial labels sexy as the Marketing Coordinator for Mac Arthur Corporation, but her true passion and expertise lies in designer bargain shopping. The founding editor & chief deal finder of the popular designer-shopping-at-a-discount blog, “The Sale Rack“, Nicole, along with her blogging partner Mary Kang, have built a loyal following of budget conscious fashionistas who follow them online and via Facebook and Twitter at @TheSaleRack. Actively involved in the Detroit fashion scene, Nicole is also the Social Media Chair for Fashion Group International – Detroit.