I asked the Detroit Mommies to send me their favorites of 2009 and below are the results.

Stacy’s Favorites

Favorite Family Friendly Restaurant Red Robin, Brighton, MI
Favorite Place to Have Party Hartland High School Pool, Hartland, MI
Favorite Place to Shop for Kids Clothes Kohls, Green Oak Twp.
Favorite Place to Shop for Kids Shoes Kohls, Green Oak Twp.
Favorite Amusement Park in MI Splash Village, Frankenmuth
Favorite Mall Green Oak Village Place, Green Oak Twp, MI
Favorite Place to Get Children’s Hair Cut Divinity Design Studio, Jackson, MI
Favorite Fast Food McDonald’s, Brighton, MI
Favorite Grocery Store Meijer, Hartland Twp., MI

Favorite Dentist Schoolhouse Family Dentistry, Brighton, MI

Favorite Pediatrician Dr. Stacy O’Connor, IHA Livingston Pediatrics

Favorite Kids Consignment Happily Ever After Children’s Resale Boutique and Reboot Teen Resale

Stacy Swann is a mom of two, wife of one and a freelance writer and blogger living in Brighton.  She worked in the world of Detroit advertising for over 12 years before starting her own Rights Clearance business.  You can contact Stacy at swanngirlz(at)gmail(dot)com and follow her on twitter @swanngirlz.

Jennifer’s Favorites

Favorite Family Friendly Restaurant :  Texas Road House, Westland ( kids eat free on Mondays)
Favorite Place to Have Party– Jungle Java Canton
Favorite Place to Shop for Kids Clothes– Old Navy, Target, Kohls
Favorite Amusement Park in MI– Michigan Adventure Muskegon
Favorite Mall– Laurel Park Mall Livonia, Twelve Oaks Novi
Favorite Place to Get Children’s Hair Cut– Cookie Cutters Canton

Favorite Fast Food– Boston Market
Favorite Grocery Store
– Walmart Super Store CantonFavorite Dentist– Golnick Pediatric West Bloomfield and Taylor
Favorite Pediatrician
– Dr. Alonzi Plymouth
Favorite kids shoes and clothing
:  Tanger Outlets in Howell. ( Gymboree, Old Navy, Baby Gap, Carter’s, The Children Place, Stride Rite, Osh Kosh and more!)

Fave Indoor Play Places: High Velocity Sports in Canton ( open play M- F 11 am- 1pm, bouncers, balls, sports equipment, indoor soccer fields open to run around)

The Play Place Café in downtown Plymouth ( coffee shop and playscape)

Jungle Java  in Farmington Hills, Ann Arbor, Canton

Lifetime Fitness  Family Swim:  Novi, Canton

Fave Parent/ Child Enrichment Classes: Music Together/Harmony and Me:  Canton MI

Bilingual Fun Spanish Classes: Ann Arbor, Plymouth, Farmington Hills

Splitz Gymnastics:  Canton

Coach Dave’s Sports Classes: Northville, South Lyon

High Velocity Soccer Classes: Canton

Compuware Basic Skills Skating: Plymouth

Fave Kids Theatre Productions: Marquis Theatre:  Northville

Ever After Productions, Cherry Hill Village Theatre: Canton

Jennifer is a mom of 2 and founder of The Bilingual Fun Company.  She is a former high school Spanish teacher turned business owner.  When she is not busy teaching classes, producing educational DVDs and running her kids to activities, she loves to get out around Metro Detroit and enjoy the sights, sound, and events that our city has to offer.

Courtney’s Favorites

Favorite Family Friendly Restaurant Famous Daves  Rochester Hills, MI
Favorite Place to Have Party
Chuck E Cheese Rochester Hills, MI
Favorite Place to Shop for Kids Clothes
JC Penney Lakeside Mall Sterling Heights, MI
Favorite Place to Shop for Kids Shoes
Stride Rite
Favorite Mall
Somerset Troy, MI
Favorite Place to Get Children’s Hair Cut
Home 🙂
Favorite Fast Food
McDonald’s Rochester Hills, MI
Favorite Grocery Store
Kroger Shelby, MI
Favorite Children’s Dentist
Pediatric Dentistry Rochester Hills, MI
Favorite Family Dentist
Nael M. Meri Rochester Hills, MI
Favorite Pediatrician
Dr. Tamer Massarani  Troy,MI Somerset Pediatrics
Favorite Gynecologist/Obstetrician Dr. Dawn Goulding Rochester, MI
Favorite Dermatologist Dr. Edward Ruiz Shelby Township, MI
Favorite Eye Doctor Dr. Mark D. Weingarten Rochester, MI
Favorite Library Rochester Hills Public Library
Favorite Concert Venue The Palace of Auburn Hills and Meadow Brook

Courtney is the ultimate multitasking mom!  She runs  three blogs Giftfully Simple, The Digital Mommy and Detroit Mommies , is a Social Media Marketing Consultant and has 3 girls under 6 years old.  Courtney is the founder of Detroit Mommies.  You can follow her on Twitter @theappleofmyeye.  She has worked with companies like Johnsons & Johnsons, Dove, e.l.f., Stride Rite, Sorel, 20th Century Fox, The Palace, Melissa & Doug, Panera, Tiny Prints and Ford (to name a few).  Courtney is a Purex® Insider and a Max Mom for Office Max.

So, I ask… What were your favorites of 2009?

Send your favorites to detroitmommies(at)gmail(dot)com and I’ll post them.  Please include your name, website info and city or county you live in.  In the subject put (Favorites).  Can’t wait to see!

Detroit Mommies Expert Contributor
Courtney is the traveling mom! She has 3 girls and is the founder of Detroit Mommies and currently lives in Florida. You can follow her on Twitter @courtneyRVL.
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