Family Fun
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...
A Franciscan Christmas in Over the Rhine

A Franciscan Christmas in Over the Rhine

There is a truly unique holiday experience to be had in Over the Rhine, and you don’t have to spend a dime.  A Franciscan Christmas takes place at St. Francis Seraph Church and the Christian Moerlein Event Center.  Both locations are locate within a block of each other and are impressive historical landmarks in Over...

Free Shakespeare in the Park presented by Cincy Shakes {2016}

From the time that I was a very small girl I went to plays, concerts and operas with my family and now as a parent I try to do as my parents did and expose my children to the arts from a very early age.  Taking a family of six out to the theater or...
The Schoolhouse Restaurant in Camp Dennison

The Schoolhouse Restaurant in Camp Dennison

I have never been to a restaurant quite like the Schoolhouse Restaurant in Camp Dennison, Ohio.   Walking in the front door is like walking back in time.  This schoolhouse itself is over 150 years old, and has been a restaurant for over 50 years.  The owners have preserved the history and keep the dining room...
Ghostly Manor Thrill Center in Sandusky, Ohio

Ghostly Manor Thrill Center in Sandusky, Ohio

Spring Break 2016:  We spent a long weekend travelling to three different cities in Ohio finding unique & interesting places to explore and visit.  We stayed in some awesome hotels, ate some great food and saw so many cool things!  I’ll share our trip with you in a series of installments in the coming weeks...
Dave & Buster's Comes to NKY {GIVEAWAY}

Dave & Buster’s Comes to NKY {GIVEAWAY}

The newest location of Dave & Buster’s is opening in Northern Kentucky on Monday and I’ve partnered with them to celebrate the Grand Opening with an awesome giveaway.  We got a sneak peek of the new Florence location of Dave & Buster’s this week and I’m here to tell you that this place is fantastic!...
Fun & Games at The Rook OTR

Fun & Games at The Rook OTR

Our family loves to play board games.  You might even say we are obsessed, so it only makes sense that we would love to hang out at place like The Rook OTR.  What a genius idea to have a bar that serves up board games alongside cocktails and shareable snacks!  The Rook OTR has 800 games...
NaturePlay at BCM ~ A Playground Like No Other

NaturePlay at BCM ~ A Playground Like No Other

I have had the honor of  being a part of an amazing project in my community recently, and I could not be more proud of this endeavor.  My dear friend came up with an idea to have a play area for children where they can explore nature in a safe environment and in collaboration with the...
Arcade Legacy: Bar Edition

Arcade Legacy: Bar Edition

The kids (and adults) in our family love to play arcade games and pinball, but I’m not willing to break the bank to do so.  I love when we find an affordable place to hang out and play video games as a family (and for date nights).  Recently a friend recommended that we check out...

Cirque du Soleil’s Toruk at the US Bank Arena

Over the years I have seen a few Cirque du Soleil shows, and each one is more fascinating than the next.  It sounds like the Cirque du Soleil production of Toruk is going to amaze and astound as well!  Toruk is based on one of my family’s favorite movies, AVATAR and will be coming to US...
Spend a Day in Milford

Spend a Day in Milford

A little while back the kids and I spent a day exploring the city of Milford, spending most of our time wandering around the quaint Main Street in “Old Milford”.  We visited many shops, had a delicious lunch, stopped for ice cream and then headed out of Old Milford to Recreations Outlet near 275.  If you...
National Parks Adventure at the OMNIMAX Theater

National Parks Adventure at the OMNIMAX Theater

This Summer the OMNIMAX Theater at the Cincinnati Museum Center will close for a couple years for remodeling, and for their final show of the year they are presenting “Natural Parks Adventures”.  This will be the last show presented on film, as the new OMNIMAX will be going digital.   We  had the opportunity to see...