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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...
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...

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...
A Bridal Shower at Cooks' Wares

A Bridal Shower at Cooks’ Wares

This weekend I attended the most unique Bridal Shower at Cooks’ Wares in Montgomery.  Cooks’ Wares is a fabulous family owned kitchen wares store that sells anything and everything you could ever need in your kitchen.  They offer cooking classes of all sorts with experts in this field as well as helpful kitchen classes that...
Buttercup Cake House in Covington

Buttercup Cake House in Covington

Buttercup Cake House in Covington is THE place to go if you need delicious, exquisitely decorated baked treats!  Buttercup Cake House makes wedding cakes, cupcakes, cake pops, cookies and more!  You can stop by their shop on Pike Street or find them at various events around town.  I first tried Buttercup’s sweets at an event at...
The Candle Lab OTR

The Candle Lab OTR

Do you love candles?  You need to visit the Candle Lab OTR. Do you love creating things?  You need to visit the Candle Lab OTR. Do you need a unique gift for someone special?  You need to visit the Candle Lab OTR. The Candle Lab OTR is a really cool shop where you can create...