Melissa Brodsky

Melissa has been sharing too much of her life online for the past five years at http://www.rockanddrool.com. She recently Co-Founded a social media company aptly titled Smart Savvy Social (http://www.smartsavvysocial.com) because she and her business partner are both smart AND savvy. When Melissa isn't cleaning up after her 5 kids, 6 cats, 2 dogs and various other household pests, she can be found obsessively twittering as @rockdrool.

First date faux pas and dating don’ts

We’ve all been there at least once in our lives. You know, that first date where we opened our mouths and out flowed the diarrhea. Yeah, admit it. Then, that night when you were replaying the date in your mind, you felt like vomiting because you just couldn’t believe that you said that. Well, you…

Getting over a break up

Breaking up is hard to do. There are so many songs written about the heartbreak and angst that comes with breaking up.  Sometimes, though, it’s a necessary evil. If your gut is telling you it’s time then chance are, it’s for the best. Actually, the easiest part is the actual breaking up. The hard part…

Oz The Great and Powerful

Disney’s Oz The Great and Powerful, the long awaited “prequel” to The Wizard of Oz based on the novels by L. Frank Baum is in theaters now. And it’s fantabulous. It’s rated PG and is in theaters now. The original 1939 film was an instant classic and through the years, there have been many attempts…

Love vs. Lust: Can you feel the difference?

Love is one of the most powerful human emotions. And lust isn’t far behind. The difference between love and lust can oftentimes be confused, however.  But, where lust is a short haul, love is a long lasting and oftentimes permanent state. It’s true that when you are in lust, you want to be with that…

10 dating apps for iOS and Android

Have you been looking for love in all the wrong places? *Groan* Sorry, I couldn’t help myself. Well, there are a crap-ton of online dating sites. Everyone you know who has a profile on these sites has a different opinion as to which one is the best. Some say they all suck while others gush…

The Walking Dead Season 3 Episode 10: Home

I’m a total Dead-head. Not because I’m a fan of The Grateful Dead, no…not even. I’m completely hooked on The Walking Dead, glued like a…well…zombie to the television every Sunday on AMC at 9pm. Admittedly, I didn’t start watching the show until mid-December. My husband and I caught up quickly, though. Midnight Dead marathons, every…

Create an online dating profile that POPS

Online dating sites are the new matchmaker. So many people have found their soul-mates through online dating. There are so many different varieties of sites with more popping up daily. It makes dating just a little bit easier. The key to being the popular person, the one that gets all the winks, nods and approaches,…

Christinas Adult Ballet in Keego Harbor

Awhile back I was told about a ballet school in Keego Harbor, Michigan that is targeted specifically to adults. It’s called Christina’s Adult Ballet, run and taught by Christina Kammuller who was a principal dancer for the Guaira Ballet Theatre in Brazil. In 1987, Ms. Kammuller began teaching ballet to adult students. Well, I kept…

The Heidelberg Project: It’s All About The D

26 years ago, Tyree Guyton, armed with a paintbrush, talent and determination, began transforming Heidelberg Street, where he grew up on Detroit’s East Side. A street brimming over with raw memories and deterioration. Alongside his grandfather, he collected garbage and debris and, instead of disposing of it, created giant works of art out of abandoned…