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A Sweet Shower for a Baby Girl

This weekend Ella and I attended a lovely baby shower for my cousin, who is expecting her first baby girl in a few months.  Her family went ALL OUT to make the shower special for the mama to be and for everyone who attended.  There were sweet pink decorations, delicious appetizers and desserts, a fun...
Chicken Bacon Ranch Wraps & Salads at Skyline {GIVEAWAY}

Chicken Bacon Ranch Wraps & Salads at Skyline {GIVEAWAY}

This week we had the opportunity to taste the Chicken Bacon Ranch Wrap and Chicken Bacon Ranch Salad at Skyline Chili.  They were soooo good!  I was not sure what to think about the addition of Frito chips in the wrap, and then I remembered that when I was little I would put Fritos in...
Buffalo Chicken Pasta Recipe

Buffalo Chicken Pasta Recipe

Our family loves pasta of all sorts.  We have many favorite recipes, but when I want just a little bit of kick we turn to Buffalo Chicken Pasta.  It is a creamy pasta dish with just the right amount of heat for this mama who does not like it too hot.  The best thing about...
Cirque du Soleil's Corteo is Coming to Cincinnati

Cirque du Soleil’s Corteo is Coming to Cincinnati

Ever since I saw my first Cirque show under the big top on the banks of the Ohio River I have been hooked!  Cirque du Soleil’s CORTEO is coming to Cincinnati next week and I cannot wait.  And the best thing is that it will begin it’s run on my birthday!  What a perfect way...
Brink Brewing Company

Brink Brewing Company

If you find yourself in the College Hill area of Cincinnati you really need to stop by Brink Brewing Company for a craft beer.  Have a pint, or try several of their offerings in a flight of beers.  We stopped by Brink Brewing on a sunny day and spent a few hours on the patio...
A Quick Trip to Brown County, Indiana

A Quick Trip to Brown County, Indiana

We wanted to get away for Spring Break this year, but could not do more than a few days, so I had to find something pretty close to home for a quick trip.  Brown County, Indiana was a perfect place for a weekend getaway.   There are so many things to do in Brown County Indiana,...

Cincinnati Preservation Association Spring House Tour 2018

Spring is my favorite season, and May is my favorite month.  And the Cincinnati Preservation Association Spring House Tour is one of my favorite springtime traditions!  My dad and I have been attending this tour for several years now, and we have seen some of the most amazing architecture in our area.  We love visiting...

Broadway in Cincinnati Presents: The King & I

Even if you are not familiar with the story of the King and I you would most definitely recognize the music because the songs are timeless classics.  This Rodgers & Hammerstein production is in town for a limited time at the Aronoff Center for the Arts and you are not going to want to miss...
Short Rib Empanada Recipe

Short Rib Empanada Recipe

Recently we discovered a new easy dinner dish in the form of a Baked Short Rib Empanada.  The obsession with the Short Rib Empanada began one evening with leftovers from my Slow Cooker Short Rib Poutine.  Ella had recently made some sweet Guava Paste Empanadas for her Spanish class and they were delicious and got...
“Cincinnati Chili” Pizza Recipe

“Cincinnati Chili” Pizza Recipe

One of our favorite pizzas at home is Cincinnati Chili Pizza.  When Henry was born my cousins brought us several homemade pizzas for dinner and one was an epic Cincinnati Chili Pizza.  It became an instant hit with our family and now we make it on a regular basis. Whenever I make some homemade Cincinnati...
25 Easy Easter Party Recipes

25 Easy Easter Party Recipes

The Easter season is around the corner and I am already thinking about what we should take to all the parties we are going to.   I decided to put together some of my favorite recipes and ended up with a list of 25 Easy Easter Party Recipes.  I have ideas for everything from appetizers to...

Broadway in Cincinnati Presents School of Rock

Last week we were able to spend a night on the town in Cincinnati and see Broadway in Cincinnati’s latest and greatest show, the School of Rock.  This show was fantastic, and the best part about the show was the incredibly talented cast of children.  They could sing, they could act, and they could even...