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A Brief Glimpse of BLINK Cincinnati 2017

There is a magical, mystical event happening in town this weekend and you do not want to miss it!  BLINK Cincinnati is a feast for all of your senses!  Blink Cincinnati is a festival like no other.  It is a celebration involving light, art, music, food and beer in our fair Queen City. We went...

World Smile Day with Walkers Shortbread

Today is World Smile Day and you can give so many people a smile with Walkers Shortbread!  I received a collection of Walkers Shortbread treats to give to others to share smiles.  I created smiles by sharing my Walkers Shortbread at the public preschool where I teach.  We had a special snack planned for today,...
Urban Artifact Brewery in Northside

Urban Artifact Brewery in Northside

There are many great breweries in our area to choose from, but I  have only been to one that is in a church basement and that is Urban Artifact in Northside.  There is great beer (with quirky fun names) and great live music at Urban Artifact.  And if you find yourself itching to play bingo...

BEDDI Charge Alarm Clock

Recently we had the opportunity to review the BEDDI Charge Alarm Clock.  This clock is perfect for a child’s bedroom.  It has a mood light that is the perfect brightness for a night light, an alarm clock and USB ports.  I only let the kids charge up during the day, and this frees up the...
Moonrise Doughnuts

Moonrise Doughnuts

If you love doughnuts then you need to find your way to Moonrise Doughnuts some evening soon!  Way back in the day there was a doughnut shop in Latonia where you could go late at night and get fresh doughnuts hot out of the fryer.  Moonrise Doughnuts is bringing back the nostalgia of eating fresh...

A Weekend in Sandusky {2017}

Last weekend I attended Bloggy Con 2017 at the Breakers Hotel in Sandusky, and the family came along for some fun and games at Cedar Point.  The conference was fantastic, and I learned so many great tips to implement on the blog.  Now I just need to find some time to sit down and make...
Madtree Brewing & Catch A Fire Pizza {2017}

Madtree Brewing & Catch A Fire Pizza {2017}

Madtree Brewing and Catch a Fire Pizza moved into their new taproom earlier this year, and their space is fantastic! From the tap room to the beer garden to the private party space to the brewery, this place is the sort of place anyone would want to hang out at.  And not just two legged...

Broadway in Cincinnati Presents: WICKED

Broadway in Cincinnati has brought everyone’s favorite witches back to town for a special engagement of WICKED at the Aronoff Center for the Arts.  I read Gregory Maguire’s novel Wicked before it was a big-time Broadway Musical and I fell in love with the tale of two witches.  I was excited to share my copy...
Easy Chicken Pot Pie Recipe

Easy Chicken Pot Pie Recipe

Recently I had a hankering for some chicken pot pie, so I tinkered around with a few recipes I found until I made it just right!  I do not like when Chicken Pot Pie is too mushy and full of sauce.  I like it to be full of meat and vegetables in every bite with...
Burgers and Crafts at the Holiday Inn in Covington

Burgers and Crafts at the Holiday Inn in Covington

You must know by now that I like to find all the great burgers around town.  A while back we discovered Burgers and Crafts in Covington, located inside the Holiday Inn.  When they opened their doors earlier this year the internet was all abuzz about the delicious burgers offered up at Burgers and Crafts.  We...

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company Presents A Midsummer Night’s Dream

We have been long time fans of The Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, and have seen a number of their shows over the years.  We are over the moon with excitement for Cincy Shakes as they have moved into some new digs in Over the Rhine.  The Cincinnati Shakespeare Company will be celebrating the opening of the...
Review: Busy Family Planning Calendar & Creative Books

Review: Busy Family Planning Calendar & Creative Books

The school year has begun, and if you are anything like me you might feel like life is utter chaos.  Thankfully a perfect review  product arrived in the mail…the Busy Family Planning Calendar. It’s a great calendar to keep family planning organized and easy to utilize for all ages.  And I am thinking that along...