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Crafty Books for Boys and Girls of All Ages

Crafty Books for Boys and Girls of All Ages

Did anyone else feel like their kids spent way too much time in front of screens this summer?  We got to that point a few times this summer, but thanks to Quarto Books the kids had some awesome crafty adventures in our own house.  When I was a kid I loved crafty books that taught...
Game of Thrones Dinner Party

Game of Thrones Dinner Party

To celebrate the return of Game of Thrones this Summer we put together a Game of Thrones dinner party.  It was a feast fit for a King (or a QUEEN!!).  I took to Pinterest to find ideas for the dinner party and I was so overwhelmed…so many people have thrown some epic Game of Thrones...
Star Wars at the Cincinnati Museum Center

Star Wars at the Cincinnati Museum Center

Did you know that Star Wars is at the Cincinnati Museum Center for a limited time only?  If you are a fan of any sort of the Star Wars movies then I promise you that you will LOVE this exhibit!  Star Wars and the Power of Costume is an exciting sneak peek behind the scenes...

Prosciutto Asparagus Appetizer

While planning an epic dinner party this summer I found a new favorite dish to make, a Prosciutto Asparagus appetizer.  The Prosciutto Asparagus appetizer was incredibly easy to put together.  The biggest downside is that they disappear in less time than it takes to cook them!  Everyone scarfed them up at every party I have...
Stingray Hideaway at the Newport Aquarium

Stingray Hideaway at the Newport Aquarium

Stingray Hideaway at the Newport Aquarium is now one of my favorite things about this aquarium!  It is such a cool space to hang out with stingrays!  You can stand over the pool and pet the sting rays, or go under the pool through a tunnel and up through a tube to watch the stingrays...
Chihuly at Maker's Mark

Chihuly at Maker’s Mark

If you are a fan of glass sculptures, Bourbon and Kentucky then you need to make a trip to see Chihuly at Maker’s Mark.  The renowned glass sculptor Dale Chihuly has brought a collection of his masterpieces to Loretto, Kentucky to be on display at the Maker’s Mark distillery for just a few short months....
Columbus Zoo & Aquarium

Columbus Zoo & Aquarium

Recently we had the most amazing zoo visit ever.  We spent a day at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium with my cousin who is a vet extraordinaire.  We have had some crazy animal adventures with him in the past (read this post about The Wilds), but I had no idea what to expect when we...

The Stone Center of Kentucky

We visited The Stone Center of Kentucky this week and came home with 100 pounds of stones.  The reason for the visit to the Stone Center in Walton is an upcoming event at my preschool where we will be painting rocks with preschoolers from our community and their families.  We are going to create a...

Cincinnati Baby & Beyond Expo

The Cincinnati Baby & Beyond Expo is coming to town at the end of July and I have tickets to give away to THREE of my lucky readers!  The Baby & Beyond Expo is a great place to find all things having to do with babies, toddlers and young children.  The Expo is a great...

Free Shakespeare in the Park presented by Cincy Shakes {2017}

We are huge fans of the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company around here.  We have been to many, many shows over the years and we are looking forward to attending performances in their new theater that is opening this Fall!  But to bide our time until September we will have to amuse ourselves with some FREE performances...
A Birthday Party at the Happen Inc. Toy Lab in Northside

A Birthday Party at the Happen Inc. Toy Lab in Northside

Happen, Inc. is THE place to be if you want to create some crazy works of art and have an immense amount of fun.  Happen, Inc. is located in the Northside neighborhood of Cincinnati and offers really unique art experiences geared toward strengthening families and bringing the community together. Right next door to Happen, Inc....
Fibonacci Brewing Company

Fibonacci Brewing Company

For my fortieth birthday we spent some time celebrating at Fibonacci Brewing Company in Mount Healthy.  We arrived right as Fibonacci opened on a Sunday afternoon, so we pretty much had the place to ourselves for a little while until people started rolling in a  little later on.  The six of us played games that...