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Mad Hatter Bistro


Any Alice in Wonderland fans out there? I truly believe Disney World/Disney Land is Heaven on earth. It feels as if you step into a magical portal in an alternate universe anytime you are on Disney property and if Heaven had a price I’m sure it would be comparable to those of Disney Parks and Resorts.

For those of us who can’t always afford Heaven and live in Michigan I highly suggest visiting Birmingham’s ‘Mad Hatter Bistro.’ That portal I was speaking of exists on Old Woodward Avenue. Don’t be late for a very important date and make sure you make reservations! As they are highly recommended.


A small space with HUGE character. Every detail down to the doorknobs are magical.


There is dining available on the first level and downstairs or shall we say the rabbit hole. Tea parties, brunch/dinner with the family, or drinks at the bar make this a one stop shop for people of all ages.


Alice coloring sheets available for the kids.


The Alice themed menu produces fresh drinks, and entrees. The portions aren’t necessarily generous but the quality exceeded such. A bit pricey but you get what you pay for from the menu to the atmosphere. Still, cheaper than Disney World itself.



I couldn’t help but to feel happy and that wasn’t just from the freshly squeezed mimosa I was sipping on either. The Bistro’s food and decor captivates every customer to walk through the doors. As they say in ‘Alice In Wonderland’ “it would be so nice if something made sense for a change.” Mad Hatter Bistro makes sense. Make your dreams a reality and see where they’ll take you at The Mad Hatter Bistro in Birmingham Michigan.

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Cirque Dreams Holidaze Giveaway!

Family Four Pack available for Friday, December 1st. It is a critically acclaimed Broadway spectacle and it is coming to Fox Theater this holiday season. Like and Follow my page ‘Southeast Michigan Mommies.’ Sharing my giveaway post is HIGHLY appreciated tag 4 friends for an entry. Good Luck! 23435778_10211102761181071_63421156_n

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Halloween 2017


Halloween Morning can be like Christmas morning but better because well its HALLOWEEN!


I bought my boys PJ Pals Matching Halloween Pajamas from the Disney Store and placed them in matching pumpkin containers from the Dollar Tree and used leftover decorations from Halloween parties in the past to set the table.


For my 9 month old I drew a pumpkin design on his sweet potatoes, and bought him glow in the dark Halloween puffs from Gerber.


I then made the kids pancakes topped with whip cream and kisses for ghost eyes. I also used the kisses as ghost eyes when placed on half bananas.


When it was time for pickup I made hotdog Mummies. Simply take crescent triangles and cut into strips then wrap dogs accordingly.  Bake according to package directions. Add eyes (Can be found in cake section at Walmart)


Happy Kids & Happy Halloween.

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‘Baby It’s Cold Outside’ Hot Chocolate Bar.


Colder temps mean hotter drinks or perhaps stronger drinks but that is for a different blog post entirely. We have had some cool mornings and in an effort to warm the kiddos up I put together a hot chocolate bar.


I found a free printable online. I then printed, and framed. I gathered coffee mugs from the dollar tree and found sticker labels that I put on them to personalize for each child. Next I bought glass containers and filled them with chocolate kisses, marshmallows, and peppermint. I made stir sticks out of peppermint sticks, over-sized marshmallows, and a Hershey Bar. Next i gathered a tray and sequin tulle that I used as a table runner. All from you guessed it! The Dollar Tree!



The kids loved picking and choosing their toppings and fun was had by all.