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Coppins Restaurant at Hotel Covington

Coppins Restaurant at Hotel Covington

Coppins Restaurant in Covington is a fabulous restaurant that just so happens to have a boutique hotel attached to it.  The Hotel Covington opened it’s doors in 2016 to great acclaim, and there was a great amount of buzz over the hotel’s restaurant, Coppins,  named after the Coppins Department Store which is what the historic...

Cirque du Soleil’s OVO {REVIEW}

Cirque du Soleil has brought one of my favorite shows back to town!  Cirque du Soleil’s OVO  is only in town through the weekend and I simply cannot say it enough – you should see this masterpiece!  We caught the show tonight, and I can tell you it is phenomenal.   You will be entertained...
Cincinnati Preservation Association’s 2017 Spring House Tour

Cincinnati Preservation Association’s 2017 Spring House Tour

The Cincinnati Preservation Association’s 2017 Spring House Tour is coming up very soon!  My dad and I have attended this tour for several years now and we always have a memorable time. Even the years that it has rained we still enjoyed our tour.  Every year the Preservation Association spotlights a different Cincinnati neighborhood and...
The REC: Rosenthal Education Center at the Cincinnati Art Museum

The REC: Rosenthal Education Center at the Cincinnati Art Museum

The Cincinnati Art Museum is a treasure in our area for art lovers and those who want to learn more about art.  And thanks to a very special space within the museum, The REC: Rosenthal Education Center, now not only can you look at art and read about works of art, you can actually experiment...

Fiesta Bridal Shower

My baby sister is all grown up and getting married.  To celebrate her upcoming nuptials my Aunt Rita and I threw an epic Fiesta Bridal Shower complete with margaritas, sangria, salsa and tacos.  We went all out with food and decorations, and even a few party games.  A fun time was had by all! This...
Cirque du Soleil presents OVO!

Cirque du Soleil presents OVO!

I have been to see several Cirque du Soleil shows over the years, and one of my all time favorites is OVO.  The first time we saw OVO was under a big top tent a few years back.  OVO is coming back to Cincinnati in May.  Not under a big top this time, but at...
Blinkers Tavern in Covington

Blinkers Tavern in Covington

Blinkers Tavern in Covington is one of our go-to places for a nice date night dinner.  Their menu is so diverse that we can find something delicious no matter what we are in the mood for that day. Over the course of our visits through the years we have had seafood, steaks, burgers, appetizers, salads...
Homemade Soft Pretzel Recipe

Homemade Soft Pretzel Recipe

My husband and I both value and cherish the traditions we have created over the years with our children.  One of our family’s favorite traditions is Homemade Soft Pretzel baking each December while we spend the weekend away at a little cabin in the woods. Our homemade soft pretzel recipe came from a cookbook that...
Rainbow Pasta Arts & Crafts

Rainbow Pasta Arts & Crafts

Making Rainbow Pasta is super easy to do, and can provide hours and hours of fun for kids of all ages.  You can use Rainbow Pasta to create art work, string necklaces, and make patterns.  I colored a bunch of noodles for my classroom recently and the kids had so much fun doing all kinds...

The Children’s Theatre presents Tarzan

Tarzan is swinging into town in April!  The Children’s Theatre is bringing this wild man and his crew to the stage at the Taft Theatre starting April 1st.  I have tickets to give away to one lucky reader of the Little Things Blog.  The Children’s Theatre performances are great shows for your children to experience...
Eight Great Things to Do in Mansfield, Ohio

Eight Great Things to Do in Mansfield, Ohio

We have spent some time in Mansfield, Ohio on two different occasions and had so much fun each time!  There are so many fun things to do in Mansfield, from prison tours to carousal rides. We have made it our mission to find fun travel adventures that are close to home.  We like to explore...

Broadway in Cincinnati presents: The Illusionists

We went to an “epic” magic show tonight at the Aronoff Center, called The Illusionists.  I use the word epic because I was with two young gents who used that very word.  I cannot remember the last time I heard my boys laugh harder than they did tonight.  Not only were our minds blown by...